Aviation Maintenance Technology

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Associate in Science
Contact Person: Patrick Knowles- 860-215-9445

Aviation Maintenance Technology is an Associate in Science Degree Program. Requirements include successful completion of a Federal Aviation Administration approved Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Program. The student must also obtain an active license for which 22 semester hours of college credit will be granted. In addition, 48 semester hours of college instruction will be required as prescribed in the curriculum below. Graduates of this program have obtained employment as mechanics at airports or technicians with aircraft and power plant companies. Students may also continue their education towards a baccalaureate degree in the industrial or manufacturing field.



Course ID Title of Course Credits
Connecticut Aero Tech School. 22
  TOTAL 22
ENG* K101° Composition 3
MAT* K186° Precalculus 4
MEC* K152° Fundamentals of Engineering Graphics  1
MEC* K153° Fundamentals of Engineering Graphics Lab 2
PHY* K114° Mechanics 4
CHE* K11 Concepts of Chemistry 4
COM* K173° Public Speaking 3
ENG* K202° Technical Writing 3
MAT* K254° Calculus I 4
PHY* K115° Heat Sound Light 4
  TOTAL 18
EET* K105° Electric Circuits and Systems 3
EET* K106° Electric Circuits and Systems Lab 1
MEC* K262° Materials Science 3
MEC* K263° Materials of Science Lab 1
__________ Humanities/Social Science elective 3
__________ Humanities/Social Science elective 3
  TOTAL 14

° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.
To obtain an FAA license you must complete 6 semesters (Fall, Spring) at Connecticut Aero Tech School.

Aviation Maintenance Technology, Associate in Science Degree
Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. explain the principles of airframe maintenance
  2. explain the principles of aircraft powerplant maintenance.
  3. utilize the library and World Wide Web to obtain information.
  4. apply the principles of college physics and material science.
  5. explain basic electric circuits.
  6. demonstrate basic computer skills.
  7. take the FAA examinations and seek employment in the aviation maintenance field.