The AS in Aviation Maintenance Administration degree program enables an aviation maintenance technician (AMT) to build upon technical certification training with academic skills that enhance communication and management abilities. The completion of this degree prepares the technician for employment in an entry-level position in the aviation maintenance industry or enables the individual to seek promotional opportunities in a maintenance management position.
This Associate in Science degree requires a total of 60 credits. The program consists of 18 credits of General Education courses and an aviation core of 12 credits. A total of 30 credits are articulated into the program upon successful completion of the Federal Aviation Administration's Airframe and Powerplant Certification.
Certain courses in this program require placement at the college level or satisfaction of developmental education requirements in reading, writing, and mathematics.
Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs):
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate is able to:
PLO 1: Demonstrate an understanding of basic aviation terminology and history.
PLO 2: Demonstrate an understanding of aviation operations practices, limitations and procedures.
PLO 3: Demonstrate an understanding of federal, state and other governmental laws, rules and policies as they relate to aviation.
PLO 4: Demonstrate an understanding of fundamentals of flight.
PLO 5: Demonstrate understanding of meteorology.
PLO 6: Demonstrate an understanding of aviation safety and human factors, including accident prevention.
PLO 7: Demonstrate the human relations skills necessary for success in supervision.
PLO 8: Demonstrate a practical approach to job management.
PLO 9: Demonstrate effective communication skills.
PLO 10: Demonstrate employability skills.