Aviation Academy Course Descriptions

OSU Introduction to the Aviation Industry – OSAVIATION2000

 

Introduction to the aviation industry, including its elements, components, and structures. Topics include: aircraft, airports, airspace, a survey of industry segments and purposes, and careers and career paths. Students will discover the origin of the aviation industry as we know it, from its early beginnings to the introduction of the Boeing 787 and Airbus A380. At the end of the course, every student will have a basic understanding of the various facets of the aviation industry, including airlines, general aviation, airports, regulations as well as aerodynamics, and its important role in local, regional, national, and international life. This understanding of the fundamentals of aviation will play a critical role in future Aviation courses or, for those that pursue other fields, a continued connection to and awareness of the industry.

                  Prerequisites:        Admittance to OSU CCP program

                  Graded:                    AP/IB/CCP Weight

                  Grade:                      10-12

                  Time Frame:          First Semester

                  Credit:                      1.00 High School Credit (3.00 College Semester Hours)

 

 

OSU Private Pilot Fundamentals – OSAVIATION2100

 

Study of flight fundamentals, aircraft operations, weather, and regulations required for Private Pilot certification. This course is conducted under Federal Aviation Administration Regulations Part 141. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for Aviation 310.01. This course is available for EM credit.

                  Prerequisites:        Admittance to OSU CCP program

                  Graded:                    AP/IB/CCP Weight

                  Grade:                      10-12

                  Time Frame:          Second Semester

                  Credit:                      1.00 High School Credit (5.00 College Semester Hours)

 

Aviation Research and Field Experience - 704

 

Through a partnership with The Ohio State University Airport, students will gain a behind-the-scenes understanding of the aviation industry through a series of experiential learning opportunities with aviation professionals and organizations. This will include guest speakers, tours, field trips, and assignments focused on the various facets of aviation. In this course, students will begin and continue to develop their own personal goals, professional skills, and a path to a career. Students analyze and document personal interests, talents, skills, aptitudes, and values in order to identify the aviation careers of their choosing. Students experience the day-to-day operations of the career, gain exposure to its related lifestyle, learn about the educational requirements, and begin to build their professional network.

*Students will have the opportunity to earn the Remote Pilot 107 Drone Certification and be prepared to take the written portion of the Private Pilot certification exam through this academy.

                  Prerequisite:          None

                  Graded:                    Conventional

                  Grade:                      10-12

                  Time Frame:          Year-long

                  Credit:                      1.0