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2017-2018 Catalog

Aviation Management and Career Pilot Technology - Aviation Management Option, AAS - CIP Code: 49.0102


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A 60 18 0 A1

Contact: (336) 334-4822, ext. 59011

The Aviation Management and Career Pilot Technology curriculum prepares individuals for a variety of aviation and aviation-related careers with commercial airlines, general aviation operations, the aerospace industry, the military, and state and federal aviation organizations.

Course work includes fundamentals of flight, aerodynamics, aircraft performance, meteorology, navigation, federal regulations, aviation management, and instrument and commercial ground training. Optional course work includes flight and simulator training or business management training.

Graduates will hold a commercial pilot certificate with an instrument rating or specialize in aviation management. Graduates may find employment as commercial, corporate, and military pilots, fixed base operators and airport managers, flight instructors, and flight dispatchers.

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Aviation Management Option, the graduate should be able to:

  • Orchestrate efficient flight and ground operations
  • Apply sales and marketing skills relating to the aviation customer
  • Communicate effectively
  • Employ electronic resources to research and analyze data
  • Operate within the ethical, legal, and regulatory standards of the aviation industry
  • Use critical thinking skills to solve aviation problems
  • Evaluate financial information to make business decisions
  • Demonstrate how to relate well with various aviation customers in the execution of business enterprise

Fall Semester I


Total Credits: 18


Total Credits: 17


Fall Semester II


Total Credits: 18


Spring Semester II


Total Credits: 18


Total credit hours required for degree: 71


Electives


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