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2024 - 2025 Catalog Year
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This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
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Description: Overview of aviation career specialties required for successful entry into aviation industry-related fields. Evaluation of career interests relative to the market for aviation opportunities. Guest lecturers and site visits will be used to illustrate the broad spectrum of aviation occupations available.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035

Description: Overview of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) definitions of aviation activities; definition of business and private aviation, reasons for using business aviation, the actual costs of use versus airlines and other modes of transportation, differences from job opportunities in other areas of aviation, opportunities for specific kinds of jobs from architect to aero engineering, discussions with professionals from the field.

Description: Strategic planning in business aviation operations, relationship among management, flight crews, corporate business aviation flight department employees and those external to the flight department, including fixed based operators (FBOs); team building, decision making, communication with the corporate business aviation flight department.

Description: Prepares students with the knowledge necessary to successfully complete the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Private Pilot knowledge exam. Topics include pilot training, aircraft systems, aerodynamic principles, safety of flight, air traffic control procedures, weather theory, weather hazards and conditions, federal aviation regulations, aircraft performance, weight and balance principles and navigation procedures.

Notes: Department Permission Required: https://www.sinclair.edu/academics/divisions/sme/avt/flight-lab-enrollment-process/

Prerequisites: Approval of Department

Notes: Department Permission Required: https://www.sinclair.edu/academics/divisions/sme/avt/flight-lab-enrollment-process/

Prerequisites: and Approval of Department

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score)

Description: Polynomial, radical, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs; roots of polynomial functions, rational and polynomial inequalities; systems of linear and nonlinear equations; matrices; and applications. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections. Note: Students who have not completed the required pre-requisite courses listed, but have successfully completed MAT 0200 with a grade of "C" or better, can register for MAT 1470 together with the co-requisite course MAT 0470, College Algebra Booster.

Prerequisites: MAT 0300 and Other (with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

 

Term hours subtotal:

17

Spring Semester (First Year)
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Description: Prepares students with the knowledge necessary to comprehend the fundamentals of meteorology, analyze weather factors, hazards and in-flight weather conditions and weather conditions as they relate to aircraft and flight performance using aviation meteorology charts and internet weather resources.

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Prepares students with knowledge of the origins of aviation law, legal terminology and a general understanding of aviation industry laws, legislation and court decisions affecting the aviation community.

Notes: SPRING ONLY

Description: Prepares students with the knowledge and practice necessary to successfully control an aircraft solely by reference to flight instruments. Topics include full and partial panel reference, accuracy and proficiency in flying holding patterns and instrument approach procedures and recovery from unusual attitudes and spatial disorientation scenarios.Contact the Department for the current course fee.

Notes: Department Permission Required: https://www.sinclair.edu/academics/divisions/sme/avt/flight-lab-enrollment-process/

Prerequisites: AVT 1110 and AVT 1124 and Approval of Department

Corequisites: AVT 1170 and AVT 1224

Description: Basic nonvisual cockpit instrument reference education, including principles of basic attitude instrument flight and limitations of flight instruments, instrument flight procedures for departure, en-route and arrival operations, federal aviation regulations, weather factors and emergency situations.

Notes: Department Permission Required: https://www.sinclair.edu/academics/divisions/sme/avt/flight-lab-enrollment-process/

Prerequisites: AVT 1110 and AVT 1124 and Approval of Department

Description: Prepares students with the skill and experience necessary to meet the requirements for a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Instrument Pilot Certificate. The course is conducted under 14 CFR Part 141.Topics include attitude instrument flying, instrument navigation, holding patterns, instrument approaches and instrument cross-country flight including instrument flight rules en-route procedures. Course Performance Standards require 35 hours of flight time and 100% completion of the course syllabus requirements. Additional fees including a course fee and a flight lab fee as well as other out-of-pocket expenses apply. Contact the Department for the current listing of these fees and expenses. Six lab hours per week. Students must be available to fly additional training flight lessons or make-up lessons at times outside of the scheduled lab hours.

Notes: Department Permission Required: https://www.sinclair.edu/academics/divisions/sme/avt/flight-lab-enrollment-process/

Prerequisites: AVT 1110 and AVT 1124 and Approval of Department and Other (Student must hold Private Pilot Certificate)

Corequisites: AVT 1170 and AVT 1254

Description: Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style. This course requires 5 speeches in front of a live audience. The online course sections require the recordings to be created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech. Any questions, please contact the Communication Department at com.dept@sinclair.edu.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

Description: Trigonometric functions of angles, solving right and oblique triangles, identities, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric equations, vectors, radian measure, graphs of trigonometric functions and inverse trigonometric functions, conic sections, sequences, and series. Two classroom, two lab hours per week. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: MAT 1470 and Other (with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

 

Term hours subtotal:

16

Fall Semester (Second Year)
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Description: Principles of aeronautical charts, national airspace system, aircraft navigation instruments, navigational systems and global differences in navigational operations. Air traffic control procedures and pilot responsibilities as they relate to enroute operations, terminal area and radar operations; including instrument departure and approach procedures.

Prerequisites: AVT 1119

Description: Provides pilots and other aviation professionals with an in-depth knowledge of human performance capabilities and limitations and their relationship with aircraft systems operation. Automation and human errors, fatigue, diet, motivation and learning, training principles, human sensory capabilities and limitations, supervisory control and Crew Resource Management (CRM) are among the topics this course will address.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035

Description: Prepares fixed-wing students with the aeronautical knowledge, skill and experience necessary to meet the requirements for a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot Certificate with an Airplane Category and Single Engine Land Class Rating. Topics include federal aviation regulations applicable to commercial pilot operations, airspace, flight information, meteorology, aeronautical decision making, Visual Flight Rules (VFR) cross-country flight planning and navigation.

