Air Transportation Curriculum

Curriculum for Air Transportation (BA)

 

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Required Prerequisites to the Major

Prerequisites and stipulations vary for individual courses.

Required Core Courses (44 hours)

  • AVN 2000: Introduction to Aviation Industry
  • AVN 2100: Private Pilot Fundamentals
  • AVN 2200: Aviation Communication
  • AVN 2300: Aircraft Performance and Weather
  • AVN 3000: Aviation Management and Marketing
  • AVN 3200: Aviation Regulations
  • AVN 3300: Aviation Human Factors and Safety
  • GEOG 2400: Economic and Social Geography
  • GEOG 3300: Transportation Security
  • GEOG 5900: Climatology
  • GEOG 5200: Cartography and Map Design
  • GEOG 5210: Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems
  • GEOG 5300: Geography of Transportation
  • AVN 4500: Aviation Capstone Course

Required Aviation Electives (9 hours)

*Courses marked with an asterisk (21-24 hours) are required for those students seeking eligibility for OSU professional pilot certification. Note that this will require an additional 15 hours above the minimum requirements for the degree.

  • AVN 2101: Private Flight Lab I* (2 credits)
  • AVN 2101: Private Flight Lab II* (2 credits)
  • AVN 2501: Commercial Cross Country Flight Lab* (2 credits)
  • AVN 3100: Instrument Flight Fundamentals*
  • AVN 3101: Instrument Pilot Flight Lab*
  • AVN 3193: Individual Studies in Aviation (2-5 credits)
  • AVN 4000: Air Transportation Analysis
  • AVN 4100: Commercial Flight Operations*
  • AVN 4101: Commercial Pilot Flight Lab*
  • AVN 4193: Individual Studies in Aviation (2-5 credits)
  • AVN 4300: Advanced Multi-Engine Operations* (2 credits)
  • AVN 4301: Commercial/Inst Pilot AMEL Flight Lab* OR AVN 5101: Flight Instructor ASEL Flight Lab* (2 credits)
  • AVN 4400: Airport Management
  • AVN 4800: Professional Practices in the Industry (2 credits)
  • AVN 5000: Air Transportation Analysis II
  • AVN 5100: Flight Instruction Methodology* (2 credits)
  • AVN 5102: Flight Instructor AMEL Flight Lab (1 credit)
  • AVN 5193: Individual Studies in Aviation (2-5 credits)
  • AVN 5194: Group Studies in Aviation (2-5 credits)
  • AVN 5200: Instrument Flight Instruction Methodology (2 credits)
  • AVN 5201: Instrument Flight Instruction Flight Lab (1 credit)
  • AVN 5300: Airport Planning, Design, and Development

Required Social Science Electives (12 hours)

Four courses total. Choose at least one from each category. *Social science elective courses that are also approved GE courses can overlap with the GE category for which they have been approved. Any social science elective courses that are not approved GE courses can overlap with the GE Social Science and GE Open Option categories only.

Security:

  • COMM 3330: Communication and Conflict Management
  • COMM 3597.02: Media and Terrorism
  • INTSTDS 3701: Introduction to Homeland Security
  • INTSTDS 4700: Terror and Terrorism
  • POLITSC 4318: Politics of International Terrorism
  • PSYCH 4525: Psychology of Personal Security
  • SOCIOL 3315: Sociology of Terrorism

Individual and Social:

  • COMM 2367: Persuasive Communication
  • COMM 2331: Strategic Communication Principles
  • COMM 3331: Communication in Decision Making
  • COMM 3545: Human-Computer Interaction
  • GEOG 3600: Space, Power, and Political Geography
  • GEOG 5700: Geography of Development
  • INTSTDS 5195: Selected Topics in International Studies
  • POLITSC 2150: Voters and Elections
  • PSYCH 4309: Human Motor Control and Learning
  • PSYCH 4508: Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making
  • PSYCH 4521: Personnel Psychology
  • SOCIOL 3302: Technology and Global Society
  • SOCIOL 2370: Social Psychology in Sociological Perspective

Institutions:

  • COMM 2540: Introduction to Communication Technology
  • COMM 3325: Introduction to Organizational Communication
  • COMM 3668: Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 3443: Global Media
  • ECON 3048: Ethics and Social Responsibility in Economic Life
  • ECON 4600: International Economic Relations
  • ECON 4700: Government and Business
  • ECON 5850: Labor Economics and Industrial Relations
  • GEOG 3701: The Making of the Modern World
  • GEOG 3702: Life and Death Geographies: Global Population Dynamics
  • GEOG 5802: Globalization and Environment
  • INTSTDS 4800: Cultural Diplomacy
  • INTSTDS 5800: International Law
  • POLITSC 3115: Introduction to the Policy Process
  • POLITSC 4200: Politics of Modern Democracies
  • SOCIOL 2309: Introduction to Law and Society

 

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