Engineering: Aviation Maintenance (470G)

Southern State Engineering Banner, Aviation Maintenance

Offered at: North Campus (Afternoon/Evening) and Laurel Oaks (Day & Evening)

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).

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Transfer Agreements

Southern State has articulation/transfer agreements with many four-year institutions. Find the transfer agreements for Aviation Maintenance below.

Courses

Fall Semester | First Year

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

Spring Semester | First Year

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 1121 Aircraft Maintenance Publications & Regulations 3
AVIT 2221 Aircraft Metallic Structures 6
AVIT 2222 Aircraft Fuel Systems 2
AVIT 2241 Aircraft Instrumentation, Navigation & Communication 4
MATH 1120 Technical Mathematics 3
PHYS 1117 Applied Physics I (Mechanics) 3

Summer Semester | First Year

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

Fall Semester | Second Year

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 2242 Aircraft Atmospheric & Protection Systems 3
AVIT 2243 Aircraft Assembly & Rigging 4
AVIT 2244 Airframe Inspection 3
AVIT 2363 Aircraft Propellers & Cooling Systems 5
ENDS 2230 Computer Graphics I 3
PHIL 1107 Ethics 3

Spring Semester | Second Year

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

Summer Semester | Second Year

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 2361 Aircraft Turbine Engines I 6
AVIT 2362 Aircraft Turbine Engines II 6
AVIT 2364 Aircraft Powerplant Inspections 3
Program Total: 116

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