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Aviation Science, A.A.S.

Requirements

The A.A.S. degree prepares the student by concentrating on aviation courses. It is commonly referred to as the job-ready degree, preparing the student for entry level positions in the industry.

Total Program Credits: 63

General Education Requirements:  18 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5)  
  MAT 1010 Intermediate Algebra 4
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
or   Any other Humanities  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage 3
or HIST 1700 American Civilization (3)  
or   Any other Social Science  
    Any approved Biology or Physical Science Distribution Course 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness 2
Discipline Core Requirements:  45 Credits
  AVSC 1010 Survey of Aviation Science 3
  AVSC 1100 Ground I - Private 3
  AVSC 1110 Flight I - Private 3
  AVSC 1120 Basic Aircraft Systems 1
  AVSC 1230 Flight II - Instrument I 2
  AVSC 1240 Ground II - Instrument 3
  AVSC 1250 Flight II - Instrument II 3
  AVSC 1260 21st Century Avionics and Instrumentation 1
  AVSC 2110 Aviation Weather 3
  AVSC 2130 Aviation Safety 3
  AVSC 2150 Air Transportation Management 3
  AVSC 2300 Ground IV - Commercial 3
  AVSC 2310 Flight IV - Commercial 3
  AVSC 2450 Flight III - Multi Engine 1
  AVSC 2440 Ground III - Multi Engine 1
Complete one of the following sets of courses: 9
  Certified Flight Instructor:  
  AVSC 2400 Ground Certified Flight Instructor (4)  
  AVSC 2410 Flight Certified Flight Instructor (1)  
  AVSC 2420 Ground CFI Instrument (1)  
  AVSC 2430 Flight CFI Instrument  (1)  
  AVSC 2500 Ground Multi-Engine Instructor (1)  
  AVSC 2510 Flight Multi-Engine Instructor (1)  
  First Officer:    
  AVSC 3300 Jet Transport Systems (3)  
  AVSC 3600 Multi-piloted Operations (3)  
  AVSC 4800 Professional Pilot Capstone (3)  
    Aviation Management:  
  AVSC 3020 Aviation Insurance and Risk Management (3)  
  AVSC 3060 Airline Management (3)  
  AVSC 3090 Airline and Dispatch Operations (3)  
  AVSC 3120 Airport Management (3)  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 63 or more semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above. C- or above required for all aviation major classes.
  3. Residency hours--minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements
  5. Completion of Commercial Pilot Certificate.
  6. Students may count no more than 4 credit hours of total cooperative work experience (AVSC 281/285R) toward the degree requirements without department approval.

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
AVSC 1010 Survey of Aviation Science 3
AVSC 1100 Ground I - Private 3
AVSC 1110 Flight I - Private 3
MATH 1010 Intermediate Algebra 4
  Semester total: 13
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
AVSC 1120 Basic Aircraft Systems 1
AVSC 1230 Flight II - Instrument I 2
AVSC 1240 Ground II - Instrument 3
AVSC 1260 21st Century Avionics and Instrumentation 1
AVSC 2130 Aviation Safety 3
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
  Semester total: 13
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
AVSC 1250 Flight II - Instrument II 3
AVSC 2110 Aviation Weather 3
AVSC 2150 Air Transportation Management 3
HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness 2
METO 1010 Introduction to Meteorology 3
  Semester total: 14
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
AVSC 2440 Ground III - Multi Engine 1
AVSC 2450 Flight III - Multi Engine 1
AVSC Electives - 9 credits 9
HUMANITIES  3
SOCIAL SCIENCE  3
  Semester total: 17
Notes: PSY 1010 General Psychology Recommended for Social Science.
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
AVSC 2300 Ground IV - Commercial 3
AVSC 2310 Flight IV - Commercial 3
*Due to the flight requirements a student needs an additional semester to complete ratings.
  Semester total: 6
Notes: COMM 1020 and 1025 recommended for Humanities.
  Degree total: 63

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