Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

Aviation Science, Minor

The Aviation Science minor is designed for students in other academic disciplines who would like to study the aviation and aerospace industries so that they may apply the knowledge of their degree program along with their minor program to a career area within the field of aviation or aerospace. The Aviation Science minor provides the non-Aviation Science student major with an overview of the aviation industry so that they are informed and knowledgeable about the aviation industry to compete for aviation-and aerospace-related job opportunities

Before selecting this minor, it is highly recommended that the student be advised by the Director of the Aviation Science Program. A student who elects to minor in Aviation Science must complete a minimum of 18 A and B credits. Specifically, a student must complete 12 Section A (required Courses) as well as a minimum of 6 hrs. from Section B (Elective Courses). Student s who wish to earn a minor in Aviation science must adhere to all prerequisites and earn a grade of “C” or higher in all AVI and FLT courses.

Curriculum

Section A Required Courses (12 hours)

AVI 100Introduction to Aviation

3

AVI 220Air Transportation

3

AVI 230Aviation Management

3

FLT 110Private Pilot Ground

3

Section B Elective Courses (6 hours)

AVI 232 Safety Management Systems (SMS)

3

AVI 250Basic Aerodynamics and Flight Physics

3

AVI 260Aviation Human Factors and Safety

3

AVI 270Air Traffic Control and the National Airspace System

3

AVI 314Aviation Meteorology

3

AVI 315Aviation Legislation and Ethics

3

AVI 340Corporate Flight Operations

3

AVI 420Crew Resource Management

3

AVI 430Airport Planning and Management

3

Total Credit Hours: 18