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Aviation Program Guides

Air Traffic Control

 Aviation Maintenance Technology

 Aviation Administration/Management

Professional Piloting

Aeronautical Studies

  

NOT EVERY COURSE IS OFFERED EVERY SEMESTER – MEET WITH ADVISOR TO DETERMINE SEMESTER COURSE OFFERINGS.

ATC A143 ATC Regulations 3 Credits

Introduces Federal Aviation Regulations governing the Air Traffic Control System and the role of air traffic control specialists within the federal system.

ATC A144 ATC Flight Procedures 3 Credits

Presents types of navigation aids and their operational characteristics. Introduces navigation tools and references, and their utilization.
Special Note: One hour in Flight Training Device required.

 

ATC A147 Pilot/Controller Techniques 3 Credits

Examines methods of airport operations, and aeronautical lighting and visual aids, including markings and signs. Includes discussion of techniques used by pilots and controllers including all aspects of radio communication.

ATC A231: Non-Radar/Radar Associate

 

Course development in progress.

ATC A231L: Non-Radar/Radar Associate

 

Course development in progress. 

 

 

ATC A241 Control Tower Operations 3 Credits

Explains operating techniques of ATC airport facilities in visual and instrument conditions. Includes operations of airport lighting systems, proper phraseology, separation requirements, control techniques and emergency actions.

Prerequisites: ATC A143 and ATC A147.

 

ATC A241L Control Tower Operations Lab 1 Credit

Employs hands-on time in the control tower simulator. Emphasizes real-life ATC situations to develop techniques for the manipulation of air traffic during taxi, takeoff, and landing.

Prerequisites: ATC A241 or concurrent enrollment.

ATC A242 ATC Terminal Radar Procedures 3 Credits

Explores RADAR theory fundamentals and systems operation in air traffic control. Examines procedures of instrument traffic control in the terminal radar environment.

Prerequisites: ATC A143 and ATC A144 and ATP A235.

ATC A242L ATC Terminal Radar Procedures Lab 1 Credit

Employs hands-on time in radar laboratory simulators to develop techniques for the separation, vectoring and speed control of air traffic in a terminal radar environment.

Prerequisites: ATC A242 or concurrent enrollment.

ATC A243 ATC Enroute Procedures 3 Credits

Explores procedures of instrument traffic control in RADAR and non-RADAR environments. Emphasizes longitudinal, vertical, and lateral separation of air traffic.

ATC A243L ATC Enroute Procedures Lab 1 Credit

Explores techniques of longitudinal, vertical, and lateral separation of air traffic using lab scenarios designed to develop routine problem solving processes to adapt the student controller to real-life ATC situations.

Prerequisites: ATC A243 or concurrent enrollment.

ATC A251 Flight Dispatcher Overview 3 Credits

Provides an overview of the flight dispatcher profession and prepares students for the transition from the academic to work environment. Requires extensive study in meteorology, flight planning, and Federal Aviation Regulations used by dispatchers.

Prerequisites: contact advisor

ATC A325 Tools for Weather Briefing 3 Credits

Covers the operation and assessment of observation from three major weather sensors (Doppler RADAR, Weather Satellites, and Automated Surface Observation System), as well as analysis of weather charts and messages. Focuses on determining the state of the atmosphere, formulating trends, and their cause and effect. Qualifying air traffic control majors may receive Weather Observer Certification upon successful completion of Federal Aviation Administration knowledge exams.

Prerequisites: ATP A235.

ATC A351 Flight Dispatcher Operations 3 Credits

Prepares students for the practical application of previously acquired knowledge necessary to perform flight dispatcher functions. Focuses on the effects of weight and balance, performance, and flight characteristics in normal and abnormal flight.

Prerequisites: ATC A251 with a minimum grade of C.

ATC A440 Facility Operation and Administration 3 Credits

Emphasizes effective operation and administration of air traffic service facilities and conflict resolution between the FAA and labor unions. Evaluates current issues and events, and their potential impact on the National Airspace System.
Registration Restrictions: Sophomore standing or above

Prerequisites: see advisor

ATA A102 Introduction to Aviation Technology 3 Credits

Introduces all aspects of the aviation transportation industry, including general aviation, airlines, airports, aircraft manufacturing, and government organizations. Emphasizes career opportunities and career paths, certification and job qualifications, concepts and responsibilities of an aviation professional, and self-assessment.

ATA A133 Aviation Law and Regulations 3 Credits

Overviews the U.S. legal system, origin of laws (national and international) influencing aviation, case studies of aviation litigation, and organization, authority, responsibility, and/or functions of the government or non-government entities that regulate or influence modern aviation.

ATA A134 Principles of Aviation Administration 3 Credits

Introduces business administration in general with an aviation focus. Emphasizes the theories of corporate organization and management. Examines trends in aviation administration.

ATA A233 Aviation Safety 3 Credits

Surveys aviation safety to identify primary causes of aviation accidents. Introduces the process of developing and evaluating safety programs. Examines the roles of the National Transportation Safety Board, other appropriate agencies and future concepts in aviation safety.

Prerequisites: ATA A102 or ATC A147 or concurrent enrollment.

ATA A331 Human Factors in Aviation 3 Credits

Covers the following aspects of human factors: the meaning of human factors, human error, body rhythms and sleep, fitness and performance, vision and visual illusions, motivation and speech, attitudes and persuasion, training and training devices, documentation, displays and controls, space and layout, the aircraft cabin, and its human payload.

Prerequisites: ATA A233 with a minimum grade of C.

ATA A335 Airport Operations 3 Credits

Examines the management and operation of civil airports. Emphasizes master planning, Federal Aviation Regulations dealing with airport operations, environmental issues, land use planning, airport capacity delay and access factors, economics impacts, financial analyzes and budgeting systems, security, liability, maintenance, professional qualification, and public relations.
Registration Restrictions: Junior standing

Prerequisites: ATA A102 and ATA A134.

