The Associate of Applied Science in Aviation Management degree will provide students various aviation industry education and employment opportunities. Students will be exposed to two aviation tracks: one to complete their FAA pilot certifications while completing their degree, and one that focuses on management if the student has already obtained their certifications or does not wish to do so.

Degree Requirements

Field of Study Code: AVIAT.AAS.MANAG
Program Required Courses
AVIAT 1100Introduction to Aviation1
AVIAT 1105Aviation Procedures Training3
BUSIN 1100Introduction to Business3
EARTH 1110Introduction to Meteorology4
EARTH 1116Weather Analysis and Forecasting I1
AVIAT 1130Air Traffic Control3
AVIAT 1140Aviation Safety Principles3
MATH 1428College Algebra With Applications3
AVIAT 2114Aviation Meteorology2
AVIAT 2310Airline Management3
AVIAT 2500Aviation Career Preparation3
General Education
Communications6
Humanities3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
Emphasis Courses – Choose one Emphasis23-24
Flight training
Private Pilot Ground School
Private Pilot Flight Instruction
Commercial Pilot Flight Instruction I
Instrument Ground School
Instrument Flight Instruction
Commercial Pilot Ground School I
Commercial Pilot Flight Instruction II
Multi-Engine Flight Instruction
Advanced Aircraft Systems
Management
Aviation Operations
Supervision
Physics
Principles of Management
Airport Management
Introduction to Aircraft Dispatch
Aviation Internship
Total Credits64-65

General Education Requirements

For general education requirements for the A.A.S. degree, please visit the A.A.S. degree catalog page.

Suggested Semester Sequence

Flight Training Emphasis - Spring Start

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
AVIAT 1100 Introduction to Aviation 1
AVIAT 1105 Aviation Procedures Training 3
AVIAT 1110 Private Pilot Ground School 3
AVIAT 1210 Private Pilot Flight Instruction 3
BUSIN 1100 Introduction to Business 3
 Credits13
Second Semester
AVIAT 1130 Air Traffic Control 3
AVIAT 1215 Aviation Skills Lab 1 1-3
AVIAT 2210 Commercial Pilot Flight Instruction I 3
 Credits7-9
Third Semester
EARTH 1110 Introduction to Meteorology 4
EARTH 1116 Weather Analysis and Forecasting I 1
AVIAT 1120 Instrument Ground School 3
AVIAT 1220 Instrument Flight Instruction 3
ENGLI 1101
English Composition I
or Workplace Writing
3
 Credits14
Fourth Semester
AVIAT 1140 Aviation Safety Principles 3
AVIAT 2110 Commercial Pilot Ground School I 3
AVIAT 2220 Commercial Pilot Flight Instruction II 1
AVIAT/EARTH 2114 Aviation Meteorology 2
MATH 1428 College Algebra With Applications 3
SPEEC 1100
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
or Small-Group Communication
or Introduction to Business Communication
3
 Credits15
Fifth Semester
AVIAT 2230 Multi-Engine Flight Instruction 2
 Credits2
Sixth Semster
AVIAT 2310 Airline Management 3
AVIAT 2400 Advanced Aircraft Systems 3
AVIAT 2500 Aviation Career Preparation 3
Gen EdHumanities and Fine Arts 3
Gen EdSocial and Behavioral Sciences 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits66-68
1

AVIAT 1215 Aviation Skills Lab is optional but may be recommended.

Suggested Semester Sequence

Management Emphasis - Spring Start

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
AVIAT 1100 Introduction to Aviation 1
AVIAT 1105 Aviation Procedures Training 3
BUSIN 1100 Introduction to Business 3
MATH 1428 College Algebra With Applications 3
PHYSI 1100 Physics 4
 Credits14
Second Semester
Gen EdHumanities and Fine Arts 3
 Credits3
Third Semester
AVIAT 1140 Aviation Safety Principles 3
AVIAT 1300 Aviation Operations 3
EARTH 1110 Introduction to Meteorology 4
EARTH 1116 Weather Analysis and Forecasting I 1
ENGLI 1101
English Composition I
or Workplace Writing
3
 Credits14
Fourth Semester
MANAG 1100 Supervision 3
AVIAT 1130 Air Traffic Control 3
AVIAT 2300 Airport Management 3
AVIAT 2320 Introduction to Aircraft Dispatch 3
SPEEC 1100
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
or Small-Group Communication
or Introduction to Business Communication
3
 Credits15
Fifth Semester
AVIAT 2865 Aviation Internship 4
 Credits4
Sixth Semster
AVIAT 2114 Aviation Meteorology 2
AVIAT 2310 Airline Management 3
AVIAT 2500 Aviation Career Preparation 3
MANAG 2210 Principles of Management 3
Gen EdSocial and Behavioral Sciences 3
 Credits14
 Total Credits64