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Mechanical Technology: Aircraft Maintenance AASTotal Credit Hours: 69-70 + Physical Education and College Seminar
This program serves those individuals who have begun careers in aviation maintenance by completing the 1,905 class hours of instruction in the Airframe and Powerplant Certificate, or an accredited school of aeronautics, and have received their Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification. The College equates such instruction and certification to 42 credit hours of transfer credit and provides an additional 28-29 credit hours of coursework leading to an Associate in Applied Science degree.
Goals & Outcomes
Goal 1 To prepare students to communicate and interact effectively with instructors and peers
- 1a) Students will communicate and interact effectively with instructors and peers through on-line and/or classroom interactions.
- 1b) Students will demonstrate the ability to respect differences that may be a result of cultural heritage.
- 2a) Students will demonstrate the ability to apply intermediate- level algebra concepts including powers, roots, functions, relations, equations, and systems of linear equations.
- 2b) Students will demonstrate the ability to apply the concepts of factoring, quadratic equations, variation, vectors, oblique triangles, and elementary trigonometry.
- 3a) Students will apply Newton's Laws to the analysis of static systems and apply the concepts of material science to calculate critical loads and determine the appropriate size of structural components.
- 4a) Students will demonstrate the ability to reason using the qualitative and quantitative methods of natural science.
- 5a) Graduates of the program will transfer with full junior level status to a four year institution in a related field of study.
- 5b) Graduates will be employed in the aviation maintenance field within 6 months of graduation.
- 6a) Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology.
- 6b) Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information.
ED100 College Seminar
This course is an opportunity for students to develop the skills necessary to be successful in college. Students learn the importance of the faculty-student and advisor-advisee relationship, develop time management techniques, apply effective study skill techniques, recognize the implications of living in a diverse society, utilize college resources, and explore career and transfer requirements. Collaborative projects are included. Students matriculated in a degree program must take this course in their first term of study. See when this course is offered ...
EN101 English 1: Composition
EN101 English 1: Composition C-3 Cr-3 This course focuses on several kinds of writing-self-expressive, informative, and argumentative/persuasive, and others. A minimum of five essay compositions are required. The course emphasizes the composition of clear, correct, and effective prose required in a variety of professions and occupations.Prerequisites: The required developmental reading (DS051 Essential Reading & Study Skills, or SL115 ESL4: Advanced Reading, and/or writing courses (EN099 Introduction to College English or SL116 ESL4: Advanced Composition) or permission of the instructor or designee. Student Learning Outcomes: 1) Demonstrate the ability to communicate ideas in a clear and concise manner through informative, argumentative, formal and informal writing at a level suitable for successful college students. 2) Develop a practical and fundamental understanding of the relationship and interaction between the writer and the reader while exploring human knowledge, values, ethics, language, and social institutions. 3) Broaden the student’s intellectual autonomy and their ability to use language for the purposes of reading, writing, learning, communicating, and critical thinking. 4) Gain a practical understanding of primary and secondary sources and how to properly utilize and cite these sources. 5) Discuss the history and methodology of rhetoric and composition. 6) Exhibit clear concise writing skills in both professional and academic writing. 7) Achieve a level of writing fluency satisfactory for success in college courses. 8) Display a clear understanding of proper documentation procedures to avoid plagiarism. See when this course is offered ...
MA115 Intermediate Mathematics
This course introduces intermediate algebra-level knowledge and skills. Topics include exponents and radicals, polynomial and rational expressions, functions and relations and their graphs, inequalities, and systems of linear equations. Linear, quadratic, rational, and radical equations are solved. Applications are included. Prerequisite: An appropriate placement test result or MA 091 Introductory Algebra, or equivalent. See when this course is offered ...
PY101 Intro General Psychology
This course introduces the many and varied facets of psychology. Emphasis is on interactions of individuals in their cultural, social, and economic environments as determined by their cognitive, behavioral, and emotional experiences and training. See when this course is offered ...
SO101 Intro Sociology
This course gives an understanding of and a feeling for the society in which we live. The concepts and theories discussed relate to humanity, its culture and society, and to those forces that contribute to the smooth operation of this society as well as those forces that contribute to conflict and social problems. Topics include culture, socialization, stratification, population, and patterns of social organization. See when this course is offered ...
PE Physical Education
PEXXX Physical Education Elective
EN102 English 2:Idea&Values Lit
This course encourages a deeper understanding of human nature and the human condition through the study of ideas and values expressed in imaginative literature. Emphasis is placed on the use and development of critical thinking and language skills. Library-oriented research is required. Prerequisite: EN101 English 1: Composition or EN106 English 1: Composition and Reading. See when this course is offered ...
MA121 Fund Coll Math 1
This is the first of a two-course sequence for students in programs that require mathematics through polynomial calculus. Algebraic manipulations, graphing skills and problem solving are emphasized. Topics include systems of linear equations including Cramer’s Rule, quadratic equations, variation, factoring and fractions, vectors and oblique triangles, and an introduction to trigonometry and applications. Prerequisite: An appropriate placement test result or MA115 Intermediate Mathematics. See when this course is offered ...
MT225 Appld Mech&Strngth Matrls
This course introduces the statics and strength of materials while emphasizing their uses in practical design situations. Topics include unit conversions, force vectors, moment of a force, and equilibrium of concurrent and coplanar force systems, stress, strain, shear and bending moment diagrams, and bending and deflection of beams. Prerequisites: MA106 Technical Mathematics 2 or higher level mathematics course which includes trigonometry. See when this course is offered ...
PH112 Science of Light 1
This course introduces the concepts of light and optics. Topics include the historical development of optical instruments, electromagnetic spectrum, lenses and image formation, light-sensitive materials and processes, color filters, Kirlean imaging, and holography. Examples are chosen from a variety of fields, including photography, human vision, and nature. Prerequisite: An appropriate Mathematics Placement test result, or MA90 Esssential Math Skills, or MA091 Introductory Algebra. See when this course is offered ...
PH141 Astronomy: The Solar System
This course covers the history of astronomy, the tools of the astronomer, the earth as an astronomical body, and the solar system. Laboratory sessions may be scheduled in the evening. Prerequisite: An appropriate Mathematics Placement test result, or MA90 Esssential Math Skills, or MA091 Introductory Algebra. See when this course is offered ...
PE Physical Education
PEXXX Physical Education Elective
FAA Certification required for graduation