ATA A336 Air Service Operations 3 Credits

Assesses functions of air service operations. Analyzes organization, financing, revenues and expenses, construction, expansion, safety, and relations with local agencies, including airport management.
Registration Restrictions: Junior standing

Prerequisites: ATA A102 and ATA A134.

 

ATA A337 Airline Operations 3 Credits

Analyzes airline organization and management, including classifications, management methods, governmental relationships, and financial positions. Examines airline operations, market research, demand determination, and effects of FAA regulations.

Prerequisites: ATA A102 and ATA A134.

ATA A415 Company Resource Management 3 Credits

Examines Company Resource Management (CRM) principles and programs in various aviation employment settings, such as piloting, air traffic control, management, and aviation maintenance. Examines how to evaluate human perceptions and the decision-making process in the aviation environment to develop CRM training programs applicable in various aviation employment settings.

Prerequisites: ATA A331.

 

ATA A425 Civil Aviation Security 3 Credits

Analyzes applicable civil aviation transportation security regulations and policy; assesses security risks and formulates potential intervention, prevention, or enhancement plans using current and developing technology.
Registration Restrictions: Upper-division standing

ATA A431 Aircraft Accident Investigation 3 Credits

Provides a comparative examination of elements and issues used in a field and laboratory investigation of an aircraft accident. Focuses on the application of relevant course material to research, discover, and analyze facts used to determine the probable cause of an aircraft accident and develop corrective action to prevent recurrence.

Prerequisites: ATA A233 and ATA A331

 

ATA A492 Air Transportation System Seminar 3 Credits

Analyzes and evaluates current events, issues, globalization, and emerging technologies in the air transportation industry, emphasizing present and future implications for the industry. Integrates technical, business, and general education knowledge to complete research and project assignments.
Registration Restrictions: Completion of GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) courses. Junior standing and division approval required.

Prerequisites: ATA A337 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: UAA Integrative Capstone GER.

ATP A100 Private Pilot Ground School 3 Credits

Prepares students for FAA Private Pilot Knowledge Test. Includes basic aerodynamics, aircraft engine operation and flight instruments, navigation, weather information and dissemination services. Covers FAA regulations, the Aeronautical Information Manual, radio communication and navigation.

Prerequisites: placement into MATH 055 & WRTG 111 (contact advisor for details)

ATP A101 Pre-Professional Flying 2 Credits

Special Note: Open-entry/open-exit.
Registration Restrictions: Department approval, FAA Student Pilot Certificate and FAA Class II Medical Certificate required. Prerequisites can be waived with a passing score on Current Private Pilot Knowledge Test.

Prerequisites: ATP A100 with a minimum grade of B.

ATP A116 Instrument Ground School 3 Credits

Provides preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Instrument Pilot Knowledge Test. Includes attitude instrument flying, air traffic control and navigation facilities, pilot responsibilities, Instrument Flight Rules (IFR), en route and approach navigation charts, airspace and airway route system.
Special Note: Two hours in a Flight Training Device (FTD) is required.
Registration Restrictions: FAA Private Pilot Certificate or equivalent.

ATP A126 Instrument Flying 2 Credits

Special Note: Open-entry/open-exit.
Registration Restrictions: Department approval and, if course prerequisite is not met, FAA Private Pilot Certificate and current FAA second class medical certificate

Prerequisites: ATP A116 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.

ATP A200 Commercial Ground School 3 Credits

Provides preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration's Commercial Pilot Knowledge Test. Includes advanced studies of Private Pilot topics, high performance and complex aircraft, commercial flight maneuvers and commercial Federal Aviation Regulations.
Registration Restrictions: FAA Private Pilot Certificate or equivalent

ATP A218 Commercial Flying I 1.5 Credit

Provides flight training to review basic private pilot maneuvers and to introduce the advanced flight maneuvers required of a commercial pilot.
Special Note: Open-entry/open-exit.
Registration Restrictions: Private Pilot Certificate. Department approval required.

Prerequisites: ATP A116 with a minimum grade of C and ATP A200 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.

ATP A219 Commercial Flying II 1.5 Credit

Provides flight training to build proficiency and experience in cross-country flying and night operations. Includes introduction to complex airplanes.
Special Note: Open-entry/open-exit.
Registration Restrictions: Department approval

Prerequisites: ATP A218 with a minimum grade of C.

ATP A220 Commercial Flying III 2 Credits

Develops proficiency required to pass the FAA Commercial Pilot Practical Flight Test.
Special Note: Open-entry/open-exit.
Registration Restrictions: Department approval

Prerequisites: ATP A219 with a minimum grade of C.

ATP A235 Elements of Weather 3 Credits

Defines weather elements and methods of measurement: composition of atmosphere, description of atmospheric processes and their movement, general circulation of atmosphere, wind and secondary circulation, weather reports and forecasts, and weather satellites.

ATP A300 CFI Ground School 3 Credits

Prepares students for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Certified Flight Instructor Knowledge Test. Includes principles of teaching and learning, analysis of student motivation, flight training syllabus, and the flight instructor's role and responsibilities. Covers performance and analysis of flight training maneuvers, advanced aerodynamics, fundamentals of instrument flight, flight training publications, and Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs).
Registration Restrictions: Departmental approval required.

 

ATP A301 CFI Flying 2 Credits

Addresses Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) flight training requirements and required knowledge for obtaining a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) certificate under Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 141.
Special Note: Open entry/open exit.
Registration Restrictions: FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument Rating or equivalent. Departmental approval required.

Prerequisites: ATP A220 with a minimum grade of C and ATP A300 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.

