Jan 19, 2022  
Catalog/Handbook 2021-2022 
Catalog/Handbook 2021-2022

Aerospace Administration, AS

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Program: 26130

The purpose of the Aerospace Administration Program is to prepare those seeking employment in the aviation, airline, and airport fields with the skills and experiences necessary to be successful. A graduate of this program may seek employment in federal, state, or local government aviation; find an entry-level airline customer service, operations, or air cargo job; or seek a low- to mid-level management position. The graduate may also apply for a position supporting aviation entities, such as a supplier or service provider for airlines and government aviation agencies. 

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs):
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate is able to:
PLO1: Employ an understanding of basic aviation terminology and history.
PLO2: Describe and assess efficient and prudent aviation operations practices, limitations, and procedures.
PLO3: Explain pertinent U.S. Code of Federal Regulations Title 14, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
PLO4: Demonstrate appropriate skills and techniques of airline and airport management practices, including leadership, communications, directing, planning and controlling.
PLO5: Explain and evaluate aviation security issues and responses.
PLO6: Describe and demonstrate effective techniques in aviation/airline marketing, customer service/sales/distribution and reservations/ticketing.
PLO7: Demonstrate an understanding of aviation meteorology and basic aerodynamics knowledge.
PLO8: Demonstrate an understanding of aviation safety and human factors, including accident prevention.
PLO9: Demonstrate an understanding of air traffic control procedures and policies.
PLO10: Demonstrate an understanding of air cargo operations and procedures.

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