The Department of Aviation’s avionics specialization is offered in cooperation with several Chicago metropolitan area community colleges. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will have an associate’s degree in electronics from a cooperating community college, a minimum of 128 semester hours, a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance Management from Lewis University, and the following certificates:
• Lewis University Certificates of Completion for both Airframe and Powerplant
• Federal Communications Commission Certificate (General Class Radiotelephone)
*Credit hours will vary depending on community college requirements.
* These courses may either transfer to the community college or be transferred from the community college. Proficiency exams may be required.* These courses may either transfer to the community college or be transferred from the community college. Proficiency exams may be required.
II. Electronics courses (approximately 39 credits from a community college)
III. General Education Courses (33)*
The following general education requirements are listed and satisfied under the core curriculum:
• The writing I requirement is met by
College Writing I (06-111).
• The mathematics requirement is met by Intermediate Algebra (13-119).
• The two science requirements are met
by Aviation Physics I and II (46-201 and 46-202).
• The college experience requirement is met by Introduction to Aviation (46/
• The advanced writing requirement is
met by 06-300 Writing for the Professions (06-300).
** For details on additional required coursework, see the General Education section for transfer students in this catalog.