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

Effective 2018-2019 academic year

Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT)

Semester 1LecLabCredits
AMT 100Aviation Standard Practices ( B) 466
AMT 105Aircraft Orientation ( B) 254
MAT 121Technical Algebra and Geometry with Statistics ( G) 223
AMT 110Aircraft Electricity ( B) 334
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)  101
AMT 115Aircraft Weight and Balance ( B) 334
Semester 2  
AMT 135Aircraft Landing Gear Systems ( T) 355
AMT 140Airframe Electrical Systems ( T) 446
PHY 115Aviation Maintenance Physics ( G) 334
AMT 120Aircraft Non-Metal Structures ( T) 345
AMT 130Aircraft Welding Processes ( T) 223
Semester 3  
AMT 125Aircraft Metal Structures ( T) 355
AMT 145Airframe Electronic Systems ( T) 212
AMT 150Airframe Systems ( T) 334
AMT 155Airframe Assembly and Rigging ( T) 345
AMT 160Airframe Inspection ( T) 132
ENG 101English Composition 1 ( G) 303
Semester 4  
AMT 191Part-Time Cooperative Education 1: Aviation Maintenance Technology ( T) 1201
ENG 104English Composition 2: Technical Communication ( G) 303
AMT 201Powerplant Maintenance 1 ( T) 466
AMT 215Aircraft Propellers ( T) 334
Semester 5  
AMT 192Part-Time Cooperative Education 2: Aviation Maintenance Technology ( T) 1201
AMT 202Powerplant Maintenance 2 ( T) 466
AMT 205Starting and Ignition Systems ( T) 345
Semester 6  
AMT 193Part-Time Cooperative Education 3: Aviation Maintenance Technology ( T) 1201
AMT 203Powerplant Maintenance 3 ( T) 466
AMT 210Engine Fuel and Lubrication Systems ( T) 466
PHI 110Ethics ( G) 303
Total Credits:  76144108

Electives

First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100College Survival Skills1
FYE 105College Success Strategies2
FYE 110Community College Experience3

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

Contacts

Program Chair
Jeff Wright, AAS, BS, MS, FAA A&P, DME
(513) 569-4976
Co-op Coordinator
Kimberly Richards, PhD
(513) 569-1771
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