ACCOUNTING FOR FINANCIAL REPORTING
A study of the fundamental principles and procedures of accounting as applied to sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations. Emphasis is on the accounting cycle, asset valuation, income determination and preparation of financial statements. Advisory note: Students receiving a grade less than C may experience academic difficulty in ACC 202.
ACCOUNTING FOR DECISION MAKING
The study of managerial or cost accounting concepts and techniques with applications to planning and control. Emphasis is on cost-profit volume analysis, branch accounting, variable and absorption costing, cash flows, budgets and statement analysis. Prerequisite: ACC 201.
A survey of the entire spectrum of aviation–its evolution from balloons to supersonic transports and space travel, its contemporary situation and problems, as well as its potential.
PRIMARY FLIGHT THEORY AND TRAINING, SOLO
Provides the student with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to meet all FAA requirements for solo flight under FAR Part 141 in a single-engine, land class airplane. Lab fee: $100.
PRIMARY FLIGHT THEORY AND TRAINING, PPL
Provides the student with the theoretical knowledge and practical skill to complete all FAA written, oral and flight training requirements for the award of the Private Pilot License for single-engine, land class aircraft as required under FAR Part 141. Lab fee: $100. Prerequisite: AVM 120.
INSTRUMENT FLIGHT THEORY AND TRAINING, BASIC
Instrument flight theory and training accomplished in compliance with FAR Part 141 that prepares the student to accomplish a ground and flight progress check covering basic attitude instrument flying and basic instrument navigation. Lab fee: $100. Prerequisite: AVM 121.
INSTRUMENT FLIGHT THEORY AND TRAINING, ADVANCED
Advanced instrument flight theory and training accomplished in compliance with FAR Part 141 that prepares the student for the FAA written, oral and flight training leading to the instrument rating. Lab fee: $100. Prerequisite: AVM 220.
A study of atmospheric phenomena, weather principles, forecasting techniques and weather information dissemination as they relate to and impact flight operations.
COMMERCIAL FLIGHT THEORY
Provides the required flight theory and prepares the student for the FAA written and oral tests for the commercial pilot certificate. Prerequisite: AVM 221, or instrument rating. Lab fee: $100.
COMMERCIAL FLIGHT TRAINING
Completes the required flight knowledge and skills and prepares the student for the FAA flight test leading to the commercial pilot certificate. Prerequisite: AVM 230 or instrument rating.
AVIATION SAFETY AND HUMAN FACTORS
A study of the physiological, psychological and physical factors that directly affect air operations and flight safety. Included are reviews and discussions of safety parameters and aircraft accidents and incidents that reflect human factor involvement.
FLIGHT INSTRUCTION METHODS AND PROCEDURES
Methodology and requirements of flight instruction that prepare the student for the FAA flight instructor’s examination. Flight training and successful completion of all training requirements for the commercial flight instructor’s ratings are involved. Lab fee: $30.
AIR TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY
An overview of the contemporary air transportation industry, both domestic and foreign, including the industry’s evolution, structure, regulation, administration, aircraft and its future.
AVIATION REGULATION AND LAW
A study of the evolution of aviation regulation and law that together govern air transportation and the aviation industry. Included are certain sections of current Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), landmark court cases that have significantly affected air travel and various conventions and agreements by which domestic and international air transportation are governed.
FIXED-BASE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
An analysis of all aspects of fixed-base operations, including flight training, charters and rentals, contract services, transient flight operations, and community relations. Study also will include an overview of the contemporary air transportation industry, both domestic and foreign, including the industry’s evolution, structure, regulation, administration and its aircraft.
AVM 441 AIRLINE AND AIRPORT
An analysis of the application of contemporary management techniques of the airline and airport industries. Included are management functions, current issues, domestic and foreign operations, domestic and foreign regulations, aircraft selection, labor relations, airport master plans and strategic planning. The course will include a major student project.
AIRLINE EMERGENCY CABIN TRAINING
At the completion of this course, students will have a basic understanding of airline emergency situation procedures and demonstrate the ability to make appropriate responses. Includes 30 hours of classroom instruction and 15 hours of practical demonstration and practice on aircraft mockups and use of emergency equipment. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the aviation program or approval of the department head.
B-727 PILOT FAMILIARIZATION
At the completion of this course, students will have a basic understanding of major B-727 aircraft systems, including Powerplant, Pneumatic, Electrical, Hydraulic, Flight Control, Fuel, Avionics and Instruments. They also will be familiar with preflight planning requirements, to include aircraft limitations and performance, weight and balance computations and use of the National Airspace System. Students are instructed in the location, function and operation of major aircraft systems, including cockpit controls and indications. Includes 45 hours of classroom and part task mockup (PTM) instruction. Prerequisite: AVM 471.
B-727 PILOT SIMULATOR FAMILIARIZATION
At the completion of this course students will have basic knowledge and skills for the operation of primary and secondary cockpit controls of the B-727. They will be able to perform normal take-offs and landings, climbs and descents, and turns to headings. They will be able to control the aircraft in both visual and instrument flight conditions. In addition, they will practice and demonstrate basic understanding of steeps turns, approach to stalls, emergency descents, instrument approaches and other advanced maneuvers. They also will experience abnormal and emergency flight situations and demonstrate a basic understanding of appropriate pilot responses. Includes 45 hours of instruction. Includes 20 hours in a full flight simulator (motion and visual). Ten hours will be pilot-incommand (PIC) instruction while occupying the captain position and 10 hours will be support duties from the first officer position, or as an observer. In addition, each four-hour simulator session will include a one-hour briefing and a one-hour debriefing. Prerequisite: AVM 472.
B-737 PILOT FAMILIARIZATION
At the completion of this course, students will have a basic understanding of major B-737 aircraft systems, including Powerplant, Pneumatic, Electrical, Hydraulic, Flight Control, Fuel, Avionics and Instruments. They also will be familiar with preflight planning requirements, to include aircraft limitations and performance, weight and balance computations and use of the National Airspace System. Includes 45 hours of classroom and part task mockup (PTM) instruction. Students are instructed in the location, function and operation of major aircraft systems, including cockpit controls and indications.
B-737 PILOT SIMULATOR FAMILIARIZATION
At the completion of this course, students will have basic knowledge and skills for the operation of primary and secondary cockpit controls of the B-737. They will be able to perform normal take-offs and landings, climbs and descents and turns to headings. They will be able to control the aircraft in both visual and instrument flight conditions. In addition, they will practice and demonstrate basic understanding of steep turns, approach to stalls, emergency descents, instrument approaches and other advanced maneuvers. They also will experience abnormal and emergency flight situations and demonstrate a basic understanding of appropriate pilot responses. Includes 45 hours of instruction. Includes 20 hours in a full flight simulator (motion and visual). Ten hours will be pilot-incommand (PIC) instruction while occupying the captain position, and ten hours will be support duties from the first officer position, or as an observer. In addition, each four-hour simulator session will include a onehour briefing and a one-hour debriefing. Prerequisite: AVM 474.
B-747 PILOT FAMILIARIZATION
At the completion of this course, students will have a basic understanding of major B-747 aircraft systems, including Powerplant, Pneumatic, Electrical, Hydraulic, Flight Control, Fuel, Avionics and Instruments. They also will be familiar with preflight planning requirements, to include aircraft limitations and performance, weight and balance computations and use of the National Airspace System. Includes 45 hours of classroom and part task mockup (PTM) instruction. Students are instructed in the location, function and operation of major aircraft systems, including cockpit controls and indications.
AIRLINE TRANSPORT PILOT (ATP) CERTIFICATE
This course will result in attaining the Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate. Lynn University is authorized under our FAR Part 142 certificate to provide ATP training. The syllabus is FAA approved. Lynn students will receive academic credit for this work. A student may take the ATP credit or the 737 familiarization credit, but not both. Prerequisites: FAA Commercial License and 1500 flying hours. A lab fee is required.
A series of discussions and an analysis of contemporary management problems in aviation. Individual student research and reports are required. Prerequisite: Permission of advisor/dean.
AIR TRAFFIC BASICS
Every day, thousands of Air Traffic Controllers across the country work tirelessly to ensure the safe flow of traffic throughout the National Airspace System. This course, Air Traffic Basics, is designed to expose students to this dynamic and rewarding career path. Upon completion of the course, students will be prepared to take the ATSAT air traffic control entrance exam. The test is administered at various times throughout the year by the FAA.
Introduces the student to the basic principles of macroeconomic concepts and their importance in our economy. Concepts include national income, total consumption, total investment and the influence of the nation’s economy upon contemporary social problems.
Introduction to the basic concepts of organizational management. Emphasis is on analysis of managerial functions and organizational behavior factors that influence effective management.
Covers the theories, practices, procedures and problems involved in modern corporate financial management and financial analysis common to investment and business financial management decisions, with special attention paid to the analysis of corporate equity and debt securities.
STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
A conceptual introduction to the field of statistics and its many applications, particularly in the fields of business and economics. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability distributions, sampling, hypothesis testing, regression analysis and statistics methods for quality control. Prerequisite: DQR 200 and CMS 350.
THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS
This course addresses the legal and ethical assumptions of laws and administrative rules and procedures that affect the management process. Prerequisite: BUS 270.
Overview of the concepts, practices and quantitative techniques necessary to manage interrelated tasks and resources necessary to successfully complete a project. Topics will include all phases of the project life cycle, planning and control and project personnel management. Project simulations and Microsoft Project will be used throughout the course.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP, CREATIVITY AND ETHICS
Course content explores historical and external forces that impact entrepreneurial efforts in business enterprises. Emphasis will be on the role of government as it influences business goals, structures and operations of U.S. enterprises. Legal and regulatory constraints as well as political, social and technological factors that influence managerial/nonmanagerial behavior in the firm and the firm’s impact on society will be discussed. Prerequisites: ACC 202 and MKT 250.
