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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aviation Management BS, Aviation Management Specialization

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

  • define and summarize the role of the three major categories of domestic and international aviation: general aviation, airlines, and government (civil and military);
  • apply business management techniques of accounting, economics, finance, management, human resource management, and business law to aviation-specific situations and problems;
  • 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; and
  • 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 three specializations i.e., (i) aviation management specialization; (ii) aviation maintenance management specialization (iii) executive pilot management specialization. This program prepares graduates for a variety of administrative and management positions in the aviation industry.

Program Requirements
Bachelor of science in aviation management requires between a total of 82-94 credits, of which 54 credits are core courses requirement.

Aviation Management Specialization Courses

Total Specialization Credits: 28-40

Total Credits: 82-94

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 codes: AVMAO, AVMAOP
Specialization plan codes: AVMAN
Online option code: AVMANO

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