Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Academics

 

Aviation Technology

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Aviation Technology is designed specifically for students who have a desire to work in aviation-related careers. Thorough coverage of the Federal Aviation Regulations will apply to all aspects of study. The degree will provide the application of concepts pertaining to airport and aircraft operations for domestic and international flights.

Students may select from Track options that place an emphasis on either Professional Pilot or Flight Operations areas of study. The degree will prepare students to enter the employment market as Professional Pilots, Flight Crew Members, OR, Flight Operations Specialist, Crew Scheduler, Flight Follower, Customer Service Representative, Aircraft Servicing Personnel.

Students must meet all eligibility requirements determined by the Federal Aviation Administration and the Transportation Security Administration.

For more information contact Sandra Kingma, Aviation Program Director, at 702-651-3522 or 702-651-4910 or sandra.kingma@csn.edu.


Academic Counseling

  • Students with declared majors in Applied Technologies: To schedule an appointment with a counselor, go to https://csn.mywconline.net/. Phone: 702-651-4916.

Aviation Technology Graduates*
Class of 2015 — Congratulations!

  • ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
    • James Patrick Allanson Sr.
    • Pedro Alejandro Alulema-Ibarra
    • Victor V. Cabrera
    • Jacob Uriah Chasse
    • Robert Hirsovescu
    • Aracely Lopez-Gutierrez
    • Jill Christian Tabacon

*Listed in the program of 43rd Commencement Ceremony, 18 May 2015.


Spring 2016 Schedule of Classes

On-line Registration

 

AV 100 - Aviation Orientation

This course will introduce students to the history and development of flight, basic aircraft principles, the aviation industry, and career opportunities within the industry. 3 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
34740 4001 M 09:00AM to 11:50AM HEND HNA113 KINGMA 19 Jan 15 May

 

AV 110 - Private Pilot Ground School

A study of aviation fundamentals including principles of flight, aircraft and engine operations, weather, navigation and radio communication as required by FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) regulations. This course will prepare the student to take the FAA Private Pilot Airplane Certificate Knowledge exam. 4 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
34741 4001 T 09:00AM to 12:50PM HEND HNA113 KINGMA 19 Jan 15 May

Special Requirements for FAA Endorsement: 100% attendance and minimum test scores must be satisfied.

 

AV 111 - Private Pilot Certification Lab

Students will begin flight training with an FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Certified Flight Instructor. Training will include all skills necessary to pass the FAA Private Pilot Airplane Certificate Practical exam. Corequisite: AV 110. 3 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
34743 4001 T 01:00PM to 02:30PM HEND HNA112 KINGMA 19 Jan 15 May

Attention CSN students considering enrollment in AV111 Private Pilot Certification Lab

  • This course is intended for CSN Aviation Technology majors seeking the AAS Aviation Technology degree – Professional Pilot.
  • Students must be prepared to begin flight training first week of class.
  • Additional fees of $9800 apply. This fee is paid directly to selected flight school provider paid over the course of the semester.
  • Extensive flight training occurs off campus at either Henderson Executive Airport (Cactus Aviation) or North Las Vegas Airport (Elite Flight Training).
  • The outcome for this course is to pass FAA Comercial Pilot Check Ride.
  • The grade assignment for this course may be A or F. No partial grades given.

Enrollment in this course is DISCOURAGED if

  • You are not seeking the AAS Aviation Technology degree.
  • You are not prepared to begin flight training.
  • Need course credits to meet a full time load.

FAA Medical Certificate-3rd Class or above required. Visit www.faa.gov website and apply online using the MedXPress application, then schedule an AME of your choice.

TSA Clearance: Students holding other than citizenship in the United States must acquire TSA clearance prior to any flight training. Visit www.flightschoolcandidates.gov/afsp2 to initiate the application process. The processing time varies, students may be subject to course withdraw if the clearance is not acquired by second week of semester.

If you have any questions, please contact Sandra Kingma via email at sandra.kingma@csn.edu. (Voice mails will result in delayed response.) Website addresses current as of this date, if the website is unavailable, please use a search engine, or contact me.

