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2021-2022 Catalog 
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AVIA 103 - Aviation History and Careers

Credits: 5
Provides students with a clear understanding of aviation, its history, and technological developments in the past, and future. Also addresses the range of career opportunities in the field of aviation, including flight instructor, airline captain, air traffic controller, and aircraft dispatcher.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Identify the major historical events since man first took flight.
  2. Identify the major historical figures in the development of aviation.
  3. Express the importance of aviation in everyday life.
  4. Identify past and future technological developments.
  5. Develop their knowledge of commercial aviation.
  6. Identify career options in aviation.
  7. Recognize the requirements for different professions in aviation.

Program Outcomes
  1. Employ their understanding of the integral parts of the global aviation industry through practical application of comprehensive aeronautical principles.
  2. Demonstrate their ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary and diverse team of aviation professionals through proficiency in the skills and technology used in the aviation industry.
  3. Advance to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Aeronautical Science.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.

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