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Aviation Electronics I: Wire Assembly

Certificate

This pathway meets the requirements for the Certificate in Aviation Electronics I: Wire Assembly. Students in this pathway learn the basic knowledge, skills and abilities to meet minimum requirements for employment as an entry-level wire assembly technician in aerospace-related industries. Learn to perform basic wiring and termination common to avionics.

Estimated Length of Completion

Degree Quarters Credits
Certificate Full Time: 2
Part Time: 3
29.0 - 30.0

Program lengths are estimates, not guarantees. For the most current program information, please check with the program contact.

For Placement Testing: contact Testing Center, 527-3674 To begin program, students must test into the English and Math courses listed below:

Course Course ID Credits Availability

Course Substitute : equivalent computer experience

The hands-on environment allows students to learn basic word processing (Word), spreadsheet (Excel), database (Access), and presentation graphics (Power Point) applications concepts. Students will create a variety of business documents and learn editing and formatting techniques. In addition, students will be introduced to file control features such as creating and naming directories, renaming files, and deleting, copying and moving files. Computer lab fee required

BUS 169 5.0

Course Substitute : ENGL 098 - College Prep Writing IV (5 credits) or higher ENGL course

Increase general knowledge of fiction and non-fiction through overview of concepts and vocabulary needed to interpret, appreciate and respond to a wide range of reading selections. Prereq: See above.

ENGL 097 10.0

Course Substitute : higher MATH course or have taken equivalent or higher MATH course

Elementary algebra topics include operations with signed numbers, linear equations and inequalities, exponents, graphing linear functions, systems of equations, polynomials and applications. Prereq: MATH 081 with a 2.0 or better or placement.

MATH 084 5.0

Students are strongly encouraged to meet with an advisor to discuss specific career goals and recommended coursework.


Job tests this program will prepare you for:

  • Fiber Optics CFOT

For current employment and wage estimates, please visit the following online resources and search for the relevant occupational term:

All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling 206.934.5391. There are additional costs for books and supplies. Each student is responsible for the purchase of certain supplies and required tools before the instruction begins.

Part Time

  • Resident Cost : $3,278.16 - $3,391.20
  • NonResident Cost : $3,712.00 - $3,840.00
  • International Student Cost : $8,447.12 - $8,738.40

Hours may vary based on specific program requirements. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling 206.934.5391.

Worker Friendly


This program is offered at times and in formats that meet the needs of working adults. This includes:

  • Hybrid
  • Hybrid courses provide students with the scheduling flexibility of fewer campus visits while covering the same materials as an equivalent class held entirely on campus. Hybrid classes usually have at least one on-campus meeting per week combined with a "virtual classroom" with online content, lessons and activities.

Worker Friendly


This program is offered at times and in formats that meet the needs of working adults. This includes:

  • Evening
  • Courses with a start time of 4:00 PM or later.

Worker Friendly


This program is offered at times and in formats that meet the needs of working adults. This includes:

  • Daytime
  • Courses offered between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM

Coursework

Course Course ID Credits Availability

Presents an overview of aviation electronics and the instrumentation commonly found in commercial aviation. Includes an introduction to schematic reading,OSHA/FAA/Basic electrical safety, tools and basic connectors, plugs, cables and wiring, shielding. Prerequisite: EET 162 or instructor permission to take EET 162 concurrently during the same quarter.

EET 107 5.0

Introduces fiber optics theory and maintenance as applied to Information Technology, Aerospace, Broadband and generic use. Emphasis on hands on labs using industry standard diagnostic test equipment, safety, routing, installation, cleaning, measurement, and inspection processes. Prepare for Fiber Optic Association Certification (FOA).

EET 108 5.0

Course Substitute : MATH& 141 - Precalculus I (5 credits)

This is an overview of basic mathematical applications for electronic circuit analysis. Includes fundamental concepts of operations with numbers, the metric system, fundamental algebraic concepts, graphing, exponential and logarithmic functions, right angle triangles, basic trig functions, vectors and complex numbers. Prerequisite: MAT 081 or equivalent.

EET 109 5.0

This course introduces foundational concepts in building and programming robots. Students build, program and configure a robot using various electronic devices to enable a wide variety of robotic activity. Computer Lab Fee.

EET 137 5.0

First in a series of lecture-lab courses designed for an in-depth study of electronics. Performance goals will equip the learner with the ability to analyze series and parallel circuits. Basic concepts of energy, work, power, current and voltage are studied as well as Ohm's and Kirchhoff's laws. The course ends with an introduction to capacitance, transients and AC theory and circuit analysis. Achievement of course goals is supported by the use of computer models and hands-on labs. .Computer fee.

EET 161 5.0

Second course in a series designed for an in-depth study of electronics. Covers the sinusoidal waveform, its generation and measurement, and basic AC topics including frequency, inductance, capacitance, reactance, resonance, filters, transformers. Computer models, as well as labs with the oscilloscope, are used throughout. Prerequisite: EET 161 and EET 109 or MATH& 141 or instructor permission. .

EET 162 5.0