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.

Curriculum: On-Campus Program

(Course Number, Course Title, Credits)

First Semester

  • SDV Student Development, 1 cr
  • AMT 103 Basic Electricity, 2 cr
  • AMT 105 Aviation Science for Mechanics, 2 cr
  • AMT 106 Aviation Science for Mechanics Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 107 Aircraft Drawings, 1 cr
  • AMT 109 Materials and Processes, 1 cr
  • AMT 110 Materials and Processes Lab, 1 cr
  • AMT 111 Federal Aviation Regulations, 1 cr
  • AMT 261 Aircraft Electrical Systems, 1 cr
  • AMT 262 Aircraft Electrical Systems Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 263 Fuel, Fire, and Instrument Systems, 1 cr
  • AMT 264 Fuel, Fire, and Instrument Systems Lab, 2 cr

Semester Credits: 17

Second Semester

  • AMT 223 Metallic Structures, 2 cr
  • AMT 224 Metallic Structures Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 225 Assembly and Rigging, 1 cr
  • AMT 226 Assembly and Rigging Lab, 1 cr
  • AMT 231 Aircraft Landing Gear Systems, 2 cr
  • AMT 232 Aircraft Landing Gear Systems Lab, 1 cr
  • AMT 241 Reciprocating Engines, 2 cr
  • AMT 242 Reciprocating Engines Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 251 Lubrication Systems and Propellers, 1 cr
  • AMT 252 Lubrication Systems and Propellers Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 253 Ignition Systems, 1 cr
  • AMT 254 Ignition Systems Lab, 1 cr

Semester Credits: 18

Third Semester

  • AMT 221 Non-Metallic Structures, 2 cr
  • AMT 222 Non-Metallic Structures Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 227 Airframe Inspection, 1 cr
  • AMT 228 Airframe Inspection Lab, 1 cr
  • AMT 233 Communication/Navigation and Control Systems, 2 cr
  • AMT 234 Communication/Navigation and Control Systems Lab, 1 cr
  • AMT 243 Turbine Engines, 2 cr
  • AMT 244 Turbine Engines Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 245 Powerplant Inspection, 1 cr
  • AMT 246 Powerplant Inspection Lab, 1 cr
  • AMT 255 Fuel Metering Systems, 1 cr
  • AMT 256 Fuel Metering Systems Lab, 2 cr

Semester Credits: 18

Fourth Semester

  • ENG 111 College Composition I, 3 cr
    or
    ENG 116 Writing for Business, 3 cr
  • Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective, 3 cr
  • Social and Behavioral Science Elective, 3 cr
  • PSY 105 Psychology of Personal Adjustment, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 12

Total credits required 68