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The curriculum definition as established by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Programs (“CIP”): Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to perform tasks and services that facilitate the movement of people or materials. (CIP Code #49)

Notable Programs in this Curriculum: Air Transportation; Air Traffic Controller; Truck and Bus Driver; Commercial Fishing; Railroad Transportation.

Prominent figures related to this curriculum:

Transportation and Materials, Howard Hughes
Howard Hughes by 'Vintage Queen'


John Luther 'Casey' Jones (1863-1900)
Famous railroad engineer immortalized in song for his tragic death
Gerard Arpey (1958-Present)
Chairman, President, and CEO of American Airlines
Howard Hughes (1905-1976)
Wealthy American aviator, engineer, and industrialist

Relevant Salary Figures: According to 2008 Bureau of Labor Statistics information, the average annual salaries of popular careers related to this curriculum are listed below. For further information, including the nature of work, employment outlook, related academic programs, and specific salary information for your region, click on the occupation of interest.

Air Traffic Controllers: $108,090
Flight Attendants: $39,840
Airline Pilots, Copilots, & Flight Engineers: $119,750
Crane & Tower Operators: $45,430

Bus Drivers, Transit & Intercity: $35,700
Captains, Mates, & Pilots of Water Vessels: $67,730
Commercial Pilots: $75,500
Locomotive Engineers: $53,470

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The Complete List of Programs in this Curriculum:

 
 
  • TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIALS MOVING.
    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to perform tasks and services that facilitate the movement of people or materials.
  • Air Transportation.
    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 49.0101 - 49.0199.
  • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General.
    A program that focuses on the general study of aviation and the aviation industry, including in-flight and ground support operations. Includes instruction in the technical, business, and general aspects of air transportation systems.
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew.
    A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the flying and/or navigation of commercial passenger and cargo, agricultural, public service, corporate and rescue fixed wing aircraft. Includes instruction in principles of aircraft design and performance; aircraft flight systems and controls; flight crew operations and procedures; radio communications; navigation procedures and systems; airways safety and traffic regulations; and governmental rules and regulations pertaining to piloting aircraft. Programs may qualify individuals to sit for the FAA commercial and airline aircrew examinations.
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations.
    A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the management of aviation industry operations and services. Includes instruction in airport operations, ground traffic direction, ground support and flightline operations, passenger and cargo operations, flight safety and security operations, aviation industry regulation, and related business aspects of managing aviation enterprises.
  • Air Traffic Controller.
    A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to air-traffic management and control, usually with additional training at the FAA Flight Control Center in a cooperative education program. Includes instruction in flight control; the use of radar and electronic scanning devices; plotting of flights; radio communication; interpretation of weather conditions affecting flights; flight instrumentation used by pilots; and maintenance of flight-control center or control-tower log books.
  • Airline Flight Attendant.
    A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the performance of a variety of personal services conducive to the safety and comfort of airline passengers during flight, including verifying tickets, explaining the use of safety equipment, providing passenger services, and responding to in-flight emergencies.
  • Aircraft Pilot (Private).
    (Moved, Report under code 36.0119 in chapter V.)
  • Flight Instructor.
    (NEW) A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the training pilot or navigators to fly and/or navigate commercial passenger and cargo, agricultural, public service, corporate and rescue aircraft, fixed or rotary wing. Includes instruction in principles of aircraft design and performance; aircraft flight systems and controls; flight crew operations and procedures; radio communications and navigation procedures and systems; airways safety and traffic regulations; and governmental rules and regulations pertaining to piloting aircraft. Programs may qualify individuals to administer the FAA commercial air crew examinations.
  • Air Transportation, Other.
    Any instructional program in aviation and air transportation services not listed above.
 
 
 

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