Undergraduate Course Catalog 2005-2006

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Undergraduate Course Catalog 2005-2006


Total Credit Hours: 143
Major Credit Hours: 68+

This program is jointly offered with Moraine Valley Community College (MVCC). The student may start the program at either Lewis or MVCC. The Non-Destructive Evaluation portion of the degree is taught at the MVCC facility. The aviation maintenance portion of the degree is taught at Lewis University. A successful student will receive Lewis University Certificates of Completion for both Airframe and Powerplant. For details on registration and course sequencing, students should contact Lewis University’s Office of Admission or MVCC’s NDE program director.*The Aircraft Maintenance core courses must be completed at Lewis University.**The NDE core courses must be completed at the MVCC.

I.Core Courses (68)*
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)
46-310 Aircraft Reciprocating Engines (4)
46-320 Aircraft Systems (4)
46-430 Aircraft Inspection and Engine Testing (4)
46-410 Gas Turbine Powerplants (4)
46-420 Aircraft Propellers (4)
46-330 Aircraft Engine Accessories (4)
13-119 Intermediate Algebra (3)
06-111 College Writing I (3)

*The Aircraft Maintenance core courses must be completed at Lewis University.

II. NDE Courses (33)**
NDE-107 Liquid Penetrant Testing (2)
NDE-108 Magnetic Particle Testing (3)
NDE-112 Industrial Radiographic Safety (2)
NDE-201 Industrial Radiographic Principles (2)
NDE-202 Industrial X-Ray Applications (3)
NDE-203 Eddy Current Testing (4)
NDE-204 Industrial Gamma Ray Applications (1)
NDE-206 Ultrasonic Testing Principles (3)
NDE-207 Ultrasonic Shear Wave Applications (3)
NDE-210 Advanced Topics and Codes (3)
NDE-200 Internship Orientation (1)
NDE-233 Level I Internship (4)
WLD-160 Visual Inspection of Welds (2)

**The NDE core courses must be completed at the MVCC.

III. General Education Courses (33)***

The following general education requirements are listed and satisfied under the core and NDE 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 NDE Procedures (NDE-210).

***For details on additional required coursework, see the General Education section for transfer students in this catalog.

IV. Management Courses (9)
61-200 Principles of Management (3)
61-360 Human Resource Management (3)
61-380 Supervisory Management (3)