Career Technical Education - Aviation Associate in Science Degree

Division: Career Technical Education

PROGRAM CODE: 1S37188

The Career Technical Education - Aviation Associate in Science Degree provides CTE students with the opportunity to earn a 60-unit degree that demonstrates commitment to the field and meets the CSU-GE or UC IGETC general education requirements. Students should consult with a counselor when planning to complete this degree for more information on university admission and transfer requirements. The courses listed for each area of emphasis do not necessarily reflect major preparation requirements at any specific university but some courses may be used to fulfill university requirements.

To earn the CTE AS Degree with Aviation emphasis, students must complete the following requirements:

  1. 21 units of major coursework;
  2. Cypress College Native General Education requirements; California State University General Education Breadth requirements (CSU GE Breadth) or IGETC General Education requirements;
  3. completion of 60 semester units of CSU transferable coursework; and,
  4. have an overall GPA of 2.0.

At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College. This degree requires 21 units in the major.

Required Core Courses (6 units):
ATC 102 C Career Communication and Portfolio3
ATC 270 CAirline Operations3
Elective Courses - Students must complete 15 units from the list below (15 units):15
Introduction to Travel Careers3
Homeland Security3
Aviation and Transportation Security3
Travel Sales and Tour Operations3
Private Pilot4
Air Navigation3
Meteorology3
Destinations - Americas and Europe3
Destinations - Africa and Pacific3
Customer Care - Airline and Travel3
Flight Training Device - Introduction0.5
Flight Simulator Private Pilot2
Flight Simulator Instrument2
Flight Simulator Commercial2
Flight Simulator Instructor2
Cabin Safety Simulation0.5
Airline and Aviation Management3
Advanced Air Navigation2
Instrument Rating3
Aerodynamics3
Commercial Pilot (formerly Commercial Pilot Seminar)3
Aviation Instructor3
Turbine Simulator Observation0.5
Crew Resource Management3
Airport Operations3
Passenger Services and Safety3
Aviation and Travel Internship3
Independent Study0.5-2
Total Units21