Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Aviation Science and Technology (Aviation Science Management 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 Requirements37
Other Requirements43
Minor Requirements0
Total Hours122

General Education Core Curriculum (Standard)1 

ENGL 1301Freshman English I 23
ENGL 1302Freshman English II3
MATH 1314College Algebra 23
Life and Physical Sciences
CHEM 1311Chemistry I3
PHYS 1315Prin of Phys Sci3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture
ENG 2XX 33
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
PSYC 2301General Psychology3
Institutional Options
CS 120Introduction to Programming Using C++3
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. (N) represents the number of course credits.


Pending English and Math examinations


Approved Electives

Major (Aviation Science Management)

AVSM 1301Introduction To Aviation/History3
AVSM 1320Transportation Survey3
AVSM 2301Aviation Weather3
AVSM 3321Air Traffic Control3
AVSM 3121Air Traffic Control Lab1
AVSM 3351Aviation Law3
AVSM 3371Airport Management3
AVSM 3381Air Carrier Management3
AVSM 4304Aviation Safety3
AVSM 4309General Aviation Management3
AVSM 4212Aviation Capstone Project2
AVSM 4112Aviation Capstone Proj Lab1
AVSM 4395Fld Work Pract in AVS3
Total Hours37

Other Requirements

ACCT 231Principles Of Accounting I3
BADM 230Advanced Communication Skills3
MATH 2312Precalculus Math3
MATH 2413Calculus & Analytic Geomtry I4
MGMT 300Principles of Management3
MGMT 301Foundations of Human Res Mgmt3
MGMT 330Organizational Behavior3
MGSC 239Business Statistics I3
ECON 2301Principles Of Economics I3
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
Electives 115
Total Hours44

Any 15 hours from the following:

  • Any AVST course other than required courses
  • Any MATH, MGMT, MKTG, MGSC, BADM, MSCI, ACCT course, other than required courses.

Minor Requirements

No Minor Required.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
AVSM 1301 Introduction To Aviation/History 3
CS 120 Introduction to Programming Using C++ 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
COMM 1321 Business & Professional Comm 3
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
CHEM 1311 Chemistry I 3
MATH 2312 Precalculus Math 3
MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living 3
AVSM 1320 Transportation Survey 3
Second Year
Third Semester
ENG 2XX Any 200 Level English 3
POLS 2305 American Government 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
AVSM 2301 Aviation Weather 3
Fourth Semester
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
ECON 2301 Principles Of Economics I 3
BADM 230 Advanced Communication Skills 3
PHYS 1315 Prin of Phys Sci 3
Third Year
Fifth Semester
AVSM 3351 Aviation Law 3
MATH 2413 Calculus & Analytic Geomtry I 4
AVSM 3321 Air Traffic Control 3
AVSM 3121 Air Traffic Control Lab 1
AVSM Elective 2 3
Sixth Semester
ACCT 231 Principles Of Accounting I 3
AVSM 3371 Airport Management 3
MGSC 239 Business Statistics I 3
AVSM 3381 Air Carrier Management 3
AVSM Elective 2 3
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
MGMT 300 Principles of Management 3
AVSM 4304 Aviation Safety 3
AVSM 4309 General Aviation Management 3
AVSM 4310 FAR CFR PART 139 3
AVSM 4212 Aviation Capstone Project 2
AVSm Elective 2 3
Eighth Semester
AVSM 4395 Fld Work Pract in AVS 3
MGMT 301 Foundations of Human Res Mgmt 3
MGMT 330 Organizational Behavior 3
AVSM Elective 2 3
AVSM 4112 Aviation Capstone Proj Lab 1
 Total Hours120