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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Aviation Maintenance Technology, Associate of Applied Science Degree

Overview

Offered at the Aircraft Technology Training Center/Thomson

Entrance Dates: Fall
Length of Program: Seven Semesters/Day
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 100

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.

Credentialing (Required):  Satisfactory completion of all program courses entitles students to participate in FAA airframe and powerplant examinations and certification.  

Curriculum Outline

Essential General Core Courses

(Non FAA approved courses)

ENGL 1101COMPOSITION & RHETORIC

3

 

MATH 1101MATHEMATICAL MODELING

3

OR

MATH 1103QUANTITATIVE SKILLS & REASONING

3

OR

MATH 1111COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

 

XXXX XXXXSocial/Behavioral Sciences Elective

3

XXXX XXXXHumanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

XXXX XXXXGeneral Education Elective

3

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 2011AIRCRAFT WOOD STRUCTURES, COVERINGS, AND FINISHES

1

AVMT 2020AIRFRAME SHEET METAL

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 AND INSTRUMENT SYSTEMS

3

AVMT 2090AIRCRAFT ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

4

AVMT 2095COMMUNICATION AND NAVIGATION SYSTEMS

2

AVMT 2210RECIPROCATING ENG PWRPLANTS I

3

AVMT 2230GAS TURBINE POWERPLANTS I

3

AVMT 2280AIRCRAFT PWRPLNT ACCESSORY SYS

3

AVMT 2260ENGINE FUEL AND FUEL METERING SYSTEMS

4

AVMT 2270PWRPLANT INS, FIRE & ELCT SYS

3

AVMT 2275PWRPLANT IGNITION & START SYS

4

AVMT 2240GAS TURBINE POWERPLANTS II

3

AVMT 2285AIRCRAFT PROPELLER SYSTEMS

3

AVMT 2220RECIPROCATING ENG PWRPLANTS II

4

NOTES:

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

Guided Pathway

You may click on any course below to view the course description and prerequisite information.

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

Thomson Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Aviation Maintenance Technology

AWARD: Associate of Applied Science Degree

CAMPUS: Thomson Day Program

Year 1 Summer Semester

ENGL 1101COMPOSITION & RHETORIC

3

 

MATH 1101MATHEMATICAL MODELING

3

OR

MATH 1103QUANTITATIVE SKILLS & REASONING

3

OR

MATH 1111COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

 

COMP 1000INTRO TO COMPUTER LITERACY

3

XXXX XXXXHumanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

XXXX XXXXGeneral Core Elective

3

XXXX XXXXSocial/Behavioral Sciences Elective

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 2011AIRCRAFT WOOD STRUCTURES, COVERINGS AND FINISHES

1

AVMT 2020AIRFRAME SHEET METAL

5

AVMT 2025Airframe NonMetallic Structure

2

AVMT 2030AIRFRAME WELDING

1

AVMT 2040AIRFRAME ASSEMBLY & RIGGING

2

AVMT 2090AIRCRAFT ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

4

AVMT 2060HYDRAULIC & PNEUMATIC SYSTEMS

2

Year 2 Summer Semester

AVMT 2070AIRCRAFT LANDING GEAR SYS I

3

AVMT 2080ENVIRONMENTAL CTRL SYSTEMS

3

AVMT 2095COMMUNICATION AND NAVIGATION SYSTEMS

2

Year 2 Fall Semester

AVMT 2085AIRCRAFT FUEL AND INSTRUMENT SYSTEMS

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 AND FUEL METERING SYSTEMS

4

AVMT 2275PWRPLANT IGNITION & START SYS

4

AVMT 2240GAS TURBINE POWERPLANTS II

3

Year 3 Summer Semester

AVMT 2220RECIPROCATING ENG PWRPLANTS II

4

AVMT 2285AIRCRAFT PROPELLER SYSTEMS

3