Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT)

Description

The Aviation Maintenance Technology program provides students with the skills needed to keep aircraft operating safely and efficiently by servicing, repairing, and overhauling aircraft components and systems.

Graduates of the program earn an Associate of Applied Science degree and are prepared to take the FAA licensing tests for Airframe mechanic and Powerplant mechanic. Coursework covers every system of today's aircraft.

Related Programs

Program Code

AMT.AAS

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Inspect aircraft systems
  • Overhaul aircraft systems
  • Repair aircraft components
  • Service aircraft systems

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic
  • Avionics Technician
  • Repairman

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$20/hr to $25/hr

Employment Outlook

Employment of aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians is projected to hold steady through 2022. Job prospects will be best for mechanics who hold an FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certificate.

Education Options

Strong Transfer History

  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites

  • CTL Aerospace Incorporated
  • Executive Jet Management
  • General Electric
  • GE on Wing
  • Kroger Aviation

Co-op Salary Projections

$8.50/hr to $14.50/hr

Curriculum

Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT)

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
AMT 100 Aviation Standard Practices ( B) 4 6 6
AMT 105 Aircraft Orientation ( B) 2 5 4
MAT 121 Technical Algebra and Geometry with Statistics ( G) 2 2 3
AMT 110 Aircraft Electricity ( B) 3 3 4
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)   1 0 1
AMT 115 Aircraft Weight and Balance ( B) 3 3 4
Semester 2      
AMT 135 Aircraft Landing Gear Systems ( T) 3 5 5
AMT 140 Airframe Electrical Systems ( T) 4 4 6
PHY 115 Aviation Maintenance Physics ( G) 3 3 4
AMT 120 Aircraft Non-Metal Structures ( T) 3 4 5
AMT 130 Aircraft Welding Processes ( T) 2 2 3
Semester 3      
AMT 125 Aircraft Metal Structures ( T) 3 5 5
AMT 145 Airframe Electronic Systems ( T) 2 1 2
AMT 150 Airframe Systems ( T) 3 3 4
AMT 155 Airframe Assembly and Rigging ( T) 3 4 5
AMT 160 Airframe Inspection ( T) 1 3 2
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
Semester 4      
AMT 191 Part-Time Cooperative Education 1: Aviation Maintenance Technology ( T) 1 20 1
ENG 104 English Composition 2: Technical Communication ( G) 3 0 3
AMT 201 Powerplant Maintenance 1 ( T) 6 4 8
AMT 215 Aircraft Propellers ( T) 2 2 4
Semester 5      
AMT 192 Part-Time Cooperative Education 2: Aviation Maintenance Technology ( T) 1 20 1
AMT 202 Powerplant Maintenance 2 ( T) 5 5 7
AMT 205 Starting and Ignition Systems ( T) 3 4 5
Semester 6      
AMT 193 Part-Time Cooperative Education 3: Aviation Maintenance Technology ( T) 1 20 1
AMT 203 Powerplant Maintenance 3 ( T) 4 2 5
AMT 210 Engine Fuel and Lubrication Systems ( T) 5 5 7
PHI 110 Ethics ( G) 3 0 3
Total Credits:   79 135 111

Electives

First Year Experience Elective  
FYE 100 College Survival Skills 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies 2
FYE 110 Community College Experience 3

Contacts

Program Chair
James (Jim) Schmid, FAA A&P, ME
(513) 569-4975
Co-op Coordinator
Kimberly Richards, PhD
(513) 569-1771
kimberly.richards@cincinnatistate.edu