 

ATP A305 Airplane Multiengine Land Rating 2 Credits

Provides flight and ground instruction for Professional Piloting students seeking the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airplane Multiengine Land Rating.
Special Note: Open entry/open exit.
Registration Restrictions: Department approval

Prerequisites: ATP A220 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.

ATP A320 Flight Dynamics 3 Credits

Applies selected physical and mathematical principles to the analysis and prediction of aircraft performance. Presents general methods for analyzing and predicting aircraft performance in all flight regimes. Builds on knowledge introduced in previous pilot ground and flight courses, aviation weather courses, and science and mathematics courses.
Registration Restrictions: Junior or Senior standing. Departmental approval required.

Prerequisites: ATP A116 with a minimum grade of C and ATP A126 with a minimum grade of C and ATP A200 with a minimum grade of C and ATP A235 with a minimum grade of C and MATH A121 or higher with a minimum grade of C.

 

ATP A332 Transport Aircraft Systems 3 Credits

Describes and examines the components of transport aircraft systems, their design, performance, capabilities, limitations, interrelationships, and contribution to the operation, safety, efficiency and economy of the aircraft.

Prerequisites: ATP A200.

ATP A405 Additional CFI Rating 2 Credits

Provides flight instruction for Professional Piloting students seeking additional ratings on their Flight Instructor Certificate, e.g., Instrument and/or Multi-engine.
Special Note: Open-entry/open-exit.
Registration Restrictions: Certified Flight Instructor Certificate required. Department approval required.

ATP A433 Aerospace Physiology 3 Credits

Surveys and explores the physiological information significant to pilots and others in the aviation community. Discusses the importance of physiological factors involved in flight.

Prerequisites: ATA A331 with a minimum grade of C.

AMT A170 Aircraft Ground Operations and Safety 1 Credit

Examines safety in aviation maintenance including aircraft ground operation and fuel servicing. Presents policies and procedures of the Aviation Maintenance Technology Program, UAA and the FAA.

AMT A171 Basic Aerodynamics 3 Credits

Introduces the theory of aerodynamics and factors affecting flight of heavier than air fixed and rotary wing aircraft. Emphasizes aircraft weight and balance, aircraft structures, aerodynamics, theory of flight and aircraft rigging.

AMT A172 Aircraft Publications, Regulations and Records 3 Credits

Examines the government's involvement in aviation maintenance, and FAA regulations regarding aviation maintenance and approved training programs. Emphasizes the use of maintenance publications, maintenance forms and records, and technicians' privileges and limitations.

AMT A174 Fundamentals of Aircraft Electronics 3 Credits

Examines the theory, derivation, and application of basic DC and AC electrical concepts, definitions, and laws. Introduces passive electrical components, electrical sources, AC waveforms, schematic symbols, and electrical wiring diagrams. Explains troubleshooting fundamentals and circuit analysis of both passive and reactive components.

Prerequisites: MATH A055.

Corequisites: AMT A174L.

AMT A174L Fundamentals of Aircraft Electronics Lab 2 Credits

Introduces the methods of safe and accurate measurement of DC and AC electrical quantities using basic electrical test equipment. Connecting, testing, and operating a variety of DC and AC circuit components, troubleshooting defective components, observing the characteristics of electrical components in test circuits, and wiring circuits from schematic diagrams.

Prerequisites: MATH A055 and AMT A170 or concurrent enrollment.

Corequisites: AMT A174.

AMT A175 Drawing and Precision Measurement 2 Credits

Examines the theory and techniques involved in making and reading aircraft drawings and blueprints. Introduces precision measurement techniques and practice, and the use of blueprint information.

AMT A176 Aircraft Materials and Processes I 2 Credits

Introduces aircraft cleaning, corrosion control, materials, and aircraft hardware. Covers the selection of appropriate cleaning chemicals and processes. Describes the identification, selection, and installation of aircraft hardware, fluid lines, and fittings. Examines the performance of aircraft processes such as heat treating and hardness testing.

Prerequisites: AMT A170 or concurrent enrollment.

AMT A177 Reciprocating Engine Theory 2 Credits

Introduces the theory of operation and construction of the internal combustion engine. Examines the combustion processes, design rationale, cooling and lubrication of internal combustion of reciprocating engines.

AMT A178 Turbine Engine Theory 2 Credits

Examines the construction and operation of turbine engines. Introduces thrust development and design and environmental factors that influence thrust, along with construction details from inlet to exhaust for representative aircraft turbine engines.

AMT A181 Aircraft Fuel Systems 3 Credits

Examines aircraft fuels, fuel/air mixtures, basic fuel systems and fuel metering devices. Introduces the application of fuels, metering systems, tanks, valves, fuel lines, carburetors, fuel injection systems, turbochargers, and superchargers utilized in a variety of modern aircraft.

Prerequisites: AMT A176.

Corequisites: AMT A181L.

AMT A181L Aircraft Fuel Systems Lab 1 Credit

Examines the identification, handling, inspection, servicing, and troubleshooting aircraft fuels, basic fuel systems, and fuel metering devices, including complex aircraft systems, tanks, valves, fuel lines, carburetors, fuel injection systems, turbo-chargers, and superchargers.

Prerequisites: AMT A170 and AMT A176.

Corequisites: AMT A181.

AMT A185 Aircraft Sheetmetal Structures 3 Credits

Introduces sheetmetal, its properties, and uses in fabrication of structural and nonstructural components of aerospace vehicles. Inspection techniques are addressed along with fabrication and repair processes of bending, cutting, forming, drilling, and riveting aluminum sheetmetal parts.

Prerequisites: AMT A176.

Corequisites: AMT A185L.

AMT A185L Aircraft Sheetmetal Structures Lab 2 Credits

Examines the inspection, fabrication, and repair of aircraft sheetmetal structures including the processes of bending, cutting, forming, drilling, and riveting aluminum sheetmetal parts.

