Programs Assessment

Programs AssessmentProgram Assessment Measures

 

B.S. Flight Education

The program meets the guidelines of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and prepares students to earn an FAA Private, Instrument Rating, Commercial and Flight Instructor certificates. This is in addition to the goal of producing well-rounded, liberally educated graduates prepared for a career as commercial airline pilots, airline schedulers, and other professional management positions in the aviation industry.

B.S. Aviation Management, Air Traffic Control

As part of the FAA Collegiate Training program, the department has instituted an assessment process that is a fair measurement for recommendation to the FAA. Students must successfully pass a 100 question air traffic control basics exit exam as part of AVN 454 Senior Practicum/Capstone course. Passing score 74 to be recommended for graduation, equal to a "C" on the institutional grading system. Students who pass the exit exam with at least 80% and graduate with at least a 2.5 GPA will be eligible for recommendation to the FAA for employment.

B.S. Aviation Management, Airport Administration

To assess potential graduate knowledge, Aviation Management, Airport Administration students are highly encouraged to take the AAAE Certified Member examination. Students who successfully complete the exam may present a current certification as evidence of comprehensive knowledge of airport operations and management. In lieu of the AAAE CM exam, Aviation Management, Airport Administration students may opt to take a 100 question exam as part of AVN 454 Senior Practicum/Capstone in their senior year. Students must achieve at least an 80% on the exam to be considered successful.

 


Student Achievement

 

B.S. Flight Education
  • Students obtain both their private pilot and commercial pilot ratings before graduation.
  • Placement in National Intercollegiate Flying Association Competition every year of entrance.
B.S. Aviation Management, Air Traffic Control
  • Career placement within one year of graduation.
  • Recommendation to the FAA ATC Academy.
B.S. Aviation Management, Airport Administration
  • Scholarship, Grant, and Internship recipients throughout the duration of the program.
  • Career placement within one year of graduation.