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Aviation Studies, B.S. (AAST)
Sequence Sheet for 2012-2013
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First Semester - Fall 201218 hours
AERO 2423   Aviation Human Factors
An introduction to the relationship between person and machine. Develops an understanding of the need to optimize design to allow for better person-machine interaction in aviation. Introduces the student to the psychological and physiological limitations of humans in complex operating environments. Class 3. Prerequisites: AERF 1113 and AVTC 1003. (Spring)
 
AERO 3823   Aviation Management (L)
An introduction to the principles of aviation management. Topics include management functions, organization, flight and maintenance operations, and safety and liability. Class 3. Prerequisite: AVTC 1003. (Fall)
 
BIBL 1043   Biblical Foundations For Living (L)
An introductory course highlighting the relationship between Biblical teaching and contemporary Christian living. This initial experience in the integration of faith and learning focuses on principles of Biblical interpretation and application. Students learn how to interpret core Biblical passages so as to give guidance for some of the tough issues Christians face today. Class 3.
 
ENGL 1013   English Composition I
A study of effective writing, reading, and speaking. Emphasis is on effective personal and expository writing. (This course must be completed before reaching Junior standing.) Class 3. Prerequisite: Qualification on ACT or SAT exam or completion of ENGL 1004 with a grade of D..
 
KINE 1512   Concepts Of Lifetime Fitness
General studies requirement under Kinesiology. The course examines various concepts of health and physical fitness with the purpose of encouraging the student to establish positive patterns of activity and healthful living. Class 2.
 
LETU 1101   Cornerstones Of Life And Learning (L)
This course introduces students to the LeTourneau University community and prepares them for the pursuit of whole person education and lifelong learning. It helps students explore and learn how to fulfill God's unique design for their lives through a holistic approach that establishes four essential cornerstones of life and learning: personal, intellectual, spiritual, and community development. Class 1.
 
MATH 1203   College Algebra With Applications
A study of linear and quadratic equations, exponential and logarithmic functions, and linear inequalities with emphasis on business applications. This course may not be taken for credit by anyone who has passed MATH 1303, MATH 1603, or MATH 1903 with a grade of C or better. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1123 or equivalent.
 
Second Semester - Spring 201315 hours
AERO 4163   Aviation Law
Designed to cover the scope of all regulations concerning domestic and international aviation (traffic rules, agencies, operation, aircraft, and people) in accordance with international, federal, state, and local agencies. Includes case histories, liens, security interest in aircraft, international conferences, bilateral and multilateral agreements, and criminal statutes. Case studies and assignments will include domestic and international scenarios.

This course if offered through the Graduate and Professional Studies program.
Class 3.
 
BIBL 1033   Biblical Literature
This survey provides an overall perspective for understanding the Bible within its historical and cultural setting. The course will focus on the reading of significant portions of the Bible so that students may grasp the framework and themes of the Old and New Testaments as well as the relationship between the Testaments. Throughout the course students will also develop skills in interpreting and applying the Bible to contemporary situations. Class 3.
 
ENGL 1023   English Composition II
A study of argumentation/logic and writing for the professions with an emphasis on using the personal computer to plan, draft, and revise written projects. Each student is required to write a fully documented research paper and give oral presentations in class. (This course must be completed before reaching Junior standing.) Class 3. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1004 with a grade of C or better or ENGL 1013..
 
MATH 1252   Trigonometry
A study of the trigonometric functions, identities, solving triangles, inverse trigonometric functions, and complex numbers. Class 2. Prerequisite: MATH 1123 or equivalent.
 
      Lab Science Elective
May be chosen from:
BIOL 1014 Life Science
PHYS 1014 Physical Science
PHYS 2514 Astronomy
CHEM 1113 CHEM 1111 General Chemistry I, Lab
CHEM 1123 CHEM 1121 General Chemistry II, Lab
PHYS 1113 PHYS 1111 General Physics I, Lab
PHYS 1123 PHYS 1121 General Physics II, Lab
PHYS 2013 PHYS 2011 University Physics I, Lab
PHYS 2023 PHYS 2021 University Physics II, Lab
GEOL 1114 General Geology I
GEOL 1124 General Geology II
Class 3. Lab 1.
 
Third Semester - Fall 201318 hours
AERO 4153   Aviation Safety Factors
A comprehensive view of safety programs in aviation business. Study includes safety program organizations, accident investigation, accident and incident reporting, and modifying organizational behavior toward the goal of embracing a culture of safety.

This course is offered through the Graduate and Professional Studies program.
Class 3.
 
AERO     Aeronautical Science Elective
Any AERO course not already specified in the curriculum for which the prerequisites have been met. Class 3.
 
BIBL     Jr.-Sr. Level Elective
Any Junior or Senior (3000 or 4000) level Bible (BIBL) course. Class 3.
 
