Professional Helicopter Pilot-Option

The Professional Helicopter Pilot Option is designed to provide students with the necessary aeronautical skills and knowledge to earn a commercial pilot certificate with a rotorcraft category and a helicopter class rating. Emphasis is placed on aeronautical decision-making, flight safety, and effective flying techniques. Upon successful completion of this program, students will be prepared to gain entry-level employment as a commercial helicopter pilot and/or continue their education by transferring to a baccalaureate program.

Students are required to have proof of U.S. citizenship and a valid second class medical certificate to enroll in this program. A second application is required for admission to this program.

It is strongly recommended that students pursuing this degree regularly meet with their faculty advisor.

For additional program information, please contact aviation division chair, Timothy Cwik, at (609) 343-4992 or tcwik@atlantic.edu.

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Obtain the FAA Instrument Rating;
  • Obtain the FAA Commercial Pilot License;
  • Make aeronautical decisions;
  • Design and deliver instruction.

(HPLT-Fall 2019)

 

General Education Courses

When a course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.

Communication

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
6

Social Science

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

General Education Electives

Course #
Title
Credits
General Education Course (3 credits)  +
3
General Education Course (3 credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
9
Total credits:
60

Recommended sequence of courses:

Second Semester

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
13

Fourth Semester

Course #
Title
Credits
General Education Course (3 credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
15

Overview

Program

Aviation

Type

Associate in Science