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Catalog/Handbook 2022-2023 
Catalog/Handbook 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aerospace Administration, AS

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Program: AS-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:
PLO 1: Employ an understanding of basic aviation terminology and history.
PLO 2: Describe and assess efficient and prudent aviation operations practices, limitations, and procedures.
PLO 3: Explain pertinent U.S. Code of Federal Regulations Title 14, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
PLO 4: Demonstrate appropriate skills and techniques of airline and airport management practices, including leadership, communications, directing, planning and controlling.
PLO 5: Explain and evaluate aviation security issues and responses.
PLO 6: Describe and demonstrate effective techniques in aviation/airline marketing, customer service/sales/distribution and reservations/ticketing.
PLO 7: Demonstrate an understanding of aviation meteorology and basic aerodynamics knowledge.
PLO 8: Demonstrate an understanding of aviation safety and human factors, including accident prevention.
PLO 9: Demonstrate an understanding of air traffic control procedures and policies.
PLO 10: Demonstrate an understanding of air cargo operations and procedures.

General Education Requirements (17-18 Credits Required)

Total Program Hours: 60

Civic Literacy Competency

Pursuant to Rule 6A-10.02413 of the Florida Administrative Code, effective Fall 2022 competency in civic literacy is a requirement for all students receiving an Associate in Science degree. Competency in civic literacy must be demonstrated in the following ways:

AND Florida Civic Literacy Examination (Score of 60% or better)


  • Or completing one of the following assessments with the score indicated:
    • AP Government and Politics: United States (Score of 3 or better)
    • AP United States History (Score of 4 or better)
    • CLEP: American Government (Score of 50 or better)
    • Florida Civic Literacy Examination (Score of 60% or better)

Note: All approved accelerated credit is listed in the Credit-By-Exam Equivalencies. The Credit-by-Exam section of the Florida State Articulation Committee website provides further details.

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