*Fall Semester - Aviation Fundamentals
Students will complete theory instruction online (2 days per week) and will attend Lewis University in Romeoville for lab instruction (3 days 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 (1 day per week) and will attend Lewis University in Romeoville for lab instruction (4 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 I (4 credits)