Associate of Science Degree in Flight Education


The Associate of Science, Flight Education degree program is designed to prepare students for the employment as a flight instructor and related careers fields such as airline scheduling, airline operations, and commercial pilot. This program is offered on the main campus through the University College or as hybrid program through Hampton University Online.

Degree Name: Associate of Science Degree in Flight Education
CourseCourse TitleCredit Hours
AVNO 101 Aviation Foundations I 3
AVNO 102 Aviation Foundations II 3
AVNO 103 Private Pilot Enhancement 3
AVNO 115 Private Pilot Maneuvers & Lab I 1
AVNO 116 Private Pilot Enhancement & Lab I 1
AVNO 125 Tower Operations I 3
AVNO 201 Flight Safety 3
AVNO 354 Aviation Legislation 3
AVNO 204 Air Transportation 3
AVNO 210 Crew Resource Management 3
AVNO 211 Instrument Rating Ground School 3
AVNO 212 Instrument Rating Lab II 3
AVNO 215 Instrument Rating Lab I 1
AVNO 216 Instrument Rating Lab II 1
AVNO 235 Commercial Pilot Lab I 1
AVNO 236/221 Commercial Pilot Lab II 1
AVNO***/221 Aviation Elective/CFI 3
COMO 103 Oral Communications 3
ENGO 101 Written Communications I 3
HISO 105 World Civilizations I 3
HUMO 201 Humanities I 3
MATO 109 College Mathematics 3
PHYS 200 Physics 3
PSYO 203 Introduction to Psychology 3
Total Credit Hours 60

About the Department of Aviation

The Department of Aviation in the School of Engineering and Technology provides students with preparation for a variety of careers in aviation. Combined with a strong liberal arts background, the aviation program prepares students to participate in building the future of the aviation industry. The Department also prepares its students to be professionals by demonstrating the value of life-long learning through research projects and the value of service to the University, aviation profession, and community. Hampton University's Department of Aviation is the only one of the 105 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) in America with a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved ATCI program.

The Department of Aviation is committed to providing a high quality aviation education for all its students with faculty actively involved in advancing the aviation community as a whole. We strive to prepare students for meaningful aviation careers within government and the aerospace industry, and to instill a strong sense of social awareness and responsibility to the public. The Department of Aviation has established itself as a high-quality Bachelor of Science degree program with a national reputation for outstanding graduates.

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