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CTE/Skilled & Technical Sciences Education Curriculum Air Transportation
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Core Standards of the Course

Strand 1
Students will be able to understand the historical and present status of air transportation.

Standard 1
The importance of air transportation.

Standard 2
Manís efforts to fly.

Standard 3
Development of the airplane.

Standard 4
The beginning of commercial air transportation.


Strand 2
Students will be able to understand and explain regulation of air transportation.

Standard 1
The air carrier industry and federal legislation.

Standard 2
Department of Transportation.

Standard 3
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Standard 4
Aviation safety and the National Transportation Safety board.

Standard 5
Aviation accident investigation and safety performance.

Standard 6
Air carrier economic regulations.

Standard 7
Air carriers.

Standard 8
International air transportation law.

Standard 9
International air transportation organizations.

Standard 10
Non-US air carriers.

Standard 11
Commercial space transportation.

Performance Objective
Understand and explain regulation of air transportation.

  1. The air carrier industry and federal legislation.
  2. Department of Transportation.
  3. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
  4. Aviation safety and the National Transportation Safety board.
  5. Aviation accident investigation and safety performance.
  6. Air carrier economic regulations.
  7. Air carriers.
  8. International air transportation law.
  9. International air transportation organizations.
  10. Non-US air carriers.
  11. Commercial space transportation.

Strand 3
Students will understand and explain administration of air transportation.

Standard 1
Air carrier management and organization.

Standard 2
Air carrier marketing.

Standard 3
Air carrier accounting and financial analysis.

Standard 4
Legal aspects of air transportation.

Standard 5
Aviation industry performance and forecasts.

Performance Objective
Understand and explain administration of air transportation.

  1. Air carrier management and organization.
  2. Air carrier marketing.
  3. Air carrier accounting and financial analysis.
  4. Legal aspects of air transportation.
  5. Aviation industry performance and forecasts.

Strand 4
Students will be able to understand and explain aircraft.

Standard 1
Aircraft performance.

Standard 2
The Boeing Company.

Standard 3
The McDonnell Douglas Corporation.

Standard 4
The Lockheed Martin Corporation.

Standard 5
Airbus Industries.

Standard 6
Future aircraft and space vehicles.

Standard 7
The general aviation industry.

Perfomance Objective
Understand and explain aircraft in general.

  1. Aircraft performance.
  2. The Boeing Company.
  3. The McDonnell Douglas Corporation.
  4. The Lockheed Martin Corporation.
  5. Airbus Industries.
  6. Future aircraft and space vehicles.
  7. The general aviation industry.

Strand 5
Students will understand the importance of career readiness skills as it relates to the workplace and outlined in the SkillsUSA Framework Ė Level 2.

Standard 1
Understand and demonstrate reliability.

  1. Determine individual time management skills.
  2. Explore whatís ethical in the workplace or school.
  3. Demonstrate awareness of government.
  4. Demonstrate awareness of professional organizations and trade unions.

Standard 2
Understand and demonstrate responsiveness.

  1. Define the customer.
  2. Recognize benefits of doing a community service project.
  3. Demonstrate social etiquette.
  4. Identify customer expectations.

Standard 3
Understand resiliency.

  1. Discover self-motivation techniques and establish short-term goals.
  2. Select characters of a positive image.
  3. Identify a mentor.

Standard 4
Understand and demonstrate workplace habits.

  1. Participate in a shadowing activity.
  2. Explore workplace ethics: codes of conduct.
  3. Recognize safety issues.
  4. Perform a skill demonstration.
  5. Exercise your right to know.

Standard 5
Understand and develop initiative.

  1. Develop personal financial skills.
  2. Develop a business plan.
  3. Investigate entrepreneurship opportunities.

Standard 6
Understand and demonstrate continuous improvement.

  1. Conduct a worker interview.
  2. Demonstrate evaluation skills.
  3. Examine ethics and values in the workplace.
  4. Develop a working relationship with a mentor.
  5. Construct a job search network.


UEN logo http://www.uen.org - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - A Bodell and see the CTE/Skilled & Technical Sciences Education website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - THALEA LONGHURST .  
Email:  thalea.longhurst@schools.utah.gov

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