Aviation Law and Policy
The air transportation industry is one of the most heavily regulated in the U.S economy. Responsible for more than 10 million jobs and driving 5 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) and nearly $1.5 trillion in annual economic activity, the industry requires aviation professionals who can readily navigate the complex areas of aviation regulations. Student pursuing this minor will gain a deep understanding of existing policy and case law while developing the skills necessary to influence the regulatory process which establishes and creates new laws and regulations. This minor will enhance the learning experience from a multitude of disciplines (aeronautics, engineering, business, pre-law etc) and prepare students to affect change in the air transportation industry from a variety of career fields.