CG 131: Careers in Aviation

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This course introduces students to careers in aviation, a career path that offers high-paying, in-demand jobs. It will cover career opportunities in various fields of aviation, including aerospace engineering, air-traffic control, aircraft maintenance, aviation management, aviation safety, cabin crew, civil and military aviation, pilot training, flight instruction, and aviation transport. The course will emphasize professional airplane or helicopter pilot careers. It provides a general overview of pilot flight training, including certificates, ratings, and training aircraft used, and will also touch on future careers (unmanned aircraft UAS or drones).

Course Outcomes

Students who complete this course will be able to:

  • Describe different career paths and options over a range of aviation industries.
  • Evaluate local occupational data, including growth, wages, work conditions, training, skill, and educational requirements.
  • Explain safety issues related to general aviation.
  • Develop an educational pathway to an aviation-related career.
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