Aviation Maintenance Technology Distance Program

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

(Course Number, Course Title, Credits)

Prerequisites

  • MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics, 3 cr
  • Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport Security Screening

First Semester

  • SDV Student Development, 1 cr
  • AMT 103 Basic Electricity and Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 105 Aviation Science for Mechanics, 2 cr
  • AMT 107 Aircraft Drawings, 1 cr
  • AMT 109 Materials and Processes, 1 cr
  • AMT 111 Federal Aviation Regulations, 1 cr
  • AMT 261 Aircraft Electrical Systems, 1 cr
  • AMT 263 Fuel, Fire, and Instrument Systems, 1 cr
  • ENG 111 College Composition I, 3 cr
    or
    ENG 115 Technical Writing, 3 cr
    or
    ENG 116 Writing for Business, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 13

Second Semester

  • AMT 223 Metallic Structures, 2 cr
  • AMT 225 Assembly and Rigging, 1 cr
  • AMT 231 Aircraft Landing Gear Systems, 2 cr
  • AMT 241 Reciprocating Engines, 2 cr
  • AMT 251 Lubrication Systems and Propellers, 1 cr
  • AMT 253 Ignition Systems, 1 cr
  • Social and Behavioral Science Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 12

Third Semester

  • AMT 221 Non-Metallic Structures, 2 cr
  • AMT 227 Airframe Inspection, 1 cr
  • AMT 233 Communication/Navigation and Control Systems, 2 cr
  • AMT 243 Turbine Engines, 2 cr
  • AMT 245 Powerplant Inspections, 1 cr
  • AMT 255 Fuel Metering Systems, 1 cr
  • Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 12

Fourth Semester

  • AMT 106 Aviation Science for Mechanics Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 110 Materials and Processes Lab, 1 cr
  • AMT 222 Non-Metallic Structures Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 224 Metallic Structures Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 226 Assembly and Rigging Lab, 1 cr
  • AMT 228 Airframe Inspection Lab, 1 cr
  • AMT 232 Aircraft Landing Gear Systems Lab, 1 cr
  • AMT 234 Communication/Navigation and Control Systems Lab, 1 cr
  • AMT 262 Aircraft Electrical Systems Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 264 Fuel, Fire, and Instrument Systems Lab, 2 cr

Semester Credits: 15

Fifth Semester

  • AMT 242 Reciprocating Engines Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 244 Turbine Engines Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 246 Powerplant Inspections Lab, 1 cr
  • AMT 252 Lubrication Systems and Propellers Lab, 2 cr
  • AMT 254 Ignition Systems Lab, 1 cr
  • AMT 256 Fuel Metering Systems Lab, 2 cr
  • PSY 105 Psychology of Personal Adjustment, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 13

Total credits required 68

Notes

  • MTH 103 is recommended, but any math listed in the Approved General Education Courses for A.A.S. Degrees, except MTH 141, will fulfill this requirement.
  • MTH 103 is required to be completed before entry into the AMT Certificate program in either Airframe Maintenance, Power  plant Maintenance or the A.A.S. degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology.
  • Refer to the Approved General Education Courses for A.A.S. Degrees for the list of Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts, Math/Natural Sciences and Social and Behavioral Science electives.