Aviation (AVIA)

Aviation (AVIA)

AVIA 505  Aviation Context & Foundations  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course provides perspective on the study of aviation. Students will research key areas relating to aviation, history, leadership, ethics, and risk. Students will be challenged to synthesize these concepts with a Biblical perspective.

Offered: Online

AVIA 525  Applied Aviation Research  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course prepares students for writing and research in aviation. Students in this course explore, analyze, and synthesize aviation literature. These skills will be applied in an APA research paper.

Offered: Online

AVIA 535  Developing Aviation Leaders  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Leaders in aviation must grow and develop new leaders. This course will explore and analyze how to disciple and mentor developing leaders for leading effectively in positions of higher authority and responsibility.

Offered: Online

AVIA 536  Contemporary Aviation Leadership  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Students will explore and investigate leadership in the rapidly changing aviation industry. The course will cover changes in technology, issues of differing generations, applications in the digital realm, as well as other contemporary issues.

Offered: Online

AVIA 537  Aviation Organizational Leadership  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Students will explore and investigate issues and problems that are unique to leading in aviation organizations. The course will cover methods of strategic planning and effective leadership in an environment of rapidly changing technology, world-wide impact, vast media attention, strict regulatory regimes, and other factors.

Offered: Online

AVIA 542  Aviation Teaching and Learning Strategies  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course will cover teaching and learning theory and methods for the aviation discipline. The primary focus is on effective teaching and learning strategies for higher education students and adult learners. The use of instructional technologies and aviation learning laboratories for effective learning will be explored.

Offered: Online

AVIA 543  Ethics in Aerospace Decision Making  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course explores the ethics of aerospace decision making through analysis of various aviation practices and principles from a leadership perspective. Students will develop a biblical foundation for leadership practices and decision making in the aviation industry.

Offered: Online

AVIA 544  Aerospace Education and Training Leadership  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course explores the nature and practical application of leadership in aerospace education and training organizations. Students will develop a biblical foundation for leadership practices in aerospace education and training environments.

Offered: Online

AVIA 545  Aviation Curriculum Development  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course will investigate and explore curriculum development theory and methods for aviation education and training. Students will learn from a biblical foundation how to develop curriculum strategies for effective learning in aviation applications.

Offered: Online

AVIA 571  Safety Fundamentals in Aeronautics  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course prepares students to understand safety fundamentals in aeronautics. These skills are applied to optimizing performance to improve systems and safety. Students will be challenged to apply a biblical world perspective to human factors discussed.

Offered: Online

AVIA 572  Applied Human Factors  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course prepares students to understand human behavior in aviation performance. These skills are applied to optimizing performance to improve systems and safety. Students will be challenged to apply a biblical world perspective to human factors discussed.

Offered: Online

AVIA 573  Safety Culture Methods  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Students will study and discuss the importance of a healthy organizational culture to influence safety in the aeronautics profession. Emphasis will be placed in adapting a Biblical perspective to influence team behavior.

Offered: Online

AVIA 574  Graduate Safety Analysis  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course includes a survey of advanced safety analysis techniques before and after mishaps. Methods explored will include engineering and forensic investigations, animation recreation, safety reporting, and data aggregation and analysis. Students will be challenged to integrate a Biblical worldview while using various tools to deepen their understanding of safety.

Offered: Online

AVIA 575  Contemporary Issues in Aviation Safety  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Students will explore global issues and challenges faced by leaders in the aviation safety community. Certain student projects will be contextualized through the lens of the Christian Church at work in the world.

Offered: Online

AVIA 605  Aviation Law  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course includes Federal, State, and local laws applied to aviation. Jurisdictional boundaries and the Biblical basis for the fundamental principles of Administrative Law, Common Law, and Legislative law will be covered.

Offered: Online

AVIA 680  Capstone Proposal  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Students will use scholarly sources to research a topic and write a proposal for institutional research board (IRB) approval.

Offered: Online

AVIA 681  Capstone Project  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Students will complete a graduate aeronautics capstone project. Path for national journal publication and conference presentation, including LU research week.

Offered: Online

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