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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Aviation Technology (Full-time)

Degree: Associate of Applied Science
Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering

Must complete 21 hrs of any AVT electives NOT already used for degree

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description: Overview of aviation career specialties required for successful entry into aviation industry-related fields. Evaluation of career interests relative to the market for aviation opportunities. Guest lecturers and site visits will be used to illustrate the broad spectrum of aviation occupations available.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035

Description: Overview of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) definitions of aviation activities; definition of business and private aviation, reasons for using business aviation, the actual costs of use versus airlines and other modes of transportation, differences from job opportunities in other areas of aviation, opportunities for specific kinds of jobs from architect to aero engineering, discussions with professionals from the field.

Description: Strategic planning in business aviation operations, relationship among management, flight crews, corporate business aviation flight department employees and those external to the flight department, including fixed based operators (FBOs); team building, decision making, communication with the corporate business aviation flight department.

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

Description: Polynomial, radical, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs; roots of polynomial functions, rational and polynomial inequalities; systems of linear and nonlinear equations; matrices; and applications. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections. Note: Students who have not completed the required pre-requisite courses listed, but have successfully completed MAT 0200 with a grade of "C" or better, can register for MAT 1470 together with the co-requisite course MAT 0470, College Algebra Booster.

Prerequisites: MAT 0300 and MAT 0300 and Other ( with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test) and Other (with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

Spring Semester (First Year)
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Description:

Prepares students with the knowledge necessary to comprehend the fundamentals of meteorology, analyze weather factors, hazards and in-flight weather conditions and weather conditions as they relate to aircraft and flight performance using aviation meteorology charts and internet weather resources.

Description:

Prepares students with knowledge of the origins of aviation law, legal terminology and a general understanding of aviation industry laws, legislation and court decisions affecting the aviation community.

Notes: Spring Only

Description: Exploration of the development, maintenance and termination of interpersonal relationships. The focus is on effective verbal and nonverbal interactions between two people, highlighting methods of initiating and maintaining effective communication with, and understanding of, others through learning and applying interpersonal communication theory.

Notes: Or COM-2211 Effective Public Speaking

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

Description:

Trigonometric functions of angles, solving right and oblique triangles, identities, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric equations, vectors, radian measure, graphs of trigonometric functions and inverse trigonometric functions, conic sections, sequences, and series. Two classroom, two lab hours per week. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: MAT 1470 and Other ( with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

 

Term hours subtotal:

10

Fall Semester (Second Year)
Hours
 

Description:

Provides pilots and other aviation professionals with an in-depth understanding of how aviation technology has evolved. This course begins with the earliest balloon flights, the invention of the airplane and covers all of the subsequent technology developments through the end of WWII.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035

Description: Applied computer tools to solve engineering technology problems, emphasizing the integration of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software and engineering research skills using the Internet. Applications of an integrated approach to research papers, engineering technology analysis, technical laboratory reports and technical presentations. One-half classroom, one and one-half lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015 and DEV 0015 or MAT 0600 and MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1110

 

Term hours subtotal:

10

Spring Semester (Second Year)
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Description:

Provides pilots and other aviation professionals with an understanding of techniques used by investigators to identify causes of accidents and how to make recommendations to reduce the likelihood of recurrence and reduce the consequences.

Notes: Spring Only

Prerequisites: DEV 0035

Description:

Supervised work experience related to the students' major or career program to develop new skills and professional work experience which will enhance marketability and networking. Ten co-op hours per week per credit hour.

Notes: OR any AVT course not already required for AVIAT.S.AAS degree. To register for the internship, please contact the Work-Based Learning Office in Building 9, Room 309 at 937-512-2769 or workbasedlearning@sinclair.edu AT LEAST ONE TERM PRIOR

Prerequisites: Approval of Department and Approval of Department

 

Term hours subtotal:

11

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.