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Main Campus - Melbourne
2018-2019 Florida Tech Catalog
Minor Code: 6113 Degree Awarded: None
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Undergraduate Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne
Curriculum (22 credit hours)
  • AVS 1201 Aviation Meteorology
    Credit Hours: 3

    Initial course in meteorology for flight students and aviation professionals. Includes meteorological codes, charts and aviation bulletins, and identification of potentially hazardous in-flight weather conditions. Also addresses atmospheric circulation, stability, convection, moisture, air masses and fronts.

  • AVS 3201 Aviation Meteorology 2
    Credit Hours: 3

    Advanced course in meteorology for flight students and aviation professionals. Addresses hazardous weather conditions associated with synoptic weather systems and basic prediction techniques for flight planning. Also addresses seasonal weather patterns and associated hazardous flying conditions.


    AVS 1201 or OCN 2407 

  • AVT 1001 Aeronautics 1
    Credit Hours: 3

    Provides basic aeronautics instruction for all students. Prepares flight students for the FAA private pilot written examination. Includes aircraft components, basic aerodynamics, airports, air traffic control, airspace, regulations, performance, weight and balance, aeromedical factors, aviation weather and air navigation.

  • AVT 1002 Aeronautics 2
    Credit Hours: 3

    Provides advanced instruction for private pilot candidates in visual flight rules, flight planning and navigation in a complex airspace system. Also provides initial ground instruction in FAA commercial pilot written examination topics such as advanced aerodynamics and advanced avionics, including the global positioning system (GPS).


    AVT 1001 

  • AVT 2001 Aeronautics 3
    Credit Hours: 3

    Prepares flight students for the FAA instrument rating written examination. Includes flight instruments, attitude instrument flying, navigation systems, regulations, air traffic control, airspace, aviation weather, flight planning, and departure, en route, and approach charts and procedures.


    AVT 1002 

  • AVT 3203 Air Traffic Control 1
    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduces Air Traffic Control (ATC) and its use of NAVAIDS and airspace to effect positive separation and control of IFR aircraft.


    AVT 2001 or AVT 2201 

  • AVT 4203 Airline Operations
    Credit Hours: 4

    Covers federal U.S. air carrier regulation. Includes functions and relationships between the various major divisions of a typical air carrier. Prepares the student to take the FAA written exam for aircraft dispatcher and the FAA practical exam to receive an FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate.


    AVT 2002