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College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology
College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology

127 Aeronautics and Technology Building
Tel: 330-672-2892

The Flight Technology minor is for students who wish to secure the Commercial Pilot certificate from Kent State University's renowned CFR Part 141 Flight Training Program. Upon completion, students are expected to have the Commercial Pilot certificate, which is necessary for professional work as a commercial pilot.

Students graduating with this minor will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of fundamental aeronautical concepts and practices; understand attributes of a modern aviation professional; and possess the knowledge and skills to obtain a Commercial Pilot Airplane Multiengine Land with Instrument rating. 


Graduation Requirement: minimum 2.000 GPA overall required.

Attribute Legend: DD Diversity-Domestic; DG Diversity-Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Attribute Course Title Credits
  AERN 15740 Elements of Flight Theory 5
  AERN 15741 Private Pilot Flight 3
  AERN 25250 Elements of Aviation Weather 3
  AERN 25743 Commercial Pilot Flight I 2
  AERN 35644 Instrument Flight Theory 3
  AERN 35645 Instrument Pilot Flight 2
  AERN 35647 Commercial Pilot Flight II 2
  AERN 35746 Commercial Pilot Theory 2
  AERN 35747 Commercial Pilot Flight III 2

Program Notes:

  • Students must also have a 2.000 GPA overall to register for flight courses.