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Aviation-Commercial Pilot

The Associate of Applied Science in Aviation-Commercial Pilot provides an aviation training and certification pathway for those students who look forward to becoming commercial pilots. In addition to completing rigorous general education requirements, students will obtain the knowledge, skill, and aeronautical experience necessary to meet the requirements for an FAA 
Commercial Pilot certificate with Airplane Multi-Engine Land and Instrument Airplane ratings through the College's FAA-approved Part 141 training course, Air Agency Certificate 80ZS312L. Students qualify to take the Private Pilot knowledge test and practical exam. This degree will serve as the foundation for advanced flight certification offerings.

Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science in Aviation-Commercial Pilot Degree, the graduate will:

  • Demonstrate mastery of aircraft control during both dual and solo flight operations
  • Pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)…
    • Private Pilot – Airplane (PAR) knowledge test
    • Private Pilot – Airplane Single-Engine Land (ASEL) practical test
    • Instrument Rating – Airplane (IRA) knowledge test
    • Instrument Rating – Airplane practical test
    • Commercial Pilot – Airplane (CAX) knowledge test
    • Commercial Pilot – Airplane Single-Engine Land (ASEL) practical test
    • Commercial Pilot – Airplane Multi-Engine Land (AMEL) practical test
  • Earn a Commercial Pilot certificate with an Instrument Rating in Airplane Single-Engine Land (ASEL) and Airplane Multi-Engine Land (AMEL)

Note: Students must meet the FAA performance standard outlined in the Practical Test Standards (PTS) or Airman Certification Standards (ACS) for certification. See the applicable PTS or ACS Standards for FAA requirements.



SEMESTER 1 FALL (17 credit hours)
AVIA1016 Fundamentals of Aeronautics I and II
AVIA1104 Private Pilot Practicum I (flight training)
AVIA2393 Aviation Weather
ENGL1013 English Composition I
COLL1101 Freshman Seminar
SEMESTER 2 SPRING (14 credit hours)
AVIA2103 Fundamentals of Aeronautics III
AVIA2204 Instrument Commercial Pilot Practicum II (flight training)
AVIA2263 Air Traffic Control
ENGL1023 English Composition II
PHED1101 Fitness Center I

SEMESTER 3 FALL (15 credit hours)
AVIA2213 Commercial Pilot Practicum III (flight training)
AVIA2203 Fundamentals of Aeronautics IV
AVIA2503 Human Factors and Aviation Safety
AVIA2443 Advanced Aerodynamics and Performance
CPSI1003 Introduction to Computer Applications
SEMESTER 4 SPRING (14 credit hours)
AVIA2305 Multi-Engine Commercial Pilot Practicum IV (flight training)
COMM1313 Communications
MATH1203 College Algebra or MATH1213 Quantitative Literacy
One of the following 3 credit hour courses:
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ATTN: Ozarka Aviation
524A Airport Road
Melbourne, AR 72556



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Susan Mitchell
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Clinton Jackson
Director of Aviation

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