Career Technologies AAS– General Engineering Technology/Avionics Option Degree

Code: AAS.IDT.AVIONICS

The AAS  Degree Program in Avionics is designed for students interested in Electronics Technology who wish to focus their studies on electronic systems used in the control, navigation and communications systems used in aircraft.  Graduates from the program work as Avionics technologists or transfer to a Baccalaureate program in Avionics. BCC has strong articulation agreements with two institutions that specialize in the field.

Students in the program take a three course sequence in Aviation Technology that includes flight operations (ground school), Aviation safety and Aviation Weather along with a rigorous background in Mathematics and Science that will prepare them for further studies and a potential career in Aviation Operations.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Adjust and repair commercial and consumer electronic equipment.
  • Test, troubleshoot and prototype Avionics products and systems, such as the Garmin 1000®.
  • Troubleshoot, service and repair control, navigation and communications systems installed in Aircraft.
  • Assist in technical writing projects, and for those who excel in oral communications skills, assist in technical marketing or sales of avionics systems.

Recommended Semester Sequence

First Semester

ELC-101DC-Circuit Analysis

4

PHY-185Introduction to Physics

4

TEC-180Problem Solving using Technology

4

WRT-101English Composition I

3

AVT-100Introduction to Aeronautics

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Second Semester

CHM-102Chemistry in Context

4

DFT-107Drafting I

2

ELC-201AC-Circuit Analysis

4

ELC-203Electronics I

4

COM-100Speech Communication

3

-or

COM-102Public Speaking

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Third Semester

DFT-207Drafting II

3

ELC-204Electronics II

4

MFG-122Machine Tool Principles I

3

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

AVT-210Introduction to Aircraft Avionics I

4

Total Credit Hours:17

Fourth Semester


Humanities and/or Social Science Electives*
6

DFT-210Computer Aided Drafting I

3

-or

MFG-119Pro/Engineer Design I

3

AVT-220Introduction to Aircraft Avionics II

4

Total Credit Hours:13

General Education Requirements

Communication

WRT-101English Composition I

3

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Humanities and Social Sciences*

Two general education courses selected from the following fields, with no more than one course in any one field: Arts (Art [ART], Music [MUS], Theatre Arts [THR], Cinema Studies [CIN]); History (HIS); Literature (LIT); Philosophy and Religion (PHR); World Languages and Cultures (LAN); Economics (ECO); Geography (GEO); Political Science (POL); Psychology (PSY); Sociology (SOC) and Anthropology (ANT).

Total Credit Hours:6

Mathematics, Natural Science, and Technology

CHM-102Chemistry in Context

4

PHY-185Introduction to Physics

4

Total Credit Hours:8

Total Credit Hours: 20

Program Requirements

DFT-107Drafting I

2

DFT-207Drafting II

3

DFT-210Computer Aided Drafting I

3

-or

MFG-119Pro/Engineer Design I

3

ELC-101DC-Circuit Analysis

4

ELC-201AC-Circuit Analysis

4

ELC-203Electronics I

4

ELC-204Electronics II

4

MFG-122Machine Tool Principles I

3

TEC-180Problem Solving using Technology

4

AVT-100Introduction to Aeronautics

3

AVT-210Introduction to Aircraft Avionics I

4

AVT-220Introduction to Aircraft Avionics II

4

Total Credit Hours: 42

Program Support Requirements

COM-100Speech Communication

3

-or

COM-102Public Speaking

3

Total Credit Hours: 3

Total Credit Hours: 65

Specific Program Notes

*General Education Elective(s).

Students enrolled in this program ARE REQUIRED to successfully complete a course in basic algebra if indicated by the Basic Skills Placement Test.