Master Aeronautical Science (MSA)


MSA 602  The Air Transportation System  3 Credits

A study of air transportation as part of a global, multimodal transportation system. The course reviews the evolution of the technological, social, environmental, and political aspects of this system since its inception at the beginning of the 20th century. The long-term and short-term effects of deregulation, energy shortages, governmental restraints, and national and international issues are examined. Passenger and cargo transportation as well as military and private aircraft modes are studied in relation to the ever-changing transportation requirements.

MSA 613  Airport Operations Safety  3 Credits

A study of airport operations safety as applied to day-to-day operations. A review and analysis of all federal regulations applicable to operations and safety are conducted.

MSA 654  Adult Teaching and Learning Techniques  3 Credits

The major instructional strategies used in education with particular emphasis on higher education and adult learning are the core of this course. Multiple approaches as they relate to academic disciplines and grade levels are studied. The unique "flight deck classroom" environment will be discussed and evaluated.