Major Academic Plan for A.A.S. in Airframe and Powerplant


A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs.  Program requirements are based on Catalog Year. 

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 C-GE Appropriate Placement Score 
AIRM 0100 Introduction to Aircraft Maintenance and Aviation Aerodynamics 1 C- F  
AIRM 0101 Mathematics 3 C- F  
AIRM 0104 Materials and Processes 5 C- F  
AIRM 0107 Forms and Regulations 3 C- F  
AIRM 0113 Rigging and Inspection 3 C- F  
Semester Total18
Second Semester
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 3  GE   
AIRM 0108 Basic Electricity 3 C- S  
AIRM 0109 Fluid Systems 4 C- S  
AIRM 0110 Landing Gear Systems 2 C- S  
AIRM 0114 Metallic Structures 3 C- S  
AIRM 0115 Aircraft Instruments, Communications, and Navigation 2 C- S  
Semester Total17
Third Semester
GE Objective 3 3  GE   
AIRM 0111 Auxiliary Systems 2 C- Su  
AIRM 0112 Aircraft Electrical Systems 4 C- Su  
Semester Total9
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
AIRM 0116 Non-Metallic Structures 4 C- F  
AIRM 0223 Basic Turbine Engines 4 C- F  
AIRM 0224 Advanced Turbine Engines 3 C- F  
AIRM 0225 Powerplant Lubrication Systems 3 C- F  
AIRM 0230 Propeller Systems 4 C- F  
Semester Total21
Fifth Semester
Elective GE: Any Objective Not Previously Applied 3  GE   
AIRM 0221 Reciprocating Engine Theory and Practice 3 C- S  
AIRM 0222 Advanced Reciprocating Engine Inspection and Maintenance 3 C- S  
AIRM 0227 Engine Fuel Metering Systems 3 C- S  
AIRM 0228 Engine Ignition Systems 4 C- S  
AIRM 0229 Engine Electrical and Instrument Systems 4 C- S  
Semester Total20