Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management (Airport Administration)

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation Management (Airport Administration) is a 120-credit hour online program designed primarily to prepare adult learners for airport managerial positions. Students are encouraged to develop a sound philosophy, a strong sense of ethics, and effective problem-solving and decision-making skills.

CourseCourse TitleCredit Hours
APS 101Weather & Climate3
AVN 153Aviation Foundations I3
AVN 154Aviation History3
AVN 162 Private Pilot Skills
AVN 170ATC Foundations3
AVN 181Introduction to Airport Systems3
ENG 101Written Communication I3
ENG 102Written Communication II3
HIS 106World Civilizations I3
ACC 203Principles of Accounting I3
ACC 204Principles of Accounting II3
AVN 201Flight Safety3
AVN 254Crew Recourse Management3
AVN 281Airport Operations I (Landside)3
AVN 282Airport Operations II (Airside)3
AVN 290Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems3
COM 103Oral Communications3
HUM 201Humanities I3
MAT 117Pre-Calculus or Higher3
AVN 353Aviation Management3
AVN 354Aviation Legislation3
AVN 356Air Transportation3
AVNO 382Airport Planning3
CRJ 411 Homeland Security3
ECO 201Economics I3
MGT 215Principles of Statistical Analysis3
MGT 301Business Organization and Management3
SOC/SCISocial Science Elective3
AVN 381Airport Finance3
AVN 451 Cooperative Work Study3
AVN 452Airline Operations W/ Lab3
AVN 453Special Topics in Aviation3
AVN 454Senior Practicum/Capstone3
AVN 480Airport Design3
AVN 481Concepts of Air Transportation Utilization3
CSSO 126Understanding HU Culture3
MGT 300Business Research3
MGT 400Organizational Behavior3
Total Credit Hours120

About the Department of Aviation

The Department of Aviation in the School of Engineering and Technology provides students with preparation for a variety of careers in aviation. Combined with a strong liberal arts background, the aviation program prepares students to participate in building the future of the aviation industry. The Department also prepares its students to be professionals by demonstrating the value of life-long learning through research projects and the value of service to the University, aviation profession, and community. Hampton University’s Department of Aviation is the only one of the 105 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) in America with a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved ATCI program. The Department of Aviation is committed to providing a high quality aviation education for all its students with faculty actively involved in advancing the aviation community as a whole. We strive to prepare students for meaningful aviation careers within government and the aerospace industry, and to instill a strong sense of social awareness and responsibility to the public. The Department of Aviation has established itself as a high-quality Bachelor of Science degree program with a national reputation for outstanding graduates.

Financial Aid

All Undergraduate Supplemental Items may be uploaded directly to your application. However, if you wish to send official transcripts, you can send them to:

Hampton U Online
Attn: HUO Undergraduate Admissions
PO Box 6227
Hampton, Virginia 23668

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