2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Aviation Management

AVMT 060 – 0 Credits, 3 Billable Hours
Instrument Pilot Training

Provides academic, flight, and simulator training required for the Instrument Pilot Instruction includes preflight preparation, air traffic control clearances and procedures, flight by reference to instruments, navigation systems, instrument approach procedures, emergency operations, safety, and postflight procedures. Students successfully completing this course will receive their Instrument Pilot Rating. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite: Private Pilot Certificate Lab Fee: $6,000

AVMT 070 – 0 Credits, 3 Billable Hours
Commercial Pilot Training

Provides academic, flight, and simulator training required for the Commercial Pilot Certificate. Instruction includes preflight preparation, specialty takeoffs and landings, commercial pilot maneuvers, navigation, slow flight, stalls, spin awareness, emergency procedures, safety, operation of complex and high performance aircraft, high-altitude procedures, and postflight procedures. Students successfully completing this course will receive their Commercial Pilot Certificate. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite: Private Pilot Certificate Lab Fee: $10,000

AVMT 101 – 3 Credits
Aviation History and Development-GL

Explores the evolution of aviation, focusing on the rapid growth of the aviation industry and its influence on economic, military, and political advancement; discusses developments in aircraft design, aerodynamics, power plants, government agencies, and the national airspace system. This course is a globally intensive course that promotes intercultural competency and global awareness. Successful completion of this course contributes toward the 15 credits of globally intensive curriculum needed to earn the certificate of Global Distinction. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052 or equivalent placement test scores

AVMT 141 – 3 Credits
Private Pilot Ground School

Provides all required ground instruction for the Private, Recreational, and Sport Pilot Certificates; and upon successful completion of this course, students will receive an endorsement to take the FAA Private Pilot knowledge examination. Discusses aerodynamics, aircraft systems, aircraft control and operation, communications, airspace, navigation, weight and balance, meteorology, FAA regulations, Crew Resource Management, and aircraft performance. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052 and MATH 083 or the equivalent placement test scores

AVMT 142 – 3 Credits
Private Pilot Certification

Provides academic, flight and simulator training towards the completion of the Private Pilot Certificate; includes preflight procedures, airport operations, takeoffs, landings, performance and ground reference maneuvers, navigation, slow flight and stalls, basic instrument maneuvers, emergency procedures, night flying operations, safety, and postflight procedures. This course has additional lab fees, refer to the class schedule for further details. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: AVMT 141 (conc)

AVMT 143 – 2 Credits
Visual Flight Rules Flight Operations

Provides an introduction to Visual Flight Rules (VFR) flying operations for non-pilot students. Instruction includes preflight procedures, basic maneuvers, airport operations, cross country navigation, communications, flight by reference to instruments, emergency procedures, night flying operations, safety, and post-flight procedures. This course is designed to be taken concurrent with AVMT 141. This course has additional lab fees, refer to the class schedule for further details. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Corequisite: AVMT 141

AVMT 151 – 3 Credits
Flight Attendant Fundamentals

Provides an introduction to flight attendant procedures and operations. Topics include the use of aircraft safety equipment, Federal Aviation Administration regulations, passenger cabin procedures, human factors, passenger care and management, conflict resolution, and crew resource management. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

AVMT 161 – 3 Credits
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations

AVMT 162 – 3 Credits
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations

AVMT 173 – 3 Credits
Internship I

AVMT 201 – 4 Credits
Aviation Meteorology

Provides an in-depth discussion of atmospheric science and the relationship to flight operations. Students will develop an understanding of thermal and pressure patterns, atmospheric circulation, jet stream movement, air masses, fronts, stability, cloud formation, fog, icing, turbulence, thunderstorm development, and seasonal weather trends. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: AVMT 101 and AVMT 141

AVMT 211 – 3 Credits
Air Transportation

Discusses the importance of transportation in the United States economy, contrasting the different modes of transportation, government regulation, development, and transportation policies; highlights advancements in air transportation and focuses on the facets of general aviation and future challenges facing the air transportation industry. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: AVMT 101 and AVMT 141

