Aviation Management, B.B.A.

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 Mortarboard Icon - Milestone course: a key success marker for your major. See your advisor to discuss the importance of this course in your plan of study.


The Core Curriculum is designed to foster critical thinking skills and introduce students to basic domains of thinking that transcend disciplines. The Core applies to all majors. Information on specific classes in the Core can be found at https://www.marshall.edu/gened/.

Core Curriculum
Core 1: Critical Thinking
FYS 100First Yr Sem Critical Thinking3
PSY 201 Bison image Introductory Psychology (CT)3
ACC 215 Bison image Accounting Principles (CT)3
Core 2
ENG 101 Bison image Beginning Composition3
ENG 201 Bison image Advanced Composition3
CMM 207 Bison image Bus & Prof Communication3
STA 150 Bison image Foundations of Statistics3
STA 150L Bison image Foundations of Statistics Lab1
Core II Physical or Natural Science
Core II Humanities
PSY 201 Bison image Introductory Psychology (CT)3
Core II Fine Arts
Additional University Requirements
ENG 204Writing for the Workplace (Writing Intensive)3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management (Writing Intensive)3
international Business Elective (MC or I)
MGT 459Aviation Management Capstone3
ENG 204Writing for the Workplace3
ACC 215 Bison image Accounting Principles (CT)3
ACC 216Principles of Accounting3
ECN 250Principles Microeconomics3
ECN 253Principles Macroeconomics3
FIN 323Principles of Finance3
LE 207Legal Environ of Business3
MIS 200Bus Computer Applications3
MIS 290Prin Management Info Systems3
MGT 218Business Quantitative Methods3
MGT 320Principles of Management3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management3
MKT 340MKT Concepts and Applications3
Communications Studies Elective
Select one of the following:3
Professional Presentations
Persuasive Communication
Group Communication
Superior-Subordinate Comm
Intercultural Communication
International Business Elective
Select one of the following:3
Comparative Econ Systems
International Trade
Global Macroeconomic Analysis
Economic of Dev Countries
International Fin Management
International Management
International Marketing
AVSC 231Aviation Law and Regulations3
AVSC 315Airport Operations and Mgmt3
AVSC 410Air Transportation Operations3
MGT 348Aviation Management Safety3
MGT 420Operations Management3
MGT 422Organizational Behavior3
MGT 424Human Resource Management3
MGT 459Aviation Management Capstone
Free Electives to reach 120 hours21
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
FYS 100 First Yr Sem Critical Thinking 3
ENG 101 Bison image Beginning Composition 3
STA 150 Bison image Foundations of Statistics 3
STA 150L Bison image Foundations of Statistics Lab 1
PSY 201 Bison image Introductory Psychology (CT) 3
MIS 200 Bus Computer Applications 3
UNI 100 Freshman First Class 1
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
Free Elective 3
ECN 250 Principles Microeconomics 3
CMM 207 Bison image Bus & Prof Communication 3
Core II Physical or Natural Science 4
Core II Fine Arts 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Year
First Semester
ACC 215 Bison image Accounting Principles (CT) 3
ECN 253 Principles Macroeconomics 3
ENG 201 Bison image Advanced Composition (grade of "C" or better) 3
LE 207 Legal Environ of Business 3
CMM Studies Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ACC 216 Principles of Accounting 3
MGT 218 Business Quantitative Methods 3
ENG 204 Writing for the Workplace (WI) 3
Free Elective 3
Core II Humanities 3
 Credit Hours15
Third Year
First Semester
MGT 320 Principles of Management 3
MKT 340 MKT Concepts and Applications 3
FIN 323 Principles of Finance 3
AVSC 231 Aviation Law and Regulations 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
MIS 290 Prin Management Info Systems 3
MGT 348Aviation Management Safety 3
MGT 420 Operations Management 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
First Semester
MGT 422 Organizational Behavior 3
AVSC 315 Airport Operations and Mgmt 3
AVSC 410 Air Transportation Operations 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 1 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
MGT 424 Human Resource Management 3
MGT 459Aviation Management Capstone 2 3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management 3
International Business Elective 3 3
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours120

Students must earn a minimum of 120 credit hours to graduate. If any courses are used to complete multiple degree requirements or student Is required to take STA 1508 or ENG 101P, the student may need a different number of free electives than what is listed above to reach 120 credit hours.


MGT 459, Aviation Management Capstone, is the capstone course for all Aviation Management majors. It is normally taken in the senior year.

The International Business Elective can be met by taking one of the following courses: ECN 408, 420, 421, 460, FIN 440, MGT 445, or MKT 371 .