Associate of Applied Science in Aviation Administration

Aviation administrators require knowledge of aircraft operating limitations and performance, weather and atmospheric processes, federal regulations, and airport operations. The AAS in Aviation Administration provides an introduction to administrative duties and requirements as well as the skills necessary to provide administrative support.

Admission Requirements

Satisfy the Application and Admission Requirements for Associate Degree Programs.


All students must meet with an academic advisor in the Aviation Technology Division (ATD) prior to beginning any program of study and are encouraged to meet each semester for the purpose of reviewing their academic progress and planning future courses. It is particularly important for students to meet with their advisor whenever academic difficulties arise. Degree check sheets are available in the ATD Office.

See the ATD advisor for appropriate sequence of courses.

Graduation Requirements

Program Requirements

ACCT A201Principles of Financial Accounting3
ATA A102Introduction to Aviation Technology3
ATA A132History of Aviation3
ATA A133Aviation Law and Regulations3
ATA A134Principles of Aviation Administration3
ATA A233Aviation Safety3
ATP A100Private Pilot Ground School3
ATP A235Elements of Weather3
BA A151Business Foundations *3
BA A231Fundamentals of Supervision3
CIS A105Introduction to Personal Computers and Application Software3
or CIS A110 Computer Concepts in Business
ECON A201Principles of Macroeconomics *3
PHIL A301Ethics *3
Select one of the following: *3-4
Intermediate Algebra (Note: prerequisite)
College Algebra for Managerial and Social Sciences (Note: prerequisite)
College Algebra for Calculus (Note: prerequisite)
Trigonometry (Note: prerequisite)
Applied Calculus for Managerial and Social Sciences (Note: prerequisite)
Calculus I (Note: prerequisite)
Elective course3

Courses may be used to fulfill the Associate of Applied Science General Course Requirements.

A total of 60-61 credits is required for the degree.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate technical knowledge of aircraft operating limitations and performance.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of aviation law and regulations, and of the legal issues affecting the aviation industry.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of the issues affecting aviation safety and safety management.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of basic business management skills and supervisory techniques.