Aviation Flight Technology – Skill Set

Students will learn about careers in aviation and complete their written private pilot license exam and solo in the aircraft. Students may further their experience through additional course work in a concentration or associate degree.

Program Requirements

Minimum credits 10
Minimum cumulative GPA 2.0
Minimum grade in all courses 2.0
Minimum Jackson College credits 10


Take the following:

Course # Course Name Credits Prerequisites Notes
AFT 110 Primary Ground School 3

Preparation for the FAA Private Pilot written examination by classroom work on federal aviation regulations, air space, meteorology, navigation, communication and aerodynamics.

AFT 112 Primary Flight I 3

Course includes 20/25 hours of flight. This course prepares the student for solo flight with 15/20 hours of dual instruction and five hours of solo flight. Includes preflight, start-up, radio communication, taxiing, basic flight maneuvers, takeoffs, landings, etc. Must be able to obtain a Third Class Medical Certificate.

MAT 130 Quantitative Reasoning 4 MAT 030

Quantitative Reasoning develops student skills in analyzing, synthesizing and communicating quantitative information. Cultivates algebraic reasoning and modeling skills through a quantitative literacy lens. Emphasizes critical thinking and the use of multiple strategies in applied contexts. Topics include proportional and statistical reasoning, probability, and evaluation of bias and validity.