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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aviation Technology, A.S. (382.1)

Associate of Science

This program trains you to meet the requirements for a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot Single/Multi-engine Land License with an Instrument rating.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Demonstrate flight competency and exceed FAA minimum requirements of pilot proficiency in the required aircraft.
  2. Identify, analyze and operate in adverse meteorological conditions.
  3. Synthesize and apply new and existing technologies in the field of aviation.
  4. Apply crew resource management skills and demonstrate professional appearance.
  5. Define professional, ethical and social responsibilities of aviation professionals as they relate to the regional and national community.

A minimum of a second-class medical is required for program entry.

Flight instruction for the student is through a college-approved, FAA and Veterans Administration certified FAR141 fixed base operator. All flight-training fees are in addition to college tuition and fees.

Upon completion of this program, graduates may find employment as a corporate/charter pilot, freight pilot, flight instructor or an aerial/geographic mapping pilot. Preliminary training for military pilot is also provided. In some areas, additional schooling may be required and students can transfer to a four-year college.