Aviation Management, BS

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation Management integrates management and fundamental business principles into the aviation industry.  Students will take courses such as Introduction to Business, Business Statistics, Management Across Cultures, Aviation Law, and Aviation Marketing Management. The university promotes critical thinking, problem solving, and professional competence. 

Please Note: Prior to enrollment, verification that the individual has completed a professional pilot training program, or that the individual can demonstrate completion of prior education/training in an approved, aviation sub-specialty must occur and is a program enrollment requirement. Examples of aviation sub-specialties may include FAA Certifications in Power Plant and Airframe, Avionics; and military training in aviation.

This degree will prepare graduates for a career in the aviation field related to management for airlines, aerospace/aviation companies, and state, local, and federal government agencies.

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Critically analyze concepts in the principal areas of aviation management to guide organizational decision-making.
  • Leverage current business technologies in support of organizational continuity.
  • Demonstrate the leadership skills required to achieve strategic aviation management objectives.
  • Demonstrate appropriate ethical perspectives in a globally diverse business environment.
  • Proficiently communicate across multiple stakeholder groups.
  • Productively collaborate with multiple stakeholder groups.

Aviation Management: Bachelor of Science Requirements

180 Credits

Aviation Management Major Core (45)

AM3000Air Carrier Operations

4.5

AM3005Aviation Marketing Management

4.5

AM3010Aviation Law

4.5

AM3015Aviation Safety Programs

4.5

AM4000Crew Resource Management I

4.5

AM4005Crew Resource Management II

4.5

AM4010Air Transportation System

4.5

AM4015Airport Security

4.5

AM4020Airport Planning

4.5

AM4040Aviation Capstone Course

4.5

Students who do not have a 2.75 CGPA or applicable transfer credit will enroll in an appropriate undergraduate course. Transfer credit may replace major core, emphasis core, or open elective 6000DC+ and 3000+ courses.

Aviation Management Support Core (18)

AC2760Financial Accounting for Managers

4.5

MT1050Introduction to Business

4.5

MT2050Principles of Management

4.5

MT4300Management Across Cultures

4.5

Aviation Management Technical Specialty Core (51)

Consists of professional pilot training or another approved aviation sub-specialty.  (If less than 51 credits are awarded for specialty core courses, open elective courses may be taken to make up the difference.)

Open Electives (9)

3000+Elective

9

General Education Core (57)

(Available for block transfer)

Communications

EN1150Composition I

4.5

Science

SCScience Elective

4.5

Humanities

HU2000Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

4.5

Behavioral/Social Science

Behavioral/Social Science Elective

4.5

General Education

General Education Elective

4.5

General Education (34.5) (Course by Course Transfer)

Communications

EN1300Composition II

4.5

 

EN2100Speech

4.5

OR

EN2150Interpersonal Professional Communication

4.5

 

EN3050Technical Communications

4.5

Mathematics

MA2000Quantitative Reasoning

4.5

MA3000Business Statistics

4.5

Behavioral/Social Science

EC2050Macroeconomics

4.5

EC2100Microeconomics

4.5

General Education

CS2080Career Management

3

Prerequisite Course (if applicable)

CS1201Juggling College, Life, and Career: Set Up for Success!

5

OR

CS1203Bridge to Success: Creating Your Future at NAU

5

 

CS1301Do the Numbers! Achieving College and Career Success

5

EN1000College Writing

4.5

Graduation Requirements: A minimum 2.0 GPA is required overall and in the Business Administration Major Core and the Tourism and Hospitality Emphasis Core. See the "Graduation Requirements" section of the catalog for additional requirements. 

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