May 20, 2024  

Aviation, Flight and Maintenance Concentration BT

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Total Credits: 127

Major: Degree Requirements - 88

Flight - 36

Andrews Core Experience - 39

Students must take all courses designated in the Professional Degree Requirements  of the Andrews Core Experience while noting the following approved course substitutions.

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) as well as goverment issued photo identification.

Contact the Department of Aviation no later than July 15 to start the application process for TSA

  • 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. Students must receive department authorization before starting the TSA application process. TSA AUTHORISATION IS REQUIRED BEFORE ANY FLIGHT CLASSES CAN BE STARTED.
  • TSA approval must be completed by the first week of September or the student must widraw from all flight classes.
  • International Students - A Toefl score of 550 or equivalent must be on file before admission to the flight and maintenance program. See the university bulliten section English Language Requirements for equivalent scores. 
  • 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. In order to proceed in the Aviation Maintenance program students must successfully pass all general classes as well as the general oral and practical tests before continueing on to the airframe or powerplant courses.
  • Students are required to have an iPad and a laptop computor (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 and maintenance courses (see Department of Aviation Charges ).
  • Admission into the flight and maintenance programs starts in the fall semester only.

Graduation Requirements

A Private Pilot Certificate, Instrument Rating, and a Commercial Certificate with Single and Multi-Engine Ratings and Aircraft Maintenance Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant rating 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.

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