A.S. in Aeronautics

Students will:

  • Apply advanced concepts of aviation, aerospace and aeronautical science to solve problems in the aviation/aerospace industry.
  • Show evidence of the basic concepts in national and international legislation and law as they pertain to the aviation, aerospace, and aeronautics industries.
  • Show evidence of knowledge and understanding of management activities as they apply to aviation/aerospace operations in written and numerical ways where ever appropriate.
  • Show evidence of basic concepts in aviation safety related to the aviation, aerospace, and aeronautics industry.

General Education

General Education
Embry-Riddle courses in the general education categories of Communication Theory and Skills, Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical and Life Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science may be chosen from as listed, assuming prerequisites are met. Courses from other institutions are acceptable if they fall into these broad categories and are at the level specified.
Communication Theory and Skills
Any Communication Theory and Skills above ENGL 1069
Lower-Level Humanities (Any Lower or Upper Level Humanities)3
Upper-Level Humanities (Any Upper Level Humanities)3
Social Sciences
Any Social Science6
Physical and Life Science
Any Physical Science/Physics6
Any College Algebra or Higher Math Series6
Computer Science
Any Computer Science3
Total Credits36


Aviation Area of Concentration9
Make up shortages with non-duplicating courses from the following disciplines: Aeronautical Science, Aviation Maintenance, and related aviation/aerospace coursework in Transportation, Safety, Security, History, Engineering, and Uncrewed Systems.
Program Support9
ASCI 202Introduction to Aeronautical Science3
ASCI 254Aviation Legislation3
STAT 211Statistics with Aviation Applications3


Open Electives (Upper or Lower Level)6
Total Degree Requirements60