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  • AET: Ag Eng Tech

    Engineering Problems

    • AET 211 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Utilizes practical math for solving problems in agriculture. Includes horse power, electricity, hydraulics, pumps, calibrations, chains, sprockets, belts and pulleys, and land measurement. Prerequisites: MATH 025 or suitable placement score.

    Industrial Safety and Management

    • AET 212 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    Examines and identifies prevention methods for various hazards associated with the agriculture industry. Areas examined include machinery, environmental, and confined spaces. Safety management and governmental compliance will also be addressed.

    Shop Skills

    • AET 221 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Develops and builds shop safety techniques and skills through hands-on experience, covering power and hand tools, tool reconditioning, building construction, welding, fasteners, and farm safety. Lab required.

    Industrial Machines

    • AET 222 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Covers the important aspects of industrial machines such as safe operation, maintenance, and repairs. It also covers some machine design and fabrication techniques. It acquaints students with electrical and mechanical controls for machines.

    AG: Agriculture

    Agriculture Computers

    • AG 111 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Acquaints students with the use of a micro-computer and software for agricultural uses. Includes farm accounting, spreadsheets, depreciation schedules, rations, PowerPoint, internet/email, and financial analysis.

    Current Issues In Agriculture

    • AG 201
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Examines current issues facing all sectors of agriculture. Investigates and considers opposing viewpoints of a variety of groups through guest speakers, seminars, email contact, written and oral presentations.

    Agriculture Seminar

    • AG 207 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Provides information and self-evaluation in areas of goal setting, educational planning, student activities, electronic student accounts, study skills, and successful navigation of the college system. Emphasizes academic and career plans for students interested in Agriculture.

    Survey and Construction

    • AG 211 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Provides specific information for farm and ranch use, including field drainage systems, cut and fill for field leveling, laying out building foundations, farm facilities, land descriptions, and the use of the farm level. Covers field observation, note taking, and office computations. Prerequisites: AG 111

    Engine Theory and Operation

    • AG 212 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Studies power units and their relationship to internal combustion engines, including theory of operation, component parts, and accessories. Class projects include repair of small power units. Prerequisites: AET 221 recommended.

    Irrigation and Drainage

    • AG 215 (P/T)
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Instructs students to design an irrigation system, considering engineering, soil types, crops, seasons, irrigation methods, best management practices, and erosion control measures. Includes a cost estimation of an actual irrigation project.

    Metals and Welding

    • AG 221 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Teaches the techniques of operating electric welding machines, oxyacetylene torches and welding, heating, brazing and cutting of all common types of ferrous metals in all positions. Stresses some fabrication of farm projects. Lab included.

    Agriculture Internship

    • AG 279 (P/T)
    • 6.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Supervised work and learning experience in private, public, business, or government organizations related to the agriculture industry. The internship provides an extension of the classroom learning and includes the opportunity to apply substantial knowledge and skills gain in the academic setting in a supervised, professional work environment. Learn and develop skill outside the classroom. Explore a career field or prepare for a chosen career field through a work experience opportunity. The internship includes a collaborative team consisting of the student, faculty supervisor (course instructor), and a field site supervisor who develop acceptable learning objectives, experiences, and evaluation procedures which enable the student to work in a professional/mentoring setting. Each credit is equivalent to 33 worksite hours. Instructor approval required.

    Agriculture Coop Work Exp

    • AG 280
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Applies actual work experience in a ag-related technical field. An on-site supervisor evaluates and supervises the work experience student. Requires instructor approval of work setting and placement, and documentation of 36 worksite hours for each credit earned.

    ANS: Animal Science

    Basic Hoof Maintenance

    • ANS 107 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

    Teaches the basic fundamentals and procedure for shoeing a horse, including tools and safety issues.

    Advanced Horseshoeing

    • ANS 108 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Examines principles and techniques for properly trimming and shoeing the horse with conformation and/or disease problems. Prerequisites: ANS 107.

    Intro To Animal Science

    • ANS 121
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Introduces animal science, offering a foundation in breeds, genetics, nutrition, marketing, management, ration formulation and facilities planning.

    Equine Packing and Harness Training

    • ANS 140 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Gain knowledge in preparing a horse to pack and properly train a horse to pull a wagon under harness.

    Basic Halter Training

    • ANS 141 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Provides the skills needed to train a young horse to lead, stand square, pick up feet, turn on forehand and haunches. Includes grooming and fitting.

    Green Breaking

    • ANS 142 (P/T)
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Provides opportunity for the student and young horse to learn together. Features ground training, saddling, and riding of a horse that hasn't been ridden before. Prerequisites: ANS 192.

    Advanced Horse Training

    • ANS 143 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

    Teaches the student to take a green horse onto the bridle. Prepares horses to move onto several different horse activities, such as ranch horse, rope horse, or a show horse. Prerequisites: ANS 142.

    Ranch Roping

    • ANS 144 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course will cover the skills and knowledge needed to be safe, efficient and keep low stress on cows, horses and people when using a rope on the ranch.

    Industry Green Breaking

    • ANS 145 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Equips students to train a young horse for the public. Students will learn how to meet industry quality standards for setting the foundation on a horse. Prerequisites: ANS 142

    Building and Stable Management

    • ANS 151 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Covers the practical application of designing and managing a stable for all ages of horses.