Notes: Department Permission Required: https://www.sinclair.edu/academics/divisions/sme/avt/flight-lab-enrollment-process/

Prerequisites: AVT 1170 and AVT 1224 and Approval of Department

Description: Prepares students with the aeronautical knowledge, skills and experience necessary to meet the requirements for a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot Certificate with an Airplane Category and Single Engine Land Class Rating. The course is conducted under 14 CFR Part 141. Topics include familiarization with the complex training aircraft, commercial flight maneuvers, simulated emergency procedures, maximum performance takeoff and landing procedures and extended cross-country flight operations. Course Performance Standards require 120 hours of flight time and 100% completion of the course syllabus requirements. Additional fees including a course fee and a flight lab fee as well as other out-of-pocket expenses apply. Contact the Department for the current listing of these fees and expenses. Nine lab hours per week. Students must be available to fly additional training flight lessons or make-up lessons at times outside of the scheduled lab hours.

Notes: Department Permission Required: https://www.sinclair.edu/academics/divisions/sme/avt/flight-lab-enrollment-process/

Prerequisites: AVT 1170 and AVT 1224 and MAT 1470 or MAT 1580 and Approval of Department and Other (Student must hold Instrument Pilot Certificate)

Corequisites: AVT 2250

Description: Applied computer tools to solve engineering technology problems, emphasizing the integration of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software and engineering research skills using the Internet. Applications of an integrated approach to research papers, engineering technology analysis, technical laboratory reports and technical presentations. One-half classroom, one and one-half lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: MAT 0100 or MAT 0600 or MAT 1110

Description: Algebra-based university-parallel sequence in mechanics, including vectors, statics, work and energy, momentum, rotational motion, elasticity, fluids and thermodynamics. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: MAT 1290 or MAT 1470 or MAT 1570 or MAT 1580

 

Term hours subtotal:

16

Spring Semester (Second Year)
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Description:

Provides pilots and other aviation professionals with an understanding of techniques used by investigators to identify causes of accidents and how to make recommendations to reduce the likelihood of recurrence and reduce the consequences.

Notes: SPRING ONLY

Prerequisites: DEV 0035

Description: Properties of the Standard Atmosphere. Applies basic physics conservation concepts to incompressible, low-speed aerodynamics to develop analytical equations for lift and drag. Develops methods for basic aircraft performance analysis to include maximum angle and rate of climb, cruise and gliding flight. Discusses basic static and dynamic stability requirements.

Notes: SPRING ONLY

Prerequisites: PHY 1141 and MAT 1580 or MAT 1470 and MAT 1570

Description: An introduction to the structure of an airline, including the functions of the operational control center, airline marketing, maintenance control, fleet planning and scheduling, dispatch release, airline operating certificates and specifications, Part 121 Federal Aviation Regulations and an understanding of the principles and concepts of crew and dispatcher resource management (CRM) through interactive discussion and scenario analysis as it relates to aircraft dispatchers and airline flight crews.

Description: Supervised work experience related to the students' major or career program to develop new skills and professional work experience which will enhance marketability and networking. Note: UAS students should have their FAA Part 107 certificate prior to enrolling in this course.

Notes: To register for the internship, please contact the Work-Based Learning Office at 937-512-2769 or workbasedlearning@sinclair.edu AT LEAST ONE TERM PRIOR

Prerequisites: Approval of Department

Description: Prepares students with the knowledge necessary to complete the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Fundamentals of Instruction (FOI) and Flight Instructor Airplane (FIA) knowledge exams. Topics include foundations of learning, communication process, the fundamentals of instruction, flight instructor responsibilities and professionalism, development of lesson plans and evaluations, logbook endorsements and review of private and commercial pilot aeronautical knowledge areas as it pertains to the FAA Certified Flight Instructor, Airplane-Single Engine Land category and class.

Notes: Department Permission Required: https://www.sinclair.edu/academics/divisions/sme/avt/flight-lab-enrollment-process/

Prerequisites: AVT 2250 and AVT 2263 and Approval of Department

Corequisites: AVT 2269

Description: Prepares students with the aeronautical knowledge, skill and experience necessary to meet the requirements for a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Certified Flight Instructor Pilot Certificate with an Airplane Category and Single Engine Land Class Rating. The course is conducted under 14 CFR Part 141. Topics include the fundamentals of instruction as it pertains to the training aircraft, flight maneuvers, maximum performance takeoff and landing procedures, attitude control by instrument reference, solo flight, night flying, cross-country operations and navigation procedures. Course Performance Standards require 30 hours of flight time and 100% completion of the course syllabus requirements. Additional fees including a course fee and a flight lab fee as well as other out-of-pocket expenses apply. Contact the Department for the current listing of these fees and expenses. Six lab hours per week. Students must be available to fly additional training flight lessons or make-up lessons at times outside of the scheduled lab hours.

Notes: Department Permission Required: https://www.sinclair.edu/academics/divisions/sme/avt/flight-lab-enrollment-process/

Prerequisites: AVT 2250 and AVT 2263 and MAT 1470 and MAT 1570 or MAT 1580 and Approval of Department and Other (Student must hold Commercial Pilot Certificate)

Corequisites: AVT 2258

Description: Major trends in the development of Western culture, emphasizing political, economic, social and cultural achievements from the seventeenth century to the present.

Notes: Choose from any OT36 Arts & Humanities Elective. View all course options here: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

 

Term hours subtotal:

19

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.