Aviation Pilot Training A.A.S. Degree (0012) Curriculum | Southwestern Illinois College

First Year

Fall Semester

Total Semester Credits  14
Course  Number Course Description Semester Credits

AVIA

AVIA

101

111

Private Pilot Flight Theory (Airplane) OR

Private Pilot Flight Theory Helicopter

3

AVIA

AVIA

102

112

Flight Training Private Part 1 (Airplane) OR

Flight Training Private Helicopter Part I

2

AVIA

AVIA

103

113

Simulator Private (Airplane) OR

Simulator Private Helicopter

1
AVIA 260 Aviation Meteorology 3
ENG 101 Rhetoric & Compensation l 3
AVIA 122 Systems and Components 2

Spring Semester

Total Semester Credits Helicopter-16/      Fixed Wing-17
   Number Course Description Semester Credits

AVIA

AVIA

104

114

Flight Training Private Part ll (Airplane) OR

Flight Training Private Helicopter Part II

3

2

AVIA

AVIA

201

211

Instrument Flight Theory (Airplane) OR

Instrument Flight Theory Helicopter

3
ENG 103 Technical Communications OR Communications Course 3

AVIA

AVIA

153

163

Simulator Intermediate (Airplane) OR

Simulator Intermediate Helicopter

1
AVIA 131 Air Traffic Control Systems 3
GT

MATH

105

112

Intro to Technical Math OR

College Algebra (Check for transferability)

4

Summer Semester

Total Semester Credits 7
Course Number Course Description Semester Credits
AVIA

AVIA

202

212

Flight Training Instrument (Airplane) OR

Flight Training Instrument Helicopter

3
AVIA

AVIA

203

Elective (Helicopter)

Simulator Instrument OR

Elective (Helicopter)

1

AVIA

AVIA

151

161

Commercial Pilot Flight Theory OR

Commercial Pilot Flight Theory Helicopter

3

Second Year

Fall Semester

Total Semester Credits 14-15
Course Number Course Description Semester Credits
    Humanities OR Social Science Elective 3
AVIA 133 Human Factors in Aviation 3

AVIA

AVIA

154

263

Flight Training Commercial Part I OR

Flight Training Commercial Helicopter Part 1

3

2

AVIA   Electives 6

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Spring Semester

Total Semester Credits 13
Total Program Credits Helicopter-64/ Airplane-66
Course Number Course Description Semester Credits

AVIA

AVIA

155

265

Flight Training Commercial II (Airplane) OR

Flight Training Commercial Helicopter Part II

2

AVIA

AVIA Elective

269

(Helicopter Option)

Multi Engine Flight Theory (Airplane) OR

1

AVIA

AVIA Elective

270

(Helicopter)

Flight Training Multi-Engine (Airplane) OR

1
AVIA    Elective 4
     Human Well-Being Course 2
     Human Relations Course 3

Helicopter core courses: AVIA 111, AVIA 112, AVIA 113, AVIA 114, AVIA 211, AVIA 163, AVIA 212, AVIA 161, AVIA 265 and AVIA 265. Elective courses AVIA 271, AVIA 272, AVIA 273, and AVIA 274 are taught by Midwest Helicopter.

Aviation Electives*

Course  Number Course Description Semester Credits
AVIA 105 Introduction to Civil Aviation 3
AVIA 108 Aviation History 3
AVIA 141 Federal Aviation Regulations 3
AVIA 160 Aviation Management I 3
AVIA 240 Aircraft Dispatcher Practical I 3
AVIA 241 Aircraft Dispatcher Practical II 3
AVIA 261 Aviation Management II 3
AVIA 262 High Altitude Meteorology 3
AVIA 266 Airport Planning and Management 3
AVIA 280 Internship 3

*Airplane or helicopter – Not all courses are available every semester. Several are part of the AAS degree in Aviation Management program and are offered on a rotational basis.

Helicopter Electives (Available all semesters)

Course  Number Course Description Semester Credits
AVIA 271 Flight Instructor Theory 3
AVIA 272 Flight Training Instructor 2
AVIA 273 Flight Training Instrument Instructor Theory 2
AVIA 274 Flight Training Instrument Instructor 1

Refer to the Online Course Catalog or Class Search link in eSTORM for a full course description.