Learn about all business aspects of aviation to maintain a successful flight operation.
With this minor in Aviation Management at UND, you'll gain the policy and business
skills needed to manage airlines, airports and general aviation.
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Why minor in aviation management?
UND is known for aviation and business, and the Aviation Management minor brings those
together to provide you with the technical and managerial skills needed to ensure
safe, successful air travel. With an emphasis on policy, administration and management,
you'll develop an understanding of the complex legal system surrounding aviation,
the vast operations of an airport, and the human factors involved in with aviation
Many students pursue opportunities for internships with airlines, fixed base operators,
aviation insurance companies and aircraft manufacturers.
This minor is not available to Aviation majors.
Careers in Aviation Management
Annual median salary for administrative services managers
Students with a minor from UND in Aviation Management grow their understanding in
organizational safety, organization and administration. You'll combine your choice
of major to enter an exciting career, including:
Flight Line Manager
When You Minor in Aviation Management
An minor in Aviation Management gives you the strategic skills you need, including:
Aviation Management Minor Courses
AVIT 208. Aviation Safety. 3 Credits.
This course provides the student with a detailed introduction into aspects of aviation safety, aviation safety programs, risk management, and the associated components of pilot psychology, physiology, human factors, and accident review and investigation. Prerequisite: A minimum GPA of 2.6. Prerequisite or Corequisite: AVIT 102 or AVIT 105 or AVIT 142. F,S,SS.
AVIT 402. Airport Planning and Administration. 3 Credits.
This is the first of a two course curriculum in airport administration. This initial course provides an introduction to the complex elements of airport planning and its importance in achieving a successful airport operation. Course content includes a study of the duties and responsibilities of the airport manager with a special emphasis on the Federal Air Regulations governing the operation and administration of commercial service airports within the United States. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior status, open to Aviation majors and minors only, and a minimum GPA of 2.6. F,S.
AVIT 403. Aerospace Law. 3 Credits.
This course is designed to introduce the student to the United States legal system and the development of air law. The course will cover a broad range of topics related to aviation operations including constitutional law, administrative law, Federal Aviation Administration enforcement actions, aircraft ownership issues, products liability law, criminal law, contract law, and international law. Course activities include case reading, argument, and legal research. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior status, open to Aviation majors and minors only, and a minimum GPA of 2.6. F,S,SS.
AVIT 405. Airline Operations and Management. 3 Credits.
This course examines the four major areas of air carrier operations, including ground, technical, flight and system operations, as well as airline economics, utilizing a management simulation tool. There is an intensive examination of regional, point-to-point and network carrier operations. Student management teams make weekly decisions in seven categories: Overall Strategy; Marketing; Operations Management; Human Resource Development; Finance; Asset Management; and Behavioral Elements. A portion of each class time is devoted to simulation activities, and the reading assignments focus on management decisions pertinent to the topic assigned, relying in part on current industry events, with an emphasis on ethical decision making. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior status, open to Aviation majors and minors only, and a minimum GPA of 2.6. F,S,SS.
This course is required for all atmospheric sciences majors. Its purpose is to prepare new students for their university and professional careers by discussing university policies, the advising process, and career options. S/U grading. F.
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