    Building and Stable Management II

    • ANS 152 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Covers the practical application of designing and managing a stable for all ages of horses.

    Building and Stable Management

    • ANS 153 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Covers the practical application of designing and managing a stable for all ages of horses.

    Fundamentals Of Equestrian Skills

    • ANS 181 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Teaches the basic fundamentals of horsemanship and safety issues when handling horses while saddling, bridling, mounting, dismounting and riding.

    Fundamentals Of Equestrian Skill II

    • ANS 182 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    This course continues the basics of horsemanship skills needed in the riding and training of a versatile stock horse. Prerequisites: ANS 181

    Fundamental Of Equestrian Skill III

    • ANS 183 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Teaches advanced skills needed in the riding and training of a versatile stock horse. This course will focus on the maneuvers and skills needed for ranch trail and reining that are needed for a versatile stock horse.

    Horsemanship

    • ANS 192 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Teaches the basic fundamentals of horsemanship and safety issues when handling horses while saddling, bridling, mounting, dismounting and riding. Provides the background to move on to other avenues of the horse world.

    Livestock Skills

    • ANS 200 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Presents the proper techniques of basic livestock skills, such as branding, implanting, and heat synchronization. Stresses livestock handling, sanitation, facility design, quality beef assurance, and personal safety. Includes skills demonstrated by a qualified veterinarian.

    Beef Quality Assurance

    • ANS 201
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Teaches state-of-art technology and trends in the beef industry to produce a competitive, safe, wholesome food source for consumers. Taught on a workshop basis with many industry expert presentations and local field trips.

    Food Animal Health and Disease

    • ANS 205 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Studies food animal (bovine, ovine and swine) physiology and health. Including nutritional, metabolic and reproductive disorders; as well as preventative measures and treatments available.

    Feed and Ration Formulation

    • ANS 210 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Covers feedstuffs, their analysis, and animal use. Studies how processing affects bio-availability of feeds, mixing feeds to meet specific animal requirements, and meeting animal needs as they change due to increased production, reproduction, and growth. Teaches ration formulation by hand methods and computer. Prerequisites: ANS 121, ANS 211 preferred.

    Applied Animal Nutrition

    • ANS 211 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

    Covers all aspects of animal nutrition, including analysis of feedstuffs, the anatomy of ruminant and non-ruminant, nutrient metabolism, and the in-depth discussion on the required nutrients (water, protein, lipids, carbohydrates, minerals, and vitamins). Prerequisites: ANS 121 recommended.

    Beef/Dairy Cattle Production

    • ANS 215 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Covers the history and development of beef cattle, their distribution and adaptation, the types and breeds of beef and dual-purpose cattle, and the fundamental principles of establishing a beef production herd. Discusses cattle, genetics, problems in breeding and feeding, buildings, and equipment.

    Beef Pregnancy Testing

    • ANS 216 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Teaches proper techniques for checking beef cows for pregnancy. Discusses anatomy and physiology of cows, the estrus cycle, and a review of diseases associated with reproduction. Much of the class taught in the "field" under actual ranch conditions.

    Artificial Insemination

    • ANS 217 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Teaches proper procedure in thawing and placing semen in the target area of cattle through "hands-on" experience. Includes nitrogen tank procedure, pregnancy testing, health factors, and genetic selection. Concludes with testing for the Artificial Insemination Certification for Oregon.

    Intro To Horse Production

    • ANS 220 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Introduces various breeds of horses and their characteristics, including anatomy of the skeletal and muscular system, and parts of the horse and their functions. Discusses the maintenance and purchase of horse equipment, including bits, bridles, grooming supplies, and saddles.

    Equine Health and Disease

    • ANS 222 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Studies horse health and soundness, including in depth anatomy, diseases, nutrition, soundness or lameness issues, and the available treatments.

    Equine Business and Marketing

    • ANS 223 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Examines correct procedures in genetic selection, pedigree and performance. Covers developing a bookkeeping system, and how to market, purchase and evaluate horses according to conformation.

    Purebred Herd Improvement

    • ANS 224 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Applies principles learned in livestock breeding to dairy, horses, pigs, and sheep. Provides students a hands-on opportunity to apply what they have learned about selection. Includes several field trips to local farms/ranches to learn breeding program management.

    Intro To Livestock Evaluation

    • ANS 231
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Covers, in depth, basic fundamentals of livestock evaluation and selection of cattle, sheep, swine and goats for herd replacement and market. Teaches students to "see" differences between two or more animals in the areas of structure, muscle, capacity/volume, femininity/masculinity, and eye appeal.

    Intermediate Livestock Evaluation

    • ANS 232 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Reviews performance data (including EPD's), and situations/scenarios. Teaches students to describe written and oral differences between cattle, sheep, and swine; also to take notes and describe differences between animals with proper terms and phrases. Prerequisites: ANS 231

    Advanced Livestock Evaluation

    • ANS 233 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Combines all information from the Introduction and Intermediate Livestock Evaluation classes. Teaches students to place livestock classes based on the situation/scenario, performance data, and visual evaluation. Requires students to express their placings with written and oral reasons. Prerequisites: ANS 231 and 232.

