May 09, 2021  
2018-2019 General Catalog 

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PILT 3430 - Aeronautical Decision Making - Crew Resource Management

3 Credit(s)

This course includes the concepts of aeronautical decision making (ADM) and crew resource management (CRM) as developed by major air carriers. Provides a discussion of the human factors involved in aviation, including an exploration of the interactions between people and their work environment and between fellow workers and crew members. Includes relevant topics from basic learning theory, aviation safety, aviation accident investigations, and aviation education and training. Surveys the study of human behavior as it relates to the aviator’s adaption to the flight environment, including function allocation between human and machine, human-computer interface, work environment, person-to-person communications, performance measurement, supervision of crewmembers, counseling, manner and style, accountability, role management, crew communications, teamwork, leadership, followership, decision-making, situational awareness, Next Gen, and areas where further research and development are needed. Current issues in judgment and decision-making include why highly educated and skilled professionals continue to make basic errors and why highly educated and skilled professionals continue to make inadvertent slips and oversights while performing highly practiced tasks under normal conditions. This course may be offered online. (As Needed) [Graded]

Prerequisite(s): Instructor or department permission
Registration Restriction(s): None

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