NVCC 1998-1999 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
   BUS100Intro. to Business3
   ENG111College Composition I3
   IST100Intro. to Information Systems or
   IST117 Intro. to Micro. Software3
   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/Semester1816

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ACC212Principles of Accounting II3
   ARO155Fund. of Air Traffic Control3
   BUS205Human Resources Management3
   BUS241Business Law I3
   PSY201Intro. to Psychology I3
   ARO140Aviation Safety 3
   ECO201Principles of Economics 3
   ___General Elective 2
   PHY101Elements of Physics 4
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication 3

Total Credits/Semester1615

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Aviation Technology = 65.

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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