NVCC 2000-2001 Catalog
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Associate in Applied Science Degree MA  

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Purpose: The curriculum is designed to prepare the graduate to enter the field of aviation with a broad base of aeronautical knowledge upon which to build a career. The occupational objectives include transportation agent, reservation sales agent, station agent, passenger service agent, assistant airport manager, operations agent, airline dispatcher, airline office manager, airport security specialist, and other related jobs. Graduates will also have an advantage in taking the Civil Service examinations for appointment to positions with the Federal Aviation Administration as air traffic controllers, flight service specialists, and tower operators.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ARO100Aviation in the U.S.4
   ARO121Private Pilot Ground School4
   ARO235Private Pilot-Airplane Flight
   BUS100Intro. to Business3
   ENG111College Composition I3
   ACC211Principles of Accounting I 3
   ARO245Airport Operations & Mgt. 3
   BUS200Principles of Management 3
   ENG112College Composition II 3
   MTH163Precalculus I 3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1

Total Credits/Semester1716

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ARO140Aviation Safety3
   ARO210Aviation Law3
   BUS205Human Resources Management3
   PHY101Elements of Physics4
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication3
   ARO155Fund. of Air Traffic Control 3
   ARO220Meteorology 3
   ECO201Principles of Economics 3
   ___General Elective 2
   IST117Intro. to Microcomputer Software 3
   PSY201Intro. to Psychology I 3

Total Credits/Semester1717

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Aviation Technology =67.

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.

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