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Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation Security

Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation / Aerospace | Concentration in Aviation Security

All degree programs are offered online and on campus.

The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Aviation/Aerospace with a concentration in Aviation Security combines a specific Aviation Security component with a general education component and the possibility to further enhance the degree with specific coursework in the concentration. Coursework for the Aviation Security concentration include but not limited to: Introduction to Aviation Security; Airport Security; Corporate Security; National Security Issues and Terrorism; and Counterterrorism and Aviation. Additional coursework possibilities include Management, Airport Operations Management, Aviation Safety, Flight Operations and Aviation Maintenance Management. The degree prepares graduates for entry into and advancement within the diverse field of aviation specific to their desires and industry needs. Graduates will be equipped to meet the challenges of the diverse and dynamic aviation industry.

Program Objectives:

The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Aviation/Aerospace including one concentration provides the opportunity for employees and professionals of the aviation industry to gain a solid education, broaden their knowledge of the aviation industry, and obtain valuable specific skills and knowledge pertaining to the degree and concentration selected.

To receive a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Aviation/Aerospace with a concentration in Aviation Security students must complete 123 credit hours as described below. The length of the program is 41 months.

General Education Courses ( 30.0 credit hours )
English ( 6 Credit Hours )
English Composition I 3.0 credit hours
English Composition II 3.0 credit hours
Mathematics ( 6 Credit Hours )
College Algebra 3.0 credit hours
College Math ( or Math courses equivalent or higher ) 3.0 credit hours
Computers ( 3 Credit Hours )
Introduction to Computer Applications 3.0 credit hours
Humanities / Fine Arts ( 3 Credit Hours )
American Literature 3.0 credit hours
Communications ( 3 Credit Hours )
Speech 3.0 credit hours
Behavioral / Social Science ( 6 Credit Hours )
Introduction to Psychology 3.0 credit hours
Political Science 3.0 credit hours
Physical Science ( 3 Credit Hours )
General Physics 3.0 credit hours
Management / Business Foundation Courses ( 6 Credit Hours )
Principles of Management 3.0 credit hours
Macroeconomics 3.0 credit hours
Aviation Security Concentration Courses ( 15 Credit Hours )
Introduction to Aviation Security 3.0 credit hours
Airport Security 3.0 credit hours
Corporate Security 3.0 credit hours
National Security Issues and Terrorism 3.0 credit hours
Counterterrorism and Aviation 3.0 credit hours
Upper-Level Management Courses ( 12 Credit Hours )
Project Management 3.0 credit hours
International Business 3.0 credit hours
Global Strategy and Policy 3.0 credit hours
Business Ethics 3.0 credit hours
Aviation Foundation Courses ( 9 Credit Hours )
History of Aviation 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Aeronautics 3.0 credit hours
Aviation Law and Regulations 3.0 credit hours
Upper-Level Aviation Courses ( 15 Credit Hours )
FBO and Flight School Management 3.0 credit hours
Airline Management 3.0 credit hours
Computer Aviation Operations 3.0 credit hours
Aviation Labor Relations 3.0 credit hours
Aviation Capstone Course 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies ( 27 Credit Hours )
Interdisciplinary Studies 1 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 2 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 3 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 4 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 5 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 6 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 7 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 8 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 9 3.0 credit hours
General Electives ( 9 Credit Hours ) ( Any Upper Division )
General Elective 1 3.0 credit hours
General Elective 2 3.0 credit hours
General Elective 3 3.0 credit hours
Total Credits Required As Described Above 123 Credits

Note: All programs are offered online and/or on campus.