Associate in Applied Science

Commercial Pilot AAS

BBCC offers a two-year Workforce program in aviation for students who wish to prepare for a career as a commercial pilot and not transfer to a four-year college.

Students are required to take all the courses listed below plus any electives necessary to meet quarterly and program credit totals.

See the Associate in Applied Science section under Degrees and Certificates for substitutions if you desire both the AA&S and the AAS degrees.

The following schedule of courses is the recommended program for completing this degree. See a program advisor for substitute courses.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • IO1 Communication
    Students will be able to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • IO2 Quantitative Reasoning
    Students will be able to reason mathematically.
  • IO3 Human Relations/Workplace Skills
    Students will be able to demonstrate teamwork, ethics, appropriate safety awareness and/or workplace specific skills.
  • PO4 Students will be able to recognize or articulate personal/interpersonal aspects of, or connections between, diverse cultural, social, or political contexts
  • PO5 Students will be able to solve problems by gathering, interpreting, combining and/or applying information from multiple sources.
  • PO6 The students will be able to demonstrate the technical aspects of aircraft control and operation of related systems at the FAA commercially certificated and instrument rated pilot level
  • PO7 The students will be able to interpret regulatory and legal issues which impact the industry at the FAA commercially certificated pilot level.
  • PO8 The student will be able to evaluate effective aeronautical decision making skills at the FAA commercially certificated pilot level

First Year

Fall Quarter 

Course Code
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
17

Spring Quarter 

Course Code
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
14

Second Year

Fall Quarter 

Course Code
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
9

Winter Quarter 

Course Code
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
9

Spring Quarter

Course Code
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
9

NOTE: AVF 141, 142, 143, 251, 252, 253, 254, and 261 must be taken to complete the associated stage flight laboratory portion of the program.

Total Credits
74-78