Aviation Flight Technology
Aviation Flight Technology
Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) concentration
Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)
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Students with an FAA Helicopter Commercial / Instrument Certificate should enroll in the Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) concentration.

The Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) concentration of the Aviation Flight Technology A.A.S. degree program completes the educational and flight training requirements for commercial/instrument rated helicopter pilots to be eligible for employment with a regional airline as a professional pilot.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES
  • Obtain the appropriate ground and flight certificates;
  • Eligibility for a position with a regional airline to begin their ATP training.

Along with proof of citizenship or Transportation Security Administration approval, enrollment in the flight program requires the student to possess an FAA commercial/instrument helicopter rating. Before flight training begins, an aviation medical will be required. Contact the aviation program coordinator for details.

Flight fees are required. AVI 216, 217, 250, and 251 are six-week courses; all others follow the standard semester schedule or may be taken online as applicable. Credit for prior experience will be evaluated by the program coordinator.

SEE ALSO:
Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate program
Aviation Flight Technology degree program
Aviation Flight Technology: CFI certificate program

DEGREE CURRICULUM
2019-2020 Academic Year
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The course sequence below represents a recommended example of how this degree program can be completed in two years, presuming a Fall Term start and satisfaction of all Developmental Studies (Foundations courses) requirements and prerequisites. Actual approaches toward completion depend on each student's anticipated transfer institution, career objectives, or other individual circumstances.

Students are encouraged to meet regularly with an academic advisor or Success Coach to consider options, establish plans, and monitor progress.

Code Course (lecture/lab hours) Credits
To Do This Semester
FIRST SEMESTER
AVI 101 Aerospace Development (3/0) 3

✔ Meet with your faculty advisor to complete an academic plan. Make sure you are aware of any course prerequisites you may need to take, and how long it will take to complete your degree.

✔ Use your online tools: Check your MercerMail daily, utilize features of Office 365, and get to know Student Planning.

✔ Take advantage of Learning Centers or Online Tutoring to support your studies and assignments.

AVI 216 Flight V (1/3)
  • Special fee required. Offered in six-week terms, hours to be arranged. Flight prerequisite courses are required to be completed before starting the next flight course.
4
CSW 100 College Success and Personal Wellness (2/0)
  • Some exemptions apply. Consult academic advisor for details.
2
ENG 101 English Composition I (3/0) 3
MAT 115 Algebra and Trigonometry I (3/0) 3
SECOND SEMESTER
AVI 105 Aviation Weather (3/0) 3

✔ Transitioning to college can be challenging. Meet with your Success Coach for guidance and support.

✔ Apply for financial aid by May 1.

✔ Contact professors with questions and use their office hours to develop a connection. Talk with them to get the inside scoop on how your profession works.

✔ Be sure to visit the Career Services office to explore jobs, internships, and career information and get help with your resume and other career tools.

✔ Apply for Continuing Student scholarships at www.mccc.edu/m-scholarships.

AVI 217 Flight VI (1/1)
  • Special fee required. Offered in six-week terms, hours to be arranged. Flight prerequisite courses are required to be completed before starting the next flight course. AVI 217 and 250 may be offered in the same semester since each is not a prerequisite for the other.
1
CMN 112 Public Speaking (3/0) 3
ENG 102 English Composition II (3/0) 3
MAT 116 Algebra and Trigonometry II (3/0)





3
THIRD SEMESTER
AVI 203 Aircraft Components (3/0) 3

✔ Keep in contact with each professor and your faculty advisor. Make sure you are on track to graduate on time.

✔ Work with Career Services to formulate plans for after you've earned this degree.

✔ Develop team and leadership skills by getting involved in activities and clubs.

✔ Apply for Continuing Student scholarships at www.mccc.edu/m-scholarships.

✔ Manage your stress! Take advantage of the MCCC pool, Fitness Center, free yoga and Zumba. Reach out for counseling or other support if you need it. Your Success Coach can connect you with resources.

AVI 208 Aviation Seminar 1
AVI 250 Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Prep I (2/6)
  • Special fee required. Offered in six-week terms, hours to be arranged. Flight prerequisite courses are required to be completed before starting the next flight course. AVI 217 and 250 may be offered in the same semester since each is not a prerequisite for the other.
6
PHY 101 College Physics I (3/3) 4
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (3/0)
  • PSY 101 is an acceptable substitute.




3
FOURTH SEMESTER
AVI 102 Aviation Transportation (3/0) 3

✔ Get ready to start your career! Begin the job application process.

✔ Discuss your career plans with your faculty advisor. S/he can help you transition successfully.

AVI 215 Aerodynamics (2/2) 3
AVI 251 Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Prep II (1/3)
  • Special fee required. Offered in six-week terms, hours to be arranged. Flight prerequisite courses are required to be completed before starting the next flight course.
3
IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications (2/2) 3
  —    — General Education elective
  • Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science, Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
3
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NOTE: Students must earn a minimum grade of C in AVI 113, 114, 131, 132, 213, 214, 215, 231, and MAT 115 to graduate.