TVCC Catalog

 

Aviation Technology: Fixed-Wing - Associate of Applied Science Degree (Oregon)

Department:  Career and Technical Education 

Advisor:  Julie Lynch  (541) 881-5975                                                                (Major Code: 2048)
Lead Flight Instructor:  Matt Bates mlbates@tvcc.cc

Program Overview

TVCC provides pilot training for Private, Instrument, Commercial, Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) and Certified Flight Instructor for Instrument (CFII) training under 14 CFR Part 61 and as an accredited institution under NWCCA.  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 92 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 Private Pilot, Airplane License
  • Obtain Commercial Pilot, Airplane License
  • Obtain Instrument Airplane Rating
  • Obtain Career Pathways Certificate in Aviation Safety Management Systems
  • Obtain Multi-Engine Certificate
  • Obtain Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) Airplane Certificate
  • Obtain Certified Flight Instructor for Instrument (CFII) Airplane Certificate

 

FOUNDATION SKILLS  (22-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.

Listed below by year:

Writing:
WR 115 - Intro to College Writing (or higher) (4 credits)

Oral Communications:

SP 111 - Fundamentals of Speech - or - SP 219 - Small Group Discussion - (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 101 - Computer Fundamentals I - (4 credits)

BA 101 - Intro to Business - (4 credits)

Year One:
HDEV 112 - Freshman Seminar (1 credit)
CS 101 - Computer Fundamentals I - (4 credits)
PSYC 101 - OR - BA 204 Gen. Ed. ( 3 credits)
SP 111 - Fundamentals of Speech or SP 111 Small Group Discussion (3 credits)
WR 115- Intro to College Writing(or higher) (4 credits)

AV 101 - Intro. to Aviation (3 credits)
AV 120 - Intro. to Aviation Safety Management Systems (4 credits)
AV 110 - Private Pilot Ground-Airplane (3 credits)
AV 111 - Adv. Private Pilot Ground-Airplane (2 credits)
AV 112 - Private Pilot Ground, Simulation (1 credit)
AV 121 - Risk Management (3 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 220 - Commercial Pilot Ground Airplane (4 credits)

AV 262 - Flight Lab-Private Airplane (1 credit)
AV 263 - Flight Lab - Private Airplane (1 credit)
AV 264 - Flight Lab - Instrument Airplane (1 credit)
AV 266 - Flight Lab - Commercial Airplane (1 credit)
AV 267 - Flight Lab - Commercial Airplane ( 1 credit)


Year Two:
BA 101 - Intro to Business (4 credits)
MATH 093 - Adv. Technical Math (or higher) - (4 credits)

AV 105 - Intro to Airplane Systems (3 credit)
AV 123 - Aviation Business and Legal (3 credits)
AV 124 - Aviation Human Factors (3 credits)
AV 125 - Intro to Aviation Accident Investi. (3 credits)
AV 211 - Adv. Instrument Pilot Ground - Airplane (2 credits)
AV 213 - Instrument Pilot Ground, Simulation (1 credit)
AV 257 - Advanced Air Operations (4 credits)
AV 258 - Certified Flight Instr.(CFI) Ground (3 credits)
AV 208 - Meteorology II Decision Making (4 credits)
AV 290 - AviationCapstone (3 credits)

AV 265 - Flight Lab - Adv. Instrument-Airplane (1 credit)
AV 268 - Flight Lab - Adv. Commercial Airplane (1 credit)
AV 269 - Flight Lab - Adv. Commercial Airplane (1 credit)
AV 278 - Flight Lab - Multi-Engine (1 credit)
AV 292 - Flight Lab - CFI Airplane (1 credit)
AV 293 - Flight Lab - CFI Airplane (1 credit)
AV 294 - Flight Lab - CFI Instrument (CFII) (1 credit)
AV 295 - Flight Lab - CFI Instrument (CFII) (1 credit)

Total 92 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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