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:
- Interpret and analyze financial statements and control concepts
- Develop and use accounting and budgetary data to assist management in decision making and control activities
- Apply business principles to the management of environmental issues including noise generation and abatement
- Articulate the nature and sources of law and legal problems encountered by managers
- Apply principles of human resource management
- Analyze the growth of the major components of the aviation industry at the national and international levels
- Analyze the current structure of the aviation industry including general aviation, the airlines, corporate aviation, airports, original equipment manufacturers (OEMS), and manufacturers
- Describe the impact of limited airspace and airport capacity on the growth of the aviation industry
- Use business principles in airport planning and management
- Describe aspects of managing air transportation companies.
- Describe the air traffic control system and relationships between en route, terminal, tower, and flight service functions.
- Apply land use and facilities planning practices to airports and general aviation facilities
- Describe aviation leasing and property management issues including the impact of federal regulations
- Apply technology to increase efficiency and security in airports
- 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 Management Option
- Avia 2
- Avia 31
- Avia 42
- Avia 43
- Avia 73
- Avia 176
- Avia 177
- Avia 178
- Avia 179
- Bus 146
- Bus 170
- UrbP 136
- Econ 1B (4)
- ** Take ANY TWO of the following (6 units): Bus 150, OR Bus 151, OR Bus 167, OR Bus 181
- ** Note: can use Avia 195 units for one of these classes. Avia 195 can be 1-6 units
- 1 will be required to meet the 120 unit graduation requirement.