Courses

Lower Division

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-A
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 116

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.
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 116

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-B
Goodman, Creighton A
09/04/2018 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C102
FLT116-A
Goodman, Creighton A
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C102

FLT117 Private Airplane Pilot Lab I

Flight instruction leading to the aircraft solo. Current FAA Third Class Medical Certificate and Student Pilot Certificate required prior to registering. Thirty-five flight hours. Additional lab fee. Prerequisite: FLT 116, Aviation Flight Major, and permission of the Department Chair of Aviation Science. (1 unit; Fall/Spring/Summer)

FLT117-A
Marselus, John Edward
09/04/2018 - Aviation Ctr Riv Airport OFFC
FLT117-A
Marselus, John Edward
01/09/2019 - Aviation Ctr Riv Airport
FLT117-A
Marselus, John Edward
05/06/2019 - Aviation Ctr Riv Airport

FLT118 Private Airplane Pilot Lab II

The second of two courses providing flight training leading to the Private Pilot Certificate. Forty-five flight hours. Additional lab fee. Prerequisites: FLT117 and permission of the Department Chair. (1 unit; Fall/Spring/Summer)

FLT118-A
Marselus, John Edward
09/04/2018 - Aviation Ctr Riv Airport OFFC
FLT118-A
Marselus, John Edward
01/09/2019 - Aviation Ctr Riv Airport
FLT118-A
Marselus, John Edward
05/06/2019 - Aviation Ctr Riv Airport

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. Prerequisites: FLT 116. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

FLT119-A
Goodman, Creighton A
09/04/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C102

FLT120 Instrument Flight Lab

Flight instruction leading to completion of instrument rating. Includes basic flight maneuvers, instrument failures, unusual attitude recovery, enroute, and holds. Additional lab fee. Prerequisites: FLT 116, 117, and permission of the Department Chair of Aviation Science. Pre- or Co- requisite: FLT 119. (1 unit; Fall/Spring/Summer)

FLT218 Multi-Engine Pilot Ground

An in-depth study of aerodynamics, instruments, engines and systems of multi-engine aircraft. Combined with FLT 219, Multi-Engine Flight Lab, prepares students for the multi-engine rating. Prerequisites: FLT 119. (3 units; Fall)

FLT224 Modern Avionics & Navigatnl Aids

An in-depth study of the modern avionics and navigation aids available to pilots, including NEXTGEN, ADS-B, and Garmin 500, 600, and G1000 units, and Aspen Evolution PFD1000. (3 units; Spring)

FLT224-A
Goodman, Creighton A
01/09/2019 - Online

MAT145 Mathematical Methods Nat Science

A calculus-based course including an introduction to derivatives and integrals, dimensional analysis, analytical geometry, trigonometry, vectors, experimental error and other topics to provide a mathematical foundation for natural science majors. Prerequisite: MAT 115, 135 or sufficient SAT, ACT or math placement exam scores and appropriate high school mathematics background. (4 units; Spring)

MAT145-C
Watler, Gabriel A.
09/04/2018 - Online
MAT145-A
Cordero, Ricardo J.
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
MAT145-B
Cordero, Ricardo J.
09/04/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS ONLN
MAT145-C
Farnham, Paul T.
01/09/2019 - Online
MAT145-D
Watler, Gabriel A.
01/09/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
MAT145-B
Holderman, Charlie W.
01/09/2019 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM TBA ONLN
MAT145-A
Cordero, Ricardo J.
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS ONLN
MAT145-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2019 - Online
MAT145-B
STAFF, STAFF
07/01/2019 - Online

PHY114 General Physics I with Lab

This is an introductory course in physics covering the areas of mechanics, waves, fluids, and thermodynamics. It is predominately an algebra-based course with a minor amount of calculus introduced from a historical basis. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. Prerequisites: MAT 145 with a minimum grade of B- or passing score on a math assessment exam. (4 units; Fall)

Upper Division Requirements

AVN300 Avtn Resrch, Wrtng & 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
09/04/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 116

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
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
01/09/2019 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport

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
Goodman, Creighton A
09/04/2018 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C102