    Livestock Judging Team

    • ANS 234
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Provides the opportunity to compete at regional and national livestock judging contests. Prepares for competition with weekly work-outs, placing livestock classes based on the situation/scenario, performance data, and visual evaluation. Requires students to express their placings with written and oral reasons. Prerequisites: ANS 231, 232, and 233.

    Intro To Ultrasound Technology

    • ANS 240 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Presents information on what ultrasound technology is and how it can be used in animal agriculture. Familiarizes students with ultrasound terminology and machine operations. Includes hands-on opportunities for scanning cattle, sheep, and hogs.

    Advanced Ultrasound Technology

    • ANS 241 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Reviews ultrasound terminology, machine operations, preparing the animal for scanning, and proper procedures for scanning. Practices scanning cattle, sheep, and hogs for fat thickness, ribeye/loineye area, and percent intramuscular fat. Includes interpreting and entering data into a spreadsheet to make carcass predictions. Prerequisites: ANS 240.

    Intro To Meat Science

    • ANS 250
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Follows market animals (cattle, sheep and swine) from the finishing phase to the meat counter. Includes slaughter, meat grading and evaluation, inspection, structure and composition of muscle, conversion of muscle to meat, microbiology and sanitation, cookery of meat, and nutritive value of meat.

    Building and Stable Management

    • ANS 263 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Covers the practical application of designing and managing a stable for all ages of horses.

    Equine Reproduction

    • ANS 277 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Presents newer ideas and procedures involved with impregnating mares, along with common problems facing the mares and stallion during the breeding.

    Principles Of Animal Breeding

    • ANS 278 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Covers reproduction anatomy of male and female livestock, and basic genetic terms and principles. Teaches students to design a breeding program utilizing EPD's and performance data based on different breeding systems used in today's livestock operations.

    Cow Cutting

    • ANS 294 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Introduces horse and rider to the fundamentals of training and competing on a cutting horse. Prerequisites: ANS 192.

    Reining

    • ANS 295 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Introduces horse and rider to the fundamentals of training and competing on a reining horse. Includes working experience in the arena. Prerequisites: ANS 192.

    Working Cow-Horse

    • ANS 297 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Prepares a student to train a horse for all aspects of ranching, including cattle sorting, gate work, packing, and roping. Prerequisites: ANS 192.

    Arena Horse Skills

    • ANS 298 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    This course teaches students to safely and effectively introduce and develop timed event skills in a young horse for market. Prerequisites: ANS 297 or instructor approval.

    ANTH: Anthropology

    Intro To Cultural Anthropology

    • ANTH 110
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer

    Studies the diverse cultures of the modern world, emphasizing the role of culture in human behavior and social structure.

    AREC: Ag Resource Economics

    Agriculture Accounting

    • AREC 201 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Teaches proper farm record keeping, including income, expenses, inventory, depreciation, crop and livestock. Utilizes a computerized system for such records, and calculates end-of-year totals for income tax purposes.

    Farm Business Management

    • AREC 210 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Teaches students about basic hand record keeping, including inventory, depreciation, and income/expenses. Reviews income tax laws and current regulations for employee records. Discusses basic farm business management terms, forms, and farm ownership types.

    Management In Agriculture

    • AREC 211
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Applies economic and business principles to the management of agri-business firms, including farms and ranches; goal setting and management information; planning and decision-making tools; and acquiring, organizing, and managing land, labor and capital resources.

    Marketing In Agriculture

    • AREC 221
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Presents organization and functions of domestic and international markets, market channels for various agricultural commodities, and roles of agri-business, cooperatives, and government in marketing decisions. Discusses, in full detail, the futures market and forward contracting.

    Global Agricultural Markets

    • AREC 281 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Winter

    Introduces economic and marketing principles in global agricultural markets. Analyzes impacts of foreign policy for exporting and importing countries on agricultural markets. Provides a base knowledge of WTO and GATT history/function in agricultural markets today.

    Production Problems

    • AREC 296 (P/T)
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Project oriented course where students will select an agricultural area of focus to create a feasibility study or economic analysis. Currently published data and figures will be used to develop a report. Presentations will be given as a final for the course. Instructor approval required.

    ART: Art Studies

    Intro To Visual Arts

    • ART 101
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Introduces many facets of art, including an overview of major art movements throughout history, the formal elements of art, various art media, art criticism, explore complex culturally based assumptions that influence the artist and his or her art work, and exercises designed to build perceptual skills. Includes lectures illustrated with slides, power points and audio lectures in Black Board as well as an Art Gallery visitation. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option.

    Basic Design

    • ART 115
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Introduces the fundamental processes and vocabulary of the artist's design studio. Examines the principles and concepts of line, shape, texture, space, and color to enable students to express their personal vision in an academic manner.

    Basic Design

    • ART 116
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    An introduction to fundamental processes and vocabulary of the artist design studio. Introduction of the principles and concepts of shape, line, texture, space, color, etc. which enable the student to express his or her personal vision in a more organized and academic manner. The student will produce designs using the computer in a graphic format. Prerequisites: ART 115 with a C- or better.

    Basic Design

    • ART 117
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    An introduction to the fundamental processes and vocabulary of the artist design studio. Introduction of the principles and concepts of shape, line, texture, space, color, etc. which enable the student to express his or her personal vision in a more organized and academic manner. The student will produce their designs using a 3-D sculpture format. Prerequisites: ART 116 with a C- or better.

