CURRICULAR GUIDE

Powerplant Maintenance Tech
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum Code: 0745  (Effective Fall 2000 - Summer 2005)

Powerplant Maintenance Technicians maintain aircraft in accordance with the
Federal Aviation Regulations.  Technicians perform inspections, repairs and
alterations to aircraft powerplants, propellers and their related systems.  In
addition, they troubleshoot the operation of induction, cooling, exhaust, fuel
metering, ignition, electrical, starting, lubrication propeller and other
associated systems.  Powerplant maintenance technicians are employed
throughout the world maintaining aircraft for major air carriers, commuter
airlines, air freight operators, corporate flight departments, fixed base
operators and a variety of other specialized aviation businesses.  Not all
courses in this program transfer to all colleges.  Students planning to
transfer should see an academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment
and advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

General education is an important part of this program and includes a
mathematics competency requirement.  To fulfill the mathematics competency
requirement, students may need to complete specific course work in
mathematics.  For information on how to fulfill all general education
requirements, see page 23.

Contact the Aviation Program at the LCC Aviation Center, telephone number
(517) 483-1406.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 59 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
AVAF 212    Aircraft Electrical II                                           4
AVGM 111    Aviation General I                                               4
AVGM 112    Aviation General II                                              6
AVGM 113    Aviation General III                                             4
AVGM 114    Material and Processes                                           5
AVPP 241    Reciprocating Engine                                             8
AVPP 251    Reciprocating Engine Systems                                     2
AVPP 253    Reciprocating Ignition Systems                                   5
AVPP 255    Reciprocating Induction System                                   4
AVPP 257    Aircraft Propeller Systems                                       4
AVPP 259    Turbine Engine I                                                 4
AVPP 261    Turbine Engine II                                                4
AVPP 263    Turbine Engine Systems                                           2
AVPP 265    Powerplant Instruments                                           2
AVPP 267    National Powerplant Cert Proc                                    1

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                  TOTAL: 12 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                            12 Credits
(See the "GENERAL EDUCATION" section above)
            Writing Core Area                                                3
            Speech Communication Core Area                                   3
            Science/Technology Core Area                                     3
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area                      3
            Mathematics Competency (See page 23 for information on
            how to fulfill this requirement. Course work may be needed.)

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   71

1.    Students must complete each course with a minimum grade of 70 percent
      and pass Pre-Tests for General and Powerplant with a minimum grade of 80
      percent to be approved for the Federal Aviation Administration written

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III               IV
AVGM 111          AVAF 212          AVPP 253          AVPP 261
AVGM 112          AVPP 241          AVPP 255          AVPP 263
AVGM 113          AVPP 251          AVPP 257          AVPP 265
AVGM 114          Lim.Ch.           AVPP 259          AVPP 267