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AVIA 1103 - Introduction to Aviation
(4.0 cr; fall, every year)
Preparation for FAA private pilot written exam. FAA regulations, weather, radio navigation, flight safety, emergency procedures.



AVIA 1104 - Introduction to Aviation Flight Lab
(1.0 cr; Prereq-1103 or concurrent enrollment in 1103; fall, spring, every year)
Flight lab lessons leading to private pilot certificate. Flight lessons must be completed or private pilot certificate received before course credit is issued.



AVIA 1396 - Conventional Aircraft Operations
(1.0 cr; Prereq-1103, 1104 or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Ground school, dual flight instruction for endorsement for operation of tail wheel airplanes on ground, in flight.



AVIA 1803 - Directed Studies
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-Instructor consent; fall, spring, summer, every year)
Current topics not covered in regularly offered courses.



AVIA 2220 - Basic Attitude Instrument Flying
(2.0 cr; Prereq-1103, 1104; fall, every year)
Operation, interpretation, and practical use of VOR, ADF, DME, RNAV, RMI, HIS, AND GPS systems. Instrument charts required for IFR flight.



AVIA 2221 - Basic Attitude Instrument Flying Lab
(1.0 cr; Prereq-1103, 1104; fall, every year)
Flight Lab associated with AVIA 2220. Flight by reference to instruments, including electronic navigation and instrument charts.



AVIA 2222 - IFR Regulations and Procedures
(2.0 cr; Prereq-2220, 2221; spring, every year)
Regulations, procedures, publications for operating IFR in national airspace system. Terminal/en route procedures.



AVIA 2223 - IFR Regulations and Procedures Flight Lab
(1.0 cr; Prereq-2220, 2221; spring, every year)
Flight lab associated with 2222. Instrument approach/departure procedures. Regulations/procedures associated with instrument flight operations. Upon completion of this course and 2221, the student is recommended to take FAA Instrument rating practical test.



AVIA 3320 - Airplane Aerodynamics
(2.0 cr; Prereq-2222, 2223; fall, every year)
Aerodynamics, performance, stability, control, weight/balance, special flight conditions as appropriate for commercial pilots. Commercial maneuvers, flight computers, commercial regulations.



AVIA 3321 - Airplane Aerodynamics Flight lab
(1.0 cr; Prereq-2222, 2223; fall, every year)
Flight lab associated with 3320. Students train in a complex aircraft. Maneuvers/procedures required to complete FAA Commercial Pilot certificate. At completion of course, the student is endorsed for operation of a complex aircraft and recommended to take FAA Commercial practical test.



AVIA 3324 - Aircraft Systems and Instruments
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1103, 1104 or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Flight instruments, reciprocating engines. Propeller, electrical, environmental, hydraulic, pneumatic, fuel, ignition, lubrication, and pressurization systems. Commercial regulations, including FARS part 61, 91, 121, and 135.



AVIA 3355 - Multiengine Systems and Procedures
(2.0 cr; Prereq-Instructor consent; offered on-demand; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, offered periodically)
Operating light twin-engine airplanes. Pilot actions for managing normal/abnormal aircraft situations. Multiengine aircraft systems. Students must complete flight lessons.



AVIA 3396 - Advanced Conventional Aircraft Operations
(1.0 cr; Prereq-1396; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Ground school, dual flight instruction for advanced pilot maneuvering, flight applications of tail wheel airplanes. Students must complete flight lessons.



AVIA 3400 - Emergency Maneuver Training
(1.0 cr; Prereq-1103, 1104, 1396; fall, even academic years)
Introduction/exploration of high-angle of attack flight. Emphasizes recognition/recovery from unusual attitudes, control failures, and in-flight emergencies.



AVIA 3412 - CFI Certification
(4.0 cr; Prereq-[3320, 3321, 3324] or instructor consent; fall, spring, offered periodically)
Preparation for FAA Certified Flight Instructor written tests. Flight instructor responsibilities, teaching concerns, effective teaching methods, learning process, flight training syllabi, effective evaluations. Offered on demand.



AVIA 3413 - CFI Certification Flight Lab
(1.0 cr; Prereq-3412; fall, spring, offered periodically)
Flight lab lessons leading to Certified Flight Instructor Certificate. Flight lessons must be completed or certificate received before course credit is issued.



AVIA 3415 - Instrument CFI Certification
(4.0 cr; Prereq-3412, 3413; offered on demand; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, offered periodically)
Instrument flight instructor responsibilities and techniques. Additional study of instrument flight, ATC system, charts, publications, and rules of IFR environment as they pertain to teaching. Practical teaching experience. Students must complete the instrument rating for a flight instructor certificate.



AVIA 3602 - Natural Resources and Enforcement Applications
(2.0 cr; A-F or Aud, spring, odd academic years)
Mission specific knowledge/skills in natural resources and law enforcement aviation. History/purposes, authority, operations, safety, records. Equipment and best practices for natural resources and law enforcement aviators.



AVIA 3804 - Individual Studies
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-Jr, instructor consent; fall, summer, every year)
Topic related to student's major not covered in regularly offered courses.



 
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