This course covers a brief history of aviation safety, and the development since the 1970s of today's safety culture. Students will gain an understanding of the importance of safety systems, safety training, and security surrounding the aviation environment. Topics will include flight and ground safety, safety management systems, government regulatory organizations, and an introduction to accident investigation. An overview of security will cover airline and airport security, operator considerations and general aviation security.
Prerequisite/Restriction: Aviation Technology majors with 40 credits completed