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Aerospace Management

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Curriculum Total Credits: 61/63

The Aerospace Management program is designed to prepare students for mid-management in various areas of the aerospace industry including airport management, air carrier operations, commuter airlines, corporate aviation, aviation-related government agencies, and fixed-based operations.

Aerospace Management combines a background in business with aviation training to diversify your career options. Your studies will have a heavy emphasis in management, marketing, accounting, and economics.

First Year

First Semester - 19 Credits

Code
Title
Credits
ACCT 110
Financial Accounting
3.00
The accounting cycle in various types of enterprises is examined. Included is the practical application of the principles learned. 3-0-3
AVIP 106
Private Pilot
3.00
This course includes actual flying experience with an FAA approved fixed base operator. Students will receive a minimum of 60 hours in flight instruction including dual, solo and briefing. Successful completion will result in receipt of the Private Pilot/Airplane certificate (no limitations). Persons wishing to receive credit for previous flight time must make arrangements with the coordinator of the program. Students are required to have a valid second class medical certificate to enroll in this course. 0-6-3
 
OR
 
AVIP 103
Recreational Pilot (*Recommended)
3.00
This course includes the actual flying experience with FAA approved fixed base operators. Students will receive a minimum of 30 hours of instruction including dual, solo, and briefing. Successful completion will result in receipt of the Recreational Pilot Certificate. Persons wishing to receive credit for previous flying must make arrangements with the coordinator of the program. Students are required to have a valid second class medical certificate to enroll in this course.
AVIP 110
Flight Theory
4.00
The principles of flight, basics of air traffic control, weather facts, navigational procedures and airplane operations as pertinent to the Private/Recreational Pilot Certificate are studied. Upon successful completion of this course,(as defined by a grade of 80% or better) the student will receive an endorsement to take the FAA knowledge exam in the department for an additional fee. Corequisite: AVIP123 (4-0-4)
AVIP 123
Aeronautical Knowledge
3.00
This course is designed to provide the basis for Air Traffic Control Training. The student will learn the language of air traffic controllers, and will become familiar with the operating principles of navigational equipment pertinent to pilots and controllers. Corequisite: AVIP110
BUSM 255
Macroeconomics
3.00
Macroeconomics examines the aggregate economy, with specific focus on unemployment, inflation, business cycles, and growth. Topics include economic reasoning, the economic organization of society, supply and demand, U.S. economic institutions, the world economy, national income accounting, money, banking, and the financial sector, the modern macro debate in reference to the aggregate production/aggregate expenditures model, demand management and fiscal policy, monetary policy, the debate about macro policy, the relationship between inflation, unemployment, and growth, international dimensions of monetary and fiscal policies, exchange rate and trade policy, traditional macro policy, supply-side macro policy, deficits and debt, and transitional economies. 3-0-3
WRIT 101
English Composition
3.00
Students will practice expository writing and learn the academic form of the essay and research paper. Students will focus on the development of an academically sound and challenging thesis and resulting essay. The mechanics of writing will be reviewed as needed. 3-0-3 Pre-requisite: Placement testing; successful completion of DEVS012 Reading and DEVS015 Introduction to College Writing if required, permission of the Division Director.

Second Semester - 15/16 Credits

Code
Title
Credits
 
Aviation Elective
3.00/4.00
Description not found.
ACCT 111
Managerial Accounting
3.00
This course is a continuation of Accounting I with emphasis on the use of accounting data in decision making, cost accounting and statement analysis. Prerequisite: ACCT110 3-0-3
BUSM 112
Principles of Management
3.00
This course provides an introduction to the roles and responsibilities of current day managers. It focuses on the basic functions of the management process - Planning, Organizing, Leading, and Controlling and on the application of these functions through case study application. (3-0-3)
CIST 100
Introduction to Information Tech
3.00
A computer course designed to introduce students to personal computers. Topics include basic concepts of computer operations, storage media, software categories, Windows operating system, computer communication devices, and Internet. The course also includes introduction to Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. 3-0-3
LITR 210
Concepts of Literature
3.00
This course introduces students to the three major forms of literary expression: fiction, poetry, and drama. Significant works from each form will be analyzed to reveal creative techniques, how they represent an author’s time, and how they reflect today’s human condition.

Second Year

Third Semester - 15/16 Credits

Code
Title
Credits
 
Aviation Elective
3.00
Description not found.
AVIP 200
Aerospace Operations Management
3.00
This course is designed to provide the student with specific knowledge about aerospace management functions including airport funding processes, facilities planning, and certification requirements; personnel development and training; communications and accounting systems; airport and aircraft security and safety programs; and aerospace small business operations including corporate flight departments and fixed base operations. 3-0-3
BUSM 108
Entrepreneurship
3.00
This course explores the challenges and problems of small business operations including business plans and funding, forms and records, financial problems, ordering and inventory, layout of equipment and offices, methods of improving business, and employer employee relations. 3-0-3
BUSM 245
Principles of Marketing
3.00
The four P’s of the marketing mix, product, place, promotion, and price, are studied and applied to current market issues. The concepts and techniques used in product development, pricing tactics, promoting a product, and in choosing a distribution channel are outlined. Some of the quantitative aspects of marketing analysis are covered. 3-0-3
 
Math or Science Elective
3.00/4.00
Description not found.

Fourth Semester - 15 Credits

Code
Title
Credits
 
Aviation Elective
3.00
Description not found.
AVIP 201
Business Aviation Law
3.00
This course covers the principles of law as applied to business and the aviation industry including contracts, negotiable instruments, personal property, sales, real property, risk and liability, mortgages, leases and leasebacks, bankruptcy and business torts. Selected landmark and current cases in aviation will be studied. 3-0-3
BUSC 210
Organizational Behavior
3.00
The course focuses on the behavior of people, individually and in groups, who make up organizations as well as the behavior of the organizations themselves. Students will be introduced to the latest concepts, practices, and applications found in organizational behavior from motivational techniques to organizational processes. Through the effective evaluation and application of organizational behavior factors, students will be able to develop, train, and motivate individuals to become performance-conscious employees. 3-0-3
 
Humanities Elective
3.00
Description not found.
 
Social Science Elective
3.00
Description not found.