FLT312 Commercial Flight Lab I

Dual and solo flight and multiple cross-country flights to meet requirements for the Commercial Pilot Certificate. Also includes simulator multi-engine training for the initial commercial/instrument pilot rating. Additional lab fee. Prerequisite: Permission of the Department Chair of Aviation Science. Pre- or Co-requisite: FLT 311. (1 unit; Fall/Spring/Summer)

FLT313 Commercial II Airplane Pilot Lab

Students will learn to maneuver a complex single-engine aircraft to commercial standards. Students will be training in a local practice area to become proficient in handling the aircraft and complete remaining required cross country flights with their instructor. This lab will prepare the student for the Commercial single-engine practical test. Fifty flight hours. Additional lab fee. Prerequisites: FLT 216 and permission of the Department Chair. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

FLT313-A
Marselus, John Edward
09/04/2018 - Aviation Ctr Riv Airport OFFC
FLT313-A
Marselus, John Edward
01/09/2019 - Aviation Ctr Riv Airport
FLT313-A
Marselus, John Edward
05/06/2019 - Aviation Ctr Riv Airport

FLT314 Advanced Commrcl Airpln Pilt Lab

An in-depth study of aerodynamics, instruments, engines and systems of multi-engine aircraft. Multi-engine commercial add-on. Twenty flight hours. Additional lab fee. Prerequisite: FLT 313 and permission of the Department Chair. (1 unit; Fall/Spring/Summer)

FLT314-A
Marselus, John Edward
09/04/2018 - Aviation Ctr Riv Airport OFFC
FLT314-A
Marselus, John Edward
01/09/2019 - Aviation Ctr Riv Airport
FLT314-A
Marselus, John Edward
05/06/2019 - Aviation Ctr Riv Airport

FLT315 Flight Instructor Pilot Ground

An in-depth study of the practical application of flight training skills, including the principles of learning and communication, instructional methods, techniques, and media. Students will prepare a training syllabus and conduct ground lessons. Prepares students for the FAA Flight/Ground Instructor knowledge test. Prerequisites: FLT 218 and 219. (3 units; Spring)

FLT315-A
Goodman, Creighton A
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C102
FLT315-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport

FLT317 CFI/CFII Airplane Pilot Lab

Flight instruction leading to the Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) and the Certified Flight Instrument Instructor (CFII). Forty-five flight hours. Additional lab fee. Prerequisites: FLT 314 and permission of the Department Chair. (1 unit; Fall/Spring/Summer)

FLT317-A
Marselus, John Edward
09/04/2018 - Aviation Ctr Riv Airport OFFC
FLT317-A
Marselus, John Edward
01/09/2019 - Aviation Ctr Riv Airport
FLT317-A
Marselus, John Edward
05/06/2019 - Aviation Ctr Riv Airport

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.
01/09/2019 MWF 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport

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
Goodman, Creighton A
09/04/2018 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C102

FLT410 Turbine Systems

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

FLT410-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport

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
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
09/04/2018 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 116

FLT430 Airline Prep

Introduces the students to the policies, procedures, work practices, operating practices, and expectations for pilots in the airline industry. (3 units; Fall)

FLT430-A
Marselus, John Edward
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport OFFC

FLT498 Aviation Flight Capstone

Provides a senior culminating experience for aviation flight majors. Prerequisite: Senior Status.(3 units; Spring)

FLT498-A
Goodman, Creighton A
01/09/2019 - Online

Optional Concentration in Dispatch (15 units)

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)

AMG322-A
Marselus, John Edward
09/04/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 116
AMG322-A
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
01/09/2019 MWF 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport

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
09/04/2018 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport C101

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. Prerequisites: AVN 210, 310 and FLT 119. (3 units; Spring)

DSP330-DS
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
09/04/2018 - Instructor OFFC

DSP430 Dispatch II

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

DSP430-A
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
09/04/2018 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 116

DSP497 Dispatch Capstone

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. Prerequisite: DSP 430 and permission of the Department Chair. (3 units; Spring)

DSP497-A
Murillo, Elisabeth S.
01/09/2019 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport