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 A133Aviation Law and Regulations3
ATA A134Principles of Aviation Administration3
ATA A233Aviation Safety3
ATA A331Human Factors in Aviation3
ATA A335Airport Operations3
ATA A337Airline Operations3
ATP A100Private Pilot Ground School3
BA A151Business Foundations3
BA A231Fundamentals of Supervision3
ECON A201Principles of Macroeconomics3
PHIL A301Ethics3
PHYS A123College Physics I3
PHYS A123LCollege Physics I Laboratory1
WRTG A111Writing Across Contexts3
WRTG A212Writing and the Professions3
Select one of the following:3-4
College Algebra for Managerial and Social Sciences
College Algebra for Calculus
Applied Calculus for Managerial and Social Sciences
Calculus I
Elementary Statistics
Oral Communication Tier 1 GER3
Elective Courses 100-400-level6
Total Credits61-62

A total of 61-62 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.