Course Descriptions

Aerospace Quality Control, TC

AER 150 Assembly Overview I

This course is designed to provide the student with a general overview of sheetmetal and composites. Working in a hands-on setting, students will learn the basics of aircraft assembly while focusing on inspection techniques.  Prerequisite: AVC 100, AVC101, AVC102, AVC103, AVC106 – Completed with a C or better

AER 151 Electrical Overview

This course is designed to provide the entry level inspector with a well-rounded knowledge base in bonding, soldering and crimping. Learning the techniques and principles will take place in both the classroom and laboratory setting. Prerequisite: AVC 100, AVC101, AVC102, AVC103, AVC106 – Completed with a C or better

AER 153 Aerospace Blueprint for Inspectors

This course is designed to continue the study of aerospace blueprint applications with an emphasis on the role of inspection. Students will learn advanced skills and apply blueprint reading skills to inspection scenarios. PrerequisiteAVC 100, AVC101, AVC102, AVC103, AVC106 – Completed with a C or better

 AER 159 Aircraft Familiarization for Inspectors

This course is designed to provide a general familiarization of aircraft systems and processes. Topics include introduction to aircraft systems, aerospace regulations, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD), conformity, and process improvement. Prerequisite:AVC 100, AVC101, AVC102, AVC103, AVC106 – Completed with a C or better

AER 160 Aircraft Familiarization Laboratory for Inspectors

This course is designed to provide entry level quality control technicians with the hands on experience they will need to expect and document aircraft systems and processes. Topics include introduction to documentation procedures, verification of aircraft systems. Prerequisite: AVC 100, AVC101, AVC102, AVC103, AVC106 – Completed with a C or better AER159 or concurrent

AVC 102 Precision Instruments

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to utilize precision measurement tools in the manufacturing and aerospace environment. Students will learn to utilize the different types of tools, interpret the measurement results and apply those results to industry specific scenarios. Top of page

AVC 103 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

Provides an understanding of the basic terms and principles of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing. The course provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to identify GD&T symbols and how to interpret those symbols. This course is taught using an interactive on line environment.

AVC 110 Safety/OSHA 10

This course provides an in-depth study of the human and safety practices required for work in aviation and manufacturing fields. Topics include: introduction to Introduction to OSHA, PPE< Blood Borne Pathogens, Machine Guarding, Hazardous Materials, Electrical Safety, Walk and Working Surfaces, Fire Protection, Hazardous Communication, HazWoper.   

The 10- Hour General Industry Outreach training Program is intended to provide entry-level general industry workers broad awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a general industry site.  The training covers a variety of safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter at a general industry site.  OSHA recommends this training as an orientation to occupational safety and health.  Workers must receive additional training on hazards specific to their job.  Training will emphasize hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention, not OSHA standards.  Instructional time will be a minimum of 10 hours

AVC 112  Blueprint Reading

This course is an introduction to reading and interpreting blueprints. Topics include blueprint views, lines, dimensions and tolerances and blueprint symbols. Working in an interactive online environment students’ learn a systematic approach to reading blueprints.

EBS 116 Math Fundmentals

Provides students with the skills necessary to be successful in their math courses. The course is designed to identify the student’s specific learning style, provide note taking/test taking techniques, and offer math preparation strategies. This course does not count toward the A.A., A.S., A.A.S., or A.G. S. degree. Prerequisite: EBS113 Basic Arithmetic with a minimum grade of “C” or better or satisfactory course placement assessment scores

EMP 100 Global Professional Standards

This course provides a study of human relations and professional development in today’s rapidly changing world that prepares students for living and working in a complex society. Topics include: human relations skills, job acquisition skills, job retention skills, job advancement skills, and professional image skills.

CED 101 Computer Essentials

This course is designed to develop students’ computer literacy, keyboarding skills and to meet the needs of students in the associate degree programs and technical certificate programs. The student will learn from hands-on experiences basic skills in file management utilities, word processing, spreadsheets, and graphical presentations in the Windows environment.

SPH 101 Public Speaking

Covers fundamental basics to all good private and public speaking experiences and elements in voice production and improvement, bodily movement, confidence, poise and understanding of all types of public speeches. Required of all transfer curricula.

SPE 111 Interpersonal Communications

Improves individual communication skills. By understanding the elements of effective communication, students are able to create environments that bring out the best in themselves and others. In addition, students learn how to better turn ideas and feelings into words, how to listen more effectively, respond more appropriately to what others have said and, most important of all, how to maintain and develop good interpersonal relationships with their families, their peers and fellow workers. Emphasis is placed on small-group activities, interviewing skills and verbal and non-verbal communication.