CURRICULUM GUIDE

Airframe Maintenance Tech
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum Code: 0757  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

Airframe maintenance technicians maintain aircraft in accordance with Federal
Aviation Regulations.  Airframe technicians perform a wide variety of repairs
and alterations to sheet metal and composite aircraft structures.  In
addition, they inspect and repair or replace complex aircraft components
associated with hydraulic/pneumatic, communication/navigation, fuel and flight
control systems.  Aviation maintenance technicians are employed throughout the
world maintaining aircraft for major air carriers, commuter airlines, air
freight operators, corporate flight departments, fixed base operators and a
variety of other specialized aviation businesses. Not all courses in this
program transfer to all colleges. Students planning to transfer should see an
academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any course.

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Aviation Program at the LCC Aviation Center, telephone number
(517) 483-1406.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 57 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
AVAF 125    Aircraft Systems I                                               2
AVAF 126    Aircraft Systems II                                              6
AVAF 127    Aircraft Systems III                                             3
AVAF 134    Aircraft Instruments                                             2
AVAF 208    Aircraft Structures I                                            4
AVAF 209    Aircraft Structures II                                           4
AVAF 210    Aircraft Structures III                                          4
AVAF 211    Aircraft Electrical I                                            4
AVAF 212    Aircraft Electrical II                                           4
AVAF 246    National Airframe Cert Proced                                    1
AVEL 200    Avionics Systems I                                               2
AVGM 111    Aviation General I                                               4
AVGM 112    Aviation General II                                              6
AVGM 113    Aviation General III                                             4
AVGM 114    Material and Processes                                           5
WELD 210    Aircraft Welding                                                 2

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 16-20 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                         16-20 Credits
(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill
these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are
available for each core area.)
            Communication Core Area                                          3
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area                    3-4
            Mathematics Core Area                                          3-4
            Science Core Area                                              4-5
            Writing Core Area                                              3-4

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   73

1.    In accordance with Federal Aviation Regulation Part 147, completing the
      aforementioned curriculum does not constitute approval to take the
      Federal  Aviation Administration Airframe or Powerplant Mechanic
      written, oral, and practical license exams.  The FAA approved training
      director must review individual student enrollment, course records, and
      certification course testing results before considering each student for
      certification approval.  Students are required to meet Federal Aviation
      Regulations Part 147 training requirements to be eligible for
      certification.  Students will be required to complete each certification
      course with a minimum grade of 71 percent and pass pre-tests for General
      and Airframe with a minimum grade of 80 percent to be considered for the
      Federal Aviation Administration written tests.  To obtain FAA
      certification approval, student will be required to complete additional
2.    Students must complete each course with a minimum grade of 71 percent to
      receive the Lansing Community College certificate of achievement.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III               IV
AVEL 200          AVAF 125          AVAF 127          Lim.Ch.
AVGM 111          AVAF 126          AVAF 134          Lim.Ch.
AVGM 112          AVAF 208          AVAF 209          Lim.Ch.
AVGM 113          AVAF 211          AVAF 210          Lim.Ch.
AVGM 214          WELD 210          AVAF 212          Lim.Ch.
                                    AVAF 246