Tuesday, September 02, 2014

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, your dedicated counselor is: Robert Arrieta — Office: Cheyenne 1238G & Henderson B130K (Mondays only).
  • To schedule a counseling appointment, go to https://csn.mywconline.net/

Aviation Technology Graduates*
Class of 2014 — Congratulations!

  • ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
    • Robert Aday
    • Brandon Banova
    • Nicholas DiBlasi
    • Enrique Gonzalez
    • Luis Rubio
    • Cody Williams

*Listed in the program of 42nd Commencement Ceremony, 19 May 2014.


Fall 2014 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
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Date
84050 4001 M 09:00AM to 11:50AM HEND HNA113 KINGMA 25 Aug 14 Dec

 

AV 105 - Airport Operations

An introduction to the principles of airport operations. Topics include management functions, airport classification, organizational structures, flight operations, maintenance operations and their relationship with commercial airlines, corporate flight operations, air cargo and general aviation. Pertinent Federal Aviation Regulations governing airport operations will be emphasized. 3 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
84058 4001 M 12:00PM to 02:50PM HEND HNA113 STAFF 25 Aug 14 Dec

 

AV 107 - Airline Flight Operations

An introduction to the operational aspects of airline flight operations. Topics include management functions, organizational structure and personnel requirements with regard to airlines, commuter, air-taxi and instructional flight operations. The complex area of operational techniques utilized by airlines, and business strategies airlines face today will be discussed. Pertinent Federal Aviation Regulations governing airline operations will be emphasized. 3 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
84060 4001 W 12:00PM to 02:50PM HEND HNA113 JOCHMAN 25 Aug 14 Dec

 

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
84051 4001 T 09:00AM to 12:50PM HEND HNA113 KINGMA 25 Aug 14 Dec

 

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
84052 4001 T 01:00PM to 02:30PM HEND HNA112 KINGMA 25 Aug 14 Dec

 

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 (Coast Flight Academy).
  • The outcome for this course is to take and pass FAA Private 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, is required. Visit http://www.faa.gov/licenses_certificates/medical_certification/ 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 https://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 address current as of this date, if the website is unavailable, please use a search engine, or contact me.

AV 112 - Human Factors and Safety

This course will study the effects of human factors on pilot performance and safety including education and training, the aviation environment and pilot mental and physical condition. 3 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
84053 4001 W 09:00AM to 11:50AM HEND HNA113 KINGMA 25 Aug 14 Dec

 

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
84054 4001 T 06:00PM to 08:50PM HEND HNA113 FARRIS 25 Aug 14 Dec

 

AV 210 - Instrument Ground School

Aspects of instruction will include the aeronautical knowledge areas as determined by the Federal Aviation Admin­istration for the Instrument Rating ¿ Airplane. This course will prepare eligible students to take the FAA Instrument Rating ¿ Airplane Knowledge Exam. Course may be taken as an IFR refresher or to enhance knowledge of IFR flight operations. Prerequisite: AV 110. 4 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
84055 4001 Th 09:00AM to 12:50PM HEND HNA113 STAFF 25 Aug 14 Dec

 

AV 212 - Instrument Certification

Students will begin flight training with an FAA Certificated Flight Instructor - Instrument. Training will include all skills necessary to pass the FAA Instrument Airplane Practical Exam. Prerequisite: AV 111. 3 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
84056 4001 Th 01:00PM to 02:30PM HEND HNA112 STAFF 25 Aug 14 Dec

Note: Students MUST acquire an FAA Medical Certificate Third Class or above prior to flight training. Students having other than U.S. citizenship MUST obtain TSA clearance prior to flight training. Additional fees of $9800 apply for flight training, payable over the course of the semister. Flight training conducted at CSN flight school providers at area airports.

 

(Posted 9 June 2014)
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 9 June 2014)