Bachelors Degree In Aeronautics Global Studies
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Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Aug 19, 2024
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Take Your Goals Sky High with Liberty’s Aeronautics and Global Studies Degree

Have you ever dreamed of traveling the globe with the intent of helping people less fortunate than yourself? Well, if becoming a licensed pilot sounds like an exciting way to achieve that goal, let us help. At Liberty, we offer a global studies-focused aeronautics degree so you can learn how to incorporate your Christian faith into a career in international aviation.

Bring your passion to the mission field. One of our recent graduates now leads his own mission organization, called Unified in Mission, in Uganda! The practical, experiential, and biblical skills we highlight in our degree make it possible for students to truly make a difference worldwide.

Excited to start on the path to a rewarding career in missional or simply global flight? Don’t wait! Pursue a future worth every penny. Your journey starts here.

Award-Winning Campus

At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 3 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s BS in Aeronautics – Global Studies?

You deserve a degree that provides the resources you need to succeed. At Liberty, we offer various ways to reduce the stress of obtaining flight licenses, as well as incorporate opportunities for you to grow as a professional. From scholarships to competitions to reduced flight time, we try to make your experience as rewarding and stress-free as possible.

These resources and opportunities can be available to you as one of our aeronautics students:

  • Aviation scholarships are available for students from all walks of life.
  • Join our National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) flight team, which has won the regional competition (Region X) for the last fourteen years.
  • Earn course credit for your previous aviation experience and pilot license(s).
  • Take additional courses to earn an aircraft maintenance certificate to serve as a mechanic, as well as a pilot.
  • Reduce your flight hours significantly with our Restricted Airline Transport Pilot (R-ATP) program.

What Will You Learn in Our Global Studies Focused Aeronautics Degree?

Prepare for your career in aeronautics with academic excellence. Liberty’s courses can equip you with the knowledge and confidence you need to succeed in your career.

Your major courses focus on the fundamentals of flight and aeronautic systems. This degree incorporates leadership, management, and safety courses so you can walk away well-versed in all major areas of aviation. In turn, this could also help you stand out to future employers!

Our global studies specialization provides you with the opportunity to choose from a variety of aviation, global studies, and religion electives to take your degree even further. In addition to your courses, you can accrue the necessary flight time to earn your pilot licenses.

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

AVIA 325 – Commercial Flight I

AVIA 340 – Aviation Weather

AVIA 420 – Flight Instructor Flight

AVIA 450 – Confined Area Operation

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Highlights of Our Aeronautics: Global Studies Bachelor’s Degree

From top-of-the-line flight simulators to award-winning flight teams, our Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics is designed to prepare you for success!

Since its founding, Liberty’s aviation degree programs have grown from just 4 students to hundreds of residential students. No matter how far we may have come, we will never stop pushing to make our program the best it can be for students like you.

Other noteworthy aspects of our aeronautics bachelor’s degree include:

  • State-of-the-art training devices, simulators, and planes.
  • A current fleet of 27 Aircraft, 13 flight training devices, and 6 unmanned aerial vehicles.
  • Liberty University’s School of Aeronautics is a 3-time recipient of the Loening Trophy — one of the rarest and oldest collegiate aviation awards — for being the nation’s most outstanding college aviation program.
  • Our students have also won the prestigious American Airlines Safety Award for 3 years.
  • One of the largest faith-based collegiate aviation programs in North America.

Aeronautics – Global Studies Degree Information

Potential Career Opportunities for Aeronautics – Global Studies Graduates

Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics prepares you for the following occupations:

  • Airline operations personnel
  • Commercial pilot
  • Flight instructor (with appropriate electives)
  • Faith-based aviation organization pilot
  • Private pilot

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • Results from the CLT, SAT, or ACT are not required for admission, but may be used in consideration for merit-based aid.
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.