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Aerospace Technology Management, B.S.

Requirements

The BS in Aerospace Technology Management from Utah Valley University is designed to prepare graduates for various technical aerospace professional roles across a products life cycle. Skills associated with air and space vehicle sustainability systems and risk management, customer management, project management, aftermarket services, business development, manufacturing and inspection processes, safety management systems, and process improvement will be learned and applied. The program will provide a completion degree for students who possess the Airframe and Powerplant ratings of an FAA issued Aircraft Maintenance Technician Certificate under the rules defined by FAR Part 65 or possess a license as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Cat B1) issued under EASA Part 66 regulations.

Total Program Credits: 123

Matriculation Requirements: 

Completion of a Technical Specialty associated with FAA issued Airframe & Powerplant Maintenance Technician Certificate issued under rules of FAR Part 65 OR Completion of an Associates in Science or an Associates of Applied Science Degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with a designated technical specialty associated with FAA issued Airframe & Powerplant Maintenance Technician Certificate issued under the rules of FAR Part 147 OR possess a license as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) (Cat B1) issued under EASA Part 66 regulations. A total not to exceed 45 credit hours will be awarded for evidence of the possession of the A&P or AME certificate.

General Education Requirements 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or  ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Context (5.0)  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
Complete one of the following: 3
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning (3.0)  
  MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra (6.0)  
  STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics (3.0)  
  STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra (5.0)  
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (4.0)  
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5.0)  
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business (3.0)  
Complete one of the following: 3
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3.0)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3.0)  
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3.0)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3.0)  
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3.0)
 
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3.0)
 
Complete the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness (2.0)  
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life 2
Distribution Courses:  
Biology 3
Physical Science (PHYS 1850 recommended) 3
Humanities (ENGL 2310 recommended) 3
Fine Arts 3
Social/Behavioral Science 3
Additional Biology or Physical Science (TECH 1010 or METO 1010 recommended) 3
Technical Core Requirement 45 Credits
Completion of a Technical Specialty associated with FAA issued Airframe & Powerplant Maintenance Technician Certificate issued under rules of FAR Part 65 OR Completion of an Associates in Science or an Associates of Applied Science Degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with a designated technical specialty associated with FAA issued Airframe & Powerplant Maintenance Technician Certificate issued under the rules of FAR Part 147 OR possess a license as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) (Cat B1) issued under EASA Part 66 regulations. A total not to exceed 45 credit hours will be awarded for evidence of the possession of the A&P or AME certificate. 45
Discipline Core Requirements 30 Credits
  TECH 3400 Project Management WE 3
  TECH 3850 Quality Management in Technology 3
  AVSC 2150 Air Transportation Management 3
  AVSC 3320 Aviation Managerial Accounting 3
  AVSC 4500 Aerospace Aftermarket Support Services 3
  AVSC 4550 Aerospace Vehicle Certification-Reliability-Maintainability Systems 3
  AVSC 4950 Aerospace Technology Management Capstone Project 3
  AVSC 410G Global Ethical and Professional Issues in Aviation 3
Complete (2) of the following: 6
  Corporate Aviation Management (3)  
  Aviation Insurance and Risk Management (3)  
  Airline and Dispatch Operations (3)  
  Aviation Logistics Management (3)  
  Principles of Aviation Management (3)  
  Aviation Labor and Human Resource (3)  
  Aviation Law (3)  
Elective Requirements 13 Credits
Complete 13 upper division credits 13

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 123 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above.
  3. No grade lower than a C- in any AVSC or TECH course.
  4. Residency hours - Minimum of 30 credit hours through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours.
  5. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.
  6. Successful completion of at least one (1) Global/Intercultural course.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
Students must complete FAA issued Airframe and Powerplant Maintenance Technican Certificate---NOT OFFERED AT UVU. Upon completion, student will be awarded 45 credits to apply towards the degree 45
  Semester total: 45
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1010   Introduction to Writing 3
Math Requirement STAT 1040/1045  Statistics recommnded 3
HLTH 1100 or PES 1097 Personal Health and Wellness or Fitness for Life 2
Fine Arts see catalog 3
Social Science see catalog 3
Third Science TECH 1010 or METO 1010 recommended 3
  Semester total: 14
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010   Intermediate Writing 3
American Institutions see catalog 3
PHYS 1850 The Physics of Aviation (PP) 3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
AVSC 2150 Air Transport Mgmt 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
Biology see catalog 3
ENGL 2310 Technical Communication 3
AVSC 3320 Aviation Managerial Accounting 3
AVSC 4500 Aerospace Aftermarket Support Services 3
TECH 3400 Project Management WE 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
AVSC 4550 Aerospace Vehicle Certification-Reliability-Maintainability Systems 3
AVSC 410G Global Ethical and Professional Issues in Aviation 3
AVSC Electives   3
UDE TECH 3000 recommended 3
Elective Upper division elective 4
  Semester total: 16
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
TECH 3850 Quality Management in Technology 3
AVSC 4950 Aerospace Technology Management Capstone Project 3
AVSC Electives Aviation Sicence Electives 3
UDE Upper division elective 3
UDE Upper division elective 3
  Semester total: 15
  Degree total: 120

Department

Aviation Science

The Aviation Science department is in the College of Health and Public Service. To find the most up-to-date information from the Aviation Science department, visit their website.

Aviation Science department