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Academic Programs

Aviation Maintenance Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree: Aviation Maintenance Technology Major

Possible occupations for graduates are: entry-level positions in the maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification of aircraft (following Federal Aviation Administration certification as mechanic with airframe and powerplant ratings). Graduates may also be qualified for positions in the industry as lead mechanics, shop foreman, and directors of maintenance.


Please refer to the catalog for complete program information, admission requirements, and curriculum notes.  See also: Aviation Maintenance Technology Program Website

First Semester

SDV Student Development, 1

MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics, 3

AMT 103 Basic Electricity and Lab, 2

AMT 105-106 Aviation Science for Mechanics and Lab, 4

AMT 107 Aircraft Drawings, 1

AMT 109-110 Materials and Processes and Lab, 2

AMT 111 Federal Aviation Regulations, 1

AMT 261-262 Aircraft Electrical Systems and Lab, 3

Semester Credits: 17

Second Semester

HLT/PED Health/Physical Education Elective, 1

AMT 221-222 Non-Metallic Structures and Lab, 4

AMT 223-224 Metallic Structures and Lab, 4

AMT 241-242 Reciprocating Engines and Lab, 4

AMT 243-244 Turbine Engines and Lab, 4

Semester Credits: 17

Third Semester

Social and Behavioral Science Elective, 3

AMT 231-232 Aircraft Landing Gear Systems and Lab, 3

AMT 233-234 Communication/Navigation and Control Systems and Lab, 3

AMT 253-254 Ignition Systems and Lab, 2

AMT 255-256 Fuel Metering Systems and Lab, 3

AMT 263-264 Aircraft Fuel, Fire, and Instrument Systems, 3

Semester Credits: 17

Fourth Semester

ENG 111 College Composition I, 3
ENG 116 Writing for Business, 3

Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective b, 3

HLT/PED Health/Physical Education Elective, 1

AMT 225-226 Assembly and Rigging and Lab, 2

AMT 227-228 Airframe Inspection and Lab, 2

AMT 245-246 Powerplant Inspections and Lab, 2

AMT 251-252 Lubrication Systems and Propellers and Lab, 3

Semester Credits: 16

Total credits required 67