Aviation Management Associate Degree
Program code #AAS.00261
The Aviation Management program provides an excellent broad exposure to key areas of aviation leading to an associate degree. The nature of the program recognizes that there are many individuals working in the field of aviation who may wish to broaden their aviation knowledge. This program has been designed to prepare and/or enhance a student's readiness for growth in an aviation career or in further aviation education. Course content includes the basics of flight and airspace/navigation, the evolution of aviation through to the latest advancements, meteorology, a broad perspective of corporate operations and aircraft maintenance businesses, aviation regulations/legislation and law, and the planning and operations of airports.
Three student profiles were considered in the development of this program:
- The person who is already involved in a career in aviation who wishes to obtain a certificate or degree to enhance career growth potential, or simply wishes to obtain more knowledge in a specific area of aviation.
- The student just entering the college environment who wishes to explore aviation as a career possibility while obtaining initial college course credit OR who definitely wants to obtain a certificate or associate degree leading to an aviation career.
- The student who wishes to obtain initial credit at the community college level for economical or convenience reasons and intends to transfer to a four-year aviation degree program with either a flight or non-flight focus.
Students should work with the Counseling Department to set up a schedule and curriculum that best meets their needs. Students who satisfactorily complete the Program Courses, Electives and all College Requirements qualify for an associate degree.
Program Total: 60-63 Credits
*Students wishing to transfer to a baccalaureate program may select ENG 101, ENG 102 and COMA 103.
The above program meets all College Requirements.