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Aviation Management, B.S.

Requirements

This degree is designed to develop practical leadership skills for a variety of careers in the aviation industry. Courses are based on real world aviation needs and are developed through ties with industry experts. The curriculum will prepare students with a broad range of knowledge and skills, including airline and airport management, aviation security and safety, marketing, aviation finance, human resources, and many others.

Total Program Credits: 120

Matriculation Requirements:  

Students seeking admission to the program will be required to meet the following admissions requirements:

  1. Completion of ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 and 25 aviation credits with a grade of C+ or higher 
  2. Overall GPA of at least 2.5
 
General Education Requirements:
35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or  ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5)  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing/Academic Writing and Research 3
Complete one of the following: 3
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning (3)  
  MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra (6)  
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (4)  
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5)  
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business (3)  
  STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics (3)  
  STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra (5)  
Complete one of the following: 3
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3)  
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3)  
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3) 1
 
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3) 1
Complete the following:
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness (2)
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life 2
Distribution Courses:
    Biology (BIOL 1010 recommended) 3
    Physical Science 2
3
    Additional Biology or Physical Science 3
3
    Humanities Distribution 4
3
    Fine Arts Distribution 3
    Social/Behavioral Science  
3
Discipline Core Requirements:  85 Credits
  AVSC 1010 Survey of Aviation Science 3
  AVSC 1100 Ground I - Private 3
  AVSC 2070 Communications for Aviation Professionals 3
 or MKTG 220G Written Business Communication WE (3)  
  AVSC 2090 Air Transport Economics 3
 or ECON 2020 Principles of Economics II (3)  
  AVSC 2110 Aviation Weather 3
  AVSC 2130 Aviation Safety 3
  AVSC 2150 Air Transportation Management  3
  AVSC 2180 Managing Technology in Aviation 3
  AVSC 2250 Aviation Business Statistics 3
  AVSC 2710 Aviation Marketing 3
  AVSC 3020 Aviation Insurance and Risk Management 3
  AVSC 3030 Air Traffic Control I  3
  AVSC 3060 Airline Management 3
  AVSC 3090 Airline and Dispatch Operations 3
  AVSC 3100 Corporate Aviation Management 3
  AVSC 3120 Airport Management 3
  AVSC 3150 Principles of Aviation Management 3
  AVSC 3320 Aviation Managerial Accounting 3
  AVSC 4020 Applied Aviation Finance 3
  AVSC 410G Global Ethical and Professional Issues in Aviation  3
  AVSC 4160 Aviation Law 3
  AVSC 4700 Aviation Professional Seminars  3
  AVSC 4710 Aviation Career Preparation 1
  AVSC 4900 Strategic Aviation Management Capstone 3
Elective Requirements:  15 Credits
Must complete 15 credits. 15

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 120 or more semester credits, with a minimum of 40 upper division semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above. Aviation courses require a C- or above. (Departments may require a higher GPA.)
  3. Residency hours--minimum of 30 credit hours through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours.
  4. Students may count no more than 8 credit hours of total cooperative work experience (AVSC 281R/AVSC 285R /AVSC 481R/AVSC 485R toward the degree requirement without department approval.
  5. Successful completion of at least one Global/Intercultural course.
Footnote:
1- If student chooses HIST 2700 and HIST 2710, the additional hours may be used towards a social science distribution requirement.
2- PHYS 1010 Elementary Physics PP  recommended
3- METO 1010 Introduction to Meteorology PP  recommended
4-COMM 1020 Public Speaking  and COMM 1025 Public Speaking Lab recommended
5- PSY 1010 General Psychology SS  recommended

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
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts 3
MAT 1030 or MAT 1035 or STAT 1040 or STAT 1045 or MATH 1050 or MATH 1055 or MATH 1090 Quantitative Reasoning (recommended for Humanities or Arts majors) or Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra or Introduction to Statistics (recommended for Social Science majors) or Introduction to Statistics with Algebra or College Algebra (recommended for Business, Education, Science, and Health Professions majors) or College Algebra with Preliminaries or College Algebra for Business 3
Humanities COMM 1020 and COMM 1025 recommended 3
Social Science PSY 1010 Recommended 3
AVSC 1010 Survey of Aviation Science 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing 3
Biology BIOL 1010 Recommended 3
Fine arts See catalog 3
Physical Science METO 1010 Recommended 3
American Institutions See catalog 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Biology/Physical Science PHYS 1850 Recommended 3
AVSC 2070 or MKTG 220G Communications for Aviation Professionals or Written Business Communication WE 3
AVSC 2150 Air Transportation Management 3
AVSC 1100 Ground I - Private 3
General elective Unrestricted electives 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
AVSC 2130 Aviation Safety 3
AVSC 2110 Aviation Weather 3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
HLTH 1100 or PES 1097 Personal Health and Wellness or Fitness for Life 2
AVSC 2710 Marketing & Customer Services 3
AVSC 2090 or ECON 2020 Airport Transport Economics or Principles of Economics II 3
  Semester total: 17
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
AVSC 2180 Managing Technology in Aviation 3
AVSC 2250 Aviation Business Statistics 3
AVSC 3060 Airline Management 3
AVSC 3020 Aviation Insurance and Risk Management 3
AVSC 3150 Principles of Aviation Management 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
AVSC 3030 Air Traffic Control I 3
AVSC 3090 Airline & Dispatch Operations 3
AVSC 3320 Aviation Managerial Accounting 3
AVSC 3100 Corporate Aviation Management 3
Elective Unrestricted Elective 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
AVSC 4020 Applied Aviation Finance 3
AVSC 4160 Aviation Law 3
AVSC 4710 Aviation Career Preparation 1
AVSC 3120 Airport Management 4
Elective Unrestricted Elective 3
  Semester total: 14
Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours
AVSC 4700 Aviation Professional Seminars 3
AVSC 410G Global Ethical and Professional Issues in Aviation 3
AVSC 4900 Strategic Aviation Management Capstone 4
Elective Unrestricted Elective 4
  Semester total: 14
  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