Bachelor of Science in Aviation Studies
LeTourneau University's Bachelor of Science in Aviation Studies degree offers active duty military, veterans, and other students the ability to build upon previous aeronautical work experience and aviation-related course work already completed while experiencing a Christ-focused education.
The flexibility of online classes coupled with the ability to transfer previous aviation-related credit hours makes LETU convenient for all students, particularly active duty military and veterans. All students may take classes entirely online or at the Longview campus in Texas.
Courses taken at LETU to complete the Bachelor of Science in Aviation studies degree include: Aviation Management, Aviation Law, Aviation Safety Factors, Aviation Human Factors, Aviation Management Capstone, Financial Analysis for Managers, Business Ethics, as well as three credit hours of elective courses. These credits are added with the student's additional 15 hours transferred in to total 126 credit hours. In total, students will complete 39 credits in major courses, 43 credits in general education and 44 credits in electives.
LeTourneau University is an accredited university by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The university is categorized as an interdenominational Christian university that thrives to produce graduates of high moral character and standards. The Christ-focused educational experience carries through every class and degree taken at LETU including the Bachelor of Science in Aviation Studies degree program.
Additionally, the Aviation Studies program of LETU is a nationally recognized program, earning the Loening Tropy by the National Intercollegiate Flying Association(NIFA) in 2009 for most outstanding aviation program in the nation. As a nationally ranked aviation program, LETU boasts faculty that have a variety of industry backgrounds including airline, corporate, general and mission aviation.
The program's goal is to prepare individuals with the knowledge, skills and training to be able to manage and become leaders in aviation organizations world-wide. Graduates of the LETU Aviation Studies program are known for their strong work ethic and professional excellence in the field. The university reports that many alumni have risen to positions of influence within their line of work.
Degree Level: Bachelor Completion
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Students are required to transfer in 15 hours of accredited aeronautical science credits.
LeTourneau begins its faith statement by declaring “a deep faith in God is the cornerstone of LeTourneau University.” This private not-for-profit university began as an all male college in 1956 by R.G. and Evelyn LeTourneau in Longview, Texas. It transitioned to a co-educational facility by 1961. It is an interdenominational Christian-based organization that welcomes students from all denominations.
LeTourneau University offers almost 100 academic programs at both graduate and undergraduate levels in a variety of fields, from engineering and air traffic control, to teacher education and business. LeTourneau University offers many degrees online, delivering the same the prestige and quality of an LETU education through the convenience of being able to complete your classes from anywhere. They also offer many stand-alone classes that can be taken in an accelerated online format.
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