Aerospace Technology - Associate of Applied Science

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(60 credits)

NOTE: Not all General Education ('G') courses listed below are taught at DACC. Please check DACC's current schedule for actual course offerings.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education Requirements
Choose one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Areas I, III, IV and V; students do not need to take any additional General Education courses to meet the requirement
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 1
Composition I 34
Area III: Laboratory Sciences - Choose one from the following:
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
4
Calculus -Based Physics I
and Calculus -Based Physics I Lab 3
4
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences - Choose one from the following:
Introduction to Psychology 33
Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to Literature 33
Film as Literature 33
Introduction to Creative Writing 33
World Literature I 33
Making History 33
United States History I 33
United States History II 33
World History I 33
World History II 33
Western Civilization I 33
Western Civilization II 33
Islamic Civilizations to 1800 33
Islamic Civilizations since 1800 33
East Asia to 1600 33
East Asia since 1600 33
Introduction to Philosophy 33
Logic, Reasoning, & Critical Thinking 33
Quest for God 33
Philosophy, Law, and Ethics 33
Philosophy of Music 33
Introduction to Ethics 33
Philosophical Thought 33
General Education Elective - Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 2
ENGL 2210GProfessional & Technical Communication 33
Core Requirements
MATH 1250GTrigonometry & Pre-Calculus (transfer track) 34
or ELT 120 Mathematics for Electronics
Technical Requirements 4
ELT 105Basic Electricity and Electronics3
MAT 105Introduction to Manufacturing3
MAT 102Print Reading for Industry3
MAT 110Machine Operation and Safety3
AERT 121Introduction to the Aerospace Workplace4
or AERT 105 Aerospace Engineering PLTW
ELT 110Electronics I4
AERT 212Materials and Processes (Basic Metallurgy)3
or WELD 120 Basic Metallurgy
AERT 213Aerospace Fluid Systems3
AERT 214Aerospace Systems3
AERT 221Inspection Requirements and Planning Metrology3
MAT 265Special Topics3
AERT 224Aerospace Tests and Measurements3
OETS 102Career Readiness Certification Preparation1
Total Credits60

(60 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may very from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change. 

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
FALL  
MATH 1250G
Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus 1
or Mathematics for Electronics
4
AERT 121
Introduction to the Aerospace Workplace
or Aerospace Engineering PLTW
4
ELT 105 Basic Electricity and Electronics 3
MAT 105 Introduction to Manufacturing 3
MAT 110 Machine Operation and Safety 3
 Credits17
Semester 2
SPRING  
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 1 4
Composition I  
Area V: Humanities - Choose one from the following: 3
Introduction to Literature  
Introduction to Creative Writing  
Film as Literature  
World Literature I  
Making History  
United States History I  
United States History II  
World History I  
World History II  
Western Civilization I  
Western Civilization II  
Islamic Civilizations to 1800  
Islamic Civilizations since 1800  
East Asia to 1600  
East Asia since 1600  
Introduction to Philosophy  
Logic, Reasoning, & Critical Thinking  
Quest for God  
Philosophy, Law, and Ethics  
Philosophy of Music  
Introduction to Ethics  
Philosophical Thought  
ELT 110 Electronics I 4
MAT 102 Print Reading for Industry 3
 Credits14
Semester 3
SUMMER  
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Introduction to Psychology
or Introduction to Sociology
 
 Credits3
Semester 4
FALL  
General Education Elective - Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 2 3
Professional & Technical Communication  
AERT 213 Aerospace Fluid Systems 3
AERT 214 Aerospace Systems 3
OETS 102 Career Readiness Certification Preparation 1
 Credits10
Semester 5
SPRING  
Area III: Laboratory Sciences - Choose one from the following: 4
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
 
Calculus -Based Physics I
and Calculus -Based Physics I Lab
 
AERT 212
Materials and Processes (Basic Metallurgy)
or Basic Metallurgy
3
AERT 221 Inspection Requirements and Planning Metrology 3
AERT 224 Aerospace Tests and Measurements 3
MAT 265 Special Topics 3
 Credits16
 Total Credits60