Students who demonstrate adequate academic skill to succeed in the occupational content courses of the program will be given an "S" grade for AIRM 100 and will not be required to attend the initial session. Based on your keyboarding skills you may be required to take a 1 credit Keyboarding class in order to meet the competencies of the program.
AIRM 100 Academic Skill Development (variable) 1-8 credits. A review of the mathematical skills of fractions, decimals, percents, proportions and science. Study of oral and written communications.
AIRM 101 Mathematics 3 credits. Mathematical theory pertaining to gear ratios, areas, power formulas, bend allowances, and weight and balances on aircraft.
AIRM 102 Aircraft Drawing 1 credit. Theory and lab practice in making, reading, and use of drawings and blueprints on aircraft.
AIRM 103 Truss Structures 3 credits. Theory and lab practice in gas welding; rebuilding and repairing of wood structures and fabric repair and recovering techniques.
AIRM 104 Materials and Processes 7 credits. Theory and lab practice covering aircraft; ground operation; assembly and rigging; hardware, care, properties, and uses of various materials; aircraft finishes and the various methods of finish application.
AIRM 105 Sheetmetal Structures 6 credits. Theory and lab practice in maintenance and repair of metal aircraft.
AIRM 107 Forms and Regulations 3 credits. Theory and lab practice in interpretation and use of the various forms and regulations pertaining to aircraft maintenance.
AIRM 108 Basic Electricity 3 credits. Theory and lab practice in principles and uses of electricity in the various circuits and controls of the aircraft.
AIRM 109 Fluid Systems 5 credits. The students will learn how to identify the different fluids that are used in the hydraulic systems and the care and precautions that are necessary for the safe handling of these fluids. The student will be instructed in the operation of systems and be able to trouble-shoot the systems.
AIRM 110 Landing Gear Systems 4 credits. Theory and lab practice in operation, maintenance, and repair of landing gear systems of the aircraft.
AIRM 111 Utility Systems 3 credits. Theory and lab practice in operation, maintenance, and repair of utility systems such as position and warning, aircraft instruments, climate controls, communication and navigation, ice and fire protection, and miscellaneous systems.
AIRM 112 Electrical Systems 5 credits. Theory and lab practice in operation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems in aircraft.
AIRM 120 Structural Welding 2 credits. Theory and lab practice in gas welding of aircraft structural components.
AIRM 170 Report Writing I 1 credit. Preparation of reports according to Federal aeronautics administration specifications.
AIRM 221 Basic Reciprocating Engines 3 credits. Design, construction, and operation of radials, opposed-vu, and inline engines; disassembly, assembly, and run-up of various types of engines.
AIRM 222 Advanced Reciprocating Engines 2 credits. Repair and overhaul of reciprocating engines, installation and test.
AIRM 223 Basic Turbine Engines 3 credits. Design, construction, and operation of gas turbine and turbo prop engines.
AIRM 224 Advanced Turbine Engines 2 credits. Repair and overhaul of turbine engines.
AIRM 225 Engine Lubrication Systems 2 credits. Design and operation of oil system; its repair and installation.
AIRM 226 Induction & Exhaust Systems 2 credits. Design and operation of air intake, exhaust on reciprocating and jet engines.
AIRM 227 Engine Fuel Systems 3 credits. Design and operation of carburetor, fuel injection, and hydromechanical fuel systems on reciprocating and jet engines.
AIRM 228 Engine Ignition Systems 5 credits. Design, operation, and overhaul of magneto ignition and capacitor discharge systems.
AIRM 229 Engine Electrical and Instrument Systems 4 credits. Design, operation, and overhaul of the various electrical components and system indicators used on aircraft engines.
AIRM 230 Engine Propellers 4 credits. Design, operation, overhaul, and installation of propellers and components.
AIRM 270 Report Writing II 2 credits. Continuation of AIRM 170 with emphasis on engine analysis and documentation.
AIRM 299 Special Topics (variable) 1-8 credits. This course is designed to address the specific needs of individuals. It will enable the students to upgrade their technical skills through part-time enrollment in units of instruction that are currently available through the program's full-time preemployment curriculum. Permission of the instructor is required.
RELT 103, Keyboarding 1 credit. The course enables the development of basic touch keyboarding skill in a minimum of time. Completion should prepare students to (a) input alphabetic, numeric, and symbol information quickly and accurately and (b) understand basic vocabulary and concepts used in keyboarding operations when entering and retrieving information.
RELT 202 Applied Business Economics 2 credits. The course provides students with an overview of economic principles related to technical courses of study.
RELT 206 Occupational Job Search 2 credits. The course provides students with knowledge and abilities in the areas of employment process skills. Job acquisition and maintenance skills and job market analysis are the core of this course.
RELT 207 Occupational/Human Relations 2 credits. The course provides a study of human behavior in an occupational environment with emphasis on communications, motivation, leadership and personal attitude.