Prerequisites: AMT A170 and AMT A176.

Corequisites: AMT A185.

AMT A186 Aircraft Non-Destructive Inspection Methods 3 Credits

Introduces the selection and use of appropriate non-destructive testing methods commonly employed in the aircraft industry such as visual, dye penetrant, magnetic particle, eddy current, and ultrasound.

Prerequisites: AMT A170.

AMT A187 Aircraft Reciprocating Engine Overhaul 3 Credits

Introduces the overhaul practices for aircraft internal combustion engines. Includes disassembly, cleaning, non-destructive testing, measurement, lubrication and assembly of engines.

Prerequisites: AMT A175 and AMT A177.

Corequisites: AMT A187L.

AMT A187L Aircraft Reciprocating Engine Overhaul Lab 2 Credits

Provides practice in the performance of overhaul of aircraft internal combustion engine. Describes disassembly, cleaning, non-destructive testing, measurement, lubrication and assembly of internal combustion engine.

Prerequisites: AMT A170 and AMT A175.

Corequisites: AMT A187.

AMT A272 Aircraft Electrical Hardware and Systems 3 Credits

Examines the operation, application, servicing, and installation practices of aircraft electrical components such as switches, relays, fuses, other circuit protection devices, wires, and connectors. Describes components such as aircraft batteries, power generators (DC and AC), and aircraft electrical distribution systems. Details the methods used in testing, inspecting, and troubleshooting these components.

Prerequisites: AMT A174 and AMT A174L.

AMT A273 Aircraft Fluid Power Systems 2 Credits

Introduces fluid power and the application of pressure, force, area, volume, flow and speed, and function of fluid power in aircraft systems. Examines fluids, seals, hoses, tubing, connections, component identification and function, inspection, installation, and overhaul. Explores system operation, inspection, and troubleshooting for hydraulic, pneumatic, and landing gear systems.

Prerequisites: AMT A176.

Corequisites: AMT A273L.

AMT A273L Aircraft Fluid Power Systems Lab 2 Credits

Examines the identification, installation operation, and servicing of fluid power systems and components such as fluids, seals, hoses, tubing, connections, pumps, valves, regulators, filters, reservoirs, and actuators. Analysis of system operation, inspection, and troubleshooting are included for hydraulic, pneumatic, and landing gear systems.

Prerequisites: AMT A176.

Corequisites: AMT A273.

AMT A274 Aircraft Electronic Systems 5 Credits

Examines the use of mechanical and electronic systems in sensing, communicating, and displaying information, along with solid state and digital devices, sensors, and special circuits used in instrumentation systems on aircraft. Analyzes the methods used in testing, inspecting, and troubleshooting those systems.

Prerequisites: AMT A174.

Corequisites: AMT A274L.

AMT A274L Aircraft Electronic Systems Lab 1 Credit

Provides practice in creating, operating, testing, and analyzing solid state and digital devices, sensors, and special circuits used in instrumentation systems and the mechanical and electrical systems used in sensing, communicating, and displaying information in aircraft.

Prerequisites: AMT A174L.

Corequisites: AMT A274.

AMT A279 Aircraft Turbine Engine Repair and Overhaul 3 Credits

Examination of turbine engine construction details and engine support systems. Examination of operational characteristics and the procedures and practices used to repair or overhaul typical aircraft turbine systems.

Prerequisites: AMT A175 and AMT A178.

Corequisites: AMT A279L.

 

 

AMT A279L Aircraft Turbine Engine Repair and Overhaul Lab 1 Credit

Examines practices involved in the disassembly, assembly, inspection and repair of aircraft turbine engines. Emphasizes the use of technical data, appropriate tools and inspection devices along with special safety procedures related to the servicing, operation and repair of turbine engines.

Prerequisites: AMT A175 and AMT A178.

Corequisites: AMT A279.

AMT A282 Aircraft Propeller Systems 1 Credit

Examines the installation, operation, inspection, performance testing, and troubleshooting of aircraft propeller systems.

Prerequisites: AMT A177 and AMT A178.

 

AMT A284 Aircraft Electrical Machinery 2 Credits

Examines the construction, operation, inspection, servicing, and repair of aircraft electrical components such as electric motors, generators, alternators, voltage controls, magnetos, and ignition system components.

Prerequisites: AMT A272.

Corequisites: AMT A284L.

AMT A284L Aircraft Electrical Machinery Lab 2 Credits

Application of practices in inspecting, servicing, operation, testing, and repair of electrical components such as electrical motors, DC generators, DC alternators, AC alternators, voltage regulators, reverse current relays, generator and alternator protection devices, magnetos, and ignition system components.

Prerequisites: AMT A272.

Corequisites: AMT A284.

AMT A287 Reciprocating Engine Installation and Operation 3 Credits

Provides an in-depth study of the installation, operation, and inspection of aircraft reciprocating engines. Examines the application of performance testing and troubleshooting practices commonly used to diagnose and correct aircraft engine problems.

Prerequisites: AMT A181 and AMT A187.

Corequisites: AMT A287L.

AMT A287L Reciprocating Engine Installation and Operation Lab 2 Credits

Provides practice in the installation, operation and inspection of aircraft reciprocating engines. Details the application of performance testing and troubleshooting practices commonly used to diagnose and correct aircraft engine problems.

Prerequisites: AMT A181L and AMT A187L.

Corequisites: AMT A287.

AMT A289 Turbine Engine Installation and Operation 3 Credits

Provides an in-depth study of the installation, operation and inspection of aircraft turbine engines. Examines the application of performance testing and troubleshooting practices commonly used to diagnose and correct aircraft engine problems.

Prerequisites: AMT A181 and AMT A279.

Corequisites: AMT A289L.

AMT A289L Turbine Engine Installation and Operation Lab 2 Credits

Provides practice in the installation, operation, and inspection of aircraft turbine engines. Details the application of performance testing and troubleshooting practices commonly used to diagnose and correct aircraft engine problems.

