Aeronautics (B.S.) - Military - Resident

Aeronautics (B.S.) - Military - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours44-47
1

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements

2

All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course

3

Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview (2 c.h.) and EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life (2 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 Theology Survey I (2 c.h.) and THEO 202 Theology Survey II (2 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
MATH 201Introduction to Probability and Statistics 13
PHYS 101Elements of Physics 13
PHYS 103Elements of Physics Lab 11
Total Hours7
1

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core
AVIA 102Aviation Foundations3
AVIA 104Flight Operations Orientation 10-3
AVIA 210Private Ground I3
AVIA 215Private Ground II3
AVIA 220Private Flight I3
AVIA 225Private Flight II3
AVIA 310Instrument Ground3
AVIA 315Commercial Ground3
AVIA 320Instrument Flight3
Aeronautics, Science, & Systems
AVIA 230Unmanned Aerial Systems3
AVIA 305Airplane Aerodynamics3
AVIA 340Aviation Weather3
AVIA 342GPS Navigation3
AVIA 430Multi-Engine Ground3
AVIA 455Turbine Engines and Jet Transports3
MATH 130Advanced Technical Mathematics3
Leadership, Management, & Safety
AVIA 245Aviation Leadership3
AVIA 300Aviation Safety3
AVIA 360Corporate and Business Aviation3
AVIA 400Aviation Human Factors3
AVIA 460Professional Pilot Career Strategies3
AVIA 491Aeronautics Capstone: Advanced Research Concepts3
Total Hours63-66
1

AVIA 104 is required for students who do not complete private pilot training at Liberty University’s residential campus.

Cognate
AVIA 250Introduction to Space Flight3
AVIA 322Commercial Flight I: Accelerated3
AVIA 324Commercial Flight II: Accelerated3
Elective 13
Elective 13
Total Hours15
1

Choose from the following: Any AIRS MISC, 300-400 level AVIA or AVMX course, CSCN 340, GOVT 200, GOVT 380, GOVT 381, GOVT 383, GOVT 483, or GOVT 484

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 123 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30.75 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major and cognate taken through Liberty University
  • 30.75 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
INQR 101 Inquiry 1
RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview 2
UNIV 101 Foundational Skills 1
Math Elective MATH 201 1 3
AVIA 102 Aviation Foundations 3
AVIA 230 Unmanned Aerial Systems 3
CSER 0
 Hours16
Second Semester
BIBL 105 Old Testament Survey 2
PHYS 103 Elements of Physics Lab 1
Natural Science Elective PHYS 101 1 3
Technology Competency 2 0-3
AVIA 210 Private Ground I 3
AVIA 245 Aviation Leadership 3
CSER 0
 Hours12-15
Third Semester
AVIA 215 Private Ground II 3
AVIA 220 Private Flight I 3
 Hours6
Sophomore Year
First Semester
BIBL 110 New Testament Survey 2
MATH 130 Advanced Technical Mathematics 3
RSCH 201 Research 3
Cultural Studies Elective 1 3
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
AVIA 225 Private Flight II 3 3
CSER 0
 Hours17
Second Semester
EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life 2
THEO 201 Theology Survey I 2
AVIA 310 Instrument Ground 3
AVIA 322 Commercial Flight I: Accelerated 3
AVIA 340 Aviation Weather 3
AVIA 342 Advanced GPS Navigation 3
CSER 0
 Hours16
Third Semester
AVIA 315 Commercial Ground 3
AVIA 320 Instrument Flight 3
 Hours6
Junior Year
First Semester
THEO 202 Theology Survey II 2
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
AVIA 250 Introduction to Space Flight 3
AVIA 300 Aviation Safety 3
AVIA 324 Commercial Flight II: Accelerated 3
CSER 0
 Hours14
Second Semester
Communications Elective 1 3
Critical Thinking Elective 1 3
AVIA 360 Corporate and Business Aviation 3
Elective 4 3
CSER 0
 Hours12
Senior Year
First Semester
AVIA 305 Airplane Aerodynamics 3
AVIA 400 Aviation Human Factors 3
AVIA 455 Turbine Engines and Jet Transports 3
AVIA 460 Professional Pilot Career Strategies 3
CSER 0
 Hours12
Second Semester
Social Science Elective 1 3
AVIA 430 Multi-Engine Ground 3
AVIA 491 Capstone: Advanced Research Concepts 3
Elective 4 3
CSER 0
 Hours12
 Total Hours123-126
1

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at www.liberty.edu/gened before enrolling in foundational skills requirements

2

All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course; refer to www.liberty.edu/computerassessment for more information

3

AVIA 104 is required for students who do not complete private pilot training at Liberty University’s residential campus

4

Choose 6 credits from: AIRS, MISC, any 300-400 level AVIA or AVMX course, CSCN 340, GOVT 200, GOVT 380, GOVT 381, GOVT 383, GOVT 483, or GOVT 484

* Summer flight and ground courses are highly encouraged

*** Additional course sequences may be available for those students with Private Pilot Licenses and other certifications. Students should contact their Academic Advisor and the School of Aeronautics for further information

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