Aviation (B.S.) - Online

Aviation (B.S.) - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. 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
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 24
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 24
Total Hours39-42

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


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirement of RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview (4 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirement of THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey (4 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

Courses may also fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core 1,2
AVIA 105Aviation Survey3
AVIA 227Introduction to Risk Management3
AVIA 245Aviation Leadership3
AVIA 300Aviation Safety3
AVIA 304Aviation History3
AVIA 305Airplane Aerodynamics3
AVIA 310Instrument Ground 23
AVIA 315Commercial Ground 23
AVIA 320Instrument Flight 23
AVIA 325Commercial Flight I 23
AVIA 326Commercial Flight II 23
AVIA 327Commercial Flight III 23
AVIA 340Aviation Weather3
AVIA 342Advanced GPS Navigation3
AVIA 400Aviation Human Factors3
AVIA 455Turbine Engines and Jet Transports3
AVIA 475Aviation Physiology3
Aviation Elective 33
Aviation Elective 33
Aviation Elective 33
Aviation Elective 33
Aviation Elective 33
Total Hours66

Students must hold a valid Private Pilot Certificate or have completed AVIA 220 Private Flight I (3 c.h.) and AVIA 225 Private Flight II (3 c.h.) prior to enrolling in any other AVIA course listed in the Degree Completion Plan


Advanced Standings awarded for FAA Certificates and Ratings


Choose one of the following courses: any 300-400 level AVIA course not already applying to the degree.

Free Electives
Choose 5-14 credit hours of free electives5-14
Total Hours5-14

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 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 taken through Liberty University
  • 30 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
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