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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aviation Management BS, Maintenance Management Specialization

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Program Learner Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the major components of the domestic and international aviation industry to include general aviation, airline operations, aviation support facilities, airspace system management, airports and aircraft manufacturers as applicable to their degree specialization.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of essential business management concepts of accounting, economics, finance, management, human resource management and business law.
  • Apply general management concepts to specific aviation-related environments such as Fixed Base Operators (FBOs), airports, airlines and the aerospace industry.
  • Describe the fundamental principles of an aviation safety management program and identify the major operational hazards applicable to general aviation and airline operations.
  • Exhibit the verbal and written communication skills needed to interact with aviation professionals, business, and management.

Aviation Management Core Requirements

The Department of Aviation at CWU offers two undergraduate degree programs. One of them is Bachelor Science in Aviation Management (major). Currently, this major has two specializations i.e., (i) Aviation Management Specialization; and (ii) Aviation Maintenance Management Specialization. This program prepares graduates for a variety of administrative and management positions in the aviation industry.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Student should have completed a total of 180 credits.
  2. Student should have satisfied the program core requirements to a total of 50 core credits.
  3. Student should satisfy the credits of specialization requirements.

Program Requirements
Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management requires between a total of 86-102 credits, of which 50 credits are core courses requirement.

Maintenance Management Specialization

This specialization prepares graduates for entry into aviation maintenance and management in the aviation industry or FAA.

Students enrolling in this specialization must already possess an FAA Airframe and Powerplant certificate and/or graduation certificate from a Federal Aviation Administration-approved 14CFR Part 147 school. (Certificate not offered at Central Washington University.) Forty-five credits of the Airframe and Powerplant certificates will be accepted upon completion of all other degree requirements.

Maintenance Management Specialization Courses

  • Airframe and Powerplant Certificates Credits: (45)
    (Certificate not offered at Central Washington University. Forty-five credits of the Airframe and Powerplant Certificate will be accepted upon completion of all other degree requirements. See program advisor.)

Total Specialization Credits: 45

Total Credits: 95

College and Department Information

Aviation Department  
College of Education and Professional Studies  

Online Availability
​The program will have both a designated online only option and an in-person or hybrid option.

Program Codes
Major plan codes: AVMA, AVMAP
Online option code: AVMAO, AVMAOP
Specialization plan codes: AVMAI
Online option code: AVMAIO

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