Bachelor of Science in Aviation, Professional Flight Specialization Course Requirements

The curriculum includes the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s general education requirements, departmental requirements, a core of aviation classes and specialized courses in professional flight. All students in a degree program in the aviation department must meet the university general education requirements. Additional information on these requirements can be found in this catalog and on the University General Education website (http://gened.unomaha.edu/). Please contact an academic advisor for recommended choices for the major. Certain majors/programs in the Aviation Institute require specific foundational coursework that may also count for General Education requirements. For further information and details, contact an academic advisor.

Degree Requirements

Fundamental Academic Requirements

Writing Area (9 credit hours)

AVN 3060Writing in Aviation

3

And

ENGL 1150English Composition I

3

Or

ENGL 1154/ENGL 1150English Composition I

3 credits

And

ENGL 1160English Composition II

3

Or

ENGL 1164English Composition II

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Math Area (3 credit hours)

MATH 1310Intermediate Algebra

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Speech Area (3 credit hours)

SPCH 1110Public Speaking Fundamentals

3

Or

SPCH 2120Argumentation and Debate

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Distribution Requirements

Humanities and Fine Arts

9 Credits

Natural and Physical Sciences

8 Credits

-Must include one lab course

Behavioral and Social Sciences

9 Credits

Total Credit Hours:26

Departmental Requirements (21)

-most department requirements will meet a general education requirement, consult with your advisor for more information.

AVN 2510Diversity in Aviation

3

AVN 3600International Aviation

3

CSCI 1000Computer Literacy with Applications

3

MATH 1930Calculus for the Managerial, Life and Social Sciences

3

PHYS 1030Physics of Life

3

PSCI 1100Introduction to American National Government

3

ECON 2200Principles of Economics (Micro)

3

Total Credit Hours:21

Aviation Major (24)

A “C-” or better must be earned in all courses within the Aviation Major core.

AVN 1000Introduction to Aviation and Aerospace

3

AVN 1020Private Pilot Theory

3

AVN 1040History of Aviation and Aerospace

3

AVN 1160Aviation Safety

3

AVN 2020Airline Operations

3 credits

AVN 2050Introduction to Airport Administration

3 credits

AVN 2750Aviation Meteorology

3

AVN 3150Aviation Law

3

Total Credit Hours:24

Professional Flight Specialization (29)

A “C-” or better must be earned in all courses with in the specialization.

AVN 1024Private Pilot Flight Laboratory

1

AVN 1030Private Pilot Flight Certificate

2

AVN 2170Instrument Flight Theory

3

AVN 2174Instrument Rating

3

AVN 2180Commercial Pilot Theory

3

AVN 2184Commercial Certificate

3

AVN 3040Human Factors in Aviation Safety

3

AVN 3190Certified Flight Instructor Theory

3

AVN 4020Aircraft Systems

3

AVN 4060Advanced Air Transport Flight Operations

3

And

AVN 3194Certified Flight Instructor I

2

Or

AVN 3400Multi-Engine

2

Total Credit Hours:31

Students must successfully complete 120 credit hours in order to graduate.

Expected Academic Performance

For purposes of meeting general education requirements, distribution requirements, and prerequisite requirements for courses, a grade of “C-” performs the role of a grade of “C”, and a grade of “D-” performs the role of a grade of “D”. A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) must be earned in each of the required courses within the major area of study.