New Program To Be Offered in 2020-2021 School Year
SIS #: 20113A001
*Fall Semester - Aviation Fundamentals
Students will complete theory instruction online at IVVC (4 days per week) and will attend Lewis University in Romeoville for lab instruction (1 day per week).
Units of study - Aerodynamics, aircraft design, stability, control, Federal Aviation Administration regulations and publications, weight and balance, and ground handling of aircraft
*Spring Semester - Aircraft Structures I
Students will complete theory instruction online at IVVC (3 days per week) and will attend Lewis University in Romeoville for lab instruction (2 days per week).
Units of study - Riveting and sheet metal repair, including aluminum, forming and layout and oxyacetylene welding operation, corrosion and corrosion control
*Students may register for both fall and spring semesters or either fall or spring semester.
Required academic qualifications -
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Algebra I and II with a grade of C or higher or concurrent enrollment
Physics with a grade of C or higher or concurrent enrollment
High level of motivation and adequate time to devote to studying a college-level course
Related careers - Aviation Maintenance Technician, Flight Operator, Crew Scheduler, Aircraft Maintenance Director, Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor, Airline marketing professionals, Aircraft parts sales
Dual Credit - Lewis University - AVMT-10600 Aviation Fundamentals (4 credits) & AVMT-11000 Aircraft Structures (4 credits)