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CONCENTRATION IN UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS
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, and Dispatch Operations through verified FAA Certifications or Military Aviation Operations. Individuals not holding FAA Certifications will be able to complete the program with required coursework. 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 unmanned aerial systems, 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 Unmanned Aerial System combines elements of operations and a strong aviation foundation and is designed for those individuals wishing to work as sensor operators, technicians, mission planners, communication and security personnel.
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, and operations, as well as specific skills and knowledge based on their selected concentration.
FAA Testing: Everglades University is an applicant for approval as a facility that provides applicants an FAA-approved computer-based testing environment for the administration of airman knowledge tests.
To receive a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Aviation/Aerospace, students must complete 123 credit hours as described below. The length of the program is 41 months.
|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|
|Federal Aviation Regulations||3.0 credit hours|
|Aviation Meteorology||3.0 credit hours|
|Air Trafﬁc Control||3.0 credit hours|
|Aviation and Airport Security||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Aviation Security||3.0 credit hours|
|General Aviation Marketing Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Principles of Management||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.
|Unmanned Aerial Systems Fundamentals||3.0 credit hours|
|UAS Videography/ Photography Applications||3.0 credit hours|
|UAS Construction Applications||3.0 credit hours|
|UAS Mapping and Surveying Application||3.0 credit hours|
|UAS Inspection Applications||3.0 credit hours|
|UAS Operations Development and Management||3.0 credit hours|
|*The courses in the UAS concentration prepares the learner for the FAA Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 107 exam.|
|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|
|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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