The Aviation Maintenance Technology program of study provides the necessary instruction and practical experience required by the Federal Aviation Administration Regulations for those individuals who wish to become a Certificated Aviation Maintenance Technician with an Airframe and Powerplant rating. The curriculum follows the guidelines set forth by the Federal Aviation Administration in FAR Part 147 and provides students with training on both fixed-wing and rotor-winged aircraft along with training in reciprocating and turbine-powered aircraft systems. The student must take the required FAA written/oral and practical tests to receive a Mechanic's certificate with Airframe and Powerplant ratings. Graduates of this program are awarded an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree.