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Course outlines are provided here for your information and reference as they become available and have received the required approvals.

Available BCIT course outlines can be accessed by selecting the term, the course subject and the course number from the dropdown list(s) below. If outlines are available for your selected term and course, they will then be listed. If any of these steps don’t result in what you are looking for, it indicates that no outline is currently available. If you are looking for an outline from a current term please check back closer to the start of the course or consult another outline from a previous term.  Please keep in mind that the content from previous outlines may be different than current offerings of the course. For historical outlines not covered in this system please contact BCIT Library at 604-432-8370 to see if they have the outline you require.

The course outline is a statement of educational intent and direction, providing BCIT students with clear, concise, accurate and readily available information related to course content and administration. BCIT course outlines are governed by Policy 5403 and the creation of course outlines is subject to the procedure described in 5403-PR1.

Airport/Airline Core - AIRC


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Classify air masses and types according to type and origin.
  • Describe the development of precipitation and its effect on aviation operations.
  • Describe the concepts of atmospheric pressure, its vertical and horizontal distribution, and its relationship with other atmospheric variables.
  • Describe the formation, growth and dissipation of mid latitude cyclones, tropical storms, thunderstorms and tornadoes.
  • List the various sources of weather information available for aviation operators.
  • Interpret Aviation Weather Reports and forecasts to determine impact on aviation operations.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2009

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