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Commercial Pilot, Certificate of Specialization

Banner Code: 1_CE_AVCP

Not Financial Aid Eligible

A program of study that helps prepare a pilot, already in possession of a Private Pilot license flight instruction to meet the licensing requirements as a Commercial Pilot as well as preparing the student for the Commercial Pilot Knowledge Test. This course meets the aeronautical knowledge requirements of Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 61.125

Program Outcome

Students will develop the analytical and critical thinking skills necessary for completion of flight training and successful completion of federally administered written examinations for commercial pilot certification.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
APT A138Aerodynamics3
APT A139Commercial Pilot Aviation Ground School3
APT A146Advanced Aircraft & Engines3
APT A180Basic Air Transportation3
Total Units12

Commercial Pilot Suggested Electives

APT A122 Commercial Pilot Flight Lab
APT A124 Advanced Commercial Pilot Flight Lab

Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Some courses in this program may be offered once per academic year.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
APT A139 Commercial Pilot Aviation Ground School 3
APT A146 Advanced Aircraft & Engines 3
Semester 2
APT A138 Aerodynamics 3
APT A180 Basic Air Transportation 3
 Total Units12