Mar 28, 2023
Major, Bachelor of Science Degree
This “2+2” program is designed to build upon an Associate Degree. The mission of the Aviation Maintenance Management B.S. program is to prepare students for ready advancement into aviation maintenance 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 airplane maintenance, infused with safety practices and practical applications in real world environments.
The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Maintenance Management 2+2 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 Maintenance Management 2+2, BS (43-562) (4 Year Guide)
Major Requirements: 74 Semester Hours
Associate Degree Technical Courses: 42 Semester Hours
A technology related Associate in Aviation Maintenance from an accredited community college or technical institute in this field of study will be accepted. Forty-two hours of the degree transferred should apply towards the major and the remainder towards General Education. The General Education requirements transferred must be equivalent to UCM’s requirements. In addition, the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airframe and/or Powerplant certificate is required prior to completion of this degree program. Any student that does not possess an Airframe or Powerplant certificate must have their FAA certificate of eligibility allowing them to test for the Airframe and/or Powerplant certificates before they can be accepted into this degree program.
Requirements: 20 Semester Hours
Choose One Area: 12 Semester Hours
Area 1 - Management Focus: 12 Semester Hours
Area 2 - Maintenance Focus: 12 Semester Hours
Area 2 does not fulfill the university’s minimum number of required upper-level (3000/4000) hours.
Area 3 - Flight Focus: 12 Semester Hours
Students who enter the program with their Private Pilot Certificate will be awarded 6 credit hours (for AVIA 1310 /FLYA 1320 /FLYA 1321 ) after they have completed their Instrument rating. See department for credit.
Students are required to maintain a minimum grade of C in aviation major core subjects to maintain flight status for FLYA courses.
The ability to be scheduled for flight training is competitive and based on academic performance and other metrics.
General Education Requirements: 42 Semester 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
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