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Aviation Science, A.S.

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Requirements

The A.S. degree is designed to prepare the student with all the ratings necessary to be qualified for entry-level jobs in the aviation field. Obtaining an associate degree helps the graduate prepare for a diversity of job-related responsibilities and prepares students to enter directly into the B.S. degree.

Total Program Credits: 62

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) (recommended for Humanities or Arts majors)  
  MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra (6)  
  STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics (3)   
  STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra (5)  
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (4) (recommended for Business, Education, Science, and Health Professions majors)  
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5)  
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business (3)  
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3)
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3)1
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3)
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3)
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3)
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3)
Complete the following:
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness (2)
or EXSC 1097 Fitness for Life 2
Distribution Courses:
   Biology 3
   Physical Science2 3
   Additional Biology or Physical Science3 3
   Humanities Distribution4 3
   Fine Arts Distribution 3
   Social/Behavioral Science5 3
Discipline Core Requirements:  18 Credits
  AVSC 1010 Survey of Aviation Science 3
or AVSC 1050 Introduction to Aviation Management (3)  
  AVSC 1100 Ground I - Private 3
  AVSC 2070 Communications for Aviation Professionals 3
or MKTG 220G Written Business Communication WE (3)  
  AVSC 2110 Aviation Weather 3
  AVSC 2130 Aviation Safety 3
  AVSC 2150 Air Transportation Management 3
Elective Requirements: 
9 Credits
  Elective credits 9

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 62 or more 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 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.
Footnotes
  1. If student chooses HIST 2700 and HIST 2710 as the additional hours may be used towards a social science distribution requirement.
  2. PHYS 1850 recommended
  3. METO 1010 recommended
  4. COMM 1020 recommended
  5. PSY 1010 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
Complete one of the following: 3
MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning   
MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra  
STAT 1040  Introduction to Statistics   
STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra  
MATH 1050 College Algebra   
MATH 1055  College Algebra with Preliminaries   
MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business  
Humanities   3
Social Science   3
AVSC 1010 or AVSC 1050 Survey of Aviation Science or Introduction to Aviation Management 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing 3
Biology   3
Fine arts   3
Physical Science   3
American Institutions   3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Biology/Physical Science   3
AVSC 2070 or MKTG 220G Communications for Aviation Professionals or Written Business Communication WE 3
AVSC 2150 Air Transport Management 3
AVSC 1100 Ground I - Private 3
General elective   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 EXSC 1097 Personal Health and Wellness or Fitness for Life 2
General elective   6
  Semester total: 17
  Degree total: 62

Department

Aviation Science

The Aviation Science department is in the Scott M. Smith College of Engineering. To find the most up-to-date information from the Aviation Science department, visit their website.

Aviation Science department