Aviation & Aerospace Sustainability (AASI)


AASI 600  Sustainable Aviation and Aerospace Perspectives  3 Credits (3,0)

An examination of aviation/aerospace's interaction with the world from the viewpoint of positive and negative effects. Short term and long term effects will be investigated to highlight the major challenges associated with forming a sustainable future from a local to global level by examining case studies and best management practices.

AASI 605  Aviation and Aerospace Sustainable Organizations  3 Credits (3,0)

In this course the business and hardware life cycles of flight vehicles are investigated. The course provides an analysis of evolution of aviation/aerospace businesses through the typical stages of existence and examines sustainable business and environmentally sound methods to prolong or maintain the market share.

AASI 610  Aviation and Aerospace Workforce Development and Diversity  3 Credits (3,0)

Aviation and aerospace industries today reach across cultural and international boundaries. This course addresses the global aspects of building and sustaining the aviation and aerospace workforce by examining staffing techniques, cross-cultural communications, diversity, workforce development and social equity.

AASI 615  Sustainable Technical Systems Communications  3 Credits (3,0)

Successful sustainability solutions stretch across many disciplines in any industry. This course examines the need to apply an interdisciplinarymethodology to solving sustainability concerns for aviation/aerospace industries. Appropriate technical solutions are best derived throughcollaboration and appreciate of diverse contributions; a systematic process. Communication across teams, organizations, regulatory authorities and the general public is stressed in the course.

AASI 620  Aviation and Aerospace Sustainable Techniques  3 Credits (3,0)

Systems in aviation and aerospace are complex and diverse across many global platforms. This course investigates the design, development and maintenance of not only aerospace vehicles, but the systems needed to maintain them, through application of forward thinking engineering, environmental and management practices to determine sustainable solutions.

AASI 691  Aviation and Aerospace Sustainability Graduate Capstone  3 Credits (3,0)

The MSAAS Capstone Course is the culminating effort of the student?s entire learning experience. The student will complete an individual project that provides significant evidence of experience in aviation and or aerospace studies. Students will work with designated faculty to formulate, develop, and complete the aviation and or aerospace sustainability project. The completion of the Capstone Course is designed to document significant evidence that all Program Outcomes have been met. The Capstone Course will be taken at the end of the student?s degree program.