Sep 28, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Aviation Management, BS (43-570) - Airport Management Option (AM02) (120 hours) [Also available as an accelerated program]


Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

The mission of the Aviation Management (Option 1 - Flight Operations Management) B.S. program is to prepare students for ready advancement into flight operations management professions by developing sound and advanced student skills including critical thinking and teamwork, attainment of aviation knowledge and awareness of current aviation management issues in flight operations, infused with safety practices and practical applications in real world environments.

The mission of the Aviation Management (Option 2 - Airport Management) B.S. program is to prepare students for ready advancement into airport management professions by developing sound and advanced student skills including critical thinking and teamwork, attainment of aviation knowledge and awareness of current aviation management issues in airport management, infused with safety practices and practical applications in real world environments.

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Management will be able to:

  • Express oneself clearly and concisely in writing and speech.
  • Complete and present projects based on research, data interpretation, and analysis.
  • Complete work utilizing inputs and outputs from other members in team projects including simulated work environments.
  • Define solutions to challenges that require critical thinking.
  • Explain aviation terminology and list relevant key literature references in the student’s subject field.
  • Recognize and solve typical practical and theoretical real life problems in the student’s aviation field.
  • Discuss safety, economic, and political issues that affect aviation activities in the student’s career area.
  • Define the key issues affecting leadership and management in the aviation industry.
  • Define further career options, academic learning opportunities, and professional training and certification opportunities upon graduation.
  • Apply for next-step career opportunities using qualifications, experience, and interview skills gained in the course of the student’s study program.

Aviation Management, BS (43-570) - Airport Management Option (AM02) (4 Year Guide)  

Major Requirements: 78 Semester Hours


Free Choice Electives: 6 Semester Hours


  • Free Choice Electives (6)

General Education Requirements: 42 Hours


All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for full listing of requirements. The following general education classes are required by this major:

Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours


10 Competency 10 course

Accelerated Program Notes:


The Accelerated model for this program is designed for the MS Aviation Safety.

UCM students with a major GPA of at least 2.70 may consult with their faculty advisor and complete a school application to declare the accelerated BS Aviation Management - Airport Management - MS Aviation Safety option. Prior to beginning the graduate portion of the program, students in the accelerated program will need to apply to the UCM Graduate School for formal admittance to the Accelerated BS/MS program. Admission into the Accelerated BS/MS program requires a minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.70 or higher.

Accelerated student may be eligible to include the following courses as overlap between the undergraduate and graduate programs.  They would be taken at the Graduate level (5XXX):

AVIA 5030 Airport Planning and Design ( AVIA 4030 )

AVIA 5590 Aviation Law ( AVIA 4090 )

AVIA 5550 Aviation Safety ( AVIA 4500 )

 

AVIA 5420 Air Transportation ( AVIA 4420 )

OR

AVIA 5430 Corporate Aviation Management ( AVIA 4430