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Aviation Minor

  • Location IconBrookings Main Campus

Learn to fly while completing your degree.

The Aviation program offers students across campus a unique opportunity for exposure to the aviation field through completion of a minor. If a student in any field wants to work in the aviation industry as a scheduler, dispatcher, operations manager, or airport planner, or applying for a flight slot with the National Guard a minor in aviation is highly recommended. As part of the minor, students will earn their Federal Aviation Administration Private Pilot license with Instrument rating. Additional fees do apply, please discussion options with an aviation faculty member.

Still deciding? Reflecting on your values, interests, personality traits, and skills will provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. FOCUS 2 CAREER, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you do just that. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 CAREER by using the code: jacks. After completing FOCUS 2 CAREER, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.