Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Aviation Science Management (Professional Pilot Concentration), Bachelor of Science

The University Core Curriculum is the same across all undergraduate bachelor's programs.   Please consult the academic advisor for your designated major before selecting courses in this area.


General Education Core Curriculum42
Major Requirements51
Other Requirements27
Minor Requirements0
Total Hours120

General Education Core Curriculum (Standard)1

ENGL 1301Freshman English I3
ENGL 1302Freshman English II3
MATH 1314College Algebra3
Life and Physical Sciences
CHEM 1311Chemistry I3
PHYS 1301College Physics I3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture
ENG 2XX 23
Creative Arts
MUSI 1315Fine Arts In Daily Living3
American History
HIST 1301Soc & Pol Hist US to 18773
HIST 1302Soc & Pol Hist US Since 18773
Government/Political Science
POLS 2305American Government3
POLS 2306Texas Government3
Social and Behavioral Sciences
ECON 2301Principles Of Economics I3
Institutional Options
COSC 1301Intro To Compr Science I3
COMM 1321Business & Professional Comm3
Total Hours42

Students should be advised by a major advisor prior to registering for any credit, particularly any core curriculum credit as listed.


Major (Aviation Science Management)

AVSM 1303Private Pilot Ground3
AVST 105Private Pilot Flight3
AVSM 1305Private Pilot Lab3
AVSM 2318Instrument Ground3
AVSM 2118Instrument Ground Lab1
AVSM 3305Fundamentals of Avionics3
AVST 311Intermediate Flight Practicum3
AVSM 3312Commercial Pilot Certification3
AVSM 3112Commercial Pilot Certification Lab1
AVST 313Int Flight Theory3
AVSM 3315Multi-Engine Rating3
AVSM 3121Air Traffic Control Lab1
AVST 380Flight Instruction Airplane3
AVST 380LCertified Flight Intstructor-Airplane Lab1
AVSM 4300Flight Instructor Instrument3
AVSM 4100Certified Flight Instructor Instrument Lab1
AVSM 4301Advanced Aerodynamics3
AVSM 4303TurboProp Familiarization3
AVST 408Multi Engine-CFI3
AVST 408LMulti Engine CFI lab1
AVST 425Flight Physiology3
Total Hours51

Other Requirements

AVSM 2301Aviation Weather3
ACCT 231Principles Of Accounting I3
BADM 230Advanced Communication Skills3
MATH 2312Precalculus Math3
MGMT 300Principles of Management3
MGMT 330Organizational Behavior3
PHYS 213College Phys Lab I1
PHYS 1302College Physics II3
PHYS 214College Phys Lab II1
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
Free Elective3
Total Hours27

Minor Requirement

No Minor Required.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
AVSM 1303 Private Pilot Ground 3
AVST 105 Private Pilot Flight 3
AVSM 1305 Private Pilot Lab 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
MATH 2312 Precalculus Math 3
AVSM 2318 Instrument Ground 3
AVSM 2118 Instrument Ground Lab 1
COSC 1301 Intro To Compr Science I 3
COMM 1321 Business & Professional Comm 3
Second Year
Third Semester
CHEM 1311 Chemistry I 3
AVSM 3312 Commercial Pilot Certification 3
AVSM 3112 Commercial Pilot Certification Lab 1
PHYS 1301 College Physics I 3
PHYS 213 College Phys Lab I 1
POLS 2305 American Government 3
Fourth Semester
PHYS 1302 College Physics II 3
PHYS 214 College Phys Lab II 1
AVST 311 Intermediate Flight Practicum 3
AVSM 2301 Aviation Weather 3
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
ENG 2XX Upper Level English
Third Year
Fifth Semester
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
AVSM 3315 Multi-Engine Rating 3
MGMT 300 Principles of Management 3
AVSM 3305 Fundamentals of Avionics 3
BADM 230 Advanced Communication Skills 3
Sixth Semester
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living 3
AVST 380 Flight Instruction Airplane 3
AVST 380L Certified Flight Intstructor-Airplane Lab 1
ECON 2301 Principles Of Economics I 3
Free Elective 3
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
AVSM 4300 Flight Instructor Instrument 3
AVSM 4100 Certified Flight Instructor Instrument Lab 1
AVST 313 Int Flight Theory 3
MGMT 330 Organizational Behavior 3
AVSM 4303 TurboProp Familiarization 3
Eighth Semester
AVST 425 Flight Physiology 3
ACCT 231 Principles Of Accounting I 3
AVSM 4301 Advanced Aerodynamics 3
AVST 408 Multi Engine-CFI 3
AVST 408L Multi Engine CFI lab 1
 Total Hours116