The Associate in Science (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: Appropriately apply basic aviation terminology and history.
PLO 2: Demonstrate fluency and appropriate application regarding aviation operations, practices, limitations, and procedures.
PLO 3: Demonstrate fluency regarding federal, state and other governmental laws, rules, and policies as they relate to aviation.
PLO 4: Incorporate the fundamentals of flight to elements of aviation maintenance and management.
PLO 5: Incorporate concepts of meteorology to aviation and automation management.
PLO 6: Apply strategies based on 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.