Aviation Certificate

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 30 credit hours of which 10 hours are Mountwest Community & Technical College courses, and 20 hours aviation hours are awarded via FAA licenses.

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

Course Course Title Hours
AVT 150 Private Pilot Ground & Flight Training1 6
AVT 175 Instrument Ground & Flight Training2 4
AVT 200 Commercial Pilot Ground & Flight Training3 6
AVT 260 Certified Flight Instructor4,5 4
     
MAT XXX Approved Math Elective6 3
ENL/COM ENL/COM Elective7 3
AVT/TRAN Approved Elective(s)8  

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 Off-Campus flight training via advisor approved program. The following courses together are equivalent to AVT175: AVT176, AVT177.
3 Off-Campus flight training via advisor approved program. The following courses together are equivalent to AVT200: AVT201, AVT202, AVT203.
4 Off-Campus flight training via advisor approved program. The following courses together are equivalent to AVT260: AVT261, AVT26.
5 AVT 230 Multi-Engine Ground & Flight Training may be taken as a Professional Pilot option to AVT 260 Certified Flight Instructor.
6 The following courses are approved as Math electives: MAT 120, MAT 145, MAT 210, MAT 215.
7 Choose from one of the following: ENL 115, ENL 231, COM 112, COM 125, OR COM 130.
8 The following aviation flight ratings may be obtained for extra credit or they may be applied to satisfy the required program elective hours: AVT 130, AVT 215, AVT 220, AVT 230, AVT 235, AVT 250, and AVT 270.

**Click here for the 2014-2015 Advising Sheet**

**Click here for the 2013-2014 Advising Sheet**