Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics

Gain a comprehensive understanding of Aeronautics

Whether you want to break into the aeronautics field, distinguish yourself amongst competition or advance your current role, Embry-Riddle’s Europe campus has an Associate/Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics program that can help you achieve your goals.

The degree transfers your Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) into the degree program aviation area of concentration. 

An ATPL or MPL can give students advanced degree standing within the Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics Aviation Area of Concentration. Because of the flexible nature of Embry-Riddle courses, you may work on your ATPL / MPL and take courses at any time. Subject to university policies, Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics degree requirements may be completed before, during, or after earning your ATPL / MPL.

Full-time students can complete the full degree, to include ATPL training, in a short time, while part-time students can complete the requirements at their own pace. You always have the option to complete the Embry-Riddle academic elements either in the classroom or online.

Our Partners for the ATPL

With leading flight-training partners in Germany and Austria who offer a comprehensive program for an ATPL, your flight training is performed exclusively at a partner flight training organizations at a location nearest you.

Verkehrspilotenschule Berlin GmbH

FFH Südwestdeutsche Verkehrsfliegerschule

Pilot Training Network

Degree Requirements
Aviation Area of Concentration
Course / TitleCredits
Make up shortages with HIST 130 History of Aviation in America, TRAN 321 Air Transportation Systems, and non-duplicating courses from the following disciplines: Aeronautical Science, Aviation Maintenance, Air Traffic Control, Safety, Security, and Engineering.18-27

General Education
Course / TitleCredits
Communication Theory and Skills: 
ENGL 123 English Composition3
Speech/English6
Humanities: 
HUMN 330 Values and Ethics3
Humanities elective3
Social Sciences: 
ECON 210 Microeconomics -OR- ECON 211 Macroeconomics3
Social Science elective3
Physical and Life Science: 
PHYS 102 Exploration of Physics3
WEAX 201 Meteorology I3
Mathematics: 
MATH 111 College Mathematics for Aviation I3
MATH 112 College Mathematics for Aviation II3
Computer Science: 
CSCI 109 Introduction to Computers and Applications3
Total Credits36
Embry-Riddle courses in the general education categories of Communication Theory and Skills, and Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical and Life Science, Mathematics and Computer Science may be chosen from as listed, assuming prerequisites are met. Courses from other institutions are acceptable if they fall into these broad categories and are at the level specified.

Program Support
Course / TitleCredits
ASCI 202 Introduction to Aeronautical Science3
ASCI 254 Aviation Legislation3
ASCI 404 Applications in Aviation/Aerospace Law3
MATH 211 Statistics with Aviation Applications -OR-
MATH 222 Business Statistics
3
MGMT 201 Principles of Management3
MGMT 210 Financial Accounting3
MGMT 221 Introduction to Management Information Systems3
RSCH 202 Introduction to Research Methods3
Total Credits24

Professional Development Core
Course / TitleCredits
ASCI 309 Basic Aerodynamics -OR- 
ASCI 310 Basic Aircraft Performance3
 
MGMT 436 Strategic Management3
SFTY 409 Aviation Safety3
ASCI 490 Aeronautical Science Capstone Course3
Total Credits12

Electives
Course / TitleCredits
Professional Development Electives (Upper-level)21
Select from courses in Aeronautical Science, Air Traffic Control, Management, Economics, Safety, Security, Transportation, and Engineering. 
Open Electives (Upper or Lower-level)0-9
Total Degree Requirements120
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