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 91 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 - (Listed below by year)

Oral Communications (one course):

SP 111 - Fundamentals of Speech - (Listed below by year)

Mathematics:
MATH 93 - Technical Math (or higher) - (Listed below by year)

Human Relations:

PSYC 101 - Psychology of Human Relations  or  BA 204 - Teamwork Dynamics - (Listed below by year)

HDEV 112 - Freshman Seminar or AG 207 Agriculture Seminar - (Listed below by year)

Business:

CS 120 - Computer Concepts - (Listed below by year)

 

 Year One:.

HDEV 112 - Freshman Seminar (1 credit)
CS 120 - Computer Concepts - (4 credits)
AV 101 - Intro. to Aviation (3 credits)
AV 262 - Flight Lab-Private Airplane (1 credit)
AV 120 - Intro. to Aviation Safety Mgmt. Sys.. (4 credits)
AV 111 - Private Pilot Ground-Airplane (2 credits)
AV 261 - Flight Lab - Glider (1 credit)
AV 104 - Intro to Aircraft Systems (3 credit)
AV 110 - Private Pilot Ground-Airplane (3 credits)
AV 121 - Risk Management (3 credits)
AV 112 - Private Pilot Ground, Simulation (1 credit)
 
 
 
AV 122 - Quality Assurance (ASMS) - (3 Credits)
AV 123 - Aviation Business and Legal (3 credits)
AV 210 - Instrument Pilot Ground-Airplane  (3 credits)
AV 211 - Adv. Instrument Pilot Ground - Airplane (2 credits)
AV 212 - Instrument Pilot Ground, Simulation (1 credit)
AV 213 - instrument Pilot Ground, Simulation (1 credit)
AV 263 - Flight Lab - Private Airplane (1 credit)
AV 265 - Flight Lab - Adv. Instrument-Airplane (1 credit)
AV 264 - Flight Lab - Instrument Airplane (1 credit)
 
MATH 093 - Adv. Technical Math (or higher) - (4 credits)
 
 
 


Year Two:

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