Aviation

Program Requirements

Quincy University offers degrees in Aviation in partnership with Great River Aviation, LLC, a full-service learning center located at the Quincy Regional Airport about 10 miles from Quincy University. The lab fees associated with the Aviation program cover both aircraft rental and flight instruction for the various pilot certificates offered.

Quincy Regional Airport provides students with the opportunity to train at an actual working airport to help our aviation students connect with professional pilots in the aviation industry. The aviation students can obtain Private Pilot, Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot, Multi-Engine, Flight Instructor, Flight Instructor-Instrument, and Multi-Engine Flight Instructor certificates while attending Quincy University. Great River Aviation is an approved FAA Part 141 Flight School providing students with the most up-to-date information in aviation.

The Aviation program provides flight training for students in a liberal arts context. The program provides professional preparation for a variety of careers in the Aviation field, including commercial, corporate, and military aviation.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the Aviation program at Great River Aviation must complete a Second Class Flight Medical examination and show proof of U.S. Citizenship status before beginning flight training. Students applying for admission to the University should file all required materials with the Office of Admissions prior to the term of enrollment. Please contact the Aviation staff if there are questions concerning admission requirements.

Program Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Aviation

  1. Completion of the Bonaventure Program and requirements for undergraduate degrees, pp. 6-10.
  2. The technological literacy requirement will be fulfilled by ART 290 Introduction to Computer Graphics.
  3. Required support courses: ART 290, MAT 124 or above, BUS 219, PSY 100, and SCI 230.
  4. Required Aviation courses: AVI 110, 110L1, 110L2, 120, 210, 210L1, 210L2, 220, 300, 310, 310L1, 310L2, 320, 340, 380 (2 hours), 420, and 498.
  5. Recommended Aviation course: AVI 480.

Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management

  1. Completion of the Bonaventure Program and requirements for undergraduate degrees, pp. 6-10.
  2. The technological literacy requirement will be fulfilled by ART 290 Introduction to Computer Graphics.
  3. Required support courses: ART 290, COM 101, ENG 382, MAT 124 or above, PSY 100, and SCI 230; and a computer applications course.
  4. Required Business courses: ACC 121, 221; BUS 215, and 219; MGT 300; FIN 315; and MKT 331; ECO 222, 223, and 225.
  5. Required Aviation courses: AVI 110, 110L1, 110L2, 120, 210, 210L1, 210L2, 220, 300, 310, 310L1, 310L2, 340, 360, 380 (2 hours), 420, and 498.
  6. Recommended Aviation course: AVI 480.

Requirements for a Minor in Aviation

20 credit hours including AVI 110, 111, 112, 220, 300, 380 (3 hours), and 420, and meet minimum University requirements for a minor. Students must also meet the Aviation program admission requirements before beginning this flying minor.

Requirements for a Minor in Aviation Management

19 credit hours including AVI 110, 120, 220, 300, 360, and 420, and meet minimum University requirements for a minor.  Students do not have to meet the Aviation program admission requirements before beginning this non-flying minor.

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