POL309 (Liberal Arts) Aviation Law 3 hrs. 3 crs. An examination of governmental regulatory and legal functions unique to the aviation industry. The course includes an explication of manufacturing and operating regulations, aviators' certification, contracts, torts, insurance, and security. Additionally, the legal, economic, and ethical considerations of business policy specific to aviation are addressed, including balancing individual rights against public safety and the environmental impact of aviation operations. Preq: POL 103.