Spring Semester 2019 Catalog

Aviation Maintenance Technology, Diploma

Overview

Offered at the Aircraft Technology Training Center/Thomson

Entrance Dates: Fall
Length of Program: Six Semesters/Day
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 91

Admission:

  • Attainment of 16 years of age;
  • Documentation of high school graduation or satisfaction of High School Equivalency Certificate requirements;
  • Achievement of minimum provisional admission scores on tests of reading, language, and math, or recommendation by program faculty and designated admissions personnel on the basis of interview and assessment of student potential;
  • Completion of application and related procedures;

Program Description: The program is intended to provide students with an introduction to the occupational area of Aviation Maintenance Technology as currently understood and practiced by Federal Aviation Administration mechanic certificate holders with airframe and/or powerplant ratings. In addition, the combined airframe and powerplant curriculum is designed to provide students with the technical knowledge and skills required to diagnose problems and repair aircraft airframes, both metal and wood, their systems and components, and aircraft powerplants, both reciprocating and turbine, their systems and components. Satisfactory completion of all program courses entitles students to participate in FAA airframe and powerplant examinations and certification.

Gainful Employment

Curriculum Outline

Essential General Core Courses

(Non FAA approved courses)

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

MATH 1013ALGEBRAIC CONCEPTS

3

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

COMP 1000Intro to Computer Literacy

3

Essential Fundamental Technical Courses

AVMT 1000AVIATION MATHEMATICS

2

AVMT 1010AIRCRAFT MAINT REGULATIONS

2

AVMT 1020AIRCRAFT APPLIED SCIENCES I

5

AVMT 1025AIRCRAFT APPLIED SCIENCES II

4

AVMT 1030ELECTRICITY & ELECTRONICS

5

AVMT 1210AVIATION PHYSICS

2

Essential Specific Technical Courses

AVMT 2010AIRCRAFT AIRFRAME STRUCTURES

2

AVMT 2020SHEET METAL & NON-METAL STRUCT

5

AVMT 2025Airframe NonMetallic Structure

2

AVMT 2030AIRFRAME WELDING

1

AVMT 2040AIRFRAME ASSEMBLY & RIGGING

2

AVMT 2050AIRFRAME INSPECTION

4

AVMT 2060HYDRAULIC & PNEUMATIC SYSTEMS

2

AVMT 2070AIRCRAFT LANDING GEAR SYS I

3

AVMT 2080ENVIRONMENTAL CTRL SYSTEMS

3

AVMT 2085AIRCRAFT FUEL & INSTRUMENT SYS

3

AVMT 2090AIRCRAFT ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

4

AVMT 2095COMMUNICATION & NAVIGATION SYS

2

AVMT 2210RECIPROCATING ENG PWRPLANTS I

3

AVMT 2220RECIPROCATING ENG PWRPLANTS II

4

AVMT 2230GAS TURBINE POWERPLANTS I

3

AVMT 2240GAS TURBINE POWERPLANTS II

3

AVMT 2260ENGINE FUEL&FUEL METERING SYS

5

AVMT 2270PWRPLANT INS, FIRE & ELCT SYS

3

AVMT 2275PWRPLANT IGNITION & START SYS

4

AVMT 2280AIRCRAFT PWRPLNT ACCESSORY SYS

3

AVMT 2285AIRCRAFT PROPELLER SYSTEMS

3

NOTES:

  • A grade of “C” or higher is required for all courses with the AMT prefix.
  • Attendance requirements are also mandated by the FAA.

Guided Pathway

Thomson Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Aviation Maintenance Technology

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Thomson Day Program

Year 1 Summer Semester

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

MATH 1013ALGEBRAIC CONCEPTS

3

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

COMP 1000Intro to Computer Literacy

3

Year 1 Fall Semester

AVMT 1000AVIATION MATHEMATICS

2

AVMT 1210AVIATION PHYSICS

2

AVMT 1010AIRCRAFT MAINT REGULATIONS

2

AVMT 1020AIRCRAFT APPLIED SCIENCES I

5

AVMT 1025AIRCRAFT APPLIED SCIENCES II

4

AVMT 1030ELECTRICITY & ELECTRONICS

5

Year 1 Spring Semester

AVMT 2010AIRCRAFT AIRFRAME STRUCTURES

2

AVMT 2020SHEET METAL & NON-METAL STRUCT

5

AVMT 2025Airframe NonMetallic Structure

2

AVMT 2030AIRFRAME WELDING

1

AVMT 2040AIRFRAME ASSEMBLY & RIGGING

2

AVMT 2090AIRCRAFT ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

4

Year 1 Summer Semester

AVMT 2060HYDRAULIC & PNEUMATIC SYSTEMS

2

AVMT 2070AIRCRAFT LANDING GEAR SYS I

3

AVMT 2080ENVIRONMENTAL CTRL SYSTEMS

3

AVMT 2095COMMUNICATION & NAVIGATION SYS

2

Year 2 Fall Semester

AVMT 2085AIRCRAFT FUEL & INSTRUMENT SYS

3

AVMT 2050AIRFRAME INSPECTION

4

AVMT 2210RECIPROCATING ENG PWRPLANTS I

3

AVMT 2230GAS TURBINE POWERPLANTS I

3

AVMT 2280AIRCRAFT PWRPLNT ACCESSORY SYS

3

Year 2 Spring Semester

AVMT 2270PWRPLANT INS, FIRE & ELCT SYS

3

AVMT 2260ENGINE FUEL&FUEL METERING SYS

5

AVMT 2275PWRPLANT IGNITION & START SYS

4

AVMT 2240GAS TURBINE POWERPLANTS II

3

Year 2 Summer Semester

AVMT 2220RECIPROCATING ENG PWRPLANTS II

4

AVMT 2285AIRCRAFT PROPELLER SYSTEMS

3

*Refer to the College catalog for course prerequisite requirements.

Students who choose to not follow the Course Sequence listed above may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown above.

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