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Aviation (AVIA)


AVIA 101  Aviation Fundamentals  (5)

Covers basic aviation phraseology, air traffic glossary, definitions, acronyms and terms that pilots, air traffic controllers and flight operations managers use to operate and control aircraft and to manage flight operations. Includes aviation scenario practice with US and ICAO aviation rules and procedures, flight planning, aeronautical charts, aeronautical calculations, airspace, aerial navigation, aircraft weight and balance, aircraft performance, and aircraft flight systems. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission.

AVIA 103  Aviation History and Careers  (5)

Provides students with a clear understanding of aviation, its history, and technological developments in the past, and future. Also addresses the range of career opportunities in the field of aviation, including flight instructor, airline captain, air traffic controller, and aircraft dispatcher.

AVIA 109  Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems  (5)

Introduces students to the requirements of operating an unmanned aerial vehicle. Covers aerodynamics, regulatory requirements, designing and building, telemetry, communications, weather, performance and support equipment. Addresses the application of unammed aerial vehicles and their sub-systems.

AVIA 110  Airline Operation  (5)

Covers operation of large U.S. and international airlines. Includes setting passenger fares and cargo rates, regulations, marketing, labor, responding to competition, scheduling, reservations, dispatch and aircraft selection. Also includes discussion of aviation careers.

AVIA 111  Private Pilot Ground School  (10)

Includes coverage of aerodynamics, aerial navigation, weather, aviation communications, federal and other regulations, flight physiology, weight and balance planning, and other subjects to prepare students for the FAA Private Pilot Knowledge Examination (PPKE). Includes extensive practice interpreting applicable aviation flight planning information and preparing flight plans to a standard sufficient to clearly demonstrate sufficient aviation knowledge necessary to pass the FAA PPKE.

AVIA 112  Aircraft Systems  (5)

Covers general aviation and commercial aircraft systems, navigation systems and flight deck technologies currently in use in general aviation and commercial aircraft.

AVIA 121  Basic Weather Theory  (2)

Covers topics necessary to become National Weather Service certified observer. Topics include the understanding of basic weather processes, geographical weather patterns, and the causes of hazardous weather around the planet, such as thunderstorms, wind shear, and severe icing conditions. Students learn the general circulation pattern of wind, temperature and pressure differences around the planet.

AVIA 123  Aviation Weather  (5)

Covers theory of weather processes and interpretation of weather reports and charts. Includes special aviation-related topics such as high-altitude weather, arctic weather and tropical weather. Students gain a fundamental knowledge of weather observation and forecasting techniques and instruments. Discusses special aviation problems such as windshear and micro-burst detection. Covers Terminal Aerodrome Forecast/Aviation Routine Weather.

AVIA 127  Basic Weather Reports  (1)

Students gain a fundamental knowledge of weather observation and forecasting techniques and instruments. Students solve special aviation problems, such as windshear and micro-burst detection. Covers Terminal Aerodrome Forecast/Aviation Routine Weather.

AVIA 128  Basic Weather Observation  (3)

Provides participants with the knowledge to create and decipher aviation weather reports. A strong background in aviation weather is very important in the aviation field. Pilots, dispatchers, air traffic controllers, flight service personnel and weather observers deal with this weather information in extreme depth on a daily basis.

AVIA 132  Helicopter Pilot Private Flight 1  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 133  Helicopter Pilot Private Flight 2  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 134  Helicopter Pilot Private Flight 3  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 145  Professional Pilot Private Flight 1  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 146  Professional Pilot Private Flight 2  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 160  Aviation Communication  (2-5)

Provides intensive instruction and practice in listening and speaking the words and phrases used in pilot-controller-dispatcher radio communication. Emphasizes accuracy and efficiency. Course very useful for, but not limited to, persons who have completed ESOL. In both USA and ICAO (International) format.

AVIA 161  Basic Aviation Terminology  (3)

Covers all basic definitions, acronyms and abbreviations used in the aviation industry as well as their uses and applications. Assists in preparing for the FAA Private Pilot written exam.

AVIA 177  Aviation Work Experience 1  (1-13)

Allows students to work full- or part-time in jobs directly related to their programs and interests. Students may receive a salary or volunteer. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission.

AVIA 178  Aviation Work Experience 2  (1-13)

Allows students to work full- or part-time in jobs directly related to their programs and interests. Students may receive a salary or volunteer. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission.

