1 additional credit hour of Aviation Flight Elective is to be chosen in consultation with an advisor. This elective is added to the required core classes to make up the total hours required by the major.
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 must maintain minimum GPA of 2.5 in all aviation coursework and 2.25 cumulative overall.
A Private Pilot Certificate, Instrument Rating, and a Commercial Certificate with Single and Multi-Engine Ratings are required for AT flight option.
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.