Flight - Fixed Wing

The Flight minor incorporates the courses required to obtain the FAA commercial pilot certificate with instrument and multi-engine ratings. In addition to the required flight courses, rigorous academic classes are included to provide professional pilot education in excess of the minimum FAA requirements for the associated FAA certificates. Included is instruction in CRM, team building, resource management, communication skills, and other topics associated with piloting multi-engine aircraft at the commercial level. Students must select one of two tracks:

AS 121Private Pilot Operations5
AS 221Instrument Pilot Operations3
AS 221LInstrument Pilot Operations Laboratory1
AS 321Commercial Pilot Operations3
AS 321LCommercial Pilot Operations Laboratory1
Select One: Flight Tracks or Flight Education Track

 Flight Track*

FA 121Private Single Flight1
FA 221Instrument Single Flight1
FA 321Commercial Single Flight1
FA 323Commercial Multi Add On1
Upper Level AS Course3
Total Credits20

Flight Education Track* 

AS 421Flight Instructor Ground Course4
FA 121Private Single Flight1
FA 221Instrument Single Flight1
FA 321Commercial Single Flight1
FA 421Flight Instructor Rating1
Total Credits21
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See the Advanced Standing section in the University Academic Regulations and Procedures and the Aeronautical Science Notes under the Aeronautical Science degree sections of this catalog for information pertaining to these courses and the awarding of credit for previously earned FAA certificates.

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If a student possesses a FAA Commercial Certificate in a category or class other than Airplane, Single Engine Land, the student will be enrolled in FA 399 in lieu of FA 321.