Aviation Maintenance Technician Degree

This degree is designed to prepare students to qualify for the Airframe and Powerplant Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

To graduate with a specialization in Aviation Maintenance Technician, students must complete the following requirements with a grade of C or better plus the general breadth requirements for the Associate Degree (minimum total = 60 units).  This degree enables the holder to perform 100 hours and annual inspections on aircraft ranging from small aircraft used in general aviation to jets utilized by commercial airlines.

REQUIRED COURSES: Units
AERO 050 General/Calculations and Basic Electricity Airframe and Powerplant Technologies 5
AERO 050L General Laboratory/Calculations and Basic Electricity Airframe and Powerplant Technologies 2
AERO 051 General/Materials and Servicing Airframe and Powerplant Technologies 5
AERO 051L General Laboratory/Materials and Servicing Airframe and Powerplant Technologies 2
AERO 052 Airframe Maintenance - Structures 6
AERO 052L Airframe Maintenance Laboratory - Structures 5
AERO 053 Airframe Maintenance - Systems and Components 6
AERO 053L Airframe Maintenance Laboratory - Systems and Components 5
AERO 054 Powerplant Maintenance - Reciprocating Engine Overhaul 6
AERO 054L Powerplant Maintenance Laboratory - Reciprocating Engine Overhaul 5
AERO 055 Powerplant Maintenance - Accessory Overhaul 6
AERO 055L Powerplant Maintenance Laboratory - Accessory Overhaul 5
 
Total Units 58
PROGRAM LEVEL OUTCOMES:
  1. Interpret airframe and powerplant manuals
  2. Perform required inspections on an aircraft
  3. Troubleshoot aircraft airframe and powerplant systems
  4. Service and repair aircraft airframe and powerplant systems
  5. Assess the serviceability of parts
  6. Write descriptive discrepancy reports
  7. Broaden their possibilities for advancement in their career fields
  8. Further their education at a four-year university to complete a bachelor degree

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