AVMT 216 – 3 Credits
Aviation Safety

Explores the causes of aircraft accidents, including an overview of NTSB accident investigation procedures, the development of accident prevention programs, regulations, and aviation safety; discusses aviation safety planning, safety awareness, and human factors leading to aircraft-related accidents. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: AVMT 101 and AVMT 141

AVMT 221 – 3 Credits
The Air Traffic Control System

Provides an analysis of Air Traffic Control (ATC) functions and studies the history, development, and structure of the National Airspace System; explores navigation aids, ATC radar systems, terminal and en route control, flight service and weather facilities, instrument flight rules, airspace, and FAA regulations. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: AVMT 101 and AVMT 141

AVMT 226 – 3 Credits
Air Traffic Control Operations I

Presents a comprehensive analysis of Air Traffic Control (ATC) regulatory flight publications including manuals, charts, advisory circulars and procedures. Topics: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, Aeronautical Information Manual, Letters of Agreement, Terminal Procedures (TERPS) publications and applicable FAA Orders. Aircraft Recognition and Performance will also be studied and applied. These lessons will be correlated and reinforced with simulation exercises where students will be challenged to use proper pilot-controller phraseology and decision making skills. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Corequisite: AVMT 221

AVMT 227 – 3 Credits
Air Traffic Control Operations II

Presents an advanced study of air traffic control (ATC) tower operations, equipment, policies and procedures. Students learn proper teamwork, decision making and crew resource management skills while applying their knowledge of terminal operations through ATC tower simulator exercises. This course has additional lab fees, refer to the class schedule for further details. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: AVMT 221, AVMT 226, AVMT 241 and AVMT 243 with a "B" or better; MATH 111 or higher; ENGL 101 or higher

AVMT 228 – 3 Credits
Air Traffic Control Operations III

Presents a study of non-radar air traffic control (ATC) procedures. Students practice these skills in Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) and Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) simulation laboratory facilities. This course has additional lab fees, refer to the class schedule for further details. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: AVMT 227 with a grade of "B" or better

AVMT 229 – 3 Credits
Air Traffic Control Operations IV

Presents a study of radar air traffic control (ATC) procedures. Students practice these skills in Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) and Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) simulation laboratory facililties. This course has additional lab fees, refer to the class schedule for details. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: AVMT 227 with a grade of "B" or better

AVMT 230 – 3 Credits
Air Traffic Control Operations V

Serves as a capstone course to enable students to demonstrate and review their knowledge and skills in air traffic procedures. This course engages students with extensive simulator training to enhance their abilities. A comprehensive exam, resumes, interviewing skills and networking will also be included. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: AVMT 227 with a grade of "B" or better

AVMT 241 – 4 Credits
Instrument Pilot Ground School

Provides all required ground instruction for the Instrument Rating and an endorsement to take the FAA Instrument Pilot knowledge examination upon successful completion of this course; includes flight by reference to instruments, navigation systems, instrument flight rules, weather, approach procedures, safety, CRM, communications, and flight physiology. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: AVMT 141 or Private Pilot Certificate

AVMT 242 – 3 Credits
Instrument Pilot Rating

Provides academic, flight, and simulator training required for the Instrument Pilot Rating; includes preflight preparation, air traffic control clearances and procedures, flight by reference to instruments, navigation systems, instrument approach procedures, emergency operations, safety, and postflight procedures. This course has additional lab fees, refer to the class schedule for details. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: AVMT 142 or Private Pilot Certificate and AVMT 241

AVMT 243 – 1 Credit
Instrument Flight Rules Flight Operations

Provides an introduction to Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flying operations for non-pilot students. Instruction includes flight by reference to instruments, radio navigation, Air Traffic Control (ATC) communications, weather avoidance, flight planning and instrument approach procedures. This course is designed to be taken concurrent with AVMT 241. This course has additional lab fees, refer to the class schedule for details. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: AVMT 143 with a grade of B or better Corequisite: AVMT 241

