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AVIT 100. Introduction to Aviation

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Aviation program requirements. Resources and opportunities available to students. Career choices and requirements for aviation professionals.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


AVIT 101. Private Pilot Ground

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Principles of flight, weather, navigation, aircraft and engine operation, flight instruments, flight computer, communications, flight planning and federal aviation regulations. Preparation for private written exam.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 3: NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES


AVIT 102. Private Pilot Flight

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Supervised Ground/flight instruction following the SCSU private pilot training syllabus including pre-flight, airport operations, flight maneuvers, night operations, communication, navigation, emergency procedures, Crew Resource Management. FAA Private Pilot certification required for course completion. All training and certification related fees to be paid by student.
Prerequisites: AVIT 101
Corequisites: AVIT 101
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


AVIT 103. Global Issues in Air Transportation

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: History and formation of the worldwide air transportation industry and its economic, political, social, environmental, and future impact including information pertaining to the aerospace industry, air carriers, general aviation, and international issues and regulation.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 3: NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES


AVIT 107. Women in Aviation (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Study of significant contributions made by women in the aviation field. Topics discussed include early ballooning (late 1770's) to space exploration in the 20th century and beyond. Emphasis on women's achievements in overcoming societal barriers in the aviation field.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 5: HISTORY AND THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES


AVIT 203. Instrument Pilot Ground School

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Instruments and systems, weather, IFR procedures, federal aviation regulations, attitude instrument flying, cross-country procedures and instrument approaches.
Prerequisites: AVIT 101, AVIT 102, or permission.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


AVIT 204. Instrument Pilot Flight

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Supervised Ground/flight instruction following the SCSU instrument pilot training syllabus including pre-flight preparation, instrument systems, attitude instrument flying, Air Traffic Control system, airspace and flight information, holding procedures, approaches, departure and arrival procedures, navigation, emergency procedures, CRM. FAA Instrument Rating required for course completion. All training and certification related fees to be paid by student.
Prerequisites: AVIT 101, AVIT 102
Corequisites: AVIT 203
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


AVIT 205. Aircraft Electronic Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Aircraft electrical and electronics systems including operation of electrical systems and major components, autopilot systems, global positioning systems, flight management systems, multifunction electronic display systems, and electronic systems monitors and their relation to human factors.
Prerequisites: AVIT 101
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


AVIT 210. Multi-Engine Rating

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Description: Supervised ground/flight instruction following the SCSU multi-engine rating syllabus including systems and performance, engine out procedures, and required flight maneuvers. FAA Multi-Engine rating required for course completion. All training and certification related fees paid by student.
Prerequisites: AVIT 102, or permission
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


AVIT 215. Introduction to Air Traffic Control

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Air traffic control system, procedures, facilities, users, providers with a review of the national airspace system, automation, and the future.
Prerequisites: AVIT 100, AVIT 101
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


AVIT 307. Aviation Law

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Development of aviation law including topics on: federal legislation, FAA, NTSB, state commissions, and international law. Topical study of law as it relates to aircraft ownership, airports, pilots, manufacturers, and airlines.
Prerequisites: AVIT 101, AVIT 103
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


AVIT 309. Air Traffic Control Tower Procedures

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Airport control tower operations and procedures. Concepts and theories, positions, standard terminology, and airspace orientation. ATC simulation. AT-CTI required course.
Prerequisites: AVIT 100, AVIT 101, AVIT 103, AVIT 215
Semester Offered: DEMAND


AVIT 311. Air Traffic Control TRACON Procedures

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Airport terminal air traffic control operational procedures with radar and non-radar methods and separation requirements emphasized. ATC simulation. AT-CTI required course.
Prerequisites: AVIT 100, AVIT 101, AVIT 103, AVIT 215
Semester Offered: DEMAND


AVIT 313. Air Traffic Control Enroute Procedures

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Enroute air traffic control operational procedures with radar and non-radar methods and separation requirements. ATC simulation. AT-CTI required course.
Prerequisites: AVIT 100, AVIT 101, AVIT 103, AVIT 215
Semester Offered: DEMAND


AVIT 317. Ethics in Aviation

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Professional ethics applied to aviation in relation to personal behavior, corporate culture, risk management, and decision making.
Prerequisites: AVIT 307
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


AVIT 325. Aviation Safety and Human Factors

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Safety issues regarding general aviation, airlines, airports, and air traffic control including data analysis, accident causes and analysis, FAA and NTSB functions and human factors including judgement and flight physiology.
Prerequisites: AVIT 101, AVIT 103
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


AVIT 327. Current State of the Aviation Industry

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Present state of the aviation industry: General Aviation, the airline industry, aviation manufacturers, and employment issues. On-site tours.
Prerequisites: AVIT 100, AVIT 101, AVIT 103
Semester Offered: DEMAND


AVIT 345. Introduction to Occupational Safety

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Humanitarian, economic, ethical, and legal aspects. Occupational Safety & Health Act. Workers' compensation law. Common hazards.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


AVIT 351. Commercial Pilot Ground School

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Advanced aviation fundamentals and aerodynamics, aircraft systems. Flight computer, navigation and communication. Federal Aviation regulations and physiology of flight.
Prerequisites: AVIT 204
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


AVIT 353. Turboprop Systems and Operations

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Systems knowledge and operational procedures for a typical regional airline turboprop aircraft including engine, hydraulic, fuel, electrical, flight director, emergency, performance, standard operating procedures, standard maneuvers and configurations. Preparation for Line Oriented Flight Training and Crew Resource Management (CRM) in advanced flight training device.
Prerequisites: AVIT 204
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


AVIT 354. CRM/LOFT

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Description: Advanced simulator procedures. Line Oriented Flight Training (LOFT), Crew Resource Management (CRM). All ground/flight training related fees paid by student.
Prerequisites: AVIT 204
Corequisites: AVIT 353
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


AVIT 355. Commercial Pilot Ground School

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Advanced aviation fundamentals and aerodynamics, aircraft systems. Flight computer, navigation and communication. Federal Aviation regulations and physiology of flight.
Prerequisites: AVIT 203, AVIT 204
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


AVIT 356. Commercial Pilot Flight

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Supervised ground/flight instruction following the SCSU commercial pilot flight training syllabus including pre-flight preparation, instrument systems, attitude instrument flying, ATC system, airspace and flight information, holding procedures, approaches, departure and arrival procedures, navigation, emergency procedures, CRM. FAA Commerical Pilot Certificate required for course completion. All training and certification related fees to be paid by student.
Prerequisites: AVIT 102, AVIT 203, AVIT 204, AVIT 355
Corequisites: AVIT 355
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


AVIT 379. Advanced Aerodynamics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Advanced concepts in aerodynamics. Topics on lift, drag, thrust, performance, stability. High-speed flight, design, and test.
Prerequisites: AVIT 203, AVIT 351, PHYS 231
Semester Offered:


AVIT 397. Aviation Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Principles of management applied to general aviation, airlines, airports, and other aviation areas. Planning, organizing, directing, controlling, marketing. Written communication in the aviation industry.
Prerequisites: AVIT 101, AVIT 103, MGMT 301
Semester Offered: DEMAND


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