Prerequisites: AMT A181L and AMT A279L.

Corequisites: AMT A289.

AMT A283 Aircraft Auxiliary Systems 3 Credits

Examines the operation, maintenance, servicing, and troubleshooting of auxiliary systems on aircraft. Details the environmental control systems (heat, air conditioning, pressurization, oxygen), ice and rain control systems, instrumentation, fire protection, and associated indicating and warning systems of commuter and transport category aircraft.

Prerequisites: AMT A274 and AMT A274L.

Corequisites: AMT A283L.

AMT A283L Aircraft Auxiliary Systems Lab 1 Credit

Examines the operation, maintenance, servicing, inspection, and troubleshooting of auxiliary systems on aircraft. Skill building practice is provided in operating, servicing, and troubleshooting systems using system schematics, wiring diagrams, and maintenance information.

Prerequisites: AMT A274 and AMT A274L.

Corequisites: AMT A283.

AMT A285 Aircraft Bonded Structures 4 Credits

Examines the theory of and techniques used in the fabrication, inspection, repair, and finishing of bonded structures, plastics, wood structures, fabric covering, honeycomb structures, and advanced composite structures.

Prerequisites: AMT A176.

Corequisites: AMT A285L.

AMT A285L Aircraft Bonded Structures Lab 1 Credits

Provides practice in the fabrication, inspection, and repair of bonded structures including plastics, fabric covering, honeycomb structures, advanced composite structures, and painting.

Prerequisites: AMT A176.

Corequisites: AMT A285.

AMT A286 Aircraft Materials and Processes II 2 Credits

Examines the theory of and techniques used in the repair of aircraft steel structures, and certain aluminum, magnesium, and titanium components.

Prerequisites: AMT A176.

AMT A364 Aircraft Avionics Systems 3 Credits

Examines the fundamentals of design, installation, operation, testing, and maintenance of airborne communication, navigation, instrument, and auto flight systems.

Prerequisites: AMT A274.

AMT A369 Airframe Assembly and Inspections 3 Credits

Examines the procedures and rules for performance of scheduled and non-scheduled aircraft inspections and evaluation of the condition of aircraft and their systems to determine air worthiness. Details aircraft disassembly, balancing, reassembly, weight and balance, and the procedures for rigging structural assemblies and flight control systems. Students will conduct research on regulations and conformity data; plan and perform inspections, then analyze and record findings.

Prerequisites: AMT A185 and AMT A272.

Corequisites: AMT A369L.

AMT A369L Airframe Assembly and Inspections Lab 2 Credits

Provides practice in the performance of scheduled and non-scheduled aircraft inspections. Includes practice in the performance of jacking and weighing of aircraft and disassembly, balancing, reassembly, and rigging of aircraft assemblies and flight controls, researching data, inspecting systems and components, evaluating the condition of aircraft and systems to determine air worthiness, recording findings in maintenance records.

Prerequisites: AMT A185L and AMT A272.

Corequisites: AMT A369.

ACCT A201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 Credits

Introduction to financial accounting concepts and principles. Emphasizes the recognition and recording of financial information, the creation and understanding of financial statements, and the role accounting information takes in business and society.

Special Note: ACCT A101 and ACCT A102 will satisfy the requirement for ACCT A201. AAS Accounting majors must take ACCT A101 and ACCT A102.
Registration Restrictions: UAA-approved mathematics placement test scores may be used in lieu of prerequisites.

Prerequisites: MATH A105 with a minimum grade of C or MATH A121 with a minimum grade of C or MATH A151 with a minimum grade of C or MATH A221 with a minimum grade of C or MATH A251 with a minimum grade of C.

ACCT A202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3 Credits

Studies the generation and analysis of accounting information and its use by managers as they engage in planning, control and decision-making activities in business and non-business organizations. Topics include product costing, cost-volume-profit analysis, profit planning, variance analysis, relevant costs for decision making and capital budgeting decisions.

Prerequisites: ACCT A101 with a minimum grade of C or ACCT A201 with a minimum grade of C.

ACCT A301 Intermediate Accounting I 3 Credits

Provides an in-depth study of the accounting sequence, principles and rules governing financial statements and balance sheet accounts including cash; receivables; inventory; property, plant and equipment; and intangibles.
Registration Restrictions: College of Business and Public Policy majors must be admitted to upper-division standing.

Prerequisites: ((ACCT A101 with a minimum grade of C and ACCT A102 with a minimum grade of C) or ACCT A201 with a minimum grade of C) and ACCT A202 with a minimum grade of C.

ACCT A302 Intermediate Accounting II 3 Credits

A continuation of the study of intermediate accounting, including the principles governing financial reporting of investments, liabilities, stockholders' equity, revenues and cash flows.
Registration Restrictions: College of Business and Public Policy majors must be admitted to upper-division standing.

Prerequisites: ACCT A301 with a minimum grade of C.

 

 

AKNS A201 Alaska Native Perspectives 3 Credits

Introduces Alaska Native perspectives on kinship, time, philosophy, symbolism, spirituality, communication, justice, oral traditions, storytelling, material culture, and the relationship to the environment. Includes the diversity of Alaska Native peoples, languages, and worldviews and how these influence contemporary and global issues.

Attributes: UAA Humanities GER.

AKNS A215 Music of Alaska Natives and Indigenous Peoples of Northern Regions 3 Credits

Explores music and dance practices of Alaska Native and Indigenous peoples of the circumpolar north by region and culture group. Interdisciplinary methods will be used to examine the historical and social dynamics behind changing musical and cultural traditions. Fundamentals of ethnomusicology theory and research methods will be introduced.
Registration Restrictions: AKNS A201 or MUS A111 recommended prior to registering for this course.