    Beginning Drawing

    • ART 131
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Teaches students to acquire and refine representational skills using a variety of techniques and media. Presents contemporary art concepts with the intention of leading each student toward a personal direction. Introduces each new concept, medium, or technique with slide lectures and discussions. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option.

    Intermediate Drawing

    • ART 132
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Continues, on a more ambitious level, skills and ideas that were introduced in ART 131. Explores techniques to achieve more gestural surfaces. Introduces color media (ink, color pencil and pastels). Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: ART 131.

    Advanced Drawing

    • ART 133
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Continues, on a more ambitious level, skills and ideas that were introduced in ART 132. Explores techniques to achieve more gestural surfaces. Introduces color media (ink, color pencil and pastels). Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: ART 132.

    Video Production I

    • ART 151
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Introduces elementary concepts of video production including digital video camera operation, digital non-linear editing, and pre-production planning. Students are taught basic camera techniques, pre-production, and production practices through hands-on learning to develop basic field video skills. Focus is on individual creativity, as well as the importance of teamwork and deadlines. Projects are produced in the context of learning the theory and practice of pictorial continuity as it applies to multimedia productions. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option.

    Beginning Painting

    • ART 181
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall

    This course introduces beginning level skills and ideas when learning to paint. Techniques to achieve painted surfaces will be explored and a variety of painting medias will be introduced. Some sections may have a low-cost text book option.

    Intermediate Painting

    • ART 182
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall

    The course continues and expands on intermediate ability skills and ideas when learning to paint. Techniques to achieve painterly surfaces continue to be explored. Intermediate techniques using a variety of painting media will be applied. Some sections may have a low-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Art 181

    Advance Painting

    • ART 183
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer

    This course continues to expand skills and ideas to an advanced level when learning to paint. Introduction to the technical properties and handling of oil painting as well as related formal and conceptual problems. Learning the art of color mixing, creating 3-dimensional form and space, and surface texture which includes the development of individual style, and the study of contemporary art. Some sections may have a low-cost text book option. Prerequisites: ART 181, 182

    Special Studies

    • ART 199
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Presents selected topics of study in art offered on a temporary and experimental basis. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option.

    History Of Western Art/Ancient

    • ART 204
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall

    Presents art from Prehistoric, Ancient Near East, Aegean, Egytian, Greek, early Christian, Byzantine, Medieval, Gothic and Roman periods. Includes lectures illustrated by slides and supplemented by occasional movies.

    History Of Western Art/Renaissance

    • ART 205
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Presents art from the late Gothic, early Renaissance, Italian Renaissance, Northern Renaissance, and Baroque periods. Includes lectures illustrated with slides and supplemented by art history videos.

    History Of Western Art/Modern

    • ART 206
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Spring

    Presents art from Rococo, Romantic, 19th century, and the 20th century periods.

    Ceramics I

    • ART 253
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Introduces the history of contemporary ceramics, including materials, methods, and techniques. Stresses both wheel thrown and hand built ceramic construction. Includes gallery visitation. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option.

    Ceramics II

    • ART 254
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Continues the broad introduction to the history of contemporary ceramics, including materials, methods, and techniques. Stresses both wheel thrown and hand built ceramic construction. Introduces glazing and firing. Includes gallery visitation. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option.

    Ceramics III

    • ART 255
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    Continues the broad introduction to the history of contemporary ceramics, including materials, methods, and techniques. Stresses both wheel thrown and hand built ceramic construction. Introduces glazing and firing. Develops fundamental skills to foster artistic growth. Includes gallery visitation. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option.

    Ceramics IV (Raku)

    • ART 256
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Offered as needed

    Continues the broad introduction to the history of contemporary ceramics, including materials, methods, and techniques. Stresses both wheel thrown and hand built ceramic construction. Introduces Raku glazing and firing. Develops fundamental skills to foster artistic growth. Includes gallery visitation.

    Beginning Photography

    • ART 261
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

    Introduces black and white photography focusing on camera handling, camera functions, film processing, printing, editing and composition and editing. Some sections may have a low-cost or no-cost text book option.

    Beginning Digital Photography

    • ART 265
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Introduces digital photography focusing on camera handling, camera functions, capturing images, composition and editing. This will also introduce the image adjusting software Adobe Photoshop Elements. Basic manipulation of images and presentation of projects will be stressed. Course Note: "This certification mark recognizes that this course met Quality Matters Review Standards" Some sections may have a no-cost text book option.

    Intermediate Digital Photography

    • ART 266
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    Continues to explore and investigate the digital camera and it's many functions. The class will continue to stress composition, lighting and presentation. It involves more complex Photoshop tools and computer skills. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: 265

    AV: Aviation

    Introduction To Aviation

    • AV 101 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    This course introduces the student to Federal Aviation Regulations/Aeronautical Information Manual (FAR/AIM as well as provide a brief history of aviation. Designed to build an understanding of the pilot credentials required for careers in aviation and help students explore various career options within the helicopter and airplane industry. A number of employment opportunities are investigated, including commercial, business, corporate, military and general aviation-related occupations.

