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Advanced Aviation Technology


** Program Inactivated **

This degree has been inactivated. 
No new students are being accepted into this degree program

Gain basic skills in general mechanics, airframe mechanics, powerplant or structural repair.

Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must fulfill the requirements listed in Program Admissions. See an advisor for details.

What can I do with this certificate?

Career Options: Seek entry-level positions in aircraft building, maintenance and repair.

Academic Options: Continue your studies by take additional courses toward the Aviation Technology AAS degree.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program. 

Program Requirements 2017-2018

Program Prerequisites

The following prerequisites must be fulfilled (with grades posted) before students may begin the program application process.

REA 091  Reading Improvement II with a C or better or reading assessment score at level of REA112 or higher 0-4
MAT 086 with a grade of C or better or Math assessment at MAT 092 or higher 0-3
Subtotal       0-7

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation. Choose one of the following concentrations. Student must complete the General Mechanics courses before enrolling in the Airframe Mechanics or Powerplant courses.

Course # Course Title Credits
General Mechanics 
AVM 110 Aircraft Blueprint Reading 3
AVM 114 Regulatory Requirements 3
AVM 202 Aviation Safety 2.5
AVM 205 Motion Dynamics 2.5
AVM 206 Materials and Processes 2.5
AVM 207 Weight and Balance 2.5
AVM 208 Basic Electricity 4
GTM 105V Applied Technical Mathematics for Aviation 3
General Mechanics Concentration Subtotal 23
Airframe Mechanics
AVM 105 Aircraft Sheetmetal Repair 4
AVM 130 Aircraft Composite Repair 4
AVM 209 Intermediate Electricity 4
AVM 211 Alternate Structures 4
AVM 218 Airframe Rigging and Landing Gear System 2.5
AVM 223 Hydraulic and Pneumatic Power 2.5
AVM 224 Atmospheric Controls 2.5
AVM 225 Fire, Ice, Rain, and Fuel systems 2.5
Airframe Mechanics Concentration Subtotal 28.5
AVM 226 Engine Electrical 4
AVM 227 Engine Airflow Systems 2.5
AVM 228 Aircraft Propellers 2.5
AVM 229 Engine Support Systems 2.5
AVM 231 Engine Principles, Monitoring, and Inspection 4
AVM 232 Reciprocating Engine Overhaul 4
AVM 233 Turbine Engines 4
AVM 234 Engine Fuel Metering and Operation 4
Powerplant Concentration Subtotal 27.5
Aviation Structural Repair 
AVM 102 Structural Repair II 4
AVM 105 Aircraft Sheetmetal Repair 4
AVM 110 Aircraft Blueprint Reading 3
AVM 150 Structural Repair III 4
AVM 151 Structural Repair IV 4
AVM 165 Aircraft Hardware and Fasteners 3
AVM 203 Structural Repair V 4
AVM 204 Structural Repair VI 4
AVM 260/260LB Advanced Composite Aircraft Repair II 4
Aviation Structural Repair Concentration Subtotal 34
Total Credits  (not including program prerequisites) 23-34
Total Credits  (including program prerequisites) 23-41