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Aeronautics Leadership

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Admission Requirements & Program Highlights

Spread your wings and take advantage of the growing demand for pilots to serve as leaders in aviation and aerospace. Academic education is coupled with flight training, run by our industry partner, Journey Air, at the Windsor International Airport (YQG).

Admission Requirements

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

ENG4U required, one of MHF4U, MCV4U or MDM4U and SPH3U.

75%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required, one of Grade 12 Advanced Functions, Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors or Grade 12 Mathematics of Data Management and Grade 12 Physics.

75%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required, one of Grade 12 Advanced Functions, Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors or Grade 12 Mathematics of Data Management and Grade 12 Physics.

75%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English, Grade 12 Math, Grade 11 or 12 Physics.

75%

Functional Knowledge

  • Confidently piloting both private and commercial aircraft
  • Composing and editing clear, concise and technically correct written documents for specific audiences
  • Understanding and explaining technical knowledge regarding air transportation
  • Overcoming obstacles by utilising problem-solving skills
  • Working effectively as part of a team through various leadership roles
  • Effectively communicating ideas, arguments and evidence through clear, concise and coherent written work

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With the programs you want and smaller student-to-faculty ratios, you can get the hands-on learning that's sure to set you on a journey to a future you'll be proud of.

Explore Opportunities

Explore a selection of recommended opportunities for students in this program. Below you'll find many options – you don’t have to do everything on it or limit yourself to it. Engage in opportunities from each of the three categories to set yourself up for success.

HIP

High-Impact Practices (HIP)

A HIP is an enriching educational experience that can be life-changing and often includes learning outside of the classroom while encouraging meaningful interaction and collaboration.

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Career Planning

Intentional career planning will help you prepare for your next step after graduation. It is a fluid, dynamic, and continuous process, meaning you can move on or return to an earlier stage at any time. You can even work through simultaneous cycles, like one for your long-term dream job and another for a summer job.

Manage Your Career - 1. Asses Yourself - 2. Explore Careers - 3. Expand Skills - 4. Market Yourself - 5. Find a job

Build your Skills and Experience

Your UWindsor experience is more than attending classes. It is a combination of academics, co-curricular activities, and extracurricular involvement. By making the most of all three elements of your university experience, you will maximize your opportunities to build your skills, broaden your personal network, and clarify your long term academic and career goals.

Academics

Curriculum

Courses of study specific to each program

Co-Curriculum

Co-Curriculum

Activities and experiences that complement coursework (Outstanding Scholars, peer mentoring, VIP)

Extracurriculum

Extracurriculum

Activities falling outside of the scope of set curriculum (Part-time job, clubs, volunteering, athletics


Visit UWindsor

Windsor/Essex County is a beautiful region situated in the heart of the Great Lakes. We enjoy the warmest climate in Ontario, with a long Summer and short Winter. Come see us, you won't want to leave.

Visit UWindsor

Windsor/Essex County is a beautiful region situated in the heart of the Great Lakes. We enjoy the warmest climate in Ontario, with a long Summer and short Winter. Come see us, you won't want to leave.

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Life After Graduation

TJ Bradd

“The Aeronautics Leadership program prepared me for my career as a Commercial Pilot. My degree helped me secure a full-time Flight Instructing position right after graduating. The leadership experience from my degree is used in my day to day work, helping future pilots reach their career goals.”

TJ Bradd –
BA in Liberal Arts and Professional Studies: Aeronautics Leadership [2017]


Jessica Garant

“The Aeronautics program has provided me with a well-rounded education and leadership skills that I will take with me as I pursue my dream of flying for a commercial airline.”

Jessica Garant –
(Honours) in Liberal Arts and Professional Studies: Aeronautics Leadership [2018]

Common Industries for Aeronautics Leadership Graduates

  • Academia
  • Business: Analysis, research, corporate communications
  • Education: Public schools, vocational/corporate training
  • Government services
  • Flight: Commercial, private, instruction
  • Law and law enforcement
  • Politics: Political office, campaign management, polling and research, speechwriting
  • Public policy think tanks and consulting: Public/private sectors

Career Tracks*

  • Aeronautical engineer
  • Agricultural pilot
  • Air safety specialist
  • Air traffic controller
  • Aircraft test pilot
  • Airport manager
  • Avionics technician
  • Business advisor
  • Commercial pilot
  • Design specialist
  • Flight dispatcher
  • Flight fueler
  • Flight instructor
  • Flight test engineer
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Marketing manager
  • Policy analyst
  • Private pilot
  • Professor
  • Project manager
  • Project engineer
  • Public official
  • Public relations officer
  • Research co-ordinator
  • Software engineer
  • Teacher
  • Tour guide
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* Additional education and/or training required for some of the above careers.

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