BUSI 3403   Business Ethics
This course involves a study of management/business policies and practices as they relate to contemporary moral and ethical issues in the work place. It includes an examination of issues such as equity and fairness, individual privacy rights, corporate social responsibility, moral aspects of capitalism, equal employment opportunities, sexual harassment, and others. Stress is placed upon historic Judeo-Christian ethical principles and their application to clarify personal values and improve management decision making. Class 3. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing. MGMT 2303. (Fall)
 
COMM 1113   Introduction To Speech Communication
A study of basic oral communication principles, including verbal and nonverbal language, listening, group dynamics, and public speaking. Emphasis is upon application of these principles in the sending and receiving of different types of oral discourse. Class 3.
 
ENGL     Literature Elective
Any ENGL 2000+ level courses <b><u>except</u></b>:
ENGL 2011 Applied Journalism
ENGL 2603 Creative Writing
ENGL 3213 Technical Writing
ENGL 3223 Advanced Grammar and Composition
ENGL 3403 Journalism-Publications
ENGL 3413 Visual Literacy
ENGL 3931 English Internship
ENGL 4023 Writing for Digital Media
ENGL 4913 Literary Criticism
ENGL 4923 History of the English Language
ENGL 4931 Digital Writing Practicum
Class 3.
 
Fourth Semester - Spring 201417 hours
AERO 4823   Aviation Management Capstone
This course serves as the capstone experience for aviation management and aviation studies students. Students will draw on skills learned in their major courses to demonstrate their ability to evaluate aviation management scenarios using case studies. The class will also discuss strategies regarding the integration of faith in their work in the field of aviation.

This course is offered through the Graduate and Professional Studies program.
Class 3. Prerequisites: AERO 2423, AERO 3823, AERO 4153, AERO 4163, BUSI3723, and BUSI 3873..
 
BIBL     Jr.-Sr. Level Elective
Any Junior or Senior (3000 or 4000) level Bible (BIBL) course. Class 3.
 
BUSI 3723   Financial Analysis for Managers (GAPS Online Course)
This class is designed to sharpen the student's skill in the interpretation and analysis of financial statements. The key financial statements are introduced, as well as important accounting conventions and relationships between various accounts. The focus is placed on the use of financial information to improve the effectiveness of managerial decision-making. Class 3.
 
HIST     History Elective
Any History (HIST) course. Class 3.
 
KINE     Physical Activities
Offerings include: aerobics, archery, action games, badminton, basketball, bowling, fitness, flag football, golf, racquetball, scuba diving, soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball, weight training, etc. (Half of semester.) Class 1.
 
PHYS 1111   General Physics I Laboratory
Laboratory work to be taken concurrently with PHYS 1113. Lab 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1203 or MATH 1303. Corequisites: MATH 1252 and PHYS 1113. (Spring)
 
PHYS 1113   General Physics I
Principles of mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, and light for technology or liberal arts students. Not applicable for degree requirements in engineering, mathematics, the B. S. in chemistry, or a minor in physics. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1203 or MATH 1303. Corequisites: MATH 1252 and PHYS 1111. (Spring)
 
Fifth Semester - Fall 201415 hours
AERO     Aeronautical Science Elective
Any AERO course not already specified in the curriculum for which the prerequisites have been met. Class 3. The course work to meet this requirement should come from a focused area in the aeronautical sciences and the majority of the work should be completed before the courses listed in the sequence are started.
 
      General Elective
Any course that is not used to meet any of the major degree requirements. Class 3. 12 hours required. 12 total hours needed.
 
Sixth Semester - Spring 201515 hours
AERO     Aeronautical Science Elective
Any AERO course not already specified in the curriculum for which the prerequisites have been met. Class 3. The course work to meet this requirement should come from a focused area in the aeronautical sciences and the majority of the work should be completed before the courses listed in the sequence are started.
 
      General Elective
Any course that is not used to meet any of the major degree requirements. Class 3. 12 hours required. 12 total hours needed.
 
Seventh Semester - Fall 201513 hours
AERO     Aeronautical Science Elective
Any AERO course not already specified in the curriculum for which the prerequisites have been met. Class 3. The course work to meet this requirement should come from a focused area in the aeronautical sciences and the majority of the work should be completed before the courses listed in the sequence are started.
 
      General Elective
Any course that is not used to meet any of the major degree requirements. Class 3. 10 hours required. 10 total hours needed.
 
Eighth Semester - Spring 201615 hours
AERO     Aeronautical Science Elective
Any AERO course not already specified in the curriculum for which the prerequisites have been met. Class 3. The course work to meet this requirement should come from a focused area in the aeronautical sciences and the majority of the work should be completed before the courses listed in the sequence are started. 6 total hours needed.
 
      General Elective
Any course that is not used to meet any of the major degree requirements. Class 3. 9 hours required. 9 total hours needed.
 
Total Hours: 126