TVCC Catalog

 

Aviation Technology: Fixed-Wing - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Department:  Career and Technical Education 

Advisor:  Ron Hanks or Julie Lynch  (541) 881-5975          (Major Code: 2048)

Advising Worksheet

Program Overview

TVCC provides Private pilots training and works with Silverhawk Aviation for Instrument, Commercial, Certified Flight Instructor I and CFII for Instrument training. Silverhawk is an accredited FAA certified flight school. This degree provides training for employment as professional pilots in the aircraft industry. Upon successful completion, students will be able to seek work in the industry as qualified pilots at entry level aircraft/airplane jobs. This will provide graduates opportunities to progress on to more advanced and high paying airplane jobs in the future. This degree is designed for students wishing to enter the workforce or continue toward a four year degree and work in the airline industry. It is an AAS degree which is not specifically designed to transfer to a four-year institution, although some courses are transferable. If a student wishes to work toward their four year degree, they should consult with a TVCC advisor. Students who wish to transfer coursework are strongly encouraged to contact an advisor at their chosen transfer institution. A minimum of 94 credits and a minimum grade point average of 2.0 are needed to graduate. Note: Please meet with an advisor before choosing this program.

 


Learning Outcomes

  • Obtain Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) License
  • Obtain Certified Flight Instructor for Instrument (CFII) License
  • Obtain Commercial Airplane Pilots License
  • Obtain Instrument Airplane Pilots License
  • Obtain Private Airplane Pilots License
  • Possess the ability for an External Load certificate and Turbine Transition certification

FOUNDATION SKILLS  (18-Credits)

All career and technical education degrees and one-year certificates contain required courses in applied communication, computation and human relations. These courses are designed to support student competence and success in the workplace. Students must have appropriate test scores in writing and math to enter the related courses listed. Students who test below the required level will be required to take preparatory courses. A college advisor will assist students with selecting the appropriate preparatory course or course. Students must earn a grade of "C-" or better in each foundation skills course.

Writing:
WR 115, Introduction to College Writing - 3 Credits

Oral Communications (one course):

SP 111 - Fundamentals of Speech - 3 Credits

Mathematics:
MATH 93 - Technical Math (or higher) - 4 Credits

Human Relations:

PSYC 101 - Psychology of Human Relations  or  BA 204 - Teamwork Dynamics - 3 Credits

HDEV 112 - Freshman Seminar or AG 207 Agriculture Seminar - 1 Credit

Business:

CS 120 - Computer Concepts - 4 Credits

 

 Year One:.

HDEV 112 - Freshman Seminar (1 credit)
AV 121 - Risk Management (3 credits)
AV 101 - Intro. to Aviation (3 credits)
AV 265 - Flight Lab - Adv. Instrument-Airplane (1 credit)
AV 120 - Intro. to Aviation Safety Mgmt. Systems. (4 credits)
AV 211 - Adv. Instrument Pilot Ground - Airplane (2 credits)
AV 261 - Flight Lab - Glider (1 credit)
AV 213 - instrument Pilot Ground, Simulation (1 credit)
AV 110 - Private Pilot Ground-Airplane (3 credits)
 
AV 112 - Private Pilot Ground, Simulation (1 credit)
 
 
 
CS 120 - Computer Concepts - (4 credits)
 
AV 262 - Flight Lab-Private Airplane (1 credit)
 
AV 111 - Private Pilot Ground-Airplane (2 credits)
 
MA 093 - Adv. Technical Math (or higher) - (4 credits)
 
 
 
AV 122 - Quality Assurance (ASMS) - (3 Credits)
 
AV 210 - Instrument Pilot Ground-Airplane  (3 credits)
 
AV 212 - Instrument Pilot Ground, Simulation (1 credit)
 
AV 264 - Flight Lab - Instrument Airplane (1 credit)
 
AV 263 - Flight Lab - Private Airplane (1 credit)
 
AV 104 - Intro to Aircraft Systems (3 credit)
 


Year Two:

AV 220 - Commercial Pilot Ground - Airplane (4 credits)
BA 101 - Intro to Business (4 credits)
AV 266 - Flight Lab - Commercial Airplane  (1 credit)
 
AV 267 - Flight Lab - Commercial Airplane ( 1 credit)
 
WR 115- Intro to College Writing(or higher) (3 credits)
AV 125 - Intro to Aviation Accident Investigation (3 credits) 
AV 124 - Aviation Human Factors (3 credits)
AV 258 - Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) Ground (3 credits)
 
AV 256 - CFI Ground, Simulation (1 credit) 
PSYC 101 - OR - BA 204 Gen. Ed. ( 3 credits)
AV 292 - Flight Lab - CFI Airplane (1 credit)
AV 221 - Commercial Pilot Ground, Simulation  (1 credit)
AV 293 - Flight Lab - CFI Airplane (1 credit)
AV 268 - Flight Lab - Adv. Commercial Airplane (1 credit)
AV 294 - Flight Lab - CFI Instrument (CFII) (1 credit)
AV 123 - Avn. Business and Legal Aspects  (3 credits)
AV 295 - Flight Lab - CFI Instrument (CFII) (1 credit) 
AV 208 - Meteorology II Decision Making (4 credits)
 
 
 
AV 257 - Advanced Air Operations, FAR 135/121 (5 credits)
 
SP 111 - Fundamentals of Speech (3 credits)
 
AV 269 - Flight Lab - Adv. Commercial Airplane (1 credit)
 
 
Total : 91 Credits

 

 

Recommended Electives 

MA 105 - Contemporary Math (4 credits)

WR 121 - English Composition  (3 credits)

 

Helpful Contacts

  • Advising: 541.881.5815
  • Admissions: 541.881.5811
  • Financial Aid: 541.881.5833
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