Apr 24, 2024  

Aviation, Flight and Business Emphasis BT

Total Credits: 124

Major: Degree Requirements - 63

Flight - 42

Business - 21

Credits to be selected in consultation with adviser. 

General Education Program - 41-44

Students must take all courses designated in the Professional Degree Requirements  of the General Education Program while noting the following approved course substitutions. If a student changes to another degree program, these course substitutions will no longer apply even if already completed.

Maintaining Academic Standing

  • Students must maintain minimum GPA of 2.5 in all aviation coursework and 2.25 cumulative overall.

Admission Requirements

  • 1st Class FAA medical with Student Pilot Certificate prior to entry into the Flight program, or petition the department for a waiver.
  • Flight students are required to produce proof of citizenship (passport or birth certificate).
  • For all non-U.S. citizens planning to receive flight training as part of their degree program, an additional government application to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), which includes an FBI background check, is required for each flight class. Contact the Department of Aviation for more details.
  • Status as an aviation major is provisional until the student demonstrates satisfactory academic and performance skills.  In order to proceed in the Flight program all students must successfully pass AFLT 122  and the Private Pilot Ground School as well as complete the private pilot written and flight check ride before being accepted in to regular status in the flight program.
  • Students are required to have an iPad (see Department of Aviation Charges ).
  • Credit by exam will only be approved for new students transferring in with previous FAA certificates subject to departmental approval.
  • In addition to tuition, flight lab fees apply to all flight training courses (see Department of Aviation Charges ).

Graduation Requirements

A Private Pilot Certificate, Instrument Rating, and a Commercial Pilot Certificate with Single and Multi-Engine Ratings are required for graduation.


Student Handbook

A handbook for flight and maintenance students outlining policies, operational guidelines, and general information is available from the department office or is online at the department website. Students are responsible for all policies outlined in the Department of Aviation Handbook.