Professional Pilot - Option

Aviation Studies, Associate in Science

This option prepares students for a Federal Aviation Administration license as a commercial pilot with an instrument rating, and for possible transfer to a baccalaureate program.  Before enrolling in this program, students must meet the physical and legal requirements for becoming a commercial pilot. Students are required to have proof of U.S. citizenship or TSA approval and have a valid second-class medical certificate to enroll in this program. A second application is required for admission to this program.  For admission information, contact Barbara Clark (609) 343-5006 or bclark@atlantic.edu.

It is strongly recommended that students pursuing this degree regularly meet with their faculty advisor.

For additional program information, please contact faculty advisor, James Taggart, at (609) 343-4950/jtaggart@atlantic.edu.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to demonstrate the skills necessary to obtain the:

  • FAA Private Pilot License;
  • FAA Instrument Rating;
  • The FAA Commercial Pilot License.

 

Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.
ENGL101-Composition I
3
ENGL102-Composition II
3
CISM125-Introduction to Computers
3
General Education Mathematics course
4
General Education Science course 4
General Education Social Science course 3
General Education Humanities course 3
Choose: General Education Social Science course or General Education Humanities course 3

Choose two General Education courses

(Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their faculty advisor before making a choice.)

6
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
33
PROGRAM COURSES
ATCT101-Introduction to Air Traffic Control
4
ATCT120-Aviation Weather
3
AVIT110-Private Pilot Ground School
3
AVIT125-Special Topics in Aviation Studies
3
BUSN120-Principles of Management
3
TCOM125-Technical Communication
3
Program Option Courses  
AVIT210-Private Pilot
2
AVIT240-Instrument Pilot 4
AVIT280-Commerical Pilot 5
AVIT135-Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems 3
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS 32
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE
65
(PILT) EFFECTIVE FALL 2014