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 a FAA Private Pilot License;
  • Obtain a FAA Instrument Rating;
  • Obtain a FAA Commercial Pilot License.

 

Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES - 32 credits
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.
Communication (6 credits)  
    ENGL101-Composition I
3
    ENGL102-Composition II
3
Mathematics-Science-Technology (11 credits)  
    CISM125-Introduction to Computers
3
    General Education Mathematics course
4
    General Education Science course 4
Social Science (3 credits)  
    General Education Social Science course 3
Humanities (3 credits)  
    General Education Humanities course 3
General Education Elective (9 credits)  
    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
32
PROGRAM COURSES - 32 credits  
    ATCT101-Introduction to Air Traffic Control
4
    ATCT120-Aviation Weather
3
    AVIT110-Private Pilot Ground School
3
    AVIT125-Special Topics in Aviation Studies
3
    AVIT127-Introduction to Airport Management
3
Program Option Courses (16 credits)  
    AVIT135-Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems 3
    AVIT210-Private Pilot 3
    AVIT240-Instrument Pilot 4
    AVIT280-Commerical Pilot 6
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS 32
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE
64
(PILT) EFFECTIVE FALL 2016