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Engineering: Aviation Maintenance (470G)

Southern State Engineering Banner, Aviation Maintenance

Offered at: North Campus (Evening) and Laurel Oaks (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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Courses

Degree requirements are different than FAA requirements for testing and licensures. Please contact Amy McClellan for clarification or questions.

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
MATH 1120 Technical Mathematics 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
PHYS 2201 General Physics I (Algebra Based) 4
PHYS 2211 General Physics Lab I 1

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
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 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
PHIL 1107 Ethics 3
ENDS 1140 Introduction to Engineering Graphics and AutoCAD 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
ENDS 2232 Introduction to SolidWorks 3
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
THEA 1121, SOCI 1170, or PSYC 1110 Introduction to Theatre, Introduction to Sociology, or Principles of Psychology 3
Program Total: 118

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