Theory and practice of determining and implementing policy. Actual case studies of business organizations, including the determination of top-level company policy in such functional areas as finance, marketing and production are studied. Prerequisite: Senior business majors only.
Opportunity for business students to gain on-the-job experience through an internship placement. Prerequisites: Permission of college internship liaison, 2.5 cumulative GPA in major and/or departmental approval. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
An introduction to computers and to how they can be used as a tool in business and society. The course prepares the student to understand the many facets associated with the application of computers and provides an opportunity to develop the Microsoft Office skills necessary to utilize computers as a tool in both their professional and personal environments. Lab fee: $30.
SPREADSHEET DESIGN AND APPLICATION
Concepts and principles of spreadsheet programs and their use in the manipulation and management of numerical data are explored. The course is directed toward students in all disciplines. Microsoft Excel will be used. Activities in the course include constructing advanced financial spreadsheet models, printing graphs from spreadsheets, searching and sorting spreadsheet databases and automating spreadsheet options with macro programs. Lab fee: $30. Prerequisite: CMS 200.
GLOBAL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
This course is an introduction to doing business in the global arena. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of understanding and appreciating host country culture as a key for successful business endeavors. Areas such as economic analyses, political/legal assessments and market research will be applied to international business decision making and strategy development. The role of international agencies and the mechanics of trade will be introduced.
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT OF BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Introduces students to leading thinkers in business today and to influential theories and approaches to contemporary business issues. Organizational styles, innovation and change, globalization, and technology are among the issues analyzed to determine best practices for leaders and managers. Students will apply these ideas, theories and strategies to analyses of case studies and to examples from their own professional lives.
MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES
A comprehensive study of human resource management in the corporate environment; special emphasis on topics encompassing planning, recruitment, training and development, appraising performance measures, incentive awards, employee benefits, safety and health and creating a high-performance work environment by a team of individuals.
LEGAL, ETHICAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES OF BUSINESS
An advanced analysis of legal issues affecting organizations, this course examines common law; federal, state and local statutes; corporate structure and legal liabilities affecting organizations. Students explore the influence of regulatory issues on business decisions while considering ethical and social perspectives. Legal and moral aspects of management are analyzed and compared.
MARKETING MANAGEMENT IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY
This course focuses on the major decisions that marketing managers and top management face in their efforts to mesh the objectives, core competencies and resources of an organization with the opportunities and threats in an increasingly global marketplace. Students apply marketing thinking to products and services for any profit or not-forprofit organization.
MANAGING TECHNOLOGY FOR BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION
An examination of key management challenges in building and using information systems, including understanding system requirements for the environment in which the organization operates, creating an information architecture to support organizational goals, and designing systems that managers can control and understand in a socially and ethically responsible manner.
MANAGING FOR FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY
Accounting as a managerial tool for business strategy and implementation. Key topics include customer satisfaction, total valuechain analysis, continuous improvement, and planning and control techniques linked to key success factors.
MANAGING FOR FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
An analysis and comparison of the various techniques that aid in the decision-making process. Major themes stressed include shareholder wealth maximization, cash flow management, the international aspects of financial management and the standards of ethical behavior adopted by managers.
A comprehensive analysis and comparison of the various techniques that can increase productivity for manufacturing and service operations. Provides an opportunity to assess the methods used in striving for long-term strength and growth in economic enterprises.
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS STUDIES ABROAD
International Business Studies Abroad stresses the unique experience of study in foreign countries and direct contact with other cultures. Students will acquire knowledge in various facets of international business in the context of social, political and economic environmental forces. Studies abroad may be substituted in the M.B.A. program curriculum for one course. Program coordinator approval is required for the substitution.
AVIATION ORGANIZATION OPERATION
An examination of organizational systems and management in the aviation industry. The emphasis is on development and integration of effective work elements, as well as the varying personnel concerns that must be resolved for successful leadership in the aviation industry. Topics provide insights into behavior, structure, authority, motivation, leadership, organizational development and social responsibility. Student gain an appreciation of the principles, research and applications of organizational theory to the aviation industry.
Focuses on preparation for the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Certified Member designation. It is a study of management and regulatory issues relevant to airport management enabling the student to perform as a leader in the airport and aviation environment. These studies will encompass all aspects of airport and airway management. This course prepares the student to successfully complete the AAAE Certified Member designation examination resulting in one of the most prestigious distinctions in the airport industry.
SPECIAL TOPICS IN AVIATION MANAGEMENT
Lectures and seminars on advanced selected topics in Aviation Management such as airport security, effects of terrorism on aviation, effects of increased special use airspace on the national airway system and advances in air traffic control. The class also will introduce the student to the impact of other real-world issues as they occur during the semester.
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT SEMINAR
This capstone seminar for the M.B.A. program requires that students demonstrate their ability to integrate and apply theory to practice in case studies and experiential exercises that require the mastery of strategic thinking. NOTE: Must be completed in the last term, or with advisor’s approval may be completed in the next-to-last term of study.
PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING
Introduces the student to a broad functional understanding of marketing. Topics include buyer behavior, product planning, channels of distribution, price policies and promotional activities.