Avionics Certificate (AVONC)

Description

The Avionics Certificate provides advanced skills in aviation electronics for students who are FAA-certified aviation mechanics.

Graduates are able to troubleshoot and repair various systems in a flight-line environment, including onboard computers, automatic pilot, instrument navigation and communication equipment, and powerplant electronic control systems.

Program Code

AVONC.CT1

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Operate, install, calibrate, and maintain integrated computer/communications systems, consoles, simulators, and other data acquisition, test, and measurement instruments and equipment used to launch, track, position, and evaluate air and space vehicles
  • Record and interpret test data
  • Students seeking the Avionics Certificate must be FAA-certified aviation mechanics

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Avionics Technician
  • Aerospace Operator Technician

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$20.00/hr

Employment Outlook

Employment of aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians is projected to hold steady through 2022.

Gainful Employment Data

Curriculum

Effective 2017-2018 academic year

Avionics Certificate (AVONC)

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
AMT 100 Aviation Standard Practices 4 6 6
AMT 105 Aircraft Orientation 2 5 4
AMT 110 Aircraft Electricity 3 3 4
AMT 115 Aircraft Weight and Balance 3 3 4
MAT 121 Technical Algebra and Geometry with Statistics 2 2 3
Semester 2      
AMT 140 Airframe Electrical Systems 4 4 6
AMT 150 Airframe Systems 3 3 4
AMT 155 Airframe Assembly and Rigging 3 4 5
PHY 115 Aviation Maintenance Physics 3 3 4
Semester 3      
AMT 271 Avionics 1 3 2 4
ENG 101 English Composition 1 3 0 3
Semester 4      
AMT 272 Avionics 2 3 2 4
Total Credits:   36 37 51

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