Aviation Major

Business aviation is critical to a variety of companies that require speed, efficiency, flexibility and productivity. Combine your love of flying with a business education. The university's unique partnership with Transport Canada-approved training centres allows you to complete your Business Management diploma with a specialization in aviation management.

To complete the Aviation major, you must apply to the Business Management program. Upon graduation you declare the Aviation major.

You can block transfer your credit to the third year of MacEwan's Bachelor of Commerce.

Students in the Aviation major complete 15 of the 20 courses from the Business Management diploma, which provide core business skills in accounting, marketing and strategic management. The remaining five courses are replaced with aviation training.


Year 1

     ACCT 111 - Financial Accounting I
     MGTS 103 - Probability and Statistics I
     ACCT 218 - Management Accounting I
     FNCE 113 - Introduction to Quantitative Decision-Making
     MGMT 107 - Business Computing
     MGMT 121 - Principles of Management
     MGMT 122 - Organizational Behaviour
     MGMT 131 - Marketing
     ENGL 102 - Analysis and Argument
     WRIT 101 - First Year Writing
     ECON 101 - Introduction to Microeconomics

Year 2

     MGMT 211 - Business Finance
     MGMT 240 - Business Research and Report Writing
     MGMT 261 - Integrated Management Practice
     LEGL 210 - Business Law I
     HRMT 200 - Management of Human Resources

Aviation courses

Students must present the following Transport Canada-approved aviation credentials in order to graduate and will receive a total of 15 credits towards the diploma:

  • Private Pilot's license - 3 credits, and

  • Instrument Rating - 3 credits, and

  • Commercial Pilot's Licence - 6 credits, and

  • Multi-Engine Rating or Instructor Rating - 3 credits.