    Introduction To Aircraft Systems

    • AV 104 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

    This course introduces the student to the training aircraft used in general aviation, and will look in detail at those aircraft used in this program. Aircraft in current use for the training by the industry will be studied and emphasis placed on basic aircraft system operations, airworthiness issues, ground handling, and pre-flight inspections.

    Intro To Airplane Systems

    • AV 105 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    Introduces the student to training aircraft used in general aviation, and will look in detail at aircraft used in this program. Aircraft in current use for the training by industry will be studied and emphasis placed on basic aircraft system operations, airworthiness issues, ground handling, and pre-flight inspections.

    Private Pilot Ground

    • AV 110 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    This aircraft covers the fundamentals of flight, flight operations, aviation weather, aircraft performance, navigation, aircraft systems, aeronautical publications, FAA recalculations, flight planning, radio procedures, meteorology and human factors. This is a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Private Pilot Airman knowledge test.

    Adv. Private Pilot Ground-Airplane

    • AV 111 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

    This course covers more advanced fundamentals of flight, flight operations, aviation weather, aircraft performance, navigation, aircraft systems, aeronautical publications, FAA regulations, flight planning, radio procedures, and human factors. This is a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Private Pilot Airman knowledge test. Prerequisites: AV 110

    Private Pilot Ground- Simulation

    • AV 112 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

    This course introduces the student to basic airplane operations prior to in-flight training. The Basic Aviation Training Device simulation is designed to train with realistic scenarios involving takeoffs and landings, stalls, upset recognition and recovery techniques, and ground reference maneuvers. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Private Pilot practical flight test.

    Private Pilot Ground-Helicopter

    • AV 115 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    This course covers the fundamentals of helicopter flight, flight operations, aviation weather, aircraft performance, navigation, aircraft systems, aeronautical publications, FAA regulations, flight planning, radio procedures, meteorology, and human factors. This is a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Private Pilot airman knowledge test.

    Adv Private Pilot Ground

    • AV 116 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

    This course covers the fundamentals of helicopter flight, flight operations, aviation weather, aircraft performance, navigation, aircraft systems, aeronautical publications, FAA regulations, flight planning, radio procedures, meteorology, and human factors. This is a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Private Pilot airman knowledge test. Prerequisites: AV 115

    Intro To Aviation Safety Mgt System

    • AV 120 (P/T)
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

    This course introduces the student to Aviation Safety Management Systems (ASMS) as defined by the International Civil Aviation Organization. The student will review U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Advisory Circular AC120-92 guiding ASMS in commercial aviation operations. A comprehensive review of the four components of Policy, Risk Management, Safety Assurance, and Safety Promotion will build a foundational understanding of SMS for aviation operations.

    Risk Management-Aviation Sms

    • AV 121 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    This course covers fundamentals of Aviation Risk Management. Students will comprehend risk management process that may be applied during the major levels of flight operations including Operational Risk Management (ORM), and Strategic Risk Management for corporate planning. Prerequisites: AV 120

    Asms-Quality Assurance

    • AV 122 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

    Prepares the student to apply Quality Assurance principles to aviation safety systems. Students will study quality assurance and understand its applications for ASMS and continuous improvement. This course provides a comprehensive overview of the five components of assurance including system operation, data collection, assessment, and corrective action. Students will understand how program review and auditing enhance operational safety and efficiency. Prerequisites: AV 120

    Aviation Business and Legal Aspects

    • AV 123 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    This provides the student with a thorough overview of aviation business techniques that improve safety awareness. The lectures discuss how promoting safety improves the operational efficiency, enhances learning, and results in a highly reliable organization. Legal aspects and principles of a positive safety culture will be taught. Prerequisites: AV 120

    Aviation Human Factors (Ahf)

    • AV 124 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

    AHF furthers the student understanding of flight physiology and airman psychology factors that have effects on individual airworthiness. Students will gain awareness of physical and mental indicators that may result in poor decision-making or incapacity in the flight environment. Subjects include discussions on the issues of self-medication, fatigue, physical fitness, and hazardous attitudes as they relate to pilot performance. Students demonstrate knowledge of FAA medical certificate requirements and relate medical standards to personal safety. Prerequisites: AV 120

    Intro To Aviation Accident Investig

    • AV 125 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    This course introduces the student to Aviation Accident Investigation responsibilities, techniques and processes. An understanding of the role a pilot plays in mishaps will prepare them to assist the NTSB and the FAA with their roles in mishap investigation and accident prevention. The development of abilities to recognize human error that leads to a mishap chain of event aids the student to avoid situations and enhance their career development. Prerequisites: AV 120

    Meteorology II-Weather Decision

    • AV 208 (P/T)
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

    This course prepares the student to apply fundamental weather information to practical flight planning problems. This course focuses on weather factors that the Federal Aviation Administration identifies as key elements involved in controlled flight into terrain, (CFIT) types of accidents. This course will train aviation students on meteorology to ensure a practical knowledge of weather phenomena, including the principles of frontal systems, icing, fog, thunderstorms, and wind shear. The course emphasizes practical concepts and critical decision-making to enable students to retain and use the information in real world low-level operations, and to mitigate hazardous weather conditions such as thunderstorms or winter flight conditions. Prerequisites: AV 108 or GSCI 109

