Aviation Science

College of Arts and Sciences

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Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management

Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management

The Aviation Management major at CBU is designed to prepare students to function as aviation professionals without a flight background. Indeed, pilots are only one part of the aviation industry equation! The industry also needs leaders to manage airports, airlines, fixed base operators, flight schools, aircraft manufacturing facilities, and so much more. The curriculum for this major has been developed to provide students with a business focus in aviation, with specific courses in Aviation Safety, Aviation Security, Fixed Base Operations, Airport Management, Airport Planning and Design, Airline Management, Aviation Finance, and Aviation Consulting.

Those students desiring to enter Airport Management will be prepared to obtain an Airport Manager position at a smaller General Aviation (GA) airport, or an Airport Operations position or a position in Noise Compliance, for example, at a larger, commercial-service airport. Students desiring to enter the fields of Aviation Safety and Security will be prepared to obtain a position as Safety Manager or Airport Security Coordinator. Students desiring to become an aviation industry consultant will be prepared to join a firm in conducting research, or developing an SMS Plan, an Airport Master Plan, an Airport Layout Plan, a Strategic Plan, etc.

Career Paths for Science in Aviation

  • Airport Manager/Executive Director
  • Airport Department Director
  • Airport Operations position
  • Noise Compliance Officer
  • National Business Aviation Association position
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association position
  • American Association of Airport Executives position
  • FAA Regional/District Office position
  • Safety Management System (SMS) Manager
  • Airport Security Coordinator
  • FAA Airport Certification Safety Inspector
  • Department of Homeland Security position
  • Airport Planner
  • Airport Consultant
  • Aviation Industry Researcher
  • Transportation Research Board position
  • Bureau of Transportation Statistics position
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Program Requirements

Complete sixty (60) units to complete the program.

Lower Division Requirements

ACC250 Principles of Accounting I

ACC250 Principles of Accounting I

An introduction to financial accounting, involving its basic structure, the accounting cycles for service and merchandising enterprises, assets, liabilities, and accounting systems. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 ACC250-B B Schwandt, Brittany Nicole 09/02/2014 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sch Business Building
250
Fall 2014 ACC250-C C Nelson, Karin H. 09/02/2014 Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sch Business Building
106
Fall 2014 ACC250-D D Nelson, Karin H. 09/02/2014 Wednesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Sch Business Building
253
Fall 2014 ACC250-A A Giles, Brizset Adriana 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sch Business Building
252
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AVN110 Introduction to Aviation

AVN110 Introduction to Aviation

A survey of the U.S. aviation industry, including the history of aviation, attributes of an aviation professional, career planning, certification, airports, airspace, air traffic control, and navigational aids. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 AVN110-A A Murillo, Elisabeth S. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport
116
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AVN210 Aviation Meteorology

AVN210 Aviation Meteorology

An in-depth study of aviation weather, including temperature, atmospheric pressure, wind and moisture, stability, turbulence, clouds, air masses, fronts, thunderstorms, and icing. A study of weather charts, weather reports, and forecasts. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 AVN210-A A Kirk, Robert F. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport
116
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CIS270 Business IT Application

CIS270 Business IT Application

This course will develop essential math and computer skills necessary to support the student's integration into the business program. Students will be introduced to the Microsoft Office suite application packages: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. In addition, they will reinforce essential math skills that support upper division requirements and integrate with computer software applications. Students will be expected to demonstrate integration of the math and software skills by the end of the course. Prerequisite: MAT 115 or STA 144. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 CIS270-B B STAFF, STAFF 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center
B113
Fall 2014 CIS270-A A STAFF, STAFF 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center
B113
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MAT135 Pre-Calculus

MAT135 Pre-Calculus

This course is designed to prepare a student for Calculus I. It will include instruction in the following areas: Review of systems of equations and inequalities, functions and their graphs, sequences, induction, counting, probability, trigonometry, analytical geometry, and pre-calculus material. Prerequisite: MAT 115 or sufficient SAT, ACT or math placement exam scores and appropriate high school mathematics background. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 MAT135-D D Sill, Michael 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM The Village at CBU
400B
Fall 2014 MAT135-B B Sill, Michael 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center
B110
Fall 2014 MAT135-C C Sill, Michael 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM The Village at CBU
400B
Fall 2014 MAT135-A A Pankowski, Franciszek 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex
166
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Upper Division Requirements

AVN300 Avtn Resrch, Wrtng & Communictn

AVN300 Avtn Resrch, Wrtng & Communictn

A review of techniques necessary to complete a research project on an aviation topic, including data collection techniques, literature review procedures, data analysis, proper structure of reports, American Psychological Association (APA) formatting, and the manuscript submission process. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 AVN300-A A Baus, Patrick 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport
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AVN310 Aviation Law and Regulations

AVN310 Aviation Law and Regulations

An in-depth study of various U.S. federal aviation regulations and legislation affecting the aviation industry, including 14 CFR Parts 1, 25, 61, 67, 91, 121, 139, 175, and NTSB Part 830. An examination of the international aviation environment, such as standards and recommended practices promulgated by the International Civil Aviation Organization. (3 units; Spring)

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AVN322 Aviation Safety

AVN322 Aviation Safety

An introduction to the safety regulations, requirements, and environment in the U.S., including an in-depth examination of Safety Management Systems (SMS). (3 units; Spring)

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BUS315 Business Statistics

BUS315 Business Statistics

This course includes the assembling and presentation of statistical data, probability distributions, sampling techniques, and statistical analysis. A project with practical problem solving is required. Prerequisites: CIS 270 and MAT 115, 123 or higher, or STA 144. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS315-B B Donaldson, Darla R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Sch Business Building
209
Fall 2014 BUS315-C C Lainson, Douglas L. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
104
Fall 2014 BUS315-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sch Business Building
209
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