Engineering: Aviation Maintenance (470G)

Southern State Engineering

Nature of Profession

Aviation mechanics repair and perform scheduled maintenance on airplanes and helicopters. They inspect aircraft as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Related Job Titles

Job titles related to aviation maintenance include aviation maintenance technician, aviation mechanic, sales and service technician and FAA certified repairman.


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Courses

First Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 1111 Aircraft Operations & Preservation 5
AVIT 1112 Basic Aircraft Electricity 5
AVIT 1113 Aircraft Materials, Processes & Fluid Lines 5
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3

Second Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 1121 Aircraft Maintenance Publications & Regulations 3
AVIT 2221 Aircraft Metallic Structures 6
AVIT 2222 Aircraft Fuel Systems 2
MATH 1120 Technical Mathematics 3
PHYS 1117 Applied Physics I (Mechanics) 3

Third Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 2231 Aircraft Non-Metallic Structures 5
AVIT 2232 Airframe Electrical Systems 5
AVIT 2233 Aircraft Landing Gear & Fluid Power 5
ENDS 1142 Engineering Drawing II 3
PHYS 1115 Applied Physics II (Heat, Light & Sound) 3

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 2241 Aircraft Instrumentation, Navigation & Communication 4
AVIT 2242 Aircraft Atmospheric & Protection Systems 3
AVIT 2243 Aircraft Assembly & Rigging 4
AVIT 2244 Airframe Inspection 3
ENDS 2230 Computer Graphics I 3
PHIL 1107 Ethics 3

Fifth Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 2351 Aircraft Reciprocating Engines I 6
AVIT 2352 Aircraft Reciprocating Engines II 6
AVIT 2353 Aircraft Fuel Metering 5
ENGL 2205 Technical Report Writing 3

Sixth Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 2361 Aircraft Turbine Engines I 6
AVIT 2362 Aircraft Turbine Engines II 6
AVIT 2363 Aircraft Propellers & Cooling Systems 5
AVIT 2364 Aircraft Powerplant Inspections 3
Program Total: 116