The Aviation Technology Program provides specialized training for the student having an interest in aviation or wishing to pursue a career in the aviation industry.
The field of aviation, by its nature, must be classified as multi-disciplinary for it truly is the joining of many specialties into an active, challenging career area. There are certain common denominators that serve as a basic blueprint for all aspects of the aviation field. Science, mathematics, engineering, business, and humanities – social studies all form a basic foundation to the program.
The Aviation Technology Program consists of a Flight Operations phase containing pilot flight and ground training. The program consists of a total of 62 credit hours of which 42 hours are Mountwest Community & Technical College courses, and 20 hours aviation hours are awarded via FAA licenses.
REQUIRED COURSES for the Academic Year 2014-2015
|AVT 100||Introduction to Aviation Technology||3|
AVT 151 and 152 and 153
Private Pilot Ground & Flight Training1
Private Pilot Ground & Flight Training I, II, and III
|ENL 111||Written Communication2||3|
|IT 101||Fundamentals of Computers (EDGE)||3|
|TRAN 101||Intro to Transportatin System||3|
|AVT 125||Aviation Meteorology||3|
AVT 176 and 177
Instrument Ground & Flight Training3
Instrument Ground & Flight Training I and II
|TRAN 230||Transportation Geography||3|
AVT 201, 202, and 203
Commercial Pilot Ground & Flight Training5
Commercial Pilot Ground & Flight Training I, II, and III
|TRAN 200||Transportation Law and Policy||3|
|TRAN 210||Transportation Economics||3|
|MAT||Approved Math Elective6||3|
|AVT 210||Airport Management & Operations||3|
AVT 261 and 262
Certified Flight Instructor7
Certified Flight Instructor I and II
|TRAN 220||Transportation Security||3|
|TRAN 250||Transportation Infromation Systems||3|
|SS||Social Science Elective8||3|
1 Off-Campus Flight training via advisor approved program. The following courses together are equivalent to AVT 150: AVT 151, AVT 152, AVT 153.
2 ENL 111 has a prerequisite of ENL 095, or placement in 100-level English, and REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
3 Off-Campus flight training via advisor approved program. The following courses together are equivalent to AVT 175: AVT 176, AVT 177.
4 COM 112 and COM 125 have a prerequisite of REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
5 Off-Campus flight training via advisor approved program. The following courses together are equivalent to AVT 200: AVT 201, AVT 202, AVT 203.
6 Choose from any MAT 100-level or above. All MAT 100-level courses have a prerequisite of MAT 097 or placement in 100-level math.
7 Off-Campus flight training via advisor approved program. The following courses together are equivalent to AVT 260: AVT 261, AVT 262.
8 Choose from EC, HIST, PSYC, or SS 100-level or above.
|**Click Here for the 2014-2015 Advising Sheet**|
|**Click Here for the 2013-2014 Advising Sheet**|