BSAST in Aviation Flight Technology

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Science and Technology (BSAST) degree in Aviation Flight Technology is limited to professionally licensed commercial pilots who hold a minimum of Commercial and Instrument ratings (Airline Transport Pilot recommended). Equivalent military training may also be considered. The degree is a 120-credit program.

Subject Area/Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • English Composition I (ENC-101)
  • English Composition II (ENC-102)
  • College Algebra (MAT-121) or above
  • Higher Level Mathematics Above College Algebra
  • Computer Concepts (CIS-107) or above
B. Personal and Social Responsibility 9
  • Diversity/Global Literacy
  • Responsible Ethical Leadership
  • Ethics or Diversity Elective
C. Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 20
  • Psychology or Sociology
  • Statistics (STA-201)
  • Technical Writing (ENG-201)
  • Physics I (PHY-111)
  • Physics II (PHY-112)
  • Second Science
D. General Education Electives 16
II. Area of Study: Aviation Flight Technology 42
A. Private Pilot 6
B. Commercial Pilot 12
C. Instrument Pilot 6
D. Aviation Flight Technology Electives
  • Airline Transport Pilot
  • Multiengine Rating
  • Flight Instructor
  • Flight Navigator
  • Flight Dispatcher
  • Airplane Captain
  • First/Second Officer
  • Flight Engineer
  • Specific Aircraft
  • Aerospace Development
  • Air Carrier Operations
  • Aircraft Components
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • Airport Management
  • Aviation Law
  • Aviation Safety
  • Aviation Transportation
  • Avionics
  • Flight Physiology/Human Factors Flight
  • Government and Aviation
  • Flight Instructor (CFI)
  • Flight Instrument Instructor (CFII)
  • Multiengine Instrument Instructor (MEII)
  • Airframe and Powerplant (up to 6 credits)
  • Air Traffic Control (up to 6 credits)
E. AST: Current Trends & Applications 3
III. Free Electives 15
Total 120

*Must include at least two subject areas.

  • Certification: FAA Certificate in Private Pilot, Commercial Pilot, Instrument and Instructor rating. Equivalent military training may be considered
  • Required Course: Current Trends and Applications
  • Corollary Requirements: Physics I and II, Computer Requirement, Statistics, Meteorology, College Algebra
  • How Students Earn Credit in the Area of Study: Students’ areas of study are completed by the license, 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.

Leverage Your Training

Have you earned a professional license or certification, or acquired college-level technical expertise on the job? If so, it may be worth college credit. The College also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit, including transferring previous college credits, all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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