Human Factors

AVIA 3004

Course description

Students examine the major causative agent in aircraft accidents: the human being. Emphasis is placed on the psychological and physiological factors that impact decision making, critical thinking, and task performance. Students develop an understanding of how safety management systems are designed to prevent accidents by accounting for human factors in aviation.



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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