Apr 23, 2021
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook
Aviation Technology: Flight Operations, AAS [AVTFO-AAS, 60 Total Credits]
The Aviation Technology Flight Operations program is designed specifically for students who have a desire to work in aviation-related careers. Thorough coverage of the Federal Aviation Regulations will apply to all aspects of study. The program provides the application of concepts pertaining to airport, aircraft and airline operations for domestic and international flights. The program will prepare students to enter the employment market as Flight Crew Members, Flight Operations Specialists, Crew Scheduler, Flight Follower, Customer Service Representative, or Assistant Flight Dispatcher. Students must meet all eligibility requirements determined by the Federal Aviation Administration and the Transportation Security Administration.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Explain the U.S. Federal Aviation Regulations and how they pertain to airport operating procedures, crew rest requirements, general operating flight rules, scheduled and non-scheduled flight operations.
- Identify the principles of flight pertaining to normal and transport category aircraft.
- Integrate management concepts particular to airports and the relationship among airline operating environments.
General Education Requirements (23 Credits)
Mathematics (3 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
English Composition (3-5 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
Communications (3 Credits)
Human Relations (3 Credits)
Recommended: PSY 101
Natural Science (4 Credits)
Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science (3 Credits)
Recommended: SOC 101
- any AM prefix course
- or any ANTH prefix course (except ANTH 102 and ANTH 110L)
- or any ART prefix course
- or any COM prefix course
- or CRJ 106 - Introduction to Corrections
- or DAN 101 - Dance Appreciation
- or any ECON prefix course
- or ENG 223 - Themes of Literature or above
- or GEOG 106 - Introduction to Cultural Geography
- or HHP 150 - Living Healthy and Well
- or HHP 201 - Stress Management
- or HHP 213 - Healthy Aging
- or any HIST prefix course
- or any MUS prefix course (except MUS 100)
- or any PHIL prefix course
- or PHO 101 - Beginning Photography
- or any PSC prefix course
- or any PSY prefix course
- or any SOC prefix course
- or THTR 100 - Introduction to Theatre
- or WMST 113 - Gender, Race, and Class
- or World Languages 101B or above (this includes the following course prefixes: ARA, ARM, CHI, FIL, FREN, GER, GRE, ITAL, JPN, KOR, LAT, PORT, RUS, SPAN, and THAI)
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (4-6 Credits)
Recommended: HIST 100 or PSC 101
Special Program Requirements (37 Credits)