Prerequisites: WRTG A111 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: UAA Fine Arts GER.

AKNS A216 World Indigenous Music 3 Credits

Survey course on indigenous music cultures of the world. Musical traditions of Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Near/Far East are examined within the context of musical styles and culture.

Prerequisites: WRTG A111 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: UAA Fine Arts GER.

ANTH A200 Alaska Native Cultures 3 Credits

Surveys Alaska Native peoples, including cultural heritage, ethnohistory, and contemporary experiences from an anthropological perspective. Covers environmental settings, linguistic subdivisions, precolonial sociocultural organization and subsistence patterns, contact with non-Native groups, and key issues, including education, politics and law.

Attributes: UAA Social Sciences GER.

BA A151 Business Foundations 3 Credits

Introduces students to key business principles. Explores strategies allowing companies to compete in today's complex global marketplace. Discusses the primary functional areas of business, including management, marketing, finance, accounting and information systems. Provides students with opportunities to develop essential business skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, team building and business etiquette.

Attributes: UAA Social Sciences GER.

BA A166 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 3 Credits

Introduces the concepts and practical aspects of entrepreneurial management for starting and operating a small business. Focuses on decision making, management, leadership, marketing, financial controls, and other necessary processes to ensure the successful start-up and long-term health of a business enterprise.

BA A231 Fundamentals of Supervision 3 Credits

Introduces students to the supervisor's role in organizations. Emphasizes development of the insights and skills necessary to achieve organizational objectives through others by effectively using the managerial functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Offers practical experience in decision making in contemporary and relevant situations facing today's supervisors.

BA A241 Business Law I 3 Credits

Introduction to business law. Covers topics such as the American legal system, dispute resolution, constitutional and government regulation of business, torts, contract laws and theory, international law, and business ethics.

BA A300 Organizational Theory and Behavior 3 Credits

Centered on developing a working knowledge of the key theories that deal with human behavior in work settings. Content includes: individual differences, personality, attitudes, perception, attribution, and biases. Also includes the major theories of motivation and leadership, dynamics of group interaction, teams, social processes, diversity, organizational culture, and ethics.
Registration Restrictions: College of Business and Public Policy majors must be admitted to upper-division standing.

(contact UAA College of Business for registration approval)

BA A361 Human Resource Management 3 Credits

Provides students with an overview of human resource management in today's globally competitive and continually changing environment. Students gain an increased understanding of the importance of good human resource management in the current marketplace and learn to view human resource issues from both the strategic and tactical perspectives.
Registration Restrictions: College of Business and Public Policy majors must be admitted to upper-division standing.

Prerequisites: BA A300.

(contact UAA College of Business for registration approval)

BA A388 Globalization and Business Environment 3 Credits

Examines the external context in which businesses operate. Includes an assessment of the ethical, legal, political and social issues that organizations face in a global environment.
Registration Restrictions: College of Business and Public Policy majors must be admitted to upper-division standing

(contact UAA College of Business for registration approval)

BA A461 Negotiation and Conflict Management 3 Credits

Provides students with a forum to develop and practice negotiation skills and offers opportunities to make positive changes in negotiation behavior and habits.
Registration Restrictions: College of Business and Public Policy majors must be admitted to upper-division standing.

 

(contact UAA College of Business for registration approval)

COMM A111 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 Credits

Introduction to oral communication focusing on interpersonal, small group and public speaking processes. Students develop oral communication skills for improving feedback, active listening, language usage, nonverbal behavior, audience analysis, and techniques for speech preparation, delivery and alleviating speaking anxiety.
Special Note: Students who qualify for placement in WRTG A111 or have already completed WRTG A111 are qualified for this course.
Registration Restrictions: Appropriate test score on English placement test, SAT Verbal Section, or ACT English Test will waive the ENGL A109 or WRTG A110 prerequisite.

Prerequisites: ENGL A109 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A110 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A111 with a minimum grade of C or

(Accuplacer-Reading Comp with a score of 080 and Accuplacer-Sentence Skills with a score of 090) or

Accuplacer-Sum AASS + AARC with a score of 170 or

(Accuplacer NG Writing with a score of 265 and Accuplacer NG Reading with a score of 265) or

Accuplacer NG AAWR + AARE with a score of 530 or

Enhanced ACT English with a score of 22 or

Original ACT English with a score of 22 or

SAT Critical Reading Score with a score of 560 or

SAT Verbal Score with a score of 560.

Attributes: UAA Oral Communication GER.

COMM A235 Small Group Communication 3 Credits

Practical application of the theories of interaction, information sharing, decision making, team building and problem solving to small group situations. Principles of conflict, leadership, group roles, self-evaluation, evidence and reasoning are explored through group observation, practice and analysis. Students develop oral communication skills by engaging in a variety of individual and group presentations.
Special Note: Students who qualify for placement in WRTG A111 or have already completed WRTG A111 are qualified for this course.
Registration Restrictions: Appropriate test score on English placement test, SAT Verbal Section, or ACT English Test will waive the ENGL A109 or WRTG A110 prerequisite.

Prerequisites: ENGL A109 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A110 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A111 with a minimum grade of C or

(Accuplacer-Reading Comp with a score of 080 and Accuplacer-Sentence Skills with a score of 090) or

Accuplacer-Sum AASS + AARC with a score of 170 or

(Accuplacer NG Writing with a score of 265 and Accuplacer NG Reading with a score of 265) or

Accuplacer NG AAWR + AARE with a score of 530 or

Enhanced ACT English with a score of 22 or

Original ACT English with a score of 22 or

SAT Critical Reading Score with a score of 560 or

SAT Verbal Score with a score of 560.

Attributes: UAA Oral Communication GER.

