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Aeronautics Leadership H

Spread your wings and fly! Take advantage of the growing demand for pilots to serve as leaders in aviation and aerospace. Your academic education is coupled with flight training, run by our industry partner, Journey Air, at the Windsor International Airport. We’ll put you in a plane in your first week of school.


Sample Courses: Practicum in Professional Development (Flight Training), Atmosphere and Climate, Learning Organizations: Management and Leadership, Introduction to Business


Career Tracks: Commercial or private pilot, flight dispatcher, aeronautical engineer, airport manager, air safety specialist

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: ENG4U required, one of SPH4U or MHF4U or MCV4U or MDM4U.
Minimum Average: 70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies

  • Co-op Co-op Available
  • G General
  • H Honours
  • T Thesis Available
  • C Combined Honours programs available

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
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
BA (Honours) in Liberal Arts and Professional Studies:
Aeronautics Leadership [2018]

Career Tracks*


  • 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

* Additional education and/or training required for some of the above careers.


Common sectors for 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

Apply to UWindsor


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.


How to Apply

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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, such as:

  • Co-op, internship or field experiences
  • Research with faculty
  • Culminating senior experience
  • Capstone courses
  • Service-learning
  • Learning communities
  • Study abroad

Career Planning Cycle

Intentional career planning will help you prepare for your next step after graduation and beyond. It is a fluid, dynamic, and lifelong process. You can move on or return to an earlier stage in the cycle at any time.

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-Curricular

Co-Curricular

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

Extracurricular

Extracurricular

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

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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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Why you should attend Open House

  • Attend program presentations
  • Visit the Student Services Fair
  • Speak with professors, staff and current students
  • Learn about our Student Awards and Financial Aid program
  • See the campus including residence and our athletic facilities
  • Remember to sign-in for your chance to win free fall semester tuition!

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Ontario Universities Fair

September 27 - 29, 2019

If you’re thinking about applying to UWindsor, don’t miss OUF.

Why you should attend OUF

  • The OUF draws more than 130,000 students, parents and educators over the 3-day event. Don’t miss out on the largest educational fair in Canada!
  • You can talk to students, professors and university reps, get answers about programs, admission requirements, student life and much more.
  • UWindsor will offer multiple info session throughout the OUF weekend.

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