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2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Aviation Science - Concentration in Professional Aeronautics, B.S.


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(*Note: Students enrolled in flight courses will be assessed an additional flight lab fee (Flight Lab Costs ).)

The Aviation Science Program is the only four-year collegiate aviation education program in the State of North Carolina. The mission of the Aviation Science Program is to provide quality aviation education to a diverse student body by offering specializations in areas relevant to the highly competitive aerospace/aviation industry. Students who select Aviation Science as a major will complete the technical, managerial, and aviation courses that are necessary to fulfill the critical aviation personnel needs of local and state governments, the national government, business, and the aviation and aerospace industries. Graduates of the program will receive the Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Science with a concentration in Aviation Management, Avionics, Flight Education, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or Professional Aeronautics. Majors must earn a grade of “C” or better in each required Aviation Science course.

Curriculum


Program Requirements: A C or better is required for all Major Requirements (Core Courses) and Concentration Courses.

General Education courses (36 hours)


Major Core Requirements (42 hours)


Concentration Requirements (30 hours)


  • Any AVI 3 credit hour course
  • Any FLT 3 credit hour course
  • Any ATC 3 credit hour course
  • Any UAS 3 credit hour course
  • Any ENGT 3 credit hour course
  • Any AVNC 3 credit hour course

Electives (12 hours)


Subtotal: 120


Suggested Curriculum Guide for Majors in Aviation Science with a Concentration in Professional Aeronautics


Freshman Year


Subtotal: 15

Second Semester


Subtotal: 14

Sophomore Year


First Semester


Subtotal: 15

Second Semester


  • Credits: 3
  • Natural Science with Lab Credits: 4
  • Any AVI FLT ATC AVNC UAS ENGT Credits: 3
  • Humanities and Fine Arts Credits: 3
  • Social and Behavioral Science Elective Credits: 3
Subtotal: 16

Junior Year


First Semester


Subtotal: 15

Second Semester


Subtotal: 15

Senior Year


First Semester


Subtotal: 15

Second Semester


Subtotal: 15

Subtotal: 120


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