Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Aviation Science Technology (AVST)

AVST 101  Introduction To Aviation/History  (3 Credits)  

The course covers a brief historical review of early aviation, the freedom and the power of flight from the 15th. Century drawings and manuscripts of Leonardo de Vinci to modern times, discussing the fundamentals of flight and aeronautical technology, and an introduction to aircraft systems and operations. The dynamics of safety of flight, human factors, interpreting aeronautical graphic representation, introductory navigation, air traffic control and airspace, and aviation weather aspects are topics of discussion. Three hours of lecture per week

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 103  Private Pilot Ground  (3 Credits)  

Private Pilot Ground (3) Private pilot ground covers the cock pit instruments and system, fundamentals off light, aircraft performance charts, and cross country planning. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 105  Private Pilot Flight  (3 Credits)  

Private Pilot Flight (3) This course prepares the student for the FAA Private Pilot Practical Examination. Successful completion of this course will permit the student to performas apilotin command of single engine aircraft transport of passengers or property without recompense, whether fees or employment.Three hours of lecture per week. FAA approved. Prerequisite: AVST103. Co-requisite: AVST105L

Prerequisite(s): (AWS 103)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 105L  Private Pilot Lab  (3 Credits)  

Private Pilot Flight Lab (3) Practical application of aeronautical skills in a laboratory setting. Three hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: AVST103. Co-requisite: AVST105.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 103)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 113  Introduction to Flight  (3 Credits)  

Introductions to Flight (3) Introduction to Flight covers the fundamentals of flight. Three hours of lecture per week. Co-requisite: AVST113L

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 113L  Introduction to Flight Lab  (1 Credits)  

Practical application of aeronautical skills in a laboratory setting. One hour of lab per week. Co-requisite AVST 113.

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 120  Transportation Survey  (3 Credits)  

Transportation Survey (3) Transportation system sand their impacton society. Standard research practices will be introduced. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 200  Basics of Communications  (3 Credits)  

Basics of Communications (3) In accordance with FAA orders 7110. 65 and 7110.10, the student will identify basic radio and interphone communications, ICAO phonetics, numbers usage, basic phraseology, coordination procedures, purpose and steps of the position relief briefing. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 201  Flight Meteorology  (3 Credits)  

Flight Meteorology (3) This course provides detailed knowledge of the environmental factors critical to safe flight operations. The course covers weather systems, upper-air characteristics, flight hazards, weather-related to pics in flight safety, meteorological flight planning, use of weather information systems, and there ports and charts used for aviation weather reporting and forecasting. Survey of atmospheric and weather-related phenomena and their impact on flight operations including the inter face of airmen and flight service stations. Three hours of lecture per week. Pre requisite: AVST 105, AVST 105L.

Prerequisite(s): AVST 101

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 203  Introduction to Air Traffic Control  (3 Credits)  

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 214  Intro to Homeland Security  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to Homeland Security (3) This course provides a survey of historical events, practices, and polices of the Emergency management system in the aviation industry.Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: AVST101 and AVST371.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 120)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 218  Instrument Ground  (3 Credits)  

Instrument Airplane examination. Numerous topics in instrument flight techniques will be presented. Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 103 and AVST 105L) and (AVST 218L (may be taken concurrently))

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 218L  Instrument Ground Lab  (1 Credits)  

Instrument Flight (1) Students will attain the knowledge and skill necessary for Instrument ground and flight rating and exercise the privileges of therating. Completion of the FAA knowledge exam is necessary for this rating. Pre-requisite: AVST103 and AVST105. Co-requisite: AVST218.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 103 and AVST 105)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 222  Laws & Ethics in HSEM  (3 Credits)  

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 305  Fundamentals of Avionics  (3 Credits)  

Understanding the principles of theory, and technology of modern avionics systems. Mathematical and conceptual approache for various subsystems including, but not limited to sensory, display, navigation, air date, autopilots, and flight management are examined individually and as an integrated whole. 3 credits.

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 310  Emergency Planning Mitigation  (3 Credits)  

Airport Emergency Planningand Mitigation (3) Provides foundation knowledge and develops skills in emergency planning, hazard mitigation, and incident management in aviation environments. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: AVST371.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 371)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 311  Intermediate Flight Practicum  (3 Credits)  

Course is required for students to accumulate flight hours and experience. Consists of 36 hours of total flying time, to include 25 hours of solo instruction and 11 hours of dual flying time. Instruction shall be accomplilshed in an approved single engine fixed gear aircraft. 5 hours of pre-flight and post-flight instruction and briefing.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 105 and AVST 105L)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 311L  Intermediate Aviation Lab I  (3 Credits)  

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 312  Commercial Pilot Certification  (3 Credits)  

Commercial Pilot Certification (3) Successful completion of the course will certify the pilot to perform as a hired or compensated pilot in command of single engine aircraft. Course includes advanced aerodynamics, aircraft performance, precision maneuvers, extended cross-country and night flight, FAA regulations, and an introduction to advanced systems of highly developed futuristic aircraft. FAA approved. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: AVST 218 and AVST 218L. Co-requisite: AVST 312L.

