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AVIA 193 C  Flight Training — Flight Instructor



1 to 5 Units

Prerequisite: FAA Pilot Certificate with Instrument Rating and completion of at least 3 units of AVIA (132 or above) with a “C” or better. Term hours: Hours as required by FAA. Students who have earned the FAA Flight Instructor Certificate may be granted college credit as follows: One unit of credit may be granted for each of the following Flight Instructor Certificates or Ratings: Airplane Single Engine, Airplane Multi-engine, Rotocraft, Glider and Instrument. Credit may be granted by meeting the above prerequisites and the Credit by Examination procedures as published in this catalog. May be taken for credit 4 times. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)

AVIA 196 C  Ground Trainer Laboratory — Instrument Flight

1 Unit

AVIA 197 C  Ground Trainer Lab — Glass Cockpit

1 Unit

Prerequisite: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, AVIA 132 C or completion of FAA Private Pilot. Term hours: 16–18 lecture and 16–18 laboratory. This course offers the student the opportunity to develop and maintain necessary instrument flight skills. Laboratory time will be divided between instrument ground trainer and multi-media aids. Flight time in the approved ground trainers may be applied toward requirements for both attaining and maintaining flight ratings. May be taken for credit 4 times. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU) Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in AVIA 132 C with a minimum grade of “C.” Term hours: 48–54 laboratory. This course offers students an introduction to the Technically Advanced Aircraft (TAA) Glass Cockpit. The Flight Training Device (FTD) will enable students to become familiar with the operation and displays of the GPS navigator, Primary Flight Display (PFD) and the Multifunction Display (MFD) featured in most current production aircraft. May be taken for credit 4 times. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)

AVIA 220 C  Advanced Air Navigation

2 Units

Prerequisite: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, AVIA 136 C Air Navigation. Term hours: 32–36 lecture. This is a course stressing advanced navigation methods and principles including radio and electronic navigation aids, celestial navigation, computerized flight planning and cruise control. (CSU)

AVIA 232 C  Instrument Rating

3 Units

Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in AVIA 132 C with a minimum grade of “C” or completion of FAA Private Pilot Certificate. Advisory: AVIA 136 C and AVIA 240 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is designed to prepare or requalify in instrument flight procedures and techniques, including air traffic control, publications and regulations. This course reviews aeronautical ground training required to pass the FAA Instrument Pilot, Instrument Flight Instructor and Instrument Ground Instructor Knowledge Examinations. Flight time in a Flight Training Device is available by concurrent enrollment in AVIA 196 C. May be taken for credit 2 times. Credit by Examination (for first credit only). (CSU)

AVIA 236 C  Aerodynamics

3 Units

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing in Aviation Program, eligibility for MATH 040 C and PHYS 130 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. Students will learn the basic principles of aerodynamics, including airfoil shapes and characteristics, viscous effects, propellers, and aircraft performance viewed in terms of basic laws of physics, aircraft limitations and Federal Aviation Regulations. Emphasis will be on physical aspects of flight time. (CSU)

CYPRESS COLLEGE 2012–2013

AVIA 240 C  Commercial Pilot Seminar

3 Units

AVIA 244 C  Aviation Instructor

3 Units

AVIA 250 C  Turbine Simulator Observation

.5 Units

AVIA 255 C  Turbine Simulator Orientation

.5 Units

AVIA 256 C  Crew Resource Management

3 Units

AVIA 295 C  Aviation Internship

3 Units

Prerequisite: AVIA 136 C, AVIA 140 C, or Pilot Certificate. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is a review of current Federal Aviation Regulations and Government Publications for the active pilot; aircraft loading and weight and balance; review of the aeronautical knowledge required to pass the FAA Commercial Pilot knowledge examination. This course meets partial fulfillment of the FAA requirements for ground training. AVIA 240 C may count toward the Aviation Major requirements the first time only. (Flight Training Device flight time is available by concurrent enrollment in AVIA 196 C). May be taken for credit 4 times. Pass/No Pass/ Letter Grade Option. (CSU) Prerequisite: AVIA 240 C Commercial Pilot Seminar and 120 hours of flight time. Term hours: 40–45 lecture and 24–27 laboratory. This course is a study of principles of learning and teaching, elements of practical educational psychology, and a review of current trends and techniques in aviation instruction. Class participation in lesson preparation is included. This course meets partial fulfillment of the requirements of the FAA for ground instruction in preparation for the FAA Fundamentals of Instruction, Ground Instructor and Flight Instructor knowledge exams. (CSU) Term hours: 8–9 lecture. This course is an introduction and familiarization to an airliner’s flight deck. Students will become familiar with aerodynamics, the fundamentals of flight, the flight deck’s switches and controls, instrument interpretation, basic systems overview and duties of a flight officer. Time will be spent observing in a full-motion flight simulator used to train commercial airline pilots. A required 3-hour preparatory class will be held on campus and the remaining 6-hours will be delivered at FlightSafety International. Students will need to supply a picture ID and an approved background check before entrance to FlightSafety International. May be taken for credit 4 times. Fee may be required, subject to change by facility. (CSU) Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in AVIA 250 C. Term hours: 8–9 lecture. Students will practice the fundamentals of flight, utilizing the flight deck’s controls, instruments, and basic systems in a fullmotion flight simulator. A required 3-hour preparatory class will be held on campus and the remaining 6-hours will be delivered at FlightSafety International. Students will need to supply a picture ID and an approved background check before entrance to FlightSafety International. May be taken for credit 4 times. Fee may be required, subject to change by facility. (CSU) Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course will examine the concepts of Crew Resource Management (CRM) and Human Factors and Aeronautical Decision Making currently practiced in commercial and corporate aviation. The role of crew supervision and training, leadership styles and management oversight will be studied. Single and multi-crew aircraft situations will be studied. Human factors research and aircraft accident investigations will be examined. Duplicate credit not granted for ATC 256 C. (CSU) Term hours: 16–18 lecture and 240–270 laboratory. This course offers practical work experience in an approved aviation related industry for the student(s) in the Aviation program. This course is designed to provide vocational learning opportunities throughout employment. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)

Cypress College 2012-2013 Catalog  

The 2012-2013 Cypress College Catalog provides detailed information about courses, degrees, transfer programs and certificates at Cypress Co...

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