Aircraft General Mechanics
Note: This new program has been submitted to the U.S. Dept. of Education for
approval and does not currently qualify for Title IV, Federal Financial Aid.
Gain basic skills in general mechanics.
Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must fulfill the requirements listed in Program Admissions. See an advisor for details.
What can I do with this certificate?
Career Options: Gain a position as a panel technician for an aircraft facility. Combine with the Aircraft Airframe Mechanics and/or Aircraft Powerplant Mechanics certificates for an entry-level position in aircraft building, maintenance and repair.
Academic Options: Continue your studies by take additional courses toward the Aviation Technology associate's degree.
Program Requirements 2017-2018
Students must complete the following preparatory coursework (with grades posted) before they may begin the application process.
REA 091 Reading Improvement II with a C or better or reading assessment score at level of REA 112 or higher
Required Core Courses
A grade of C or better is required for graduation.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|AVM 110||Aircraft Blueprint Reading||3|
|AVM 114||Regulatory Requirements||3|
|AVM 202||Aviation Safety||2.5|
|AVM 205||Motion Dynamics||2.5|
|AVM 206||Materials and Processes||2.5|
|AVM 207||Weight and Balance||2.5|
|AVM 208||Basic Electricity||2.5|
|GTM 105V||Applied Technical Mathematics for Aviation||3|
|Total credits without preparatory coursework
|Total credits with preparatory coursework||23-30|