Prerequisite(s): AVST 312L (may be taken concurrently)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 312L  Commercial Pilot Cert. Lab  (1 Credits)  

Commercial Pilot Certification Lab (1) Laboratory course providing students opportunities to learn the advanced aerodynamics, aircraft performance, precision maneuvers, extended cross-country, night flight, and FAA regulations.

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 313  Int Flight Theory  (3 Credits)  

International Flight Theory (3) This course provides descriptions and familiarization of large transport category air craft and their on- board systems from electrical power systems to oxygen systems, to communication systems, and beyond. This course also contains general information and guidance for operators planning oceanic flights, including authorizations needed for operations out side the continental United States. This includes Special Areas of Operation (SAO) such as North Atlantic Minimum Navigation Performance Specifications (NAT/MNPS), Reduced Vertical Separation Minimums (RVSM), Area Navigation (RNAV), and Required Navigation Performance (RNP) air space. Pre-requisite:AVST 312.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 312)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 315  Multi-Engine Rating  (3 Credits)  

Multi-Engine Rating (3) This course is designed to prepare the student for the FAA Multiengine Rating Practical Examination. Successful completion of this course will permit the student to operate as a pilot in command of a multiengine airplane. FAA Approved. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: AVST 312.

Prerequisite(s): AVST 315L (may be taken concurrently)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 315L  Multi-Engine Rating Lab  (1 Credits)  

Provides the student with flight time and instruction to complete all manuevers and operations required in preparation to earn the Federal Aviation (FAA) Multiengine Airplane Class Rating. 1 credit hour.

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 316L  Intermediate Aviation Lab II  (3 Credits)  

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 317L  Intermediate Aviation Lab III  (3 Credits)  

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 318  Crew Resource  (2 Credits)  

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 319  Crew Resource Management  (0 Credits)  

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 321  Air Traffic Control  (3 Credits)  

Air Traffic Control (3) This course provides an overview of the development and application of Air Traffic Control (ATC) separation standards and procedures for the control of instrument fl ightin controlled airspace. A study of the national air traffic control system is discussed with an emphasis on basic air traffic control procedures; the roles of Center, Approach Control, Tower, and Flight Service Station. Includes communications, navigation procedures, radar operations, and facilities. Three hours lecture per week. Co-requisite: AVST321L.

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 321L  Air Traffic Control Lab  (1 Credits)  

Air Traffic Control Lab (1) Practical application of air traffic control skills in a laboratory setting. Two hours of laboratory per week. Co-requisite: AVST321.

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 325  Airport Design & Operation  (3 Credits)  

Airport Designand Operation (3) The study of planning, design construction of airports. Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 345  Principles Aviation Property  (3 Credits)  

Principles of Aviation Property (3) Study of the processes of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling aviation property at fixed based operations. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: AVST 371.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 371)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 351  Aviation Law  (3 Credits)  

Aviation Law (3) Chronological development of aviation law, federal and state regulatory functions, rights and liabilities ofaviators, commercial aircarrier operations, and the traveling public. Includes FAA regulation sand directives governing airport operations, air carrier safety, and aviation security.Three hours of lecture per week.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 101 and AVST 120)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 352  Aviation Business Org Mgmt  (3 Credits)  

Aviation Business Organization Management (3) A study of the role of business operations and technique sat small and large airports.Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: AVST 371.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 371)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 371  Airport Management  (3 Credits)  

Airport Management (3) Origin of early legislation shaping development of present National Airport System, procedures for financing airport construction, phases of airport master planning, daily operations, and contractual provisions governing the operations of anairline. Three hours of lecture per week.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 351)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 380  Flight Instruction Airplane  (3 Credits)  

Flight Instruction Airplane (3) This courseis a study of the fundamental so fair plane fl ight in struction involving educational principles of the learning and teaching process, communication, teaching methods, critiquing, evaluating, and planning instruction alactivity. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: AVST 315.

Prerequisite(s): AVST 380L (may be taken concurrently)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 380L  Certified Flight Intstructor-Airplane Lab  (1 Credits)  

Provides student the filght time and instruction needed to demonstrate, teach, and evaluate their performance in all maneuvers and operations required to earn the Private Pilot Commercial PIlot Certificates. 1.00 credit hour.

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 381  Air Carrier Management  (3 Credits)  

Air Carrier Management (3) Historical development of U.S. trunk carrier operations and regulatory inter faces with the federal government, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Three hours of lecture per week.

