Undergraduate Course Catalog 2011-2012

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Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 83

The Bachelor of Science in Aviation Flight Management prepares the student for a career as a professional pilot. Upon graduation, the successful student will have a minimum of 128 semester hours of coursework and will hold the following FAA certificates and ratings: Commercial Pilot Certificate—Airplane Single and Multi-engine Land with Instrument Airplane rating; Flight Instructor Certificate—Airplane Single-engine Land, with Instrument Airplane rating. Optional certificates and ratings include Flight Instructor Certificate—Multi-engine Land; and Ground Instructor Certificate—Advanced and Instrument.

After matriculation at Lewis University, students are required to do all their flight training at Lewis.  For all flight majors, including those who have completed FAA Certificates or Ratings prior to matriculation, the Bachelor of Science in Aviation Flight Management is awarded only to those students who have successfully completed a minimum of two upper-division flight labs at Lewis University.

I. Core Courses (74)
47-102 Introduction to Aviation and Transportation (1)
47-130 Private Pilot Ground I (3)
47-131 Private Pilot Ground II (3)
47-132 Private Pilot Flight Lab (2)
47-203 Visual Aircraft Recognition (1)
47-204 Aviation Regulations (3)
47-231 Instrument Pilot Ground School (4)
47-232 Instrument Pilot Flight Lab (2)
47-250 Aviation Meteorology I (3)
47-252 Aviation Meteorology II (3)
47-263 Aircraft Maintenance for Pilots (3)
47-305 Crew Resource Management (3)
47-313 Air Traffic Control Systems (3)
47-320 Advanced Aircraft Systems (3)
47-321 Transportation Legislation (3)
47-331 Commercial Pilot Ground School (3)
47-332 Commercial Pilot Flight Lab (2)
47-353 Air Transportation (3)
47-373 Transportation Safety (3)
47-407 Fundamentals of Instruction (2)
47-408 Flight Instructor Airplane (CFI-A) Ground School (2)
*47-409 Flight Instructor Airplane (CFI-A) Flight Lab (1)
47-420 Flight Instructor Instrument (CFI-I) Ground (2)
*47-421 Flight Instructor Instrument (CFI-I) Flight Lab (1)
47-460 Multi-Engine (MEL) Ground School (2)
47-461 Multi-Engine (MEL) Flight Lab (1)
47-463 Aircraft Accident Investigation (3)
47-473 Airline Transport Pilot (3)
Aviation Electives (6)
*With permission, course 47-475 Aircraft Familiarization (3) can be substituted.

II. Management Courses (9)
61-200 Principles of Management (3)
61-360 Human Resource Management (3)
61-380 Supervisory Management (3)

III. General Education Courses** (45)
The following general education requirements are listed and satisfied under the core curriculum: The two science requirements are met by Aviation Meteorology I (47-250) and Aviation Meteorology II (47-252). The college experience requirement is met by Introduction to Aviation (46/47-102). The advanced writing requirement is met by successful completion of Aviation Legislation (47-321) and Aircraft Accident Investigation (47-463).
**For details on additional required General Education courses, see the General Information section of this catalog.