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Capitol Technology University Course Catalog

    Apr 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Course Catalog 
2023-2024 Course Catalog

Aviation Professional Pilot, B.S.

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The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Aviation Professional Pilot provides the student with the necessary knowledge and training to become an aviation professional in the diverse field of Aviation. The program addresses one of the greatest employment challenges of the 21st century - how to create enough professional pilots to fill the staggering number of jobs created in the aviation industry due to the burgeoning demand for commercial and airline pilots. The degree provides a firm foundation in flight operations, airport operations, safety, risk management, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations, aviation technologies, and piloting skills. Graduates of the program will have the knowledge, skills, and FAA certifications necessary to be employed as a commercial pilot by airlines, governmental agencies, or corporate employers.

Program Educational Objectives

Within three to five years of graduation,

  • Students will critically analyze problems in a variety of disciplines to identify relevant and useful information to support the attainment of desired outcomes.
  • Students will determine appropriate conclusions by examining the output of methodological applications in the aviation professional pilot environment.
  • Students will conceptualize, apply, and integrate effective strategies to use information in the decision-making process as an aviation professional pilot.
  • Students will apply knowledge in aviation to adapt to emerging aviation trends.
  • Students will conduct themselves professionally and ethically.
  • Students will understand and analyze the role of aviation safety and human factors in the aviation industry.
  • Students will fly independently and safely operate airplanes for which they are rated.

Student Outcomes

Upon graduation, graduates will be able to

  • Graduates will demonstrate flight proficiency, safety, and procedural skills to obtain FAA licensure required to secure a position as a commercial pilot or flight instructor.
  • Graduates will apply legal and ethical principles in their career as an aviation professional pilot.
  • Graduates will apply knowledge of aeronautical principles, design characteristics, and operational limitations to operate aircraft safely in emergency conditions.
  • Graduates will demonstrate traditional and technological techniques of communicating ideas effectively and persuasively.
  • Graduates will demonstrate leadership, teamwork, and managerial skills in their assigned aircraft and within the aviation industry. f. Graduates will be able to analyze and assess airline regulations, airport operations, government regulations, safety requirements, and environmental concerns to plan and implement appropriate actions as an aviation professional pilot.

Course Requirements

Bachelor of Science 120 Credits

Aviation Commercial Pilot Core Courses (70 Credits)

Unmanned and Autonomous Systems (6 Credits)

Math and Science (19 Credits)

English, Humanities, and Social Science (24 Credits)

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