    Instrument Ground-Airplane

    • AV 210 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

    The instrument Ground School prepares students for the FAA instrument Knowledge test and an FAA instrument flight exam. The course includes an in-depth study of aircraft flight instruments, basic altitude instrument flying, IFR navigation systems and procedures, aviation weather, applicable Federal Aviation Regulations and the required instrument charts for IFR flight. Prerequisites: AV 110,

    Adv Instrument Pilot Ground-Airplan

    • AV 211 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course introduces the student to more advanced procedural tasks including maneuvering of an aircraft solely by reference to instruments, radio navigation procedures and emergency operations prior to in-flight training. The course is designed to train with realistic scenarios involving instrument departures and approach to landing, and use of navigation aids such as GPS, ILS, VOR, and ADF. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Instrument Pilot practical flight test. Prerequisites: AV 210

    Instrument Pilot Ground-Simulation

    • AV 212 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

    This course introduces the student to procedural tasks including maneuvering of an aircraft solely by reference to instruments, radio navigation procedures and emergency operations prior to in-flight training while using a classroom- based Aviation Training Device simulator. The simulator is designed to train with realistic scenarios involving instrument departures and approach to landing, and use of navigation aids such as GPS, ILS, VOR and ADF. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Instrument Pilot practical flight test.

    Instrument Pilot Ground-Simulation

    • AV 213 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course introduces the student to more advanced procedural tasks including maneuvering of an aircraft solely by reference to instruments, radio navigation procedures and emergency operations prior to in-flight training while using a classroom-based Aviation Training Device simulator. The simulator is designed to train with realistic scenarios involving instrument departures and approach to landing, and use of navigation aids such as GPS, ILS, VOR, and ADF. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Instrument Pilot practical flight test. Prerequisites: AV 210, AV 212

    Instrument Helicopter Ground

    • AV 215 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    The Instrument rating Ground School for helicopter prepares students for the FAA Instrument knowledge test and an FAA Instrument Rating. This course includes an in-depth study of aircraft flight instruments, basic attitude instrument flying, IFR navigation systems and procedures, aviation weather, applicable Federal Aviation Regulations and the required instrument charts for IFR flight. Prerequisites: AV 115

    Adv Instrument Helicopter Ground

    • AV 216 (P/T)
    • 2.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

    The instrument rating ground school for helicopter prepares students for the FAA instrument knowledge test and an FAA instrument rating. Includes an in-depth study of aircraft flight instruments, basic altitude instrument flying, IFR navigation systems and procedures, aviation weather, applicable Federal Aviation Regulations and the required instrument charts for IFR flight. Prerequisites: AV 215

    Commercial Pilot Ground-Airplane

    • AV 220 (P/T)
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    This course covers the advanced aerodynamics of flight, flight operations, aviation weather, aircraft performance, navigation, aircraft systems, aeronautical publications, FAA regulations, flight-planning, radio procedures, meteorology, and human-factors. This is a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Commercial Pilot Airman Knowledge test. Prerequisites: AV 110

    Commercial Pilot Ground-Helicopter

    • AV 225 (P/T)
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    Covers the advanced aerodynamics of helicopter flight, flight operations, aviation weather, aircraft performance, navigation, aircraft systems, aeronautical publications, FAA regulations, flight planning, radio procedures, meteorology, and human factors. This is a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Commercial Pilot airman knowledge test. Prerequisites: AV 115

    Helicopter Flight Lab Private

    • AV 227 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The professional pilot course includes certification training for private pilot certification, commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become Certified Flight Instructors (CFI) and Certified Flight Instructors with the instrument (CFII) helicopter ratings. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option.

    Helicopter Flight Lab-Private

    • AV 228 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified Flight Instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option.

    Helicopter Flight Lab-Private

    • AV 229 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified Flight Instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: AV 228

    Helicopter Flight Lab-Instrument

    • AV 230 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified Flight Instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Prerequisites: Completion of AV 228 with a "C" or better and successfully pass FAA Private Pilot check ride.

    Helicopter Flight Lab-Instrument

    • AV 231 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The professional pilot course includes certification training for private pilot certification, commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become Certified Flight Instructors (CFI) and Certified Flight Instructors with the instrument (CFII) helicopter ratings. Note: CB sections are designed for students that exceed the 240 pound R-22 weight limitation. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option.

    Helicopter Flight Lab-Commercial

    • AV 232 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The professional pilot course includes certification training for private pilot certification, commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become Certified Flight Instructors (CFI) and Certified Flight Instructors with the instrument (CFII) helicopter ratings. Note:CB sections are designed for students that exceed the 240 pound R-22 weight limitation. Note:*Pre-requisite Instrument Rating for Additional 35 Hours

    Helicopter Flight Lab-Commercial

    • AV 233 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The professional pilot course includes certification training for private pilot certification, commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become Certified Flight Instructors (CFI) and Certified Flight Instructors with the instrument (CFII) helicopter ratings. Note: CB sections are designed for students that exceed the 240 pound R-22 weight limitation. Note:*Pre-requisite Instrument Rating for Additional 35 Hours Some sections may have a no-cost text book option.