COMM A237 Interpersonal Communication 3 Credits

Understanding and building interpersonal communication skills. Students use experiential and oral performance approaches to explore nonverbal and verbal channels, emotions, empathetic listening, perception, self-disclosure, and conflict in significant personal and professional relationships.
Special Note: Students who qualify for placement in WRTG A111 or have already completed WRTG A111 are qualified for this course.
Registration Restrictions: Appropriate test score on English placement test, SAT Verbal Section, or ACT English Test will waive the ENGL A109 or WRTG A110 prerequisite.

Prerequisites: ENGL A109 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A110 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A111 with a minimum grade of C or

(Accuplacer-Reading Comp with a score of 080 and Accuplacer-Sentence Skills with a score of 090) or

Accuplacer-Sum AASS + AARC with a score of 170 or

(Accuplacer NG Writing with a score of 265 and Accuplacer NG Reading with a score of 265) or

Accuplacer NG AAWR + AARE with a score of 530 or

Enhanced ACT English with a score of 22 or

ACT English with a score of 22 or

SAT Critical Reading Score with a score of 560 or

SAT Verbal Score with a score of 560.

Attributes: UAA Oral Communication GER.

COMM A241 Public Speaking 3 Credits

Speaking skills for individual presentations. Preparation, delivery and analysis of speeches in various platform speaking situations. Includes verbal and nonverbal skills, critical thinking in selecting and organizing materials, audience analysis, informative and persuasive presentations.
Special Note: Students who qualify for placement in WRTG A111 or have already completed WRTG A111 are qualified for this course.
Registration Restrictions: Appropriate test score on English placement test, SAT Verbal Section, or ACT English Test will waive the ENGL A109 or WRTG A110 prerequisite.

Prerequisites: ENGL A109 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A110 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A111 with a minimum grade of C or

(Accuplacer-Reading Comp with a score of 080 and Accuplacer-Sentence Skills with a score of 090) or

Accuplacer-Sum AASS + AARC with a score of 170 or

(Accuplacer NG Writing with a score of 265 and Accuplacer NG Reading with a score of 265) or

Accuplacer NG AAWR + AARE with a score of 530 or

Enhanced ACT English with a score of 22 or

ACT English with a score of 22 or

SAT Critical Reading Score with a score of 560 or

SAT Verbal Score with a score of 560.

Attributes: UAA Oral Communication GER.

ECON A201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 Credits

Theoretical approach to determination of the national income level and economic activity including coverage of the history of macroeconomic theory with special emphasis on economic growth, inflation, business cycles, international finance, and monetary and fiscal policy.
Registration Restrictions: Minimum one year of high school algebra required.

Attributes: UAA Social Sciences GER.

ECON A202 Principles of Microeconomics 3 Credits

The theory of prices and markets, industrial organization, public policy, income distribution, contemporary problems of labor and business, and international trade, including coverage of the history of microeconomic theory.
Registration Restrictions: Minimum one year of high school algebra required.

Attributes: UAA Social Sciences GER.

ENGL A312 Advanced Technical Writing 3 Credits

Advanced study of technical writing principles, practices and genres. Extensive practice in designing, revising and editing print and electronic documents.
Special Note: May include fees if delivered in a computerized classroom.
Registration Restrictions: WRTG A212 recommended

Prerequisites: WRTG A211 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A212 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A213 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A214 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A2W with a minimum grade of C.

 

MATH A104 Technical Mathematics 3 Credits

Covers proportions and rational equations, applications of percentages, measurement conversions, area and volume calculations, logarithms, and trigonometry. Applications emphasize the relationship of these mathematical concepts to quantitative decision making in technical fields.
Special Note: Does not fulfill the prerequisite for any other mathematics course.

Prerequisites: MATH A055 with a minimum grade of C or MATH A060 with a minimum grade of C or ALEKS Overall Test with a score of 030 or higher

Attributes: UAA Quantitative Skills GER.

MATH A105 Intermediate Algebra 3 Credits

Topics include expressions, equations and applications involving linear, quadratic, rational and radical functions; graphs of linear and quadratic functions; functions and their inverses; introduction to exponential and logarithmic functions; and systems of linear equations.

Prerequisites: MATH A055 with a minimum grade of C or MATH A060 with a minimum grade of C or ALEKS Overall Test with a score of 030 or higher

MATH A151 College Algebra for Calculus 4 Credits

Study of algebraic, logarithmic and exponential functions; systems of equations; and applications.
Special Note: A student may apply no more than 7 credits from any combination of MATH A151, MATH A152 and MATH A155 toward the graduation requirements for any baccalaureate degree.
Registration Restrictions: If the prerequisite is not satisfied, an approved UAA placement test is required.

Prerequisites: MATH A105 with a minimum grade of C or ALEKS Overall Test with a score of 055 or higher.

Attributes: UAA Quantitative Skills GER.

MATH A152 College Algebra for Calculus 4 Credits

MATH A152 Trigonometry 3 Credits

A study of trigonometric functions, including graphing, identities, inverse trigonometric functions, solving equations and polar coordinates, and applications.
Special Note: A student may apply no more than 7 credits from any combination of MATH A151, MATH A152 and MATH A155 toward the graduation requirements for any baccalaureate degree.
Registration Restrictions: If the prerequisite is not satisfied, an approved UAA placement test is required.

Prerequisites: MATH A151 with a minimum grade of C or ALEKS Overall Test with a score of 065 or higher.

Attributes: UAA Quantitative Skills GER.

PHIL A101 Introduction to Logic 3 Credits

Develops formal and informal reasoning skills, introduces deductive logic via statement logic, analyzes arguments and introduces scientific and inductive reasoning, reviews common fallacies and methods for evaluating arguments.

Attributes: UAA Humanities GER.

PHIL A201 Introduction to Philosophy 3 Credits

Introduces works of major influential thinkers, both ancient and modern, focusing on the Western philosophical tradition. Emphasizes central problems of knowledge, reality, and good and evil.

