Associate of Science


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1. To become a licensed commercial pilot.
2. To function within the framework of a ministry setting or mission organization.

Complete Course List

Bible Core (12 hrs)

Old Testament Survey
New Testament Survey
Foundations of Faith
Theology of Holiness

General Education Core (18 hrs)

Christian Service Class
English Composition
History of Civilization I or II
Philosophical Studies
General Psychology
Public Speaking

Aviation Education Major (30 hrs)

Private Pilot Ground School
Perspectives on Missions Aviation
Intro to Aircraft Maintenance
Advanced Ground School
Advanced Navigation
Remote Area Navigation
Aviation Safety
Aviation Weather
Private Pilot Flight Training*
Advanced Flight Training*

*The flight training component of this program may be completed at Missionary Flight Training or any other FAA-Certified Flight Training School. HSBC will accept the FAA certificate earned by graduates of Missionary Flight Training’s or any other FAA-Certified Flight Training School’s program as evidence of prior learning, in the amount of 6 credit hours towards an Associate in Science (AS) degree or minor in Aviation.

Admission Requirements

Education: Graduation from high school is the basic requirement for entrance. It is recommended that high school graduates have successfully completed at least four units in English, three units in Science, three units in Mathematics and three units in Social Studies. Students graduating from A.C.E. and other nontraditional schools should have completed the requirements for a college entrance diploma.

Students, who have an equivalent of a high school education, may be admitted if they have successfully passed the General Educational Development (G.E.D.) test. Anyone presenting a G.E.D. must be at least 18 years of age and must have a minimum score of 410 on each of the five tests and an average standard score of 450 on all five tests. (Total standard points required to pass = 2250)

Homeschooled students seeking admission to HSBC are required to submit official transcripts from reputable home school organizations documenting the completion of all academic work necessary for a high school diploma. If this is not possible, the student may be required to take the G.E.D. test.

Tests: All applicants are required to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT)with writingprior to being admitted to school. HSBC prefers the ACT. These tests are used for counseling and advising purposes.

Hobe Sound Bible College has been assigned the following test code numbers: The American College Test (ACT)5471. The CLEP5306 and the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)5306.

Course Schedule

Year #1 (Fall Semester)

Orientation (NC)
Old Testament Survey (3)
Christian Service Class (3)
English Composition (3)
Aviation Course (3)
Aviation Course (3)

Year #1 (Spring Semester)

New Testament Survey (3)
History of Civilization II (3)
General Psychology (3)
Aviation Course (3)
Aviation Course (3)

Year #2 (Fall Semester)

Philosophical Studies (3)
Public Speaking (3)
Foundations of Faith (3)
Aviation Course (3)
Aviation Course (3)

Year #2 (Spring Semester)

Theology of Holiness (3)
Aviation Course (3)
Aviation Course (3)
Aviation Course (3)
Aviation Course (3)

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