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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014

School of Aeronautics – Online Program

PURPOSE
It is the purpose of the School of Aeronautics to train and mentor young men and women to become exceptional pilots, mechanics, unmanned aerial systems operators, and flight attendants who possess excellent technical skills, sound judgment, professionalism, and strong Christian character.


Aeronautics Major (B.S.)

PURPOSE
The purpose of the Aeronautics program is to train men and women to become exceptional pilots who possess outstanding knowledge, excellent technical skills, sound judgment, professionalism, and strong Christian character.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
The student will be able to:

  1. Apply biblical principles within the professional aviation environment.
  2. Effectively communicate throughout the scope of the aviation career field.
  3. Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge in the discipline of aeronautics.
  4. Demonstrate the demeanor of a professional aviator.

Commercial/Corporate Concentration

  • The student will be able to analyze aeronautical challenges specific to commercial and corporate operations.

Program of Study

Aeronautics Major (B.S.) Commercial Pilot Concentration (Online)
General Education Requirements (42 hrs)
Courses in the Major (43 hrs)
AVIA 210 Private Ground I 2*
AVIA 215 Private Ground II 2*
AVIA 220 Private Flight I 3*
AVIA 225 Private Flight II 3*
AVIA 310 Instrument Ground 3*
AVIA 320 Instrument Flight 3*
AVIA 315 Commercial Ground 3*
AVIA 325 Commercial Flight I 3*
AVIA 300 Aviation Safety 3
AVIA 305 Airplane Aerodynamics 3
AVIA 340 Aviation Weather 3
AVIA 360 Corporate and Business Aviation 3
AVIA 400 Aerospace Law, Human Factors and Crew Resource Management 3
AVIA 430 Multi-Engine Theory and Advanced Aircraft Systems 3
AVIA 455 Turbine Engines and Jet Transports 3
Free Electives (35 hrs)
TOTAL HOURS: 120 hours minimum required; at least 30 hours must be 300-400 level.
*These courses will be satisfied automatically for Commercial Pilots


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