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Bachelor of Science in Airway Science

A degree in Airway Science Management prepares students for administrative, supervisory, and management positions in the aviation industry. The program is oriented to the business nature and to the human resource needs of the aviation industry. Graduates’ career options include positions in airport management, general aviation operations, air carrier management, and various government agencies.

Graduation Requirements

This concentration requires a minimum of 120 semester hours for completion.

Academic Degree Plans for: Airway Science

Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science

The concentration in Flight Education is the Professional Pilot Program. Students completing this degree will have earned the appropriate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certificates necessary to seek employment as entry-level commercial pilots or to provide primary ground and flight instruction. This program requires a minimum of 120 semester hours for completion, of which 32 credit hours are for ground school and flight training. The objectives of the Aviation Flight Education area of concentration are to educate students in the discipline of commercial flight, to prepare students for FAA written, oral, and flight examinations, and to provide students with the affective, cognitive, psychomotor, and perceptual skills required for safe flight.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

THERE ARE SIGNIFICANT COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH FLIGHT TRAINING. Prior to selecting the Aviation Flight Education concentration, interested students MUST meet with the Director of Aviation & Safety who will brief the prospective flight student on pilot eligibility requirements as well as the cost considerations for flight training. These issues must be understood by all parties concerned prior to enrollment in this concentration of study.

Graduation Requirements:

This concentration requires a minimum of 120 semester hours for completion.

Academic Degree Plans for: Aeronautical Science (Con Flight Education)