Thursday, December 18, 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). Phone: 702-651-4200.
  • 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.


Spring 2015 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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28921 4001 M 09:00AM to 11:50AM HEND HNA113 KINGMA 20 Jan 17 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
28922 4001 T 09:00AM to 12:50PM HEND HNA113 KINGMA 20 Jan 17 May


Note: 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
28923 4001 T 01:00PM to 02:30PM HEND HNA112 KINGMA 20 Jan 17 May


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 semester. Flight training conducted at CSN flight school providers at area airports.

 

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
32455 4001 W 06:00PM to 08:50PM HEND HNA113 STAFF 20 Jan 17 May

 

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
28930 4001 W 12:00PM to 02:50PM HEND HNA113 KINGMA 20 Jan 17 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
28924 4001 T 06:00PM to 08:50PM HEND HNA113 FARRIS 20 Jan 17 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
28928 4001 T 09:00AM to 11:50AM HEND HNA112 STAFF 20 Jan 17 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
28929 4001 M 12:00PM to 02:50PM HEND HNA113 ARRANDT 20 Jan 17 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
28927 4001 W 09:00AM to 11:50AM HEND HNA113 KINGMA 20 Jan 17 May

 

AV 240 - Advanced Aircraft Systems

Course covers the different types of commercial aircraft, and their various operational, instrumentation, electrical, electronic, fuel, and mechanical systems. The course will also cover principles of operations, and commercial aircraft structure and avionics. Mathematical calculations for determining large aircraft weight and balance will also be presented. Prerequisite: AV 110. 3 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
28925 4001 M 09:00AM to 11:50AM HEND HNA112 STAFF 20 Jan 17 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. 4 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
32456 4001 Th 09:00AM to 12:50PM HEND HNA113 STAFF 20 Jan 17 May


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

 

AV 251 - Commercial Pilot Certification Lab

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. 4 Credits.

Call # Section Day(s) Time Campus Room Instructor Begin
Date
End
Date
28926 4001 Th 01:00PM to 02:30PM HEND HNA112 STAFF 20 Jan 17 May


Note: Students must hold a current FAA Medical Certificate Third Class before enrollment and an FAA Private Pilot Certificate. Students having other than U.S. Citizenship must obtain TSA Clearance before enrollment. Contact Aviation Program Director at 702-651-3522. Additional fees of $7800.00 apply for flight training payable over the course of the semester. Flight training conducted at CSN Flight School Providers at area airports. Please call Sandra Kingma at 702-651-3522 for class meeting information.

 

(Posted 9 November 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 November 2014)