Jul 16, 2024  
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Wendy Beckman, Chair

Allen, Babb, Beckman, Callender, Corns, Craig, Crews, Dorris, Georgiou, Gossett, Hawkins, Hiers, Hill, Neff, Siao, Smith, Zlotky

Programs in the Department of Aerospace lead to the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Aerospace and concentrations in Aviation Management, Flight Dispatch, Maintenance Management, Professional Pilot, Technology, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations. Minors in Aerospace, Air Traffic Control, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems are also available. All of these programs are designed to prepare students for professional positions in air transportation, aerospace manufacturing, or in operations supporting allied areas.


In addition to regional accreditation, the following programs are accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International: Aviation Management, Flight Dispatch, Maintenance Management, Professional Pilot, and Technology.

Academic Common Market

Since the Aerospace Department is a participant in the Academic Common Market, students from selected southern states may enroll at MTSU on an in-state fee basis. Further information is available from the department or Admissions Office.

Professional Relationships

MTSU holds membership in the Aviation Technical Education Council, Aviation Accreditation Board International, the National Business Aviation Association, the National Intercollegiate Flying Association, and the University Aviation Association.

Air Traffic Control Training

Student Organizations

Recognized student organizations in Aerospace are Alpha Eta Rho, the international aviation fraternity (co-ed); AERO Maintenance Club of MTSU; Future Airport Executives (FAE), student chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives; Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Club; and Women in Aviation, the student chapter of Women in Aviation International.

Honors College

The Department of Aerospace offers Honors sections of AERO 1010 , AERO 1020 , AERO 4071 , and AERO 4730 .

Graduate Study

The Aerospace Department offers a Master of Science in Aeronautical Science degree program. Requirements and a list of the courses offered for graduate credit are published in the Graduate Catalog.