 

AV 114 - Advanced Navigation and Flight Planning

Flight navigation concepts are mastered through application of instruments and navigational aids considering aircraft performance, navigation resources, weather components, and flight planning and operating limitation for aircraft. Prerequisite: AV 110 3 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
34744 4001 W 12:00PM to 02:50PM HEND HNA113 STAFF 19 Jan 15 May

 

AV 115 - Aviation Meteorology

This course deals with atmospheric conditions and the effect on aeronautical applications. Weather development patterns and observations from the pilot's point of view will be emphasized. 3 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
34745 4001 T 06:00PM to 08:50PM HEND HNA113 FARRIS 19 Jan 15 May

 

AV 214 - Aerodynamics

Study of basic aerodynamic theory. Covers wing design and theory, lift analysis and drag criteria, and basic performance criteria calculations. The effects of low and high speed flight configurations are examined. Prerequisite: AV 110. 3 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
34746 4001 W 09:00AM to 11:00AM HEND HNA112 KINGMA 19 Jan 15 May

 

AV 215 - Crew Resource Management

This course will cover the common concepts and application of Crew Resource Management (CRM) as it applies to professional pilots, general aviation pilots, cabin crews, maintenance personnel, aircraft dispatchers, and air traffic controllers will be studied, emphasizing the human interface and accompanying interpersonal activities that involve decisions required to operate a flight safely. Topics such as risk assessment, management, error prevention and mitigation, and automation issues will be studied, using case studies, accident analysis and practical application exercises. 3 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
34747 4001 M 12:00PM to 02:50PM HEND HNA113 STAFF 19 Jan 15 May

 

AV 220 - Air Transportation

This class surveys the regulations of the aviation industry at the state, federal, and international levels. Historical events and how they impact current and past legislation will be studied. Students will also investigate the impact of legislation and treaties on the aviation industry, such as deregulation, international alliances and agreements. 3 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
34748 4001 W 06:00PM to 08:50PM HEND HNA113 WHELAN 19 Jan 15 May

 

AV 250 - Commercial Pilot Ground School

This course prepares students to take the FAA Commercial Pilot Knowledge Exam. Aspects of instruction will include the aeronautical knowledge areas as determined by the Federal Aviation Administration for the Commercial Pilot Certificate. Prerequisite: AV 110B. 4 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
34749 4001 Th 09:00AM to 12:50PM HEND HNA113 STAFF 19 Jan 15 May

Special Requirements for FAA Endorsement: 100% attendance and minimum test scores must be satisfied.

 

AV 251 - Commercial Pilot Certification Lab

Students will begin flight training with an FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Certificated Flight Instructor at an authorized CSN Flight School Provider. Training will include all skills necessary for an FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate. Prerequisite: AV 111B 4 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
34750 4001 Th 01:00PM to 02:30PM HEND HNA112 KINGMA 19 Jan 15 May

Attention CSN students considering enrollment in AV 251 Commercial Pilot Certification Lab

  • This course is intended for CSN Aviation Technology majors seeking the AAS Aviation Technology degree – Professional Pilot.
  • Students must be prepared to begin flight training first week of class.
  • Additional fees of $9800 apply. This fee is paid directly to selected flight school provider paid over the course of the semester.
  • Extensive flight training occurs off campus at either Henderson Executive Airport (Cactus Aviation) or North Las Vegas Airport (Elite Flight Training).
  • The outcome for this course is to pass FAA Commercial Pilot Check Ride.
  • The grade assignment for this course may be A or F. No partial grades given.

Enrollment in this course is DISCOURAGED if

  • You are not seeking the AAS Aviation Technology degree.
  • You are not prepared to begin flight training.
  • Need course credits to meet a full time load.

FAA Medical Certificate-3rd Class or above required. Visit www.faa.gov website and apply online using the MedXPress application, then schedule an AME of your choice.

TSA Clearance: Students holding other than citizenship in the United States must acquire TSA clearance prior to any flight training. Visit www.flightschoolcandidates.gov/afsp2 to initiate the application process. The processing time varies, students may be subject to course withdraw if the clearance is not acquired by second week of semester.

If you have any questions, please contact Sandra Kingma via email at sandra.kingma@csn.edu. (Voice mails will result in delayed response). Website addresses are current as of this date, if the website is unavailable, please use a search engine, or contact me.

 

(Posted 25 Nov 2015)
This schedule of classes is accurate at the time of posting, but is subject to change without notice.
Check On-line Registration for current listing of classes.


(Page updated 25 Nov 2015)