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Aerospace, Aviation Management Concentration, B.S.


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Aerospace   
615-898-2788
Christina Hiers, program coordinator
Christina.Hiers@mtsu.edu

The Aviation Management concentration offers instruction for students who are interested in careers in the various aspects of aviation management including airport management, air carrier management, fixed base operator (FBO) management, or aviation consulting. Selected general education and minor courses are interwoven with aerospace courses to provide students with a foundation for such careers. Students choosing a concentration in Aviation Management will select a specific segment of the industry in which to focus, either airport or airline management. A significant culminating experience, in the form of a capstone course appropriate to the area of focus, is required.

Students in the Aviation Management concentration will complete a minor in Business Administration.

NOTE: All major courses, program accreditation, and/or Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) related coursework (physics, mathematics, and selected engineering technology courses) must be completed with a grade of C or better in order to graduate.

Academic Map


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

Aerospace, Aviation Management, B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education 41 hours
Major Requirements 58 hours
     Aerospace Core    13 hours
     Aviation Mgmt. Concentration    39 hours
     Airline/Airport Mgmt. Track    6 hours
Auxiliary Courses 10 hours*
Business Administration 18 hours
Electives 0-7 hours
TOTAL 120-127 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If courses for this program are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the program of study may be completed in 120 hours.

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 courses required by the program meet General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (58 hours)


Airline Management or Airport Management Track (6 hours)


Choose either Airline or Airport Management track

Airline Management Track (6 hours)

Airport Management Track (6 hours)

Supporting Courses (10 hours)


Business Administration Minor (18 hours)


Students must complete the Business Administration Minor .

Electives (0-7 hours)


Curriculum: Aerospace, Aviation Management Concentration


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

Freshman Fall


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Sophomore Spring


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Senior Spring


Subtotal: 13 Hours


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