Attributes: UAA Humanities GER.

PHIL A301 Ethics 3 Credits

An introduction to major theories in normative ethics and metaethics, and the arguments of important moral philosophers. Emphasis on critical reasoning, as well as evaluation and analysis of arguments. Includes the application of ethical theory to contemporary moral issues, such as rights and distributive justice, environmental and animal issues, abortion, terrorism, and euthanasia.

Prerequisites: WRTG A211 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A212 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A213 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A214 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: UAA Humanities GER.

PHYS A123 College Physics I 3 Credits

Algebra-based introduction to classical physics, including: kinematics, Newton's Laws, momentum, work, energy, gravity, rotational motion, fluids, heat, temperature, and laws of thermodynamics.
Special Note: PHYS A123L is a separate laboratory course.

Prerequisites: MATH A105 with a minimum grade of C or ALEKS Overall Test 1 with a score of 055 or higher.

Attributes: UAA Natural Sciences GER.

PHYS A123L College Physics I Laboratory 1 Credit

Introductory physics laboratory with experiments in mechanics, fluids and thermodynamics.

Prerequisites: PHYS A123 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.

Attributes: UAA Natural Sci Lab Only GER.

STAT A200 Elementary Statistics 3 Credits

Introduction to concepts and applications of elementary statistical methods. Topics include sampling, data analysis, descriptive statistics, elementary probability, probability and sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, correlation, and simple linear regression.
Special Note: A student may apply no more than 3 credits from STAT A200 or BA A273 toward the graduation requirements for a baccalaureate degree.

Prerequisites: MATH A104 with a minimum grade of C or MATH A105 with a minimum grade of C or ALEKS Overall Test with a score of 055 or higher.

Attributes: UAA Quantitative Skills GER.

TECH A302 Organizational Safety and Health 3 Credits

Covers issues, concerns and factors relating to environmental, safety and health issues that leaders and managers in technical fields are likely to encounter in their workplace. Examines common occupational safety and health (OSH) and Alaska OSH (AKOSH) standards for maintaining a safe and healthy workplace, recognizing safety issues, and taking action to mitigate and prevent safety issues. Includes steps for establishing a corporate culture of safety and health.

Prerequisites: (COMM A111 with a minimum grade of C or COMM A235 with a minimum grade of C or COMM A237 with a minimum grade of C or COMM A241 with a minimum grade of C) and;

(WRTG A211 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A212 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A213 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A214 with a minimum grade of C) and;

TECH A305 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.

 

WRTG A111 Writing Across Contexts 3 Credits

An introduction to writing strategies and processes for reading and responding to rhetorical situations across a variety of public and academic contexts.

Prerequisites: ENGL A109 with a minimum grade of C or WRTG A110 with a minimum grade of C or

(Accuplacer-Reading Comp with a score of 080 and Accuplacer-Sentence Skills with a score of 090) or

Accuplacer-Sum AASS + AARC with a score of 170 or

(Accuplacer NG Writing with a score of 265 and Accuplacer NG Reading with a score of 265) or

Accuplacer NG AAWR + AARE with a score of 530 or

ACT English with a score of 22 or

Enhanced ACT English with a score of 22 or

SAT Critical Reading Score with a score of 560 or

SAT Verbal Score with a score of 560 or

EVIDENCE-BASED READ/WRIT SCORE with a score of 560.

Attributes: UAA Written Communication GER.

WRTG A211 Writing and the Humanities 3 Credits

Introduces what writing is and does and how people learn to do it in the humanities, with a focus on the disciplinary questions, methods and reasoning that shape the genres and writing practices in the field.

Prerequisites: WRTG A111 with a minimum grade of C or

SAT Critical Reading Score with a score of 610 or

SAT Verbal Score with a score of 610 or

EVIDENCE-BASED READ/WRIT SCORE with a score of 610 or

Enhanced ACT English with a score of 30 or

Original ACT English with a score of 30.

Attributes: UAA Written Communication GER.

WRTG A212 Writing and the Professions 3 Credits

An introduction to what writing is and does and how people learn to do it in the professions, with a focus on the disciplinary questions, methods and reasoning that shape the genres and writing practices in the field.
Registration Restrictions: If prerequisite is not satisfied, appropriate SAT, ACT or AP scores or approved UAA placement test is required.

Prerequisites: WRTG A111 with a minimum grade of C or

SAT Critical Reading Score with a score of 610 or

SAT Verbal Score with a score of 610 or

EVIDENCE-BASED READ/WRIT SCORE with a score of 610 or

Enhanced ACT English with a score of 30 or

Original ACT English with a score of 30.

Attributes: UAA Written Communication GER.

WRTG A213 Writing and the Sciences 3 Credits

An introduction to what writing is and does and how people learn to do it in the sciences, with a focus on the disciplinary questions, methods and reasoning that shape the genres and writing practices in the field.

Prerequisites: WRTG A111 with a minimum grade of C or

SAT Critical Reading Score with a score of 610 or

SAT Verbal Score with a score of 610 or

EVIDENCE-BASED READ/WRIT SCORE with a score of 610 or

Enhanced ACT English with a score of 30 or

Original ACT English with a score of 30.

Attributes: UAA Written Communication GER.

WRTG A214 Arguing Across Contexts 3 Credits

Instruction and practice in written research-supported arguments for a variety of audiences, with an emphasis on rhetorical strategies across a variety of public and academic contexts.

Prerequisites: WRTG A111 with a minimum grade of C or

SAT Critical Reading Score with a score of 610 or

SAT Verbal Score with a score of 610 or

EVIDENCE-BASED READ/WRIT SCORE with a score of 610 or

Enhanced ACT English with a score of 30 or

Original ACT English with a score of 30.

Attributes: UAA Written Communication GER