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CONCENTRATION IN FLIGHT OPERATIONS
The curriculum of Everglades University is designed to give students the opportunity to acquire a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Aviation/Aerospace that can include an area of Concentration. The program provides the aviation professional with an extensive academic background to complement his/her aviation technical background whether it is in Air Traffic Control, Aviation Maintenance, Flight Operations, Dispatch Operations through verified FAA Certifications or Military Aviation Operations. Only those students holding an FAA Commercial Instrument Multi-engine pilot certificate, or above, may enroll in this degree program. The program provides a solid general education combined with the flexibility for coursework covering a wide range of specific aviation courses and a strong line-up of management courses.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN AVIATION/AEROSPACE DESCRIPTION
The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Aviation/Aerospace combines communication, analytical and technical skills used in the aviation/aerospace industry, as well as a general education component, and can include an area of concentration. Concentration areas include aviation safety, flight operations, management, aviation maintenance management, aviation operations management, or security. 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 prepared to meet the challenges of the diverse and dynamic aviation industry.
The Concentration in Flight Operations is designed for individuals holding pilot credentials with Commercial Instrument Multi-Engine ratings or above who intend to fly for commercial airlines or for the corporate/ private sector. This Concentration enables those individuals to capitalize on their FAA certifications in completing an academic degree in the aviation field.
The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Aviation/Aerospace includes a concentration which provides the opportunity for graduates to broaden their knowledge of the aviation industry based on a selected area of study. The program also enhances graduates use of aviation/aerospace analytical and communication skills to obtain an understanding of general aviation/aerospace principles, laws and regulations, operations as well as specific skills and knowledge based on their concentration selected.
To receive a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Aviation/Aerospace, students must complete 123 credits as described below. The length of the program is approximately 41 months (this will vary if a student transfers in credits).
|Airline Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Aviation Insurance and Risk Management||3.0 credit hours|
|FBO and Flight School Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Corporate Aviation Operations||3.0 credit hours|
|Aviation Labor Relations||3.0 credit hours|
|Aviation Human Factors||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Space||3.0 credit hours|
|Business Ethics||3.0 credit hours|
|Airport Planning||3.0 credit hours|
|Aviation Safety||3.0 credit hours|
|Critical Thinking in Business||3.0 credit hours|
|Writing for Managers||3.0 credit hours|
|Project Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Aviation Capstone Course||3.0 credit hours|
|History of Aviation||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Aeronautics||3.0 credit hours|
|Aviation Law and Regulations||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Sustainability||3.0 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|
|Introduction to Aviation Security||3.0 credit hours|
|Aviation Safety Programs||3.0 credit hours|
|Operations Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Federal Aviation Regulations||3.0 credit hours|
|Airport Security||3.0 credit hours|
|Corporate Security||3.0 credit hours|
|Aviation and Airport Security||3.0 credit hours|
*The IDS courses allow credit for appropriate prior learning. FAA Certifications and Ratings, Aviation, Management, Physical Science, Statistics, and Marketing are commonly accepted disciplines for transfer credit into this degree major. Additional courses may be evaluated and accepted at the discretion of the Dean of Academic Affairs or Associate Dean.
|* NOTE: Credit granted only with FAA Commercial Instrument Multi-engine or above|
|Air Traffic Control||3.0 credit hours|
|Aviation Meteorology||3.0 credit hours|
|Physiology of Flight||3.0 credit hours|
|Aerodynamics||3.0 credit hours|
|Aircraft Engines||3.0 credit hours|
|Aircraft Systems||3.0 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||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 Communication||3.0 credit hours|
|Behavioral / Social Science ( 6 Credit Hours )|
|Introduction to Psychology||3.0 credit hours|
|Political Science||3.0 credit hours|
|Natural Science ( 3 Credit Hours )|
|Fundamentals of Nutrition||3.0 credit hours|
|TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED AS DESCRIBED ABOVE||123 CREDIT HOURS|
Everglades University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
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