2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Dec 02, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Aviation & Safety

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The Department offers rigorous programs designed to educate the future administrators and technical managers of the aerospace industry. The curriculum stresses quantitative reasoning, human resources management, written and oral communications, critical thinking and aeronautics. Individuals with an aviation degree will have a broad perspective of the aerospace industry, the environments in which it operates, and its impact on global transportation and economics. Students must pass all aviation course with a grade of C (2.0) or better.

Mission Statement

The Department of Aviation and Safety endeavors to produce students who will embrace the importance of becoming global citizens through life-long learning, leadership, character, and service in the field of aerospace, safety and security, which will, in turn, enhance their lives and the lives of others.

Degree Offerings

The Department of Aviation & Safety offers the following degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science (Concentration in Flight Education, Part 141)
  • Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science (Concentration in Air Traffic Control)
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management (AABI Aviation Management)
  • Minor in Homeland Security
  • Minor in Aviation Safety

Program Goals

Graduates will:

  1. Exhibit characteristics expected for professionals in the aviation industry (such as adherence to professional standards, consistent attention to safety, and the practice of ethical behavior.)
  2. Demonstrate mastery of the knowledge and skills expected of aviation professionals for entry and progression in a specified aviation management related career field.
  3. Apply general business concepts in the aviation environment.
  4. Apply concepts from safety management and human factors to realistic problems in the aviation environment.
  5. Identify and evaluate the evolving role of aviation and the factors impacting its place in the current world.

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