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    Florida State College at Jacksonville
   
 
  Mar 23, 2019
 
2018-2019 Catalog [Aug. 2018-Aug. 2019] 
  
2018-2019 Catalog [Aug. 2018-Aug. 2019]

Aviation Maintenance Management (2150) (A.S.)


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Associate in Science

This is a Selective Access program.

Mission/Purpose

The mission of the Aviation Maintenance Management program is to serve the air transportation industry with highly trained individuals having the knowledge and skills for entry-level management in the aviation maintenance industry. Through practical training and education in Federal Aviation Administration standards on the methods, techniques, and skills through realistic experience with aircraft, avionics, engines and their subsystems, the program produces qualified airframe and powerplant technicians ready to perform and manage aviation maintenance.

The Program

The Aviation Maintenance Management Associate in Science degree builds upon the knowledge and skills of students' aviation training with the academic skills that will help enhance their communication and management skills as an aviation maintenance technician. The completion of the A.S. degree will help prepare technicians for employment in entry-level positions in the aviation maintenance industry with excellent promotional opportunities into maintenance management positions. 

Students who already hold an FAA Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic certificate have the opportunity to earn college credit by evaluation of this certificate and then pursue an A.S. degree by satisfying the general education and professional elective course requirements.

In lieu of students completing the professional AMT prefix courses included in the program, students may be awarded credit for completion of the airframe mechanic  and powerplant mechanic  workforce certificates or provide valid proof of FAA A&P certification. 

A minimum grade of "C" or better must be achieved in all professional coursework.

Embedded Certificate(s)

Two technical certificates are available within this degree program: Aviation Airframe Mechanics (6115) (T.C.)  and Aviation Powerplant Mechanics (6117) (T.C.)  .  Students may pursue the A.S. degree and earn technical certificates while completing the requirements for the degree, or pursue one or more certificates to develop or upgrade their skills in a particular field. Contact an advisor to determine the career education path that is best for you. 

Please note that by being enrolled in Aviation Maintenance Management (2150) (A.S.)  you may automatically meet the requirements for one of the aforementioned technical certificates. If you meet the requirements for a technical certificate, as a result of being enrolled in Aviation Maintenance Management (2150) (A.S.) , you may automatically be awarded the technical certificate(s) upon meeting their requirements as well. If you choose to opt out of this automatic awarding of a technical certificate please contact an advisor to do so.

Certification/Licensing

With the successful completion of this program, students will be prepared to take the FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic certification examinations.

Program Accreditation

The AMT Professional courses comply with Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 147 and is FAA certified.

Application Procedure

To apply for the program, students must: 

  1. Complete College Admission Degree Application and select program of study (2150) Aviation Maintenance Management.
  2. Complete a college-ready assessment, if needed.
  3. Prior to enrolling in the AMT Professional courses, the student must submit a drug screen report and a local background check to the Aviation Maintenance Department. Contact the department for details.

Need More Information? Contact:

David Dagenais, Program Manager, Cecil Center, (904) 317-3821 or David.W.Dagenais@fscj.edu
Pat Conway, Cecil Center (904) 317-3824 or Patricia.H.Conway@fscj.edu
Program Advisor, (904) 779-4200

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Recommended Roadmap for this Program
Federal Aviation Administration Career Information

Curriculum


General Education Coursework

Credit Hours: 15

Professional Coursework

Credit Hours: 62

A minimum grade of "C" or better is required in all Professional coursework.

Note: In lieu of students completing the professional AMT prefix courses included in the program, students may be awarded credit for completion of the airframe mechanic  and powerplant mechanic  workforce certificates or provide valid proof of FAA A&P certification. 

Professional Elective Coursework

Minimum Credit Hours: 6

Total Credit Hours: 83

Graduation Requirements


In order to be awarded the Associate in Science degree, students must have met the following requirements:

  1. Fulfill all academic requirements for the chosen program of study as outlined in the Florida State College at Jacksonville catalog and curriculum.
  2. Earned a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 ("C") at Florida State College at Jacksonville in courses eligible toward the Associate in Science degree programs, excluding developmental education courses (A.S. Florida State College at Jacksonville GPA).
  3. Earned an all-college cumulative grade point average of 2.0 ("C") on a 4.0 scale on all courses attempted. This includes Florida State College at Jacksonville college-credit semester hours and transferred credits (excluding developmental education) in lower division courses (All college cumulative).
  4. Complete a minimum of 25 percent of the total hours required for the program in residence at Florida State College at Jacksonville. Credit by examination and credit for prior learning do not count toward this residency requirement.
  5. Complete the required semester hours, as specified by the degree, of which a minimum of 15 semester hours must be General Education requirements.
  6. Earned a grade of a "C" or better in each course used to satisfy the general education requirements and any other area designated with a "C" or better requirement.
  7. Fulfill all obligations, financial or otherwise, to the College before graduating.
 Note: Students are cautioned to pay particular attention to the following statements.
  1. A student's graduation date will be the date of the end of the College term in which the student has fulfilled all academic requirements. (The removal of an incomplete grade does not affect students' graduation dates since the grade change is effective at the end of the term in which the incomplete grade was assigned rather than the term in which the incomplete work was made up.)
  2. Students who enter under the (2018/2019) catalog will be assigned to the degree or certificate requirements in effect during the 2018/2019 academic year. The student's assigned catalog year will remain in effect as long as the student maintains continuous enrollment. Changes to requirements as mandated by law or by rule of the District Board of Trustees may supersede this provision.
  3. Many courses in this catalog have pre-requisite and/or co-requisite courses which are listed in the course descriptions. Students are advised to be guided by these requirements.
  4. Students who place into developmental education courses are required to complete designated developmental education courses with a grade of "C" or better regardless of program of study.

Articulation


This A.S. degree program articulates into a bachelor's degree program. For more information, please visit the Transfer Services Web page and look for your A.S. program of study.

University Transfer


This Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree programs are intended primarily for students who desire to complete an Associate in Science degree or an Associate in Applied Science degree and become employed. Students who decide to pursue university transfer study must meet certain course and test requirements. For details refer to the University Transfer Guide.

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