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Baylor University

Universal Flight Concepts (UFC) and Baylor University (BU) have entered into a contract that allows UFC to provide flight training for BU’s Aviation Sciences program starting in Fall 2019. Baylor offers an undergraduate degree in Aviation Sciences with a Professional Pilot concentration, and this partnership will allow students to experience a one-of-a-kind integrated pilot training system with brand new, modern Tecnam aircraft and Tecnam-specific simulators throughout the entire fleet. This is an environment that will be truly unique in the world of collegiate aviation with 1 manufacture providing 3 different model aircraft for training and matching Simulators.



SOAR TO NEW HEIGHTS by choosing Baylor University! With our Bachelor’s degree programs in Aviation Sciences and Aviation Administration, we will prepare you for numerous careers in the aviation industry while giving you an unmatched education coupled with opportunities to enjoy student life on a tradition-rich campus. With the advantages of a professional aviation program, a degree from a world-class faith-based university, and a rich college experience, you will be on your flight path to success!


The Bachelor of Science in Aviation Sciences (B.S.A.) degree is a four-year undergraduate program with multiple options so you can serve on the ground or take to the skies.

  • Aviation Sciences major (Professional Pilot Concentration
  • Aviation Sciences major (Aircraft Dispatch Concentration
  • Aviation Administration Major
  • Secondary Major in Aviation Sciences
  • Minor in Aviation Sciences


Our classes involve more than just academic instruction – our faculty bring a wide range of aviation industry expertise right into the classroom. We leverage real-world experience in some of the following areas:

  • Airport Management
  • Aircraft Accident Investigation
  • Aviation Law
  • Master Flight Instruction
  • Commercial Aviation
  • Corporate Aviation
  • Military Aviation
  • Weather Analysis & Forecasting


In choosing Baylor University, you will get a fulfilling college experience with abundant opportunities to enjoy student life on a tradition-rich campus that encourages you to grow personally as well as professionally. You will also be among a community of dedicated faculty who care about each student as an individual.

The Bachelor of Science in Aviation Sciences (B.S.A.) degree is a four-year undergraduate program with multiple options so you can serve on the ground or take to the skies.


Baylor University is a nationally-recognized research institution, and the Institute for Air Science is no exception! Our Space Weather Research Laboratory supports studies of the space environment and solar-terrestrial interaction.

“From the onset, Dr. Gordon A Jiroux, hc and his team at UFC have been extremely responsive to our requests to meet our needs, and at the same time always displaying the willingness to serve the best interest of our students”

Dr. Trey Cade
Director of the Institute for Air Science

When we began to structure the framework and requirements for a Baylor flight training program, many of our academic aviation colleagues and most of the interested potential flight training partners we talked with accused us of having ‘unrealistically high expectations’.  They told us that our vision for collegiate flight training couldn’t be achieved.  Truth is, our vision was to provide a gold standard for aviation education.  To me, this means possessing airline level reliability, corporate executive infrastructure, and military-precise standardization, procedures, and instruction.  Universal Flight Concepts (UFC) delivered.  I am proud to say that our ‘unrealistic high expectations’ are met daily and the product of those high expectations, the new-to-the-industry professional pilots that we are producing, are contributing directly to an overall increase in aviation professionalism within the industry.

Sic’Em Bears!

Tim Compton
Assistant Director of Aviation Science
Baylor University

“UFC is a strong, fast paced environment with high professional standards. Going to UFC I know I am getting the highest quality training there is, and I am proud to call it my flight school”

Gary Lillard -Aviation Sciences Major-

“UFC offers top-tier instruction in some of the highest quality training aircraft. Their rigorous curriculum is perfect for those who have a strong desire to excel in aviation and are motivated to work hard to achieve their goals. As a full-time college student-athlete, there are not a lot of opportunities to get out to the flight line. However, UFC’s instructor and aircraft availability allows me to effectively train at my own convenience, while still earning one rating per semester”

Brook Botha -Aviation Sciences Major-

“To be blessed enough to train at UFC, is to experience growth, state-of-the-art equipment, and people who care so much about your safety and success. The number of aircraft available and set scheduling ensure that students are on track for a rating they desire within the short span of 4-5 months. The community and staff built at this special place make flight school not only a place to build a career, but a second home. If you believe in yourself, work hard, and stay organized success will be the only option.”

Lexi Gonzales -Aviation Sciences Major-