2017-2018 Semester Catalog

Avionics Maintenance Technology (AM44) Diploma

Location and Advisement:

  • GNTC Aviation Training Center at Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/J.H. Towers Field
  • Advisor: Jon Byrd and Stephen Griffin

Program Description:

The Avionics Maintenance Technology diploma program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students to work in the field of avionics maintenance technology. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of aircraft airframe and avionics theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an Avionics Maintenance Technology Diploma that qualifies them as Avionics Technicians and prepares them to sit for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe certification exams as well as the General Radio Operating License (GROL) exam. The Aviation Maintenance Technology program (‘AVMT’ Courses only) are regulated and certificated by the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Entrance Dates:

Fall Semester (Pre-Occupational Courses Any Semester)

Basic Skills Courses (8 Credit Hours)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

MATH 1013Algebraic Concepts

3

Occupational Curriculum (87 Credit Hours)

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

AVMT 1000Aviation Mathematics

2

AVMT 1010Aircraft Maintenance Regulations

2

AVMT 1020Aircraft Applied Sciences I

5

AVMT 1025Aircraft Applied Sciences II

4

AVMT 1030Aircraft Electricity and Electronics

5

AVMT 1210Aviation Physics

2

 

AVMT 2010Aircraft Airframe Structures

2

OR

AVMT 2011Aircraft Wood Structures, Coverings and Finishes

1

 

AVMT 2020Airframe Sheet Metal

2

AVMT 2025Airframe Non-Metallic Structures

2

AVMT 2030Airframe Welding

1

AVMT 2040Airframe Assembly and Rigging

2

AVMT 2050Airframe Inspection

4

AVMT 2060Aircraft Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems

2

AVMT 2070Aircraft Landing Gear Systems

3

AVMT 2080Aircraft Environmental Control Systems

3

AVMT 2085Aircraft Fuel and Instrument Systems

3

AVMT 2090Aircraft Electrical Systems

4

AVMT 2095Aircraft Communication and Navigation Systems

2

AVIO 1010Basic Electronics

4

AVIO 1020Avionics Maintenance Practices

3

AVIO 1030Advanced Electronics

4

AVIO 1040Digital Electronics

4

AVIO 1060Aircraft Logic Systems

4

AVIO 1070Aircraft Communication Systems

5

AVIO 1080Navigation Systems

5

AVIO 1090Flight Director and Autopilot Systems

4

Total Credit Hours: 95 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation