May 09, 2021
About the Program
Managing an airline takes more than shuttling passengers between airports. It includes scheduling, planning networks, maintenance of aircraft, staffing, customer service and more. When you major in airline management and operations at Purdue University you will gain the expertise necessary to navigate the many aspects of managing an airline. You will gain a broad exposure to aviation management with a strong focus on airline operations. Your courses will provide insights into how the world’s airlines make daily business decisions.
Airline Management Operations Website
Degree Requirements and Supplemental Information
The full Program Requirements for 2016-17 Airline Management and Operations 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 (111 credits)
Required Major Courses (59 credits)
Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (52 credits)
University Core Requirements
Spring 4th Year
- 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
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.
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.
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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.