Feb 06, 2023  
Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Catalog 2022-2023

Fully Online Program

Flight Operations Management



Important Information


Short Description


The Flight Operations Management degree prepares students for employment in various business-related aviation career fields, including airport or airline management, airline scheduling, 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.

Type of Credential


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

Program Code


274

Contacts and Additional Information


Aviation Program Faculty:

CCBC Catonsville, Professor Doug Williams
443-840-5498 or dwilliams@ccbcmd.edu

CCBC Catonsville, Professor Chris Komsa
443-840-4209 or ckomsa@ccbcmd.edu

CCBC Catonsville, Assistant Professor Joe Eichelberger
443-840-4463 or jeichelberger@ccbcmd.edu

Contact the Aviation Technology Department
443-840-4157 or aviation@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

  • FAA Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative (CTI) program
  • FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Collegiate Training Initiative program
  • FAA approved Aircraft Dispatcher Certification program
  • FAA approved for Restricted Airline Transport Pilot (R-ATP)
  • Designated Statewide Programs include only the credit certificates and the Flight Operations Management degree.
  • Students considering applying for this program should read the information available on the CCBC Aviation Technology website at www.ccbcmd.edu/aviation.
  • Flight Training courses approved under FAA Part 141.
  • Some Aviation classes have lab fees. Fees are subject to change at the discretion of the Community College of Baltimore County.
  • Opportunities for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) - For Aviation Technology, see Departmental Exam and Articulated Credit by Industry/Apprenticeship. Several General Education classes also have PLA opportunities.
  • Articulation and Transfer Agreements (There are no program specific agreements currently.)

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 .

Short Session 1


Short Session 2


Semester 3


Semester 4


Courses Needed for This Program*


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 Credit(s).
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 3 Credit(s).

Program Requirements and Electives - 42 Credits


Program Electives:


Choose a writing class from the following list:

and

Choose 3 credits from one of the following disciplines:

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

Total Number of Credits Required for Degree: 61*


Note


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College . This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.

Program Description


The Flight Operations Management degree prepares students for employment in various business-related aviation career fields, including airport or airline management, airline scheduling, 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.

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

Students considering applying for this program should read the information available on the CCBC Aviation Studies website at www.ccbcmd.edu/aviation.

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.