Aviation Professional Flight
The Professional Flight degree provides a solid foundation of aeronautical knowledge and piloting skills expected by professional aviation organizations and necessary for success in the aviation industry.
Auburn University is a FAA-approved Part 141 pilot school and flight operations are conducted at the Auburn University Regional Airport (KAUO), which is located less than three miles from campus and easily accessible via the university’s Tiger Transit shuttle service.
This degree, as well as the Aviation Management degree, qualifies for the attainment of the FAA Restricted Airline Transport (R-ATP) certification with as little as 1,000 hours of flying experience.
Degree certifications and ratings include Private Pilot Certification, Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot Certification, Multi-Engine Rating, Certified Flight Instructor (CFI), CFI with Instrument Rating (CFII), and Multi-Engine Instructor (MEI). One advanced pilot or flight instructor certification/rating MUST be completed at Auburn and to be Restricted ATP (R-ATP) eligible, the ground and flight training for the instrument rating and commercial pilot certificate must be completed at Auburn.
Careers in Aviation Professional Flight
The Professional Flight degree provides a solid foundation of aeronautical knowledge and piloting skills expected by professional aviation organizations and necessary for success in the aviation industry. The degree leads to careers with airlines, corporate aviation, general aviation, and military aviation.
Aviation Professional Flight Curriculum from AU Bulletin
|AVMGÂ 1010 Introduction to Aviation||3||AVMFÂ 2181 Private Pilot Flight Training II||2|
|AVMFÂ 2150 Principles of Private Flight||3||ENGLÂ 1120 English Composition II||3|
|AVMFÂ 2171 Private Pilot Flight Training I||2||SCMHÂ 1010 Concepts of Science||4|
|MATHÂ 1610 Calculus I||4||COMMÂ 1000 Public Speaking||3|
|ENGLÂ 1100 English Composition I||3||ECONÂ 2020 Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|AVMGÂ 2050 Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)||3||AVMGÂ 2600 Human Factors in Aviation||3|
|AVMFÂ 2230 Principles of Instrument Flight||3||AVMFÂ 2250 Principles of Commercial Flight||3|
|AVMFÂ 2241 Instrument Flight Training I||2||AVMFÂ 2251 Instrument Flight Training II||2|
|PHYSÂ 1000 Foundations of Physics||4||AVMGÂ 3810 Professional Development in Aviation||1|
|HISTÂ 1210 Technology and Civilization I1||3||PHILÂ 1040 Business Ethics2||3|
|Â||HISTÂ 1220 Technology And Civilization II1||3|
|AVMGÂ 3050 Aviation Weather||3||AVMGÂ 3600 Aircraft Maintenance Management||3|
|AVMGÂ 3140 Air Transport Industry Development||3||AVMGÂ 3200 Applied Analysis in Air Transportation||3|
|AVMFÂ 2261 Commercial Pilot Flight Training I||2||AVMGÂ 4190 Airspace Management||3|
|SUSTÂ 2000 Introduction to Sustainability3||3||AVMFÂ 2271 Commercial Pilot Flight Training II||2|
|Literature Core Option||3||AVMFÂ 4271 Multi-Engine Flight Training||2|
|Fine Arts Core Option||3||AVMFÂ 4400 Applied Aerodynamics and Propulsion Systems||3|
|AVMGÂ 4060 Commercial Aviation Safety||3||AVMGÂ 4200 Air Cargo Operations||3|
|AVMGÂ 5090 Aviation Law and Policy||3||AVMGÂ 4080 Air Transport Planning||3|
|AVMGÂ 4130 Airport Management||3||AVMGÂ 5180 Global Air Transportation Management||3|
|AVMFÂ 4280 Principles of Flight Instruction4||3||AVMFÂ 4351 Instrument Flight Instructor Training4||2|
|AVMFÂ 4281 Flight Instruction Training4||3||AVMFÂ 4320 Airline Transport Category Systems and Procedures||4|
|Â||UNIVÂ 4AA0 Creed to Succeed||0|
|Total Hours: 123|
Students enrolled in the University Honors College may enroll in the Honors equivalents of any of the core options.Â
Course credit for pilot certification/rating will be granted upon evidence of FAA pilot certificate/rating at the time of enrollment.
One advanced pilot or flight instructor certification/rating MUST be completed at Auburn.Â Ground and flight training for commercial pilot certificate and instrument rating must be completed at Auburn to be R-ATP eligible.
HIST 1010/1020 sequence may substitute for HIST 1210/1220 sequence.
PHIL 1020 may substitute for PHIL 1040.
Any Core Social Science option may substitute for SUST 2000.
Non-CFI students must complete 8 hours of free electives in lieu of flight instruction sequence.
Last Updated: August 05, 2020