BS Aviation - Aviation Management

The Aviation Management option prepares students to work at a public or private airport or a general aviation company.

Graduates of the BS in Aviation with an option in Aviation Management will be able to:

  1. Interpret and analyze financial statements and control concepts
  2. Develop and use accounting and budgetary data to assist management in decision making and control activities
  3. Apply business principles to the management of environmental issues including noise generation and abatement
  4. Articulate the nature and sources of law and legal problems encountered by managers
  5. Apply principles of human resource management
  6. Analyze the growth of the major components of the aviation industry at the national and international levels
  7. Analyze the current structure of the aviation industry including general aviation, the airlines, corporate aviation, airports, original equipment manufacturers (OEMS), and manufacturers
  8. Describe the impact of limited airspace and airport capacity on the growth of the aviation industry
  9. Use business principles in airport planning and management
  10. Describe aspects of managing air transportation companies.
  11. Describe the air traffic control system and relationships between en route, terminal, tower, and flight service functions.
  12. Apply land use and facilities planning practices to airports and general aviation facilities
  13. Describe aviation leasing and property management issues including the impact of federal regulations
  14. Apply technology to increase efficiency and security in airports



General Education

  • Of the 51 units required by the university, 24 may be satisfied by specified major and support requirements. Consult major advisor for details.

Preparation for the Major 

Aviation Core

Aviation Management Option 

BS in Aviation: Option in Aviation Management -- Additional Program Information