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Flight Operations Management

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Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Semester Sequence

This is a suggested full-time schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits. Refer to the College catalog for specific requirements in selecting General Education Courses .

Semester 1:

Short Session 1:

Short Session 2:

Semester 3:

Semester 4:


General Education Requirements and Electives - 19 Credits

General Education Requirements:

General Education Electives:

 Choose courses in each category from the list of approved General Education Courses . One course must be a Diversity course.

  • Information Technology 3 Credits.
  • Mathematics 3-4 Credits.
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 3 Credits.

Program Requirements and Electives - 42 Credits

Program Electives:

Choose a writing class from the following list:


Choose 3 credits from one of the following disciplines:

  • AVMT
  • ACCT
  • MNGT
  • CSIT
  • ECON
  • PHYS

Total Number of Credits Required for Degree: 61*

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101  in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.


Program Description

Aviation management is a rapidly expanding field with excellent employment prospects. These professionals are largely responsible for the development, planning, operation, and marketing functions of the aviation industry.

The Flight Management Degree prepares students for employment in various business-related aviation career fields, including airport or airline management, airline dispatcher, cargo operations and fixed base operator (FBO) management. Careers are also available with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Department of Transportation (DOT) and other government agencies.

Flight Management focuses on business administration, accounting, marketing, airport and airline operations.

Students considering applying for this program should read the information available on the CCBC website at

Some aviation classes have lab fees . Fees are subject to change at the discretion of the Community College of Baltimore County.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this degree option, students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate leadership, teamwork, managerial, and organizational skills within the aviation industry;
  2. apply quantitative methods of modern business management to improve organizational performance in the aviation industry;
  3. analyze and assess airline and airport operations, government regulations, and safety and environmental concerns to plan and implement appropriate strategic and tactical business methodologies;
  4. measure the impact of global competition and security issues on the U.S. aviation industry, identify progressive actions to overcome these issues, and utilize technology to enhance efficiency and competitiveness;
  5. respond to changing paradigms and unique challenges associated with a culturally diverse workforce; and
  6. speak and write effectively for professional business communication in the airline industry.

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