Aerospace Technology

Amarillo College is licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to facilitate the Texas Panhandle’s only Federal Aviation Regulation-Part 147 aviation maintenance school. Our FAA licensed faculty, facilities, and state-of-the-art labs are fully approved to deliver a 21-month Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certificate or Associates of Applied Science degree program. If you enjoy using your mind to find solutions to problems, enjoy working with your hands, and enjoy the feeling of self-fulfillment after completing a difficult task, then this Amarillo College program might be just right for you.

Aerospace Technology

What can you do with an Aerospace Technology degree or certificate? 


An Aerospace Technology credential will allow you to work in the high-tech world of aviation and aerospace. As a licensed A&P technician, you will have the opportunity to work on, maintain, and repair any flyable airworthy aircraft in the United States. This includes balloons, gliders, ultra-lites, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV's), even rocket ships like the space shuttle. This training will also allow you to work in the manufacture of aircraft and possibly help design components and systems for new aircraft.

Aerospace Technology

Follow your path to a Certificate or stack them to get your Degree


Enter the Workforce in as little as 2 semesters

Aerospace Manufacturing Cert. – (B & I Pathway)

Fall - Semester 1 –

ETWR 1302- Introduction to Technical Writing

3 hrs

MCHN 1343 - Machine Shop Math

3 hrs

ELPT 1311 - Basic Electrical Theory

3 hrs

INMT 1305- Introduction to Industrial Maintenance

3 hrs

Spring - Semester 2

AERM 1345 -Airframe Electrical Systems

3 hrs

Summer - Semester 3

AERM 1354 - Aircraft Composites

3 hrs

AERM 1391 - Special Topics in Fasteners

3 hrs

Fall - Semester 4

AERM 1303 - Shop Practices

3 hrs

Aerospace Manufacturing AAS

Fall - Semester 1

 

ETWR 1302- Introduction to Technical Writing

3 hrs

 

MCHN 1343 - Machine Shop Math

3 hrs

 

ELPT 1311 - Basic Electrical Theory

3 hrs

 

INMT 1305- Introduction to Industrial Maintenance

3 hrs

 

Spring - Semester 2

 

AERM 1345 -Airframe Electrical Systems

3 hrs

 

AERM 1349 - Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Fuel Systems

3 hrs

 

AERM 1350- Landing Gear Systems

3 hrs

 

AERM 1352 - Aircraft Sheet Metal

3 hrs

 

Summer - Semester 3

 

AERM 1354 - Aircraft Composites

3 hrs

 

AERM 1391 - Special Topics in Fasteners

3 hrs

 

DFTG 1309 - Basic Computer-Aided Drafting

3 hrs

 

Fall - Semester 4

 

AERM 1315 - Aviation Science

3 hrs

 

AERM 1303 - Shop Practices

3 hrs

 

AERM 1356 - Aircraft Powerplant Electrical

3 hrs

 

AERM 1351 - Aircraft Turbine Engine Theory

3 hrs

 

Spring - Semester 5

 

 

ENGL 1301 - English Composition I

3 hrs

 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

3 hrs

 

Mathematics

3 hrs

 

Speech

3 hrs

 

Language, Philosphy & Culture or Creative Arts

3 hrs