Jul 16, 2019  
2015-2016 University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aviation Management, BS


About the Program

Students in the program develop strong managerial and operational skills. Courses also stress critical thinking, decision-making, and communication abilities coupled with a technical background. Teamwork and responsibility are emphasized.

Students have the chance to work on research projects with airlines and airports to help them improve performance.

Purdue’s aviation management program is recognized by the airport, aviation, airline, and aerospace industries for its high quality programs and graduates.

This program can be completed in three years; ask an academic advisor how.

Students in this program can apply to participate in five-year combined bachelor’s/master’s degree program in aviation technology.

The bachelor’s degree in aviation management is accredited by Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).

Aviation Management Website

Summary of Program Requirements

The Summary of Program Requirements for Aviation Management  is a comprehensive list of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. Unlike the full Detailed Program Requirements listed below, complete lists of selectives for any given category are not shown. These summaries are intended to be printer-friendly and less expansive in detail.

Detailed Program Requirements

Please see below for detailed program requirements and possible selective fulfillments.

AVMG
120 credits for graduation

Departmental/Program Major Courses (111 credits)


Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (52 credits)


Electives (9 credits)


  • Free Electives - Credit Hours: 9.00

University Core Requirements


Program Requirements


(201610)

14 Credits


16 Credits


15 Credits


Spring 2nd Year


Fourth Semester

15 Credits


Fall 3rd Year


Fifth Semester

  • Aviation Management Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Aviation Management Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • STAT 30100 - Elementary Statistical Methods
  • Thematic Area Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Behavioral / Social Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


Sixth Semester

15 Credits


Fall 4th Year


Seventh Semester

15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


Eighth Semester

  • AT 49800 - Aviation Technology Capstone
  • Thematic Area Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Aviation Management Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Technical Communication Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Free Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Globalization - Credit Hours: 0.00

15 Credits


Note


120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree.

2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.

Degree Requirements


The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements.

Degree Works is knowledge source for specific requirements and completion

Purdue policy states that a student may attempt a course no more than three times. An attempt is defined as all courses displayed on a student transcript having grades of (including, but not limited to) A, B, C, D, E, F, W, WF, I and IF.

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.