Mar 19, 2018  
2017-2018 University Catalog 
2017-2018 University Catalog

Aviation Management, BS

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About the Program

At any given time there are thousands of airplanes crisscrossing the globe. Operations on the ground – airports, airline companies, air traffic controllers, and more – help ensure passenger safety, efficient logistics and healthy business practices. For these roles, the industry requires knowledgeable individuals with excellent critical thinking skills. With an aviation management degree, you will gain the knowledge and skills to be an important part of the complex airline industry.

Aviation Management Website

Degree Requirements

120 Credits Required

Departmental/Program Major Courses (59 credits)

Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (52 credits)

Electives (9 credits)

University Core Requirements

  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.

Prerequisite Information:

For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.

Additional Degree Requirements

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Program Requirements

14 Credits

16 Credits

15 Credits

Spring 2nd Year

15 Credits

Fall 3rd Year

  • 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

15 Credits

Fall 4th Year

17 Credits

Spring 4th Year

  • AT 49501 - Applied Capstone Research Project
  • 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
  • Internship - Credit Hours: 0.00

13 Credits


2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.

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