# Aviation (BS) Aeronautics

Catalog Year

Degree

Major Credits

Total Credits

Locations

Accreditation

## AABI

Aviation Accreditation Board International

## Program Requirements

### PHYS 101 Introductory Physics 3 credits

A one semester course which covers the basic principles of physics on a conceptual level and with a minimal amount of math. The course provides an understanding of natural processes and their applications. Topics generally include mechanics, simple machines, atomic structure, heat, light and sound. Lecture and laboratory components.

Prerequisites: none

Goal Areas: GE-03

Goal Area 4 - Choose 4 Credit(s). MATH 112 or higher is required

### MATH 112 College Algebra 4 credits

Concepts of algebra (real numbers, exponents, polynomials, rational expressions), equations and inequalities, functions and graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and inequalities, matrices and determinants, conic sections, sequences and series, probability, and binomial theorem.

Prerequisites: Satisfy Placement Table in this section, or MATH 098 with grade of P.

Goal Areas: GE-04

### MATH 115 Precalculus Mathematics 4 credits

This course will cover topics of precalculus mathematics. Topics covered will include functions, graphs of functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, conic sections, systems of equations and inequalities, matrices, trigonometric functions, circular functions, vectors and complex numbers, induction, series and probability.

Prerequisites: Satisfy Math Placement Table in this section, or grade of P in MATH 098.

Goal Areas: GE-04

### MATH 121 Calculus I 4 credits

Limits, continuity, the derivative and applications, transcendental functions, L'Hopital's Rule, and development of the Riemann integral.

Prerequisites: Satisfy Placement Table in this section, MATH 115 or both MATH 112 and MATH 113 with “C” (2.0) or better.

Goal Areas: GE-04

### MATH 122 Calculus II 4 credits

Techniques of integration, applications of integration, improper integrals, numerical integration, the calculus of parametric curves, and infinite series and sequences.

Prerequisites: MATH 121 with “C” (2.0) or better or consent

### AVIA 101 World of Aviation 3 credits

A study of how aviation fits into our modern world, relation to business, and contribution to the economy. Study of aviation as a visible alternative in transportation.

Prerequisites: none

### AVIA 150 Private Pilot 3 credits

A study of basic aeronautical knowledge including principals of flight, aerodynamics, aviation regulations, weather, visual and instrument navigation, and emergencies. The course meets, but is not limited to, FAR part 61.105 (a, 1-6). Satisfactory completion of this course may result in an endorsement for the FAA Private Pilot written exam.

Prerequisites: none

### AVIA 201 Theory of Flight 3 credits

A study of physics and aerodynamic principals of flight and propulsion systems. The nature of aerodynamic forces are explained. Flight principals of lighter-than-Air, airplane, glider, rotorcraft and powered lift are covered in detail.

Prerequisites: PHYS 101, MATH 112, AVIA 150

### AVIA 334 Aviation Management 3 credits

Provides an understanding of management and financial techniques related to aviation businesses. Generally accepted and proven business techniques and proven business techniques are applied to the aviation setting.

Prerequisites: none

### AVIA 432 Aviation Law - General 3 credits

To instruct the student relative to legal implications of aircraft ownership, leases, rentals, and overall aircraft operation. Emphasis is placed on the understanding of liability and negligence from the operator and pilot standpoints.

Prerequisites: none

### AVIA 437 Aviation Safety 3 credits

The understanding and implementation of safe operating procedures. Assists the student in arriving at proper decisions related to periods of stress when operating as pilot in command. Various FAA regulations and standard and safe operating procedures are also discussed.

Prerequisites: AVIA 150

### AVIA 445 Aviation Human Factors 3 credits

A study of various techniques designed to enhance management and leadership methods. Emphasizes decision-making and judgment skills as well as methods to improve effective communication and skills to develop a productive work environment for flight crew and other airline personnel.

Prerequisites: AVIA 150

### GEOG 217 Weather 4 credits

An examination of the processes involved in weather formation. Students will be introduced to weather map analysis, simple forecasting and observational techniques, and weather instruments.

Prerequisites: none

### Emphasis Restricted Electives

Note: A plan of study must be completed and approved by the Aviation Department for this emphasis.

Choose 48 Credit(s). Faculty advising is required.

### AVIA 101 - 499 credits

Prerequisites: none