Aeronautical Management Technology (AMT)

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AMT 100 Flight Safety I. (1) F, S, SS
Supervised private pilot flight training and flight safety briefings. Continuous enrollment until completion of the FAA Private Pilot Certificate. Lecture, lab. Corequisite: AMT 182 or 220 or equivalent.

AMT 101 Introduction to Aeronautical Management Technology. (1) F, S
Facilitates entry into Aeronautical Management Technology programs. Emphasizes general catalog and specialization requirements, registration, careers, and ASU East facilities.

AMT 182 Private Pilot Ground School. (3) F, S
Ground school preparation for Private Pilot Certificate. Aerodynamics, navigation, performance, and regulations. Lecture, lab. Corequisite: AMT 220.

AMT 200 Flight Safety II. (2) F, S, SS
Supervised commercial instrument flight training and safety briefings. Continuous enrollment required until completion of FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument Rating. Lecture, lab. Prerequisites: AMT 100; Private Pilot Certificate. Pre- or corequisite: AMT 222 or 314.

AMT 201 Air Traffic Control. (3) F
Ground and air operations; weather services communications and routing; flight plans, IFR operations, departures and arrivals; and airport conditions and emergencies. Prerequisite: AMT 182.

AMT 220 Aviation Meteorology. (3) F, S
Evaluation, analysis, and interpretation of atmospheric phenomena. Low- and high-altitude weather from the pilot’s viewpoint. Corequisite: AMT 182.

AMT 222 Instrument Pilot Ground School. (3) S
Ground school leading to the FAA Instrument Pilot Rating. 10 hours ground trainer included. Lