Required Courses for Professional Flight Management
Professional Flight Management program provides the technical management background and specialization as does the Aviation Management concentration. Additionally, students pursuing the Professional Flight Management concentration are required to earn the pilot ratings that are required to meet the qualifications to be hired as a pilot with the airlines or corporate aviation. Also, the Professional Flight Management students must have, and maintain, a minimum overall grade point average of 2.25 to enroll in Professional Flight Management courses.
- College Core Requirements
- Major Requirements
- Flight Component
PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
LEC. 3. Basic accounting principles with focus on preparation and use of financial statements. Credit will not be given for both ACCT 2110 and ACCT 2810. Sophomore standing.
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
LEC. 3. Pr. ACCT 2110 or ACCT 2117. Emphasis on cost accounting, budgeting, and decision making using managerial accounting information. Sophomore standing.
LEC. 3. Introduction to contracts, sales, torts, ethics and the judicial system. Focus is on the business environment
BUSINESS ANALYTICS I
LEC. 3. Pr. (MATH 1610 or MATH 1680) and (P/C COMP 1000 or P/C COMP 1003 or COMP 1AA0). or equivalent, minimum 2.0 overall cumulative undergraduate GPA. Introduction to analytics in business including use of data to make business decisions, basic predictive business modeling, and communication of analytical results.
BUSINESS ANALYTICS II
LEC. 3. Pr. BUAL 2600 or MNGT 2600 or STAT 2610 or STAT 2010or STAT 2017 or STAT 2510 or STAT 3010. Further examination of analytics in business including business inference, business classification analysis, predictive business modeling, forecasting, introduction to data mining. Minimum 2.0 overall cumulative undergraduate GPA.
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION I (1)
LEC. 1. Exposure to various topics relative to business administration. For Business majors, should be taken during student's first academic year.
ORAL COMMUNICATION FOR BUSINESS
LEC. 12. LAB. 9. Theories and techniques of strong oral communication skills, with real-world applications for business.
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (1)
LEC. 1. Orientation to business administration. Business majors should take during student's second academic year.
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS
LEC. 3. Pr., ECON 2020 or ECON 2027. Economic principles emphasizing economic aggregates, including: measuring economic performance, macroeconomic theory, inflation and unemployment, money and banking and fiscal and monetary policy.
PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS FINANCE
LEC. 3. Pr. ACCT 2110 or ACCT 2117 or ACCT 2810 or ACCT 3110. Corporate finance from the perspective of a financial manager. Topics include time value of money, valuation, and capital budgeting.
PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING
LEC. 3. Pr. ECON 2020 or ECON 2027. Study of functions, institutions, and basic problems in marketing of goods and services in a global economy. Credit will not be given for both MKTG 3310 and MKTG 3810. Junior standing.
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
LEC. 3. Management functions and the applications of management principles in organization. Junior standing.
LEC. 3. Pr. MKTG 3310 and MNGT 3100 and FINC 3610. Objectives, strategy, and policies pertaining to a total organization. Problem-solving and the relationship between the functional areas of an organization. College of Business Information Technology requirement.
APPLIED AERODYNAMICS AND PROPULSION SYSTEMS
LEC. 3. Pr. PHYS 1500 or Departmental approval. The principles of aerodynamics and propulsion and how aerodynamic factors affecting lift, thrust, drag, in-air performance, stability and flight control. The aircraft design process is covered from concept to test flight.
INTRODUCTION TO AVIATION
LEC. 2. Orientation to aviation management career opportunities. The history of significant events and accomplishments in the attempt to move through the air and space.
SEVERE AND HAZARDOUS WEATHER DISRUPTIONS
LEC. 3. Departmental approval. Meteorology as it applies to the operation of aircraft with emphasis on observation of weather elements and interpretation of flight planning weather information.
PERFORMANCE EVALUATION AND MEASUREMENT
LEC. 3. Pr. AVMG 1010 and SCMN 3150 and SCMN 3720. Introduction to the use of operations research techniques. Includes the role of math modeling procedures, manual and computer generated solutions, applied to the decision-making process. Credit will not be given for both AVMG 3140 and SCMN 4700.
APPLIED ANALYSIS IN TRANSPORTATION
LEC. 3. Pr. AVMG 1010 and SCMN 3150 and SCMN 3720 or Departmental approval. Development of principles required in economic analysis.
TRANSPORTATION SAFETY MANAGEMENT
LEC. 3. Pr. AVMG 1010 and SCMN 3720. Analysis and insight into the sequence of circumstances that can occur and cause an aircraft accident to happen as well as the techniques, processes and limitations in determining aircraft accident causation.
AIR SPACE MANAGEMENT
LEC. 3. Pr. AVMG 1010 or AVMG 3050 or Departmental approval. Air traffic control procedures, facilities, center, and operations. Theory of radar operation and air traffic separation using computer-based ATC radar simulators. Special fee.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN AVIATION
LEC. 1. SU. This course examines various aviation profession issues and strategies. This course includes career planning, professional development and certifications, educational initiatives for continued professional development, and career management strategies. Credit will not be given for both SCMN 4810 and AVMG 4810.
GLOBAL AIR TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
LEC. 3. Pr. AVMG 3140 and AVMG 3200 or Departmental approval. International foreign air carriers, influences of ICAO and IATA, national ownership, determinants of power, operational and management practices, routes and fares.
AVIATION LAW AND POLICY
LEC. 3. Departmental approval. The legal structure of aviation including federal, local, and state statutes, contracts, insurance and liability, regulatory statutes and case law.
OPS: MNGT OF BUSINESS PROCES
LEC. 2. Fundamental concepts, techniques and tools of business processes. Credit will not be given for both SCMN 3150 and MNGT 3150. Junior standing.
TRANS: MNGT OF PRODUCT FLOWS
LEC. 3. Management of transportation operations and the role of transportation in achieving supply chain objectives. Credit will not be given for both SCMN 3720 and AMLG 3720. Fall, Spring. Junior standing.
PRIN OF INSTRUMENT FLIGHT
LEC. 3. Instruments, FAA regulations, air traffic procedures, radio navigation and air craft operation and performances as applied to instrument flying. Preparation for the FAA Instrument Pilot written examinations. Special fee.
INSTRUMENT FLIGHT TRAINING I
LAB. 3. Instruments, FAA regulations, air traffic control procedures, radio navigation and aircraft operation and performances as applied to instrument flying. Preparation for the FAA Instrument Pilot written examination. Special fees. Private Pilot Certificate.
COMM FLIGHT PROBLEMS
LEC. 3. Pr. AVMF 2171. FAA regulations, high altitude operations aerodynamics, commercial flight maneuvers, environmental, ice control, retractable landing gear and aircraft performances as applied to commercial flying. Preparation for the FAA Commercial Pilot knowledge examination. Special fee. Private Pilot Certificate.
INSTRUMENT FLIGHT TRAINING II
LAB. 3. Departmental approval. Continuation of Instruments, FAA regulations, air traffic control procedures, radio navigation and aircraft operation and performances as applied to instrument flying. Preparation for the FAA Instrument Pilot written examination. Special fee.
COMM FLIGHT TRAINING II
LAB. 3. Departmental approval. Flight training toward the Commercial Pilot Certificate. Special fee.
COMM FLIGHT TRAIN III
LAB. 3. Pr. AVMF 2261. Continuation of flight training towards the Commercial Pilot Certificate. Emphasis on advanced commercial maneuvers, complex airplane systems and cross country flying. Special fee.
MULTI ENGINE TRAINING
LAB. 2. Pr. AVMF 2271. Departmental approval. Specialized instruction in methods and techniques of multi engine aircraft operations. Sufficient classroom and flight instruction is given under FAA Part 141 to qualify for the FAA Multi-Engine Land Certificate. Special Fees. Or Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument rating and