Rock Valley College

Aviation Maintenance Technology Courses

Program Courses

Aviation Maintenance Course Requirements (76 credits)

Number Title
  AVM-101 Materials and Processes
  AVM-102 Basic Electricity
  AVM-103 Aviation Math and Physics
  AVM-104 Records and Publications
  AVM-105 Aircraft Drawing--Weight & Balance
  AVM-106 Cleaning and Corrosion Control
  AVM-160 Fuel and Lubrication Systems
  AVM-161 Engine Support Systems
  AVM-162 Basic Powerplants
  AVM-163 Ignition Systems
  AVM-164 Advanced Powerplants
  AVM-165 Engine Electrical Systems
  AVM-166 Propeller Systems
  AVM-241 Aircraft Finishing and Covering
  AVM-242 Cabin Atmosphere Control Systems
  AVM-243 Aircraft Welding
  AVM-244 Aircraft Auxiliary Systems
  AVM-245 Aircraft Electrical Systems
  AVM-246 Aircraft Instrument & Communication Sys.
  AVM-247 Aircraft Metal Structures
  AVM-248 Hydraulic & Pneumatic Cont. Sys.
  AVM-249 Aircraft Fuel Systems
  AVM-250 Assembly & Rigging
  AVM-251 Landing Gears Systems
  AVM-252 Airframe Inspection

General Education Course Requirements: (6 credits)

Number Title
  ENG-101 Composition I
  ENG-110 Introduction to Technical Writing
  SPH-131 Fundamentals of Communication
  ENG-103 Composition II

Recommended Course Order by Semester

Fall Semester – Year 1

Number Title
  AVM-101 Materials and Processes
  AVM-102 Basic Electricity
  AVM-103 Aviation Math and Physics
  AVM-104 Records and Publications
  AVM-105 Aircraft Drawing--Weight & Balance
  AVM-249 Aircraft Fuel Systems

Spring Semester – Year 1

Number Title
  AVM-245 Aircraft Electrical Systems
  AVM-247 Aircraft Metal Structures
  AVM-248 Hydraulic & Pneumatic Cont. Sys.
  AVM-250 Assembly & Rigging

Summer Semester – Year 1

Number Title
  AVM-106 Cleaning and Corrosion Control
  AVM-246 Aircraft Instrument & Communication Sys.
  AVM-251 Landing Gears Systems

Fall Semester – Year 2

Number Title
  AVM-241 Aircraft Finishing and Covering
  AVM-242 Cabin Atmosphere Control Systems
  AVM-243 Aircraft Welding
  AVM-244 Aircraft Auxiliary Systems
  AVM-252 Airframe Inspection
  AVM-162 Basic Powerplants

Spring Semester – Year 2

Number Title
  AVM-160 Fuel and Lubrication Systems
  AVM-163 Ignition Systems
  AVM-164 Advanced Powerplants

Summer Semester – Year 2

Number Title
  AVM-161 Engine Support Systems
  AVM-165 Engine Electrical Systems
  AVM-166 Propeller Systems

Students intending to graduate with an Aviation Maintenance Technology A.A.S. are required to take the following general education requirements: 

Number Title
  ENG-101 Composition I
  ENG-110 Introduction to Technical Writing
  SPH-131 Fundamentals of Communication
  ENG-103 Composition II