Overview

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.

Contacts

Program Chair

Jeff Wright
AAS, BS, MS, FAA A&P, DME

Co-op Coordinator

Career Outlook

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 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.

$20/hr to $25/hr

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

Education Options

Transfer History

  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Site

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

$14/hr to $24/hr

Co-op Salary Projections

Curriculum

Effective 2021-2022 academic year

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
AMT 110 Aircraft Electricity ( B) 3 3 4
AMT 115 Aircraft Weight and Balance ( B) 3 3 4
MAT 122 Aviation Mathematics ( G) 2 2 3
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B) 1 0 1
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) 4 6 6
AMT 215 Aircraft Propellers ( T) 3 3 4
Semester 5
AMT 192 Part-Time Cooperative Education 2: Aviation Maintenance Technology ( T) 1 20 1
AMT 202 Powerplant Maintenance 2 ( T) 4 6 6
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 6 6
AMT 210 Engine Fuel and Lubrication Systems ( T) 4 6 6
PHI 110 Ethics ( G) 3 0 3
Total Credits: 76 144 108

Electives

First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100 College Success Strategies: Overview 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies: Overview and Application 2
FYE 110 College Success Strategies: Practice and Application 3
The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.

G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
Some courses are offered in alternative versions identified with a letter after the course number -- for example, ENG 101 and ENG 101A.

• This curriculum displays only course numbers without the added letter.
• The alternative version, when available, meets the requirements of the course version without the added letter.

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Contacts

Program Chair

Jeff Wright
AAS, BS, MS, FAA A&P, DME

Co-op Coordinator