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Academic Programs

Aviation Maintenance Technology - Powerplant Maintenance


Powerplant Maintenance program disclosures

Possible occupations for graduates:entry-level positions as general aircraft engine-overhaul mechanic, accessory mechanic, electric-shop mechanic, and general engine mechanic. After obtaining experience and further training, graduates may advance to positions such as powerplant technician (licensed), supervisor and inspector.


Please refer to the catalog for complete program information and curriculum notes.  See also: Aviation Maintenance Technology program website

Recommended sequence for courses (Course Number, Course Title, Credits)

First Semester

  • MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics, 3 cr
  • AMT 103 Basic Electricity and Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 105-106 Aviation Science for Mechanics and Lab, 4 cr
  • AMT 107 Aircraft Drawings, 1 cr
  • AMT 109-110 Materials and Processes and Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 111 Federal Aviation Regulations, 1 cr
  • AMT 261-262 Aircraft Electrical Systems and Lab, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 16

Second Semester

Semester Credits: 11

Third Semester

Semester Credits: 8

Fourth Semester

  • AMT 245-246 Powerplant Inspections and Lab 2 cr
  • AMT 251-252 Lubrication Systems and Propellers and Lab, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 5

Total credits required: 40