2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Nov 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Aerospace Science (Airplane Operations/Technical Aviation/Unmanned Aircraft) - AAS

Progression Plan - Aerospace Science (Concentration: Unmanned Aircraft) AAS 



IMPORTANT: Professional Licensure Disclosure  

The Aerospace Science degree program prepares students for careers in aviation as airplane pilots, flight service specialists, dispatchers, instructors, and unmanned aircraft operators. The degree also prepares students for the entrance exam into the FAA Air Traffic Control Academy in Oklahoma City.

Credit Hours Required: 60-66

Note: There are special admission requirements for the Aerospace Science - Airplane Operations Concentration. Application information is available from the Academic Advising Center. Call 928.776.2002 for details.

Note: Select one or more of the three concentrations.

AAS General Education Requirements (19 credits)

Note: 1 Select from two different prefixes


Concentrations - Select one or more

Airplane Operations Concentration (47 credits)

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Aerospace Science (Airplane/Technical Aviation/UAS) Degree program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Fly or operationally control an aircraft under normal conditions.
  2. Fly or operationally control an aircraft at night or under instrument meteorological conditions.
  3. Fly or operationally control an aircraft under emergency conditions.
  4. Meet industry requirements to enter the aviation career field flying or operationally controlling aircraft.
  5. Make safe aeronautical decisions using scenarios and/or actual flying conditions.