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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Aerospace, Flight Dispatch Concentration, B.S.


Department of Aerospace  
615-898-2788
Andrea Georgiou, program coordinator
Andrea.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. Upon completion of the program, the FAA Flight Dispatch exam will be administered. Successful completion of this FAA exam is required for graduation. In addition to the academic requirements below, Flight Dispatch students must

  1. adhere to the following 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.
  2. be at least 21 years of age before the Fall graduation date in order to enroll in AERO 4580.

Academic Map


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

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

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

The following General Education courses are required for this major:

  • MATH 1710 (Math)
  • CHEM 1010/1011 (Nat Sci)
  • PHYS 2010/2011 (Nat Sci)
  • GEOG 2000 or PSY 1410 (Soc/Beh Sci)

Major Requirements (44 hours)


Minor (18 hours)


Selected from Geography/Geology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other science- or business-related field

Electives (2 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


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


Subtotal: 27 Hours