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

Aviation Management BS, Executive Pilot Specialization


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This specialization prepares graduates for entry into flight management in the aviation industry.

Students enrolling in this specialization must already possess an FAA commercial pilot certificate or above. Thirty-six to forty-five credits (depending on number and type of FAA certificates and ratings) will be accepted upon completion of all other degree requirements.

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.

Executive Pilot Specialization


Executive Pilot Specialization Courses


FAA Pilot Certificates Credits: (36-45)

Thirty-six to forty-five credits (depending on type of certificates and ratings) will be accepted upon completion of all other degree requirements. See program advisor.

Total Specialization Credits: 36-45


Total Credits: 90-99


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
Specialization codes:EXPI, EXPIP

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