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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: 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

Prerequisites: Approval of Department

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.

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Provides pilots and other aviation professionals with an in-depth understanding of how aviation technology has evolved. This course begins with the earliest balloon flights, the invention of the airplane and covers all of the subsequent technology developments through the end of WWII.

Notes: FALL ONLY

Prerequisites: DEV 0035

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)

 

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14

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.

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

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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:

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: 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: 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

Summer Semester (First Year)
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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

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

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

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

 

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8

Fall Semester (Second Year)
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Description: Prepares students with the knowledge necessary to successfully complete the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aircraft Dispatcher Practical exam. Topics include theory of Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) aircraft systems, including minimum equipment and configuration deviation list items and their application to aircraft dispatch applications.

Notes: FALL ONLY

Prerequisites: Approval of Department

Description: Principles of advanced aerodynamics, high-speed flight, takeoff, enroute and landing jet aircraft performance. Operational factors affecting aircraft performance in aircraft dispatch.

Notes: A-TERM - FALL ONLY

Corequisites: AVT 1119

Description: Prepares students with the aeronautical knowledge, skill and experience necessary to meet the requirements for a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate. Topics include DC-9, B-727, B-737 and BE-1900 weight and balance and advanced transport category aircraft performance calculations.

Notes: B-TERM - FALL ONLY

Prerequisites: AVT 2157

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: Provide students with the knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of airline crew during emergency operations which will include smoke/fire, first aid, evacuations/ditchings, decompressions, security and hazardous materials.

Notes: Or any elective approved by AVT Department

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)

 

Term hours subtotal:

14

Spring Semester (Second Year)
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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: In-depth coverage of joint Aircraft Dispatcher/Pilot responsibilities and dispatch functions including communications, operational control, fuel planning, flight planning, aircraft weight and balance, abnormal and emergency situations, weather, NOTAMs (Notices to Airmen) and airport facilities as they relate to flight planning.

Notes: SPRING ONLY

Prerequisites: AVT 1119 and AVT 1246 and AVT 2146 and AVT 2157 and AVT 2158 and AVT 2167 and Approval of Department

Description: Preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate through an in-depth understanding of regulations, meteorology, navigation, aircraft systems, communications, air traffic control, emergency and abnormal procedures and practical dispatch applications. At the completion of the course, students will be prepared for the Federal Aviation Administration Aircraft Dispatcher oral examination.

Notes: SPRING ONLY

Prerequisites: AVT 1119 and AVT 1246 and AVT 2146 and AVT 2157 and AVT 2158 and AVT 2167 and Approval of Department

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) Or any elective approved by AVT Department

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

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: Overview of the history of air traffic control, air traffic control tower procedures, radar systems, radar separation, radio communications and techniques, flight plan clearances, traffic management and emergency procedures and priority handling.

Notes: Or any elective approved by AVT Department

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

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.