Aviation (AV)

AV 101 - Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems Units: 3

A study into the wide variety of unmanned aircraft systems. Topics will include the development, applications, regulatory issues, and responsible use of this new technology.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Term Typically Offered: ALL SEMESTERS

AV 102 - Unmanned Aerial System Construction Project Units: 3

This course will allow students to construct an unmanned aerial system of their design using locally acquired materials to fulfill various roles. This course satisfies 12 hours of instruction toward completing the embedded math curriculum requirements, in accordance with Embedded Curriculum Guidelines, Option A.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: AV 101

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL

AV 110 - Basic Ground School for Pilots Units: 3-6

A study of aviation fundamentals including principles of flight, aircraft and engine operations, weather, navigation, and radio communications as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations. Topics will include general service, maintenance, and safety practices.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

AV 210 - Instrument Ground School (Airplane) Units: 3

This course provides in-depth study of the purpose, use and operation of flight instruments in airport departures, en route navigation, approaches and other aspects of instrument flight. The course will prepare the students to qualify as an instrument rated pilot.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: AV 110.

AV 213 - Unmanned Aircraft Simulation Units: 1

This course provides students the opportunity to gain flight skills by use of flight simulators prior to actual aircraft operation. These simulators will allow students to experience the flight characteristics that are unique to different classes of unmanned aircraft.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

AV 216 - UAS Flight Operations Units: 3

This course will introduce students to operations of a variety of Unmanned Aerial Systems in a real-world environment.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: AV 213