Sep 27, 2021  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog

Aviation Technology, Aircraft Powerplant Mechanics Concentration, AAS


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Gain skills and knowledge of Aircraft Powerplant Mechanics.

The Airframe and Powerplant courses are taught per 14 CFR, Part 147 to qualify a student for FAA Airframe and Powerplant certification.  

Before enrolling in this program, students must attend an Aviation Technology orientation and submit the following:

  • Negative alcohol and drug screening test.

NOTE: Students pursuing the Airframe Mechanics and/or Powerplant concentrations must complete courses in a specific order per 14 CFR, Part 147.  See the Aviation Program Assistant or Applied Technology Advisor for more information regarding this requirement.

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Work in the aircraft industry as an Aviation Maintenance Technician.
Academic Options: Academic Options: This program may apply toward a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS). See an advisor.

Department/Contact Information:

Dean: 520-206-7134
Lead Faculty: 520-206-5910

Conditional Enrollment Program:

You will be eligible to enroll in AVM courses once you have completed the requirement listed above and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the Aviation Program Assistant or advisor for more information.

Conditional Program/Major code: AASAVIATION/9AVM/AVMO

General Education Requirements


A grade of C or better is required for graduation. Course lists for each General Education category listed below can be found in the General Education Requirements for AAS Degrees .

Communication Requirement: 3 Credits


Arts and Humanities Requirement: 3 Credits


Social and Behavioral Science Requirement: 3 Credits


Mathematics and Science Requirement: †


Other Requirements: 3 Credits


Special Requirement


Subtotal: 12 Credits ¥


Required Core Courses


A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Subtotal: 11.5 Credits


Subtotal: 4 Credits


Subtotal: 33.5 Credits


Total Credits as Displayed: 61 Credits


† Core or support course(s) fulfill this requirement.
¥ General Education requires a minimum of 15 credits. This subtotal shows the Gen Ed credits not fulfilled by core or support courses.
§ Students pursuing Airframe Mechanics and/or Powerplant concentrations must complete coursework in a specific order per 14 CFR, Part 147.  See the Aviation Program Assistant or Applied Technology Advisor for more information regarding this requirement.

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