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2021-2022 Catalog 
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AVIA 430 - Aviation and the Global Economy

Credits: 5
Covers relationships between aviation economics and global economics. Emphasis on understanding underlying economic and political factors that affect and influence the aviation industry and the aviation business environment. Uses case studies to help students connect aviation topics and theme with global economic and political trends, actions and consequences.

Enrollment Requirement: Admission to BAS in Aeronautical Science degree.

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

  1. Describe how modern airlines operate in the era of the ever-shrinking world where information is nearly instant and the deluge of information from many quarters can create a hectic and very challenging market environment.
  2. Outline the various factors that affect how a Commercial Air Carrier conducts business, addresses customer needs, addresses market competition from competing air carriers.
  3. Explain about business planning in the highly competitive air carrier market.

Program Outcomes
  1. Prepare for a position in the aviation industry.
  2. Employ their understanding of the integral parts of the global aviation industry through practical application of comprehensive aeronautical principles.
  3. 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.

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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