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Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aviation Technical Operations (ATOJ) (126 hours)


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The Aviation Technical Operations curriculum provides preparation for a variety of positions in the demanding field of aircraft maintenance and support. Options include such areas as: aircraft maintenance and repair, performance testing, engineering/maintenance liaison, maintenance logistics, flight test engineering, product technical support, aircraft maintenance engineering, aircraft systems reliability and maintainability, licensing requirements, and repair facility management. Satisfactory completion of all requirements prepares one to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant written, oral and practical examinations.

No minor required.

Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement


Students who have chosen the Aviation Technical Operations curriculum will satisfy the Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement by successfully completing the following courses:

Required Courses


  • WMU Essential Studies Level 1: Foundations – Oral and Digital Communication Category Elective   Credits: 3 hours
  • WMU Essential Studies Level 1: Foundations – Inquiry and Engagement: Critical Thinking in the Arts and Humanities Category Elective  Credits: 3 hours 
  • WMU Essential Studies Level 2: Exploration and Discovery – World Language and Culture Category Elective   Credits: 3 hours 
  • WMU Essential Studies Level 2: Exploration and Discovery – Artistic Theory and Practice Category Elective   Credits: 3 hours 
  • WMU Essential Studies Level 2: Exploration and Discovery – Societies and Cultures Category Elective   Credits: 3 hours
  • WMU Essential Studies Level 3: Connections – Global Perspectives Category Elective   Credits: 3 hours
  • WMU Essential Studies Level 3: Connections – Local and National Perspectives Category Elective   Credits: 3 hours

 

 

Note: One of these courses must contain required content in Planetary Sustainability and one must contain required content in Diversity and Inclusion, which are met in Levels II and III only.  No more than 3 courses from any one prefix may be used to satisfy WES requirements.

Major Courses


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