Aviation Maintenance Technology - Associate of Applied Science
This program prepares students to be aviation maintenance technologists. All training takes place in state-of-the-art facilities and is designed to meet airline industry standards. Students work in the following five lab areas: power plant, airframe, nondestructive testing, composite and sheet metal. Students do engine runups, repair and restoration of the operational status of the aircraft. Students typically take between 16 and 20 credits for five semesters, receiving their degree after 2 1/2 years of study. Ninety-five percent of graduates from this program are employed in the aviation industry.
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- Total Credits Required for Degree87
- General Education15
- Effective Communication Elective*4
- General Education Electives11
- Choose 11 credit hours from the following categories:
- Effective Communication Elective (4-8 cr.)
- Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis Elective (4 cr.)
- Social Responsibility in a Diverse World Elective (4 cr.)
- Integrative Thinking Elective (4 cr.)
- Human Expression Elective (4 cr.)
- Perspectives on Society Elective (4 cr.)
- Scientific Inquiry Elective (4-8 cr.)
- Technical Concentration72
*EN 111 and EN 211 are encouraged, if continuing on for a baccalaureate degree.