Courses

Lower Division Requirements

AVN110 Introduction to Aviation

A survey of the U.S. aviation industry, including the history of aviation, attributes of an aviation professional, career planning, certification, airports, airspace, air traffic control, and navigational aids. (3 units; Fall)

AVN110-D
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C101
AVN110-A
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
09/03/2019 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C101
AVN110-B
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C101
AVN110-A
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
09/08/2020 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C101
AVN110-B
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
09/08/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C101

AVN210 Aviation Meteorology

An in-depth study of aviation weather, including temperature, atmospheric pressure, wind and moisture, stability, turbulence, clouds, air masses, fronts, thunderstorms, and icing. A study of weather charts, weather reports, and forecasts. (3 units; Fall)

AVN210-A
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
09/03/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C101
AVN210-A
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C101
AVN210-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/08/2020 - Online

AMG111 Theory of Flight

An introduction to aerodynamics, aircraft design, aircraft performance, weight and balance, operating characteristics, engine types, and maintenance. Students will experience flight in an aircraft. Additional lab fee. (3 units; Spring)

FLT116 Private Pilot Ground

An in-depth study of airframes and aircraft systems, aircraft instruments, safety, aerodynamics, stability, physiology, weather, airports, airspace, emergency operations, ground reference maneuvers, charts and publications, and the principles of pilotage, dead-reckoning, and radio/electronic methods of navigation as applied to cross-country flight planning to prepare the student for the FAA private pilot knowledge test. (3 units; Summer)

FLT116-A
Goodman, Creighton A
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C102
FLT116-B
Goodman, Creighton A
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C102
FLT116-A
Goodman, Creighton A
09/08/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C102
FLT116-B
Goodman, Creighton A
09/08/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C102

FLT119 Instrument Pilot Ground

An in-depth study of aircraft instruments, preflight and aircraft systems, navigation, holding, approaches, emergencies, and weather reports and forecasts. Prepares student for the FAA instrument rating knowledge test. Prerequisite: FLT 116. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

FLT119-A
Goodman, Creighton A
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C102
FLT119-A
Goodman, Creighton A
01/13/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C102
FLT119-A
Goodman, Creighton A
05/04/2020 MTWThF 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C102
FLT119-A
Goodman, Creighton A
09/08/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C102

Upper Division Requirements

AVN300 Avtn Resrch,Wrtng and Communictn

A review of techniques necessary to complete a research project on an aviation topic, including data collection techniques, literature review procedures, data analysis, proper structure of reports, American Psychological Association (APA) formatting, and the manuscript submission process. (3 units; Fall)

AVN300-A
Prather, Charles Daniel
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 203

AVN310 Aviation Law and Regulations

An in-depth study of various U.S. federal aviation regulations and legislation affecting the aviation industry, including 14 CFR Parts 1, 25, 61, 67, 91, 121, 139, 175, and NTSB Part 830. An examination of the international aviation environment, such as standards and recommended practices promulgated by the International Civil Aviation Organization. (3 units; Spring)

AVN310-A
Foster, Paul M.
01/13/2020 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 116

AMG322 Aviation Safety

An introduction to the safety regulations, requirements, and environment in the U.S., including an in-depth examination of Safety Management Systems (SMS). (3 units; Spring)

AMG324 Aviation Security

An in-depth examination of security regulations, requirements, and environment in the U.S., including the role of the Department of Homeland Security in ensuring aviation security. (3 units; Fall)

AMG324-A
Prather, Charles Daniel
09/08/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 203

DSP330 Dispatch I

An in-depth study of aerodynamics, instruments, airspace, regulations, performance, weight and balance, physiology, aviation weather, navigation, and flight operations. Prepares students for the FAA Dispatch knowledge test. Students must be age 21 to receive permission to enroll. Additional lab fee. Prerequisites: AVN 210, 310 and FLT 119, and permission of the Department Chair. (3 units; Spring)

DSP330-A
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C101
DSP330-A
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
09/08/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C101

DSP430 Dispatch II

In-depth study of cross country flight operations, including Lancer Airways Operational Specifications, advanced weather application, and practical dispatch applications. Students must be age 21 to enroll. Prerequisite: DSP 330. (3 units; Fall)

DSP430-A
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
01/06/2020 TTh 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C101

DSP497 Dispatch III

Senior-level application of practical dispatch knowledge and techniques. Prepares students for FAA Dispatch Practical Exam. Students must be age 21 to receive permission to enroll. Additional lab fee. Prerequisites: DSP 430 and FLT 410. (3 units; Spring)

DSP497-A
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
03/02/2020 TTh 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C101

FLT311 Commercial Pilot Ground

An in-depth study of aerodynamics, instruments, engines and systems, airports, air traffic control, and airspace, FARs, performance and weight and balance, aeromedical factors, aviation weather, navigation and flight operations. Prepares students for the FAA Commercial Pilot knowledge test. Prerequisite: FLT 119. (3 units; Fall)

FLT311-A
Marselus, John Edward
09/03/2019 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 116
FLT311-A
Marselus, John Edward
09/08/2020 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 116

FLT326 Human Factors

A review of the psychological human factors that affect aviation, including individual and organizational factors, and technology-induced errors. Includes common human errors and detection and recovery skills. The chain of events leading up to an aircraft accident are examined in light of specific aircraft accidents. (3 units; Spring)

FLT326-A
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C101

FLT328 Aircraft Systems

An in-depth study of aircraft systems, including engine, fuel, electric, hydraulic, pneumatic, flight control, and computer systems and displays. (3 units; Fall)

FLT328-A
Foster, Paul M.
09/03/2019 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 116
FLT328-A
Foster, Paul M.
09/08/2020 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 116

FLT410 Turbine Systems

An in-depth study of turbine systems and turbine aircraft performance. Prerequisite: FLT 328. (3 units; Spring)

FLT410-A
Marselus, John Edward
01/13/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 116

FLT420 Crew Resource Management

An in-depth study of the complex multi-crew environment, including methods to enhance efficiency via a focus on interpersonal communication, leadership, and decision making. Designed to minimize accidents associated with human error. (3 units; Fall)

FLT420-A
McKee, Michael J.
09/03/2019 M 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 116
FLT420-A
McKee, Michael J.
09/08/2020 M 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 116