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 400  Flight Instructor Instrument  (3 Credits)  

Flight Instructor Instrument (3) Instruction, flight training and practice teaching to obtain the aero nautical skills and know ledge necessary for FAA Certified Flight Instructor, Instruments. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: AVST 315.

Prerequisite(s): AVST 400L (may be taken concurrently)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 400L  Certified Glight Instructor Instrument Lab  (1 Credits)  

Flight time and instruction to demonstrate, teach, and evaluate performance of students in all manuevers and operations required to earn the FAA instrument rating. The student will be prepared to for the administration of the oral and practical examinations administered by the FAA. 1credit hour.

Prerequisite(s): AVST 315

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 401  Advanced Aerodynamics  (3 Credits)  

Advanced Aerodynamics (3) Advanced the oriesofflight and flight factors including air foilshape, drag velocity, lift and thrust, stability and control; advanced principles of performance including capabilities and limitations, performance and design criteria, load factors, weight and balance charts, comparative analysis of aircraft, and certification of aircraft. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: AVST 312.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 312)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 402  Effective HSEM CM & Leadership  (3 Credits)  

Effective HSEM Communications & Leadership (3) Prepares future aviation professionals with communication and leadership skills to fulfillteam-building roles with government and non-government agenciesduring times of aviation disasters.Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisiteor Co-requisite: AVST 310.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 310)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 403  TurboProp Familiarization  (3 Credits)  

Turbo prop Familiarization (3) This course studies Turbo prop and turbo jet engines and their operation. Electrical, pressurization, hydraulic, and fuel systems will be examined. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: AVST 315.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 315)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 404  Flight Safety  (3 Credits)  

Flight Safety (3) Instruction emphasizing personal and institutional safety goals with in the frame work of the FAA. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite:AVST 312.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 371)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 406  The National Airspace System  (3 Credits)  

The National Airspace System (3) Overview of the proposed NAS Planincluding problems such as airspace allocation, airspace usage, Facilities and safety.Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: AVST 218.

Prerequisite(s): AVST 321

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 407  Aviation Services Opers  (3 Credits)  

Aviation Service Operations (3) Study of different aviation services at airports such as fueling services, ramp operators, and environ mental management. The course will also cover operational management issues including Fixed Based Operations, generalaviation, and relationship between private and governmental partners in the industry. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: AVST 371.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 371)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 408  Multi Engine-CFI  (3 Credits)  

Provides the student with the flight time and instructions to demonstrates, teach and evaluate performance of students in all manuevers and operations required to earn the FAA Multiengine Rating. 1.00 Credit hour.

Prerequisite(s): AVST 408L (may be taken concurrently)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: (R)Dept of Engineering Tech

AVST 408L  Multi Engine CFI lab  (1 Credits)  

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: (R)Dept of Engineering Tech

AVST 409  Gen Aviation Mgmt  (3 Credits)  

General Aviation Management (Fixed Based Ops) (3) A study of fixed based operations and its function sand responsibilities of managing the facility. The course will also examine sources of profit, management, main tenance and operations.Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: AVST 371.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 371)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 410  FAR CFR PART 139  (3 Credits)  

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 412  Aviation Capstone Project  (2 Credits)  

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 412L  Aviation Capstone Proj Lab  (1 Credits)  

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 415  Aeronautical Charts & Publicat  (3 Credits)  

Aeronautical Charts and Publications (3) The student will become familiar with VFR Charts, FAA publications, en-route IFR Charts, SIDs & STARS, approach plates, and emergency rescue procedures.Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: AVST 312.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 312)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 425  Flight Physiology  (3 Credits)  

Flight Physiology (3) A study of the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of medical is sues associated with flight. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: AVST 105, AVST 105L, and AVST 315.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 105 and AVST 105L and AVST 315)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 444  Aviation Pro System Mgmt  (3 Credits)  

Aviation Project System Management (3) A study of the roleof project managers using software programs and systems analysis techniques. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: AVST 371. Co-requisite: 444L.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 371)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 444L  Aviation Proj System Mgmt Lab  (1 Credits)  

Aviation Project System Management Lab (1) Laboratory training of the roleof project managers using software programs and systems analysis techniques. Prerequisite: AVST 371.Co-requisite: AWS 444.

Prerequisite(s): (AVST 371)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud

AVST 495  Fld Work Pract in AVS  (3 Credits)  

Field Work Practicum in Aviation Science (3-6) Directed study involving field placement which provide students with practical exposureto present operational and managerial practices inaviation. This course also provides internal and external class room work to develop skills in research, proposal, and grant writing. Prerequisite: Permissionof the Chair.

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Dept of TransportStud