The Department of Aviation Sciences at Southern Utah University offers a Certificate of Completion in Fixed-Wing and Rotor-Wing platforms. Students complete 22 credits to complete this certificate. Students complete appropriate ground school courses and flight labs leading to the Certified Flight Instructor Rating (CFI) in either Fixed-Wing or Rotor-Wing platforms. For further information, please visit www.suu.edu/aviation.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students will demonstrate an increased recognition and respect for aviation safety between the time they join the program and the time they complete the program.
At conclusion of the program graduating students will demonstrate pilot skills and knowledge deemed critical by industry. Students will possess desirable attributes of professional pilots.
Students will show evidence that they have acquired skills or knowledge directly related to piloting aircraft within the first year of participation in the program.
Students will satisfy the FAA knowledge and skill requirements for Commercial Pilot Certification, Certified Flight Instructor, Certified Flight Instructor Instrument, and various endorsements in aircraft type and operation.
Students must complete all required AVTN/PILT courses with grades of “C” or better.
Aviation - Commercial Pilot Rating (Fixed-Wing) Curriculum (22 Credits)