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2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aerospace, Maintenance Management Concentration, B.S.

The Maintenance Management concentration offers instruction designed for students who are interested in careers as skilled technicians or managers in aircraft manufacturing, aircraft repair, engine overhaul, or space vehicle maintenance. The fundamental skills needed in aerospace vehicle repair and maintenance are stressed together with management skills for such careers. MTSU is an approved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) FAR Part 147 maintenance technician school for airframe and powerplant mechanics. This concentration requires the completion of

  1. 76 hours of aerospace courses as listed below;
  2. other specific required courses as listed below; and
  3. FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certification prior to graduation.

A minor is not required.

Aerospace Core Requirement

All Aerospace majors will take

Recommended Sequence


Subtotal: 36 Hours

Subtotal: 32 Hours

Subtotal: 34 Hours

Subtotal: 31 Hours


Additional aerospace maintenance courses are required if FAA certification is sought. Students enrolled in the Airframe and Powerplant Technician’s Program are required to pass a comprehensive qualification examination prior to receiving authorization to take the FAA examination or prior to receiving a Certificate of Completion from MTSU.