Aviation Survey – AVIA 105

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

This course is required for all aviation majors and designed for all students interested in an aviation career. Includes a general introduction of current aviation and historical events. This course includes an overview of basic aviation terminology, and potential careers in aviation. Further, it will expose students to the vast array of careers within the aviation sector. This course will introduce a student to Part 141 flight training, Aviation Medicals and Restricted ATP program.

Prerequisites

AVIA 225

Rationale

The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the vast array of aviation careers available.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify multiple aviation careers.
  2. Explain the requirements to pursue various aviation careers.
  3. Demonstrate oral and written communication skills as they pertain to aviation.

Course Assignment

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Discussion Board Forums (7)

Discussion boards are collaborative learning experiences. In this course, there will be 7 spotlight video interviews of an aviation professional, highlighting an aviation career. The student will create a recorded video response to the provided video spotlight for each module/week. Each recorded video must be at least 1 minute and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply in writing to 2 other classmates’ video posts. Each reply must be at least 100 words.

Aviation Career Research Presentation

The student will record a video and create a corresponding PowerPoint presentation on an aviation career of his/her choice. The video must be 5–7 minutes, and the PowerPoint must contain at least 10 slides of content and 3 citations in current APA format.

Quizzes (2)

Each quiz will cover the material presented in the module/weekly spotlight interviews. Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes; contain 10 multiple-choice, true/false, and short answer questions as well as 2 short answer essay questions; and have a 2-hour time limit.