AVIA 179  Aviation Work Experience 3  (1-13)

Allows students to work full- or part-time in jobs directly related to their programs and interests. Students may receive a salary or volunteer. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission.

AVIA 190  FAA Next Generation Technologies  (5)

Covers technologies and procedures the FAA is using as the FAA migrates from the existing National Airspace System infrastructure and technology to the FAA Next Generation National Airspace System infrastructure and technology. PREREQUISITE: AVIA 111, 112 and 123; or instructor's permission.

AVIA 206  Helicopter Ground School  (3)

Covers helicopter aerodynamics, systems, operations, emergencies, flight regulations, weight and balance, pinnacle and slope operations, external loads, high altitude operation, large helicopter operations and other subjects pertaining to the FAA Private Pilot and Commercial Pilot Knowledge examinations.

AVIA 210  Aviation and the Law  (5)

Aviation law and regulations including discussions of constitutional, administrative and international law affecting aviation. Analysis of aviation regulatory environments and processes including legislation, rule-making, certification and enforcement actions using case studies. PREREQUISITE: AVIA 111 or instructor's permission.

AVIA 211  Aerodynamics for Pilots  (5)

Covers aerodynamic forces, symbols-equations, airspeed measurements, the four forces of light, jet aircraft performance, propeller aircraft performance, helicopter aerodynamics, stability, takeoff and landing performance.

AVIA 212  Human Factors for Aviators  (2)

Covers human factors in aeronautical decision-making and situation-awareness. Emphasizes human error, personal attitudes and physical elements (pilot fitness, pilot workload, cockpit distractions, etc), pilot preparedness, and effective use of crew resource management to manage and mitigate aviation risk. Includes accident case studies. PREREQUISITE: AVIA 111 and AVIA 123; or instructor's permission.

AVIA 214  Airport Management and Operations  (5)

Provides basic knowledge in airport operations and management for airport operations, interaction with political entities, public relations with local communities and local entities, working with government (local, state and federal) regarding airport operations and management directives governing airport safety responsibilities, relationships with commercial air carriers, fixed-base operators, community residents, aviation authorities and environmental authorities. Provides a basic understanding of how airport managers address federal airport standards for basic airport functions involving air safety, ground and flight operations, airport budgets and finances aspects and airport planning. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission.

AVIA 216  Basic Instrument Pilot Ground School  (10)

Provides students with information to pass the FAA instrument pilot written examination. Covers basic instrument flight procedures and planning including radio navigation, IFR flight planning and decision-making, ATC procedures, and FAA regulations pertinent to instrument flight. FAA part 141 approved. PREREQUISITE: AVIA 111 or instructor's permission.

AVIA 217  Aviation Security  (5)

Provides a basic framework for understanding aviation security philosophy, rules, procedures and methods. Covers security for commercial aviation operations and general aviation operations including airport security, passenger and baggage security, and cargo security.

AVIA 218  Commercial Pilot Ground School  (5)

Topics include navigation, weather, advanced aircraft performance, high-power engine operation, multi-engine factors, regulations, weight shift, instrument flight and communication, and airspace. FAA Part 141 approved. Prepares students for the FAA Commercial Pilot written exam. PREREQUISITE: AVIA 111 or instructor's permission.

AVIA 220  Flight Instructor Ground School  (5)

Prepares students to pass the FAA fundamentals of instructing, basic ground instructor, advanced ground instructor and flight instructor-airplane written tests. Covers aviation instruction methods, the learning process, elements of effective teaching and lesson planning. Also covers aerodynamics, aircraft systems, aviation weather, flight maneuvers and navigation. PREREQUISITE: AVIA 111, 216 and 218.

AVIA 221  FAA Written Test Preparation for ATP/Dispatch  (2)

Prepares students for the FAA's written test for either the Airline Transport Pilot certificate or Dispatcher certificate. Focuses on aircraft performance, weight and balance, weather, and appropriate federal regulations.

AVIA 232  Helicopter Pilot Commercial Flight 1  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for pilot flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 233  Helicopter Pilot Commercial Flight 2  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for pilot flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 234  Helicopter Pilot Commercial Flight 3  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for pilot flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides in-flight instruction.