    Helicopter Flight Lab-Commercial

    • AV 237 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The Professional Pilot course includes certification training for the Commercial Pilot Certificate with instrument rating. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: AV 230 and 231

    Advanced Helicopter Operations

    • AV 245 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    This is a classroom course that introduces students to the operations of turbine helicopters, mountain flying, and external load flying. The mountain flying phase will provide students with a working knowledge of operations in and around mountainous terrain. The external load phase covers basic flying skills with and external long line attached to the aircraft. The turbine phase will introduce students to unique operating characteristics of turbine engines. Prerequisites: AV 115

    Certified Flight Instructor Ground

    • AV 255 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

    The Certified Flight Instructor Ground teaches techniques of flight and ground instruction. The Fundamentals of Instruction (FOI) will emphasize how students learn, recognition of hazardous altitudes, and skill retention techniques. Students will learn how to effectively teach all material that is covered in Private, Instrument and Commercial ratings as prescribed by the FAA. This is a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the Fundamentals of Instruction, CFI Knowledge test and CFI Instrument Knowledge test. The CFI ground course may be used for either helicopter or airplane instruction Prerequisites: AV 269, AV 220.

    Advanced Airplane Operations

    • AV 257 (P/T)
    • 4.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    This course introduces fixed wing students to advanced field operations in the aviation industry. Students will explore knowledge, skills, ability required to enter a commercial pilot career in natural resources or agricultural aviation. Topics include how to train and prepare for flying in mountains and navigating canyons; taking off and landing on unimproved, high altitude airstrips or in confined areas; and maximizing aircraft performance for high density altitudes and heavy loads. Students learn what it takes to develop the special skills and knowledge to operate safely during low-level operations. Flights to actual remote area landing strips will be used to demonstrate the techniques discussed in class. The flight-field trip includes 4 hours of dual instruction that may include either tailwheel or conventional gear aircraft. Prerequisites: Complete F/W Commercial Pilot Flight Lab AV 267, and Ground AV 220. A flight field trip is included as 4 of the dual instruction hours required within Flight Lab AV 269

    Cfi Ground- Airplane

    • AV 258 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

    The Certified Flight Instructor Ground teaches techniques of flight and ground instruction. The Fundamentals of Instruction (FOI) will emphasize how students learn, recognition of hazardous altitudes, and skill retention techniques. Students will learn how to effectively teach all material that is covered in Private, Instrument and Commercial ratings as prescribed by the FAA. This is a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the Fundamentals of Instruction, CFI Knowledge test and CFI Instrument Knowledge test. The CFI ground course is for airplane instruction Prerequisites: AV 268

    Airplane Flight Lab-Glider

    • AV 261 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer

    This course introduces the Student Pilot to basic flight maneuvers and procedures for Gliders. The program is designed to train with realistic scenarios involving takeoffs and landings, stalls, upset recognition and recovery techniques, and ground reference maneuvers. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Glider Pilot practical flight test and as the prerequisite to taking the Private Pilot - Glider test.

    Airplane Flight Lab-Private Pilot

    • AV 262 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course introduces the Student Pilot to basic flight maneuvers and procedures. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Sport Pilot practical flight test and as the Some sections may have a no-cost text book option. prerequisite to taking the Private Pilot flight test. In addition, this course introduces more advanced flight maneuvers and procedures. The program is designed to train with realistic scenarios involving takeoffs and landings, stalls, upset recognition and recovery techniques, and ground reference maneuvers. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Private Pilot practical flight test.

    Airplane Flight Lab-Adv Private

    • AV 263 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course introduces the Student Pilot to more advanced procedures for cross country flight planning and navigation. The program is designed to train with realistic scenarios involving takeoffs and landings, stalls, upset recognition and recovery techniques, and ground reference maneuvers. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Private Pilot practical flight test. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: AV 262

    Airplane Flight Lab-Instrument

    • AV 264 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course introduces the student to procedural flight tasks focused on operating an aircraft solely by reference to instruments, radio navigation procedures and emergency operations during in-flight training. The flight lab is designed to train with realistic scenarios involving instrument departures and approach to landing, and use of navigation aids such as GPS, ILS, VOR, and ADF. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Instrument Pilot practical flight test. Prerequisites: Private Pilot Certificate

    Airplane Flight Lab-Instrument

    • AV 265 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course introduces the student to more advanced procedural flight tasks focused on operating an aircraft solely by reference to instruments, radio navigation procedures and emergency operations during in-flight training. The flight lab is designed to train with realistic scenarios involving instrument departures and approach to landing, and use of navigation aids such as GPS, ILS, VOR, and ADF .This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Instrument Pilot practical flight test. Prerequisites: AV 210, AV 264

    Airplane Flight Lab-Commercial

    • AV 266 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course introduces the Pilot to flight procedures for commercial maneuvers and cross country flight planning and navigation. The program is designed to train with realistic scenarios involving high performance takeoffs and landings, and advanced ground reference maneuvers. Various computations are used to determine center of gravity, weight, and balance for complex aircraft loading. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Commercial Pilot practical flight test. *Pre-requisite Private Pilot Certificate

    Airplane Flight Lab-Commercial Plt2

    • AV 267 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course introduces the Pilot to more advanced procedures for commercial maneuvers and cross country flight planning and navigation. The program is designed to train with realistic scenarios involving high performance takeoffs and landings, and advanced ground reference maneuvers. Various computations are used to determine center of gravity, weight, and balance for complex aircraft loading. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Commercial Pilot practical flight test. Prerequisites: AV 266 *Pre-requisite Instrument Rating