AVMT 246 – 4 Credits
Commercial Pilot Ground School

Provides all required ground instruction for the Commercial Pilot Certificate and an endorsement to take the FAA Commercial Pilot knowledge examination upon successful completion; includes advanced aerodynamics, high performance aircraft, advanced aircraft systems, FAA regulations, flight physiology, high altitude flight operations, and crew resource management (CRM). NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: AVMT 141 or Private Pilot Certificate

AVMT 247 – 3 Credits
Commercial Pilot Certification

Provides academic, flight, and simulator training required for the Commercial Pilot Certificate; includes preflight preparation, specialty takeoffs and landings, commercial pilot maneuvers, navigation, slow flight, stalls, spin awareness, emergency procedures, safety, high-altitude and postflight procedures. This course has additional lab fees, refer to the class schedule for details. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: AVMT 142 or Private Pilot Certificate or concurrent AVMT 246

AVMT 251 – 3 Credits
Airport Management

Introduces the historical development of modern airports; discusses business and operational factors, airport regulations and government agencies, labor and personnel relations, security, safety, facility maintenance, airport tenants, funding, airport design and expansion planning, marketing and public relations. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: AVMT 101 and AVMT 141

AVMT 256 – 3 Credits
Airline Management

Provides an in-depth study of airline operations; includes determination of airline fleet composition, scheduling, demand forecasting, pricing structure, facilities planning, marketing, financing, analyzing labor requirements, operational costs, and profit/loss reporting. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: AVMT 101 and AVMT 141

AVMT 261 – 3 Credits
Certificated Flight Instructor Airplane

Presents academic, flight, and simulator training required for the FAA Certificated Flight Instructor Airplane. Topics include fundamentals of instruction, best practices in aeronautical instruction, professionalism, and FAA regulations relating to student flight training. This course has additional lab fees. NOTE: Course offered every fall and spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: AVMT 246 and AVMT 247 or approval from Aviation Program Coordinator

AVMT 262 – 3 Credits
Certificated Flight Instructor Helicopter

Presents academic, flight, and simulator training required for the FAA Certificated Flight Instructor Helicopter. Topics include fundamentals of instruction, best practices in aeronautical instruction, professionalism, and FAA regulations relating to student flight training. This course has additional lab fees. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: AVMT 246 and AVMT 247 or approval from Aviation Program Coordinator

AVMT 263 – 3 Credits
Certificated Flight Instructor Instrument Airplane

Presents academic, flight, and simulator training required for the FAA Certificated Flight Instructor Instrument - Airplane. Course includes the fundamentals of student instruction, flight by reference to instruments, navigation systems, enroute operations, instrument approaches, emergency procedures, and safety. This course has additional lab fees. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: AVMT 246 and AVMT 247 or approval from Aviation Program Coordinator

AVMT 264 – 3 Credits
Certificated Flight Instructor Instrument Helicopter

Presents academic, flight, and simulator training required for the FAA Certificated Flight Instructor Instrument-Helicopter. Course includes the fundamentals of student instruction, flight by reference to instruments, navigation systems, enroute operations, instrument approaches, emergency procedures, and safety. This course has additional lab fees. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: AVMT 246 and AVMT 247 or approval from Aviation Program Coordinator

AVMT 265 – 3 Credits
Certificated Flight Instructor Multi-Engine Airplane

Presents academic, flight, and simulator training required for the FAA Certificated Flight Instructor - Multi-Engine rating. Course includes the fundamentals of student instruction, pre-flight preparation, multi-engine airplane operations, complex aircraft systems, emergency procedures, safety, and post-flight procedures. This course has additional lab fees. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: AVMT 246 and AVMT 247 or approval from Aviation Program Coordinator

AVMT 272 – 3 Credits
Aircraft Dispatcher