AVIA 242  Helicopter Pilot Instrument Flight 1  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for pilot flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 243  Helicopter Pilot Instrument Flight 2  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for pilot flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 244  Helicopter Flight Instructor  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for pilot flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 245  Professional Pilot Commercial Flight 1  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for pilot flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 246  Professional Pilot Commercial Flight 2  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for commercial pilot flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 247  Professional Pilot Commercial Flight 3  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for pilot flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 248  Helicopter Pilot Instrument Flight 3  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for pilot flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 249  Helicopter Pilot Instructor Flight 2  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for pilot flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 254  Helicopter Pilot Instructor Flight 3  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for pilot flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 255  Professional Pilot Instrument Flight 1  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for the instrument pilot flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 256  Professional Pilot Instrument Flight 2  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for the instrument pilot flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 258  Professional Pilot Instructor Flight 2  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for Instructor pilot flight proficiency training. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 259  Professional Pilot Instrument Flight 3  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for instrument flight proficiency. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 261  Professional Pilot Instrument Instructor  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for instrument instructor pilot flight proficiency training. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 262  Professional Pilot Multi-Engine Instructor Pilot  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for multi-engine instructor pilot flight proficiency training. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 263  Helicopter Pilot Instrument Instructor  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for pilot flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 264  Complex Aircraft Qualifications  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for pilot flight proficiency requirements. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 265  Airline Dispatch  (10)

Teaches practical dispatching for airline and corporate operations, as well as preflight, in-flight and postflight duties. Covers federal aviation regulations, meteorology, navigation, large aircraft weight/balance, performance, systems, and communications. Also covers air traffic control procedure, and pilot departure and arrival procedures. PREREQUISITE: (AVIA 270 or AVIA 281) and AVIA 123 and AVIA 216; or instructor's permission.

AVIA 266  Professional Pilot Instructor Flight 1  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for instrument pilot flight proficiency requirements in an airplane. A local authorized flight school provides in-flight instruction.

AVIA 267  International Flight Planning and ETOPS  (5)

Covers air carrier flight planning to points outside the United States, Federal Aviation Regulations (Part 121) and International Civil Aviation Organization regulations (ICAO), flight planning practice using ICAO forms, as well as extended two-engine overwater operation procedures (ETOPs), and routing, fuel, equipment and weather requirements. PREREQUISITE: AVIA 265 or concurrent enrollment; or instructor's permission.

AVIA 269  Professional Pilot Multi-Engine Flight  (2)

Qualifies students to obtain and/or update skills and knowledge necessary for multi-engine pilot flight proficiency training. A local authorized flight school provides all in-flight instruction.

AVIA 270  Air Traffic Control Fundamentals  (5)

Covers Air Traffic Control (ATC) history, current organization, functions and general operations of ATC as part of the National Airspace System (NAS). Includes explanations of functions and purposes of airport Air Traffic Control Towers, Radar Approach Controls and Air Route Traffic Control Centers and the integration of ATC into the other elements and components of the NAS. Also covers how ATC teams are the cornerstone of ATC operations to effectively accomplish the FAA ATC mission. PREREQUISITE: AVIA 111 and AVIA 123 and AVIA 216; or instructor's permission.

AVIA 281  Air Traffic Control 1  (5)

Introduces radar and non-radar air traffic control, flight data processing, aircraft communication, FAA separation standards, controller techniques, and airspace management. Covers computer simulation of ATC problems. PREREQUISITE: AVIA 216 or 225; or concurrent enrollment or instructor's permission.

AVIA 282  Air Traffic Control 2  (5)

Covers ATC procedures in terminal ATC environments for controllers and pilots. Emphasizes proper radio communications procedures, terminal ATC radar and non-radar separation and sequencing, correct application of applicable terminal ATC Operational rules and regulations for controllers and correct application of FAR and AIM rules and procedures for pilots. PREREQUISITE: AVIA 281 with a grade of 3.0 or higher; or instructor’s permission.

AVIA 284  ATC Radar Lab  (1)

Focuses on ATC radar operations including radar procedure applications and FAA radar operational methods and techniques. PREREQUISITE: AVIA 281 or AVIA 282; and instructor's permission.

AVIA 286  Air Traffic Controllers 3-Enroute ATC  (5)

Expands on the foundation of basic control procedures students learned in AVIA 281, and focuses on students aspiring to become air traffic controllers. PREREQUISITE: AVIA 281 and 282 with a grade of 3.0 or higher; or instructor's permission.

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