    Airplane Flight Lab- Commercial

    • AV 268 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course introduces the Pilot to more advanced procedures for commercial maneuvers and cross country flight planning and navigation. The program is designed to train with realistic scenarios involving high performance takeoffs and landings, and advanced ground reference maneuvers. Various computations are used to determine center of gravity, weight, and balance for complex aircraft loading. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Commercial Pilot practical flight test. Prerequisites: AV 267

    Airplane Flight Lab-Commercial

    • AV 269 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course introduces the Pilot to more advanced procedures for commercial maneuvers and cross country flight planning and navigation. The program is designed to train with realistic scenarios involving high performance takeoffs and landings, and advanced ground reference maneuvers. Various omputations are used to determine center of gravity, weight, and balance for complex aircraft loading. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the student for the FAA Commercial Pilot practical flight test. Prerequisites: AV 268 *Pre-requisite Instrument Rating

    Airplane Flight Lab- Commerc Glider

    • AV 274 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer

    This course introduces the student to a pilot career track for professional glider pilots in the aviation industry. By building on their Commercial airplane knowledge, students will expand their qualifications to include both airplane and glider expertise. A person who applies for the commercial glider pilot certificate must receive training in aeronautical knowledge areas and in flight training from an authorized instructor on areas of operation in the glider. TVCC requires a Commercial Pilot Certification for airplanes as the prerequisite to taking the Commercial glider practical test. This course includes 10 hours of glider flight training including a minimum of 3 hours dual training in prep for the practical test and a minimum of 20 solo flights in a glider. Prerequisites: 200 hours as a pilot in airplanes and completion of AV 220 Commercial Pilot Ground.

    Adv Airplane Operations-Multi Engin

    • AV 278 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course provides instruction that complies with FAR61.129 for 10 hours of training in a multiengine airplane that has a retractable landing gear, flaps, and controllable pitch propellers; including 2-hours cross country flight in daytime conditions; 2-hour cross country flight in nighttime conditions; and 3 with an authorized instructor in preparation for the practical test. Additional 10 hours of solo flight time in a multiengine airplane or 10 hours of flight time performing the duties of pilot in command in a multiengine airplane with an authorized instructor will include at least one cross-country flight and 5 hours in night VFR conditions with 10 takeoffs and 10 landings at an airport with an operating control tower. Prerequisites: AV 220

    Helicopter Flight Lab-Cfi

    • AV 282 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified Flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option. Prerequisites: Completion of AV 233 with a grade of C or better and successfully pass FAA Commercial Pilot check ride

    Helicopter Flight Lab-Cfi

    • AV 283 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified Flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option.

    Helicopter Flight Lab-Cfii

    • AV 284 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified Flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option.

    Helicopter Flight Lab-Cfii

    • AV 285 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    The Professional Pilot flight labs provide ground and flight instruction for students desiring careers as professional pilots in the helicopter industry. The Professional Pilot Course includes certification training for the commercial pilot certificate with instrument rating. Professional Pilot students will be prepared to become certified Flight instructors (CFI) with the instrument (CFII) helicopter rating. Some sections may have a no-cost text book option.

    Aviation Capstone

    • AV 290 (P/T)
    • 3.00 Credits

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Winter

    The aviation capstone is meant for students ready to graduate with all of their helicopter ratings and enter the job market. Students will learn how to write an effective aviation resume, present themselves as professionals in the field, and prepare for their first helicopter job. Prerequisites: AV 101, AV 115, AV 104, AV 215, AV 225

    Airplane Flight Lab-Cfi

    • AV 292 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course introduces the Flight Instructor to procedural flight tasks focused on student instruction while operating an aircraft. The flight lab is designed to train the student how to instruct basic flight maneuvers with realistic scenarios. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the CFI for the FAA Flight Instructor practical flight test. Prerequisites: Completion of AV 268 with a grade of "C" or better, and successfully pass FAA Commercial Pilot check ride.

    Airplane Flight Lab-Cfi

    • AV 293 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course introduces the Flight Instructor to procedural flight tasks focused on student instruction while operating an aircraft. The flight lab is designed to train the student how to instruct basic flight maneuvers with realistic scenarios. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the CFI for the FAA Flight Instructor practical flight test.

    Airplane Flight Lab-Cfii

    • AV 294 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course introduces the Flight Instructor to procedural flight tasks focused on student instruction while operating an aircraft solely by reference to instruments, radio navigation procedures and emergency operations during inflight training. The flight lab is designed to train with realistic scenarios involving instrument departures and approach to landing, and use of navigation aids such as GPS, ILS, VOR, and ADF. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the CFI for the FAA Instrument Instructor practical flight test.

    Airplane Flight Lab-Cfii

    • AV 295 (P/T)
    • 1.00 Credit

    Quarters Offered: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

    This course introduces the Flight Instructor to procedural flight tasks focused on student instruction while operating an aircraft solely by reference to instruments, radio navigation procedures and emergency operations during inflight training. The flight lab is designed to train with realistic scenarios involving instrument departures and approach to landing, and use of navigation aids such as GPS, ILS, VOR, and ADF. This is part of a comprehensive course that prepares the CFI for the FAA Instrument Instructor practical flight test.

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