NVCC 1999-2000 Catalog
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Career Pilot Specialization MA  

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Purpose: This curriculum is designed to prepare the graduate to enter the aviation profession with commercial and instrument pilot ratings. This specialization will facilitate entry into all pilot related careers, including the field of air traffic control.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ARO100Aviation in the U.S.4
   ARO121Private Pilot Ground School4
   ARO235Private Pilot-Airplane
   Flight Training2
   ENG111College Composition I3
   MTH150Topics in Geometry3
   ARO122Instrument Pilot Ground School 4
   ARO220Meteorology 3
   ARO230Air Navigation 3
   ARO236Instrument Pilot-Airplane 
   Flight Training 2
   ENG112College Composition II 3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1

Total Credits/Semester1716

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ARO123Comm. Pilot Ground School3
   ARO140Aviation Safety3
   ARO155Fund. of Air Traffic Control3
   ARO237Commercial Pilot-Airplane
   Flight Training2
   PSY201Introduction to Psychology I3
   ARO210Aviation Law 3
   ARO257Cert. Flight Instructor Instrument-- 
   Airplane Ground School 4
   PHY101Elements of Physics 4
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication 3
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1817

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Aviation Technology with a Specialization in Career Pilot = 68.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

2 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

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