Sep 22, 2019  
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aerospace, Flight Dispatch Concentration, B.S.


Department of Aerospace  
615-898-2788
Andrea Georgiou, program coordinator
A.Georgiou@mtsu.edu

The Flight Dispatch concentration offers instruction designed to meet the aviation industry’s needs by preparing professional, corporate, and airline flight dispatchers. Selected General Education and minor courses are interwoven with required aerospace courses to provide students with a foundation for careers in this area. FAA Flight Dispatch certification will be awarded upon completion of the program. Following are the Flight Dispatch requirements: 

  1. complete 44 hours of aerospace courses as listed below;
  2. adhere to the requirements for these 14 CFR, Part 65 dispatch core courses: AERO 1230, AERO 2220 or AERO 2230, AERO 2010, AERO 3080AERO 3210 or AERO 3510, AERO 3630/AERO 3631, AERO 4580, and AERO 4590;
    • online courses will not satisfy these requirements,
    • obtain at least a grade of 70 percent,
    • miss no more than 10 percent of the contact hours for each course,
    • make up all missed class time before the end of the semester,
    • must retake a course if more than 10 percent is missed and/or obtain less than a 70 percent.
  3. a minor of 18 semester hours to be approved by major advisor.
  4. other specific required courses as listed below, including FAA Flight Dispatcher Knowledge Test; must be 21 years of age before the Fall graduation date in order to enroll in AERO 4580.

Aerospace Core Requirement (13 hours)


Curriculum: Aerospace, Flight Dispatch Concentration


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 27 Hours


Total hours in program: 120


Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Aerospace, Flight Dispatch, B.S., Academic Map