This course will provide an opportunity for students to further their study of principles and concepts in the field and to apply their knowledge in a variety of application both in the traditional classroom setting and in work/job related experiences. The class will be an individualized, arranged course, with learning outcomes determined by the instructor in consultation with the student and permission of the School Dean.
This course will be an advanced guided experience for community college students to explore topics of interest in their field through research, field experience, presentation, computer applications, lab experience, or other project agreed upon between the student and the supervising faculty and is submitted to the dean in a written contract.
This course is designed to provide the beginning student with a basic understanding of the airline transport security system currently in use at major airports around the world. The student will be trained in security considerations at both the airport terminal and in the air. The student will be familiar security requirements as set by the Transportation Security Administration.
The principles of airport system planning and airport master planning will be studied. Airport design standards, historical evolution of airports, key airport legislation and environmental impact planning for airports are key course topics.
This course presents a study of airfield operations, and management with a focus on the role of the airport manager, the role of the airport in the community, budgeting, marketing and tenant relationships.
This course introduces the student to various aspects of aviation safety, including flight safety, ground safety and management and planning for safety in aviation. Case studies of individual aviation incidents, safety studies and accidents will be presented.
This course is designed to provide the beginning student with a basic understanding of the history of aircraft security in the aviation industry. The changing nature of aviation security over the years and how it has impacted society will be discussed. It will discuss and analyze the different methodologies of aviation security both in domestic and foreign methodologies. The course will also examine the industries responses to the changes in aircraft security in both general, corporate, and transport aviation.
A study of the general aviation industry, including general aviation aircraft manufacturing, fixed-based operations and corporate flight departments. A basic definition of general aviation, its role and major components will be covered. The course also has a business development assignment during which the students develop and present a business plan for a proposed aviation company.
A study of the administrative aspects of airline operation and management, including a detailed study of airline organization, structure and operational issues. Topics to be covered include airline history, economics, pricing, marketing, fleet planning and labor relations. A case study approach will be used to study individual airlines and/or airline-related issues.
A study of the legal issues and case law/decisions affecting the Aviation industry. Topics covered include contracts, liabilities, rights or operators, criminal statutes and the US legal system, as applied to aviation.