Total Credit Hours: 157
Major Credit Hours: 76+
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.
I. Core Courses (76)
46-102 Introduction to Aviation (1)
46-106 Aviation Fundamentals (4)
46-110 Aircraft Structures I (4)
46-120 Aircraft Electricity I (4)
46-130 Introduction to A/C Structures and Engine NDT NDE (3)
*46-135 Drafting and Blueprint Reading (3)
46-200 Aircraft Instruments (4)
46-201 Aviation Physics I (4)
46-202 Aviation Physics II (3)
46-210 Aircraft Structures II (4)
*46-220 Aircraft Electricity II (4)
46-251 Avionics I (3)
46-310 Aircraft Reciprocating Engines (4)
46-320 Aircraft Systems (4)
46-330 Aircraft Engine Accessories (4)
46-351 Avionics II (2)
46-410 Gas Turbine Powerplants (4)
46-420 Aircraft Propellers (4)
46-430 Aircraft Inspection and Engine Testing (4)
*13-119 Intermediate Algebra (3)
*06-111 College Writing I (3)
06-300 Writing for the Professions (3)
* 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/ 47-102).
• The advanced writing requirement is met by 06-300 Writing for the Professions (06-300).