Aviation Management

The Aviation Management program is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year Aviation Management Program. The program includes the foundational, technical and managerial skills needed in the aviation field. Key focus areas include: aviation security, safety, operations, and airport management. Graduates of the four-year Aviation Management program can expect to find employment with airports, airlines, banks, insurance companies, U.S. Customs, travel agencies and the Federal Aviation Administration.

Note: The Aviation Management Program degree can be fulfilled without the need for flight training.

The Associate in Science (A.S.) degree is awarded upon completion of requirements for this program.

Upon completion of the Aviation Management program the student will be able to:
• Demonstrate the techniques, skills, and modern aviation management tools to perform business related tasks.

• Articulate skills to function within a management team and deal with both technical and management issues.

• Analyze and interpret data to aid in problem solving.

• Demonstrate critical thinking skills as applied to the aviation industry.

• Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with superiors, subordinates and peers with precision and clarity.

First Semester

Course No. Descriptive Title Credit Hours
AVI 100 Aviation Intro Seminar 1
AVI 101 Introduction to Flight 4
AVI 102 Aviation History 3
ENG 101 Composition I 3
MAT 118 Elementary Statistics 3
CIS 111 Computer System and Applications 3
  TOTAL 17

Second Semester

Course No. Descriptive Title Credit Hours
ENG 102 Composition II 3
BUS 104 Business Organization and Management 3
SPE 101 Public Speaking 3
American History (Appendix D) 3
MAT 125, MAT 184, MAT 185 (a) 3
   TOTAL 15

Third Semester

Course No. Descriptive Title Credit Hours
AVI 110 Aviation Law 3
ACC 104 Financial Accounting 4
WFE 101 Lifetime Wellness and Fitness 3
PHS 111 Weather and Climate 4
ECO 201 Micro Economics 3
  TOTAL 17

Fourth Semester

Course No. Descriptive Title Credit Hours
AVI 116 Flight Safety 3
AVI 201 Aviation Management 3
ECO 202 Macro Economics 3
BHS 103 Social Problems in Today's World 3
Elective (b)   3
  TOTAL 15

a) Course to be selected in consultation with advisor and selected based on transfer school requirements.

b) Elective must meet SUNY General Education requirement of Appendix E, F, H, or I.