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Aviation Science Minor

Aviation Science Minor

Baylor Institute for Air Science offers a new Aviation Science minor program for those students who are interested in aviation and wish to pursue some aviation education while in another major.

Requirements for a Minor in Aviation Science:

I. Nine credit hours of required Aviation Science core courses:

  • AVS 1300 - Introduction to Aviation
  • AVS 3311 - Aircraft Accident Investigation and Prevention
  • AVS 4310 - Aviation Management

II. Nine more credit hours of Aviation Science advanced elective courses chosen from the following:

  • AVS 3310 - Aviation Law
  • AVS 3315 - Advanced Aviation Meteorology
  • AVS 3320 - Aviation Operations
  • AVS 3350 - Introduction to Space Weather
  • AVS 4305 - Special Topics in Aviation
  • AVS 4314 - Advanced Aircraft Systems
  • AVS 4315 - Aerodynamics
  • AVS 4318 - Avionics Systems Design
  • AVS 4485 - Geographical Information Systems

How to declare an Aviation Science Minor

If you want to declare an Aviation Science Minor, go to and follow these steps:

  1. Click on "Student Resources" in left-hand margin.
  2. Under Major & Minors, click on "Change/Declare Major or Minor"
  3. Fill out and submit the Data Form.

If you have fewer than 30 credit hours, you will need to visit the College of Arts and Sciences advising offices downstairs in the Sid Richardson basement.