The Department of Aviation and Transportation Studies Avionics specialization program is offered in cooperation with several Chicago metropolitan area community colleges. This program is accessible through any community college that has an associate's degree program in electronics. Students interested in this program can begin their coursework at a community college and complete their studies at Lewis. 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 with Specialization in Avionics from Lewis University, and the following certificates:
• Lewis University Certificates of Completion for both Airframe and Powerplant
• Federal Communications Commission Certificate (General Class Radiotelephone)
Please note: Credit hours will vary depending on community college requirements.
For information that pertains to all Aviation students, see Aviation Majors.
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 College Mathematics (13-115).
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 Writing for the Professions (06-300). ** For details on additional required coursework, see the General Education section for transfer students in this catalog.