Apr 14, 2021
About the Program
Purdue offers a bachelor’s degree in professional flight that provides you with a larger perspective of the aviation industry. Your classes range from how an airplane is built to decision-making in the airline industry. You will learn by flying in our state-of-art fleet and matching simulators, and from aviation professionals with significant industry experience. The School of Aviation and Transportation Technology encourages you to obtain the highest level of medical and student certificates possible during your time at Purdue.
Flight (Professional Flight Technology) Website
Degree Requirements and Supplemental Information
The full Program Requirements for 2016-17 Professional Flight Technology include all Supplemental Information and selective lists of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. These are intended to be printer-friendly, but include less descriptive course detail.
Please see below for program requirements and the necessary degree fulfillments.
120 credits for graduation
Departmental/Program Major Courses (112 credits)
Required Major Courses (60 credits)
Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (52 credits)
Electives (8 credits)
- Free Electives - Credit Hours: 8.00
University Core Requirements
Fall 1st Year
Spring 1st Year
Fall 2nd Year
Spring 2nd Year
Fall 3rd Year
Spring 3rd Year
Fall 4th Year
- AT 39600 - Turbine Aircraft Flight Laboratory
- Thematic Area Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
- Economics Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
- Advanced English Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
- Technical Communication Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
- Free Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
Spring 4th Year
120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree.
2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.
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
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.