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AVIA 214 - Airport Management and Operations

Credits: 5
Provides basic knowledge in airport operations and management for airport operations, interaction with political entities, public relations with local communities and local entities, working with government (local, state and federal) regarding airport operations and management directives governing airport safety responsibilities, relationships with commercial air carriers, fixed-base operators, community residents, aviation authorities and environmental authorities. Provides a basic understanding of how airport managers address federal airport standards for basic airport functions involving air safety, ground and flight operations, airport budgets and finances aspects and airport planning.

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

  1. Demonstrate basic knowledge in airport operations and management for airport operations.
  2. Demonstrate basic knowledge regarding airport operations and management directives related to airport safety.
  3. Explain basic understanding of how airport managers address federal airport standards for basic airport functions involving air safety, ground and flight operations.

Program Outcomes
  1. Prepare for a position in management, business, and administration in the aviation industry.
  2. Employ understanding of the integral parts of the global aviation industry through practical application of comprehensive aeronautical principles.
  3. Demonstrate 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.


College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.



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