Transportation-Aviation Concentration

Program Description:

The Aviation Technology Program provides specialized training for the student having an interest in aviation or wishing to pursue a career in the aviation industry.

The field of aviation, by its nature, must be classified as multi-disciplinary for it truly is the joining of many specialties into an active, challenging career area. There are certain common denominators that serve as a basic blueprint for all aspects of the aviation field. Science, mathematics, engineering, business, and humanities – social studies all form a basic foundation to the program.

The Aviation Technology Program consists of a Flight Operations phase containing pilot flight and ground training. The program consists of a total of 62 credit hours of which 42 hours are Mountwest Community & Technical College courses, and 20 hours aviation hours are awarded via FAA licenses.

REQUIRED COURSES for the Academic Year 2014-2015
(Suggested Sequence)

Course Course Title Hours
AVT 100 Introduction to Aviation Technology 3
AVT 150
or
AVT 151 and 152 and 153
Private Pilot Ground & Flight Training1

Private Pilot Ground & Flight Training I, II, and III
6
ENL 111 Written Communication2 3
IT 101 Fundamentals of Computers (EDGE) 3
TRAN 101 Intro to Transportatin System 3
     
AVT 125 Aviation Meteorology 3
AVT 175
or
AVT 176 and 177
Instrument Ground  & Flight Training3

Instrument Ground & Flight Training I and II
4
COM 112
or
COM 125
Oral Communication4

Interpersonal Communication4
3
TRAN 230 Transportation Geography 3
     
AVT 200
or
AVT 201, 202, and 203
Commercial Pilot Ground & Flight Training5

Commercial Pilot Ground & Flight Training I, II, and III
6
TRAN 200 Transportation Law and Policy 3
TRAN 210 Transportation Economics 3
MAT Approved Math Elective6 3
     
AVT 210 Airport Management & Operations 3
AVT 260
OR
AVT 261 and 262
Certified Flight Instructor7

Certified Flight Instructor I and II
4
TRAN 220 Transportation Security 3
TRAN 250 Transportation Infromation Systems 3
SS Social Science Elective8 3

1 Off-Campus Flight training via advisor approved program. The following courses together are equivalent to AVT 150: AVT 151, AVT 152, AVT 153.
2 ENL 111 has a prerequisite of ENL 095, or placement in 100-level English, and REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
3 Off-Campus flight training via advisor approved program. The following courses together are equivalent to AVT 175: AVT 176, AVT 177.
4 COM 112 and COM 125 have a prerequisite of REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
5 Off-Campus flight training via advisor approved program. The following courses together are equivalent to AVT 200: AVT 201, AVT 202, AVT 203.
6 Choose from any MAT 100-level or above. All MAT 100-level courses have a prerequisite of MAT 097 or placement in 100-level math.
7 Off-Campus flight training via advisor approved program. The following courses together are equivalent to AVT 260: AVT 261, AVT 262.
8 Choose from EC, HIST, PSYC, or SS 100-level or above.
 

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