Aviation Major

7105
Bachelor of Science
Classroom, Flight
No
Undergraduate
Main Campus - Melbourne
Major Code: 7105 Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom, Flight Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Undergraduate Location/s: Main Campus - Melbourne

The aviation meteorology with flight major prepares the student for a career as a professional pilot with a strong meteorological and physical science background. Graduates will achieve at least commercial pilot, instrument, multiengine ratings. A student completing the program also meets the requirements of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management for employment by the federal government as a meteorologist. Students are afforded significant flexibility in career choices on graduation.

Freshman Year
Fall (16 credit hours)
  • AVF 1001 Flight 1
    Credit Hours: 0
  • AVS 1201 Aviation Meteorology
    Credit Hours: 0
  • AVT 1001 Aeronautics 1
    Credit Hours: 0
  • COM 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
    Credit Hours: 0
  • FYE 1000 University Experience
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MTH 1001 Calculus 1
    Credit Hours: 0
Private Pilot Written Exam
Spring (17 credit hours)
  • AVF 1002 Flight 2
    Credit Hours: 0
  • AVT 1002 Aeronautics 2
    Credit Hours: 0
  • COM 1102 Writing About Literature
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MTH 1002 Calculus 2
    Credit Hours: 0
  • PHY 1001 Physics 1
    Credit Hours: 0
  • PHY 2091 Physics Laboratory 1
    Credit Hours: 0
Private Pilot Flight Test
Sophomore Year
Fall (17 credit hours)
  • AVF 2001 Flight 3
    Credit Hours: 0
  • AVT 2001 Aeronautics 3
    Credit Hours: 0
  • CSE 1503 Introduction to Software Development With FORTRAN
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MTH 2001 Calculus 3
    Credit Hours: 0
  • PHY 2002 Physics 2
    Credit Hours: 0
  • PHY 2092 Physics Laboratory 2
    Credit Hours: 0
Instrument Rating Written Examination
Instrument Rating Flight Test
Spring (15 credit hours)
  • AVS 1202 Introduction to Aviation Physiology
    Credit Hours: 0
  • AVS 2102 Aerodynamics
    Credit Hours: 0
  • COM 2012 Research Sources and Systems
    Credit Hours: 0
  • HUM 2051 Civilization 1: Ancient Through Medieval
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MTH 2201 Differential Equations/Linear Algebra
    Credit Hours: 0
  • OCN 2407 Meteorology
    Credit Hours: 0
Junior Year
Fall (18 credit hours)
  • AVF 2102 Flight 4 Commercial Pilot-Airplane Multiengine Land
    Credit Hours: 0
  • AVT 2002 Aeronautics 4
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MET 3401 Synoptic Meteorology 1
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MTH 2401 Probability and Statistics
    Credit Hours: 0
  • OCN 3430 Fundamentals of Geophysical Fluids
    Credit Hours: 0
  • PHY 3060 Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory and Statistical Mechanics
    Credit Hours: 0
Commercial Pilot Written Examination
Multiengine Commercial Pilot Flight Test
Spring (12 credit hours)
  • AVS 3201 Aviation Meteorology 2
    Credit Hours: 0
  • COM 2223 Scientific and Technical Communication
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MET 3402 Synoptic Meteorology 2
    Credit Hours: 0
  • Humanities Core Course Credit Hours: 3
Senior Year
Fall (15 credit hours)
  • AVT 4201 Advanced Aircraft Systems
    Credit Hours: 0
  • AVT 4301 Aviation Safety
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MET 4233 Remote Sensing for Meteorology
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MET 4305 Atmospheric Dynamics 1
    Credit Hours: 0
  • Humanities Elective Credit Hours: 3
Spring (15 credit hours)
  • AVM 4302 Aviation Law
    Credit Hours: 0
  • AVT 4202 Advanced Aircraft Operations
    Credit Hours: 0
  • MET 4306 Atmospheric Dynamics 2
    Credit Hours: 0
  • SPS 4030 Physics of the Atmosphere
    Credit Hours: 0
  • Social Science Elective Credit Hours: 3
Total Credits Required: 125