ASAST in Aviation Flight Technology

The Associate in Science in Applied Science and Technology (ASAST) degree program in Aviation Flight Technology is designed for FAA licensed commercial pilots with instrument rating. Equivalent military training may be considered. The degree is a 60-credit program.

ASAST in Aviation Flight Technology Credit Distribution

Subject/Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 38
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Literacy
  • Information Literacy
B. Civic and Global Learning 9
  • Diversity
  • Ethics
  • Civic Engagement
C. Knowledge of Human Cultures 6
D. Understanding the Physical and Natural World 8
II. Area of Study: Aviation Flight Technology 21
A. Private Pilot Ground 3
B. Commercial Pilot Ground 6
C. Commercial Pilot Flight 6
D. Aviation Flight Technology Electives
  • Private Pilot Flight
  • Instrument Pilot Ground
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • Aircraft Components
  • Avionics
  • Navigation
  • Airplane Transport Pilot
  • Multiengine Rating
  • Flight Instructor (CFI)
  • Flight Instrument Instructor (CFII)
  • Multiengine Instrument Instructor (MEII)
E. Associate Capstone (APS-295) 3
III. Electives 1
Total 60
Degree Requirements Credits
The following courses are required for the ASAST Degree in Aviation Flight Technology and can be fulfilled in either the General Education or Electives sections of the degree chart. 11
  • College Algebra
  • Physics I with Lab
  • Physics II with Lab


  • Certification: FAA license as a Commercial Pilot with Instrument Rating. Equivalent military training may be considered
  • How Students Earn Credit in the Option: Students’ options are completed by the licenses, depending on the rating.

Note: Courses listed in the Area of Study are offered as a guide. Other courses may also be considered appropriate for the program. The inclusion of similar courses must be reviewed by the Evaluation team. Students must submit their program plan for review to ensure that course selection is appropriate for the degree.

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