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Avionics Technician


Master the broad range of skills needed to work with aircraft electronics including GPS systems, autopilot, communication systems, and weather radar.  Learn avionics installation, operating systems, troubleshooting and system integration. 

Note: This program is being revised and the new program, Avionics Technology, is currently being reviewed by the US Dept. of Education.  Students may still enroll in the Avionics Technician certificate program.  See an advisor for more information.

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.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

What can I do with this certificate?

Career Options:  Seek entry-level positions in aircraft avionics, diagnostics, maintenance and repair.

Academic Options: Continue your studies by take additional courses toward the Aviation Technology AAS degree.

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Program Requirements 2018-2019

Program Prerequisites

The following prerequisites must be fulfilled (with grades posted) before students may begin the program application process.


REA 091  Reading Improvement II with a C or better or reading assessment score at level of REA112


With a grade of C or better: ICS 081, or MAT 086, or completion of MAT 089A through module 15, or Math assessment at MAT 092 




Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
ATT 100 Basic Electricity for Avionics 3
ATT 101 Avionics Familiarization 3
ATT 102 Aircraft Electrical Systems 3
ATT 103 Basics of Avionics Installation 3
ATT 104 Operating Systems I, Communication and Navigation 4
ATT 201 Operating Systems II, GPS Navigation and Autopilot 3
ATT 202 GPS Navigation and Autopilot Installation 5
ATT 203 Avionics Test Equipment 4
ATT 204 Glass Cockpit Installer 5
ATT 205 Operating Systems III, Infrared and Weather Radar 3
ATT 206 Infrared and Weather Radar Installation 5
GTM 105V Applied Technical Math for Aviation 3
Subtotal 44
Total (not including program prerequisites) 44
Total (including program prerequisites) 44-51