Flight Operations and Management - AS

To graduate with a specialization in Flight Operations and Management students must complete the following requirements with a grade of C or better plus the general breadth requirements for the Associate Degree (minimum total = 60 units). This degree is for students who are interested in a career as a commercial pilot either in general aviation, the airlines, or in the area of aviation management.

The Department of Aeronautics at San Bernardino Valley College has a partnership and scholarship program with the World Wide Wings flight school located at San Bernardino International Airport.

Through this partnership program, San Bernardino Valley College students have the opportunity to gain actual flight training experience to earn their FAA Private Pilot License, Commercial Pilot License, Certified Flight Instructor License, and Air Transport Pilot License.

Required Courses: Units
AERO 021 Aviation Fundamentals 3
AERO 022 Private Pilot Ground School 6
AERO 024 Aircraft Powerplants 3
AERO 025 Flight Safety 2
AERO 026 Airframe Structures 3
AERO 027 Airport Certification and Operations 2
AERO 034 Civil Aviation Management and Laws 3
AERO 040 Instrument Ground School 4
AERO 046 Aviation Weather 3
BUSAD 100 Introduction to Business 3
PHYSIC 101 Introductory Physics 4
Total Units 36
AERO 022 may be waived if students have taken an equivalent course, students are encouraged to see the Department Chair to determine whether course is equivalent to AERO 022.  

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