B.S. in Aviation Business Administration

Worldwide Embry-Riddle Bachelors Aviaiton Business Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Aviation Business Administration (BSABA) program is designed for students seeking to lead and manage in the world of aviation.

Balancing key aviation concepts with advanced business strategy, the curriculum provides students with a solid foundation of industry expertise while developing the sharp business acumen demanded at the highest levels of an organization. The program explores all facets of business administration, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management, and global business strategies. Upon graduation, students will be eligible and qualified candidates for desirable staff, operational, and executive positions within the military sector or civilian business community.

The degree curriculum consists of General Education, Common Undergraduate Business Core, Transfer Credit (when applicable) and the BSABA Core and Electives.

As part of the college of business undergraduate degree, students will take a comprehensive exam in MGMT 436 (Strategic Management).


General Education

General Education Core
ENGL 123English Composition3
SPCH 219Speech3
ENGL 222Business Communication3
HUMN 330Values and Ethics3
HUMN 400Science and Aviation/Aerospace Technology in Society3
CSCI 109Introduction to Computers and Applications3
PHYS 102Explorations in Physics3
PHYS 142Introduction to Environmental Science3
MATH 111College Mathematics for Aviation I3
MATH 112College Mathematics for Aviation II3
ECON 210Microeconomics3
ECON 211Macroeconomics3
Total Credits36
Aviation Business Support Core
MGMT 203Management for Aeronautical Science3
MATH 222Business Statistics3
MGMT 201Principles of Management3
MGMT 221Introduction to Management Information Systems3
RSCH 202Introduction to Research Methods3
MGMT 312Managerial Accounting3
MGMT 314Human Resource Management3
MGMT 321Aviation/Aerospace Systems Analysis Methods3
MGMT 420Management of Production and Operations3
MGMT 371Leadership3
MGMT 390Business Law3
MGMT 408Airport Management3
MGMT 411Logistics Management for Aviation/Aerospace3
MGMT 424Project Management in Aviation Operations3
MGMT 436Strategic Management3
Total Credits45
Aviation Management Core
BSAB 410Management of Air Cargo3
MGMT 311Marketing3
BSAB 412Airport Planning and Design3
BSAB 415Airline Management3
BSAB 418Airport Administration & Finance3
BSAB 426International Aviation Management3
MGMT 394Information Security Management3
BSAB 450Airline/Airport Marketing3
MGMT 317Organizational Behavior3
MGMT 320Business Information Systems3
MGMT 322Aviation Insurance3
MGMT 331Transportation Principles3
MGMT 335International Business3
Total Credits39
Foundation Courses (only required by skills assessment results)
GNED 103Basic Mathematics1
GNED 104Basic English1
MATH 106Basic Algebra & Trigonometry3
ENGL 106Introduction to Composition3
Co-Operative Education / Internship Courses (optional elective)
COIN 496Co-Operative Education1-4
COIN 497Co-Operative Education1-4
COIN 498Co-Operative Education1-4
Total Degree Requirements120