AVIATION TECHNOLOGY -- AIRCRAFT DISPATCHER
(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)
Mountain View only
- Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
- Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.
Degree Plan Code: AAS.AVIA.DSPATCH.04
The job performed by an aircraft dispatcher is an integral part of the overall flight operations for airlines. An individual in this position
works in conjunction with an airline pilot and is responsible for regulation compliance, weather and loading procedures prior to take-off. In the Aircraft Dispatcher Program students may earn a certificate after approximately one year or choose to complete the Associate in Applied Sciences Degree.
Entry into either program will be in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations and with instructor approval. Upon completion of the courses in the desired program, students may be recommended to apply to take the FAA knowledge examination for Aircraft Dispatcher and the practical examination for Aircraft Dispatcher.
Graduation requirements--Students in the Aircraft Dispatcher Option must successfully complete all required courses in the Aircraft Dispatcher curriculum. They must also complete all educational requirements imposed by the State of Texas. In addition, they must obtain the Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate from the FAA.
|Minimum Hours Required
+Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - any three-credit course from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Humanities/Fine Arts.
NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding
transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.