Aviation Management

The Aviation Management degree focuses on the business knowledge needed for success in the airline and aviation industries, emphasizing general management and comprehensive understanding of all aspects of aviation operations.  The degree contains an embedded general business minor and 14 hours of free electives to tailor the degree to career aspirations.  The degree leads to careers with airlines, aircraft manufacturers, airports, and other segments of the aviation industry.

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Careers in Aviation Management

The Aviation Management degree leads to careers with airlines, aircraft manufacturers, airports, and other segments of the aviation industry.

Aviation Management Curriculum from AU Bulletin

AVMG 1010 Introduction to Aviation3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
MATH 1610 Calculus I14PHYS 1000 Foundations of Physics4
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3ECON 2030 Principles of Macroeconomics3
SCMH 1010 Concepts of Science4COMM 1000 Public Speaking3
Free Elective2Fine Arts Core3
 16 16
AVMG 2050 Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)3AVMG 2600 Human Factors in Aviation3
PHIL 1040 Business Ethics23SUST 2000 Introduction to Sustainability43
ECON 2020 Principles of Microeconomics3ACCT 2810 Fundamentals Of Accounting3
HIST 1210 Technology and Civilization I33HIST 1220 Technology And Civilization II33
Free Elective3Literature Core Option3
 15 15
AVMG 3050 Aviation Weather3AVMG 3600 Aircraft Maintenance Management3
AVMG 3140 Air Transport Industry Development3AVMG 3200 Applied Analysis in Transportation3
FINC 3810 Foundations of Business Finance3AVMG 3810 Professional Development in Aviation1
MNGT 3810 Management Foundations3MKTG 3310 Principles of Marketing3
Free Elective3Free Elective3
 Free Elective3
 15 16
AVMG 4060 Commercial Aviation Safety3AVMG 4200 Air Cargo Operations3
AVMG 5090 Aviation Law and Policy3AVMF 4400 Applied Aerodynamics and Propulsion Systems3
AVMG 4130 Airport Management3AVMG 4080 Air Transport Planning3
AVMG 4190 Air Space Management3AVMG 5180 Global Air Transportation Management3
AVMG Directed Elective53AVMG Directed Elective53
 UNIV 4AA0 University Graduation0
 15 15
Total Hours: 123

General Business Minor is embedded in the Aviation Management Degree.  Students must declare this minor no later than their sophomore year. 


Students enrolled in the University Honors College may enroll in the Honors equivalents of any of the core options. 


 MATH 1680 may substitute for MATH 1610.


 PHIL 1020 may substitute for PHIL 1040.


 HIST 1010/1020 sequence may substitute for HIST 1210/1220 sequence.


 Any Core Social Science option may substitute for SUST 2000.


Approved AVMG Directed Electives:

•AVMF 2150 Principles of Private Flight (3 hrs)

•AVMG 4040 Business Aviation Management (3 hrs)

•AVMG 4140 Airport Planning and Design (3 hrs)

•COMM 2400 Communication in Organizations (3 hrs)

•COMM 2410 Small Group Communication (3 hrs)

•ENGL 3080 Business Writing (3 hrs)

•INSY 3020 Occupational Safety and Ergonomics (3 hrs)

•ISMN 5370 Project Management (3 hrs)

•HRMN 3420 Human Resource Management (3 hrs)

•HRMN 4430 Labor Relations (3 hrs)

•HRMN 5480 Labor Relations Law (3 hrs)

•MNGT 3460 Organizational Behavior (3 hrs)

•POLI 2100 State and Local Government (3 hrs)

•SCMN 3710 Logistics: Management of Fulfillment Processes (3 hrs)

•SCMN 3720 Transportation: Management of Product Flows (3 hrs)

•SCMN 3730 Purchasing: Supply Management and Searching (3 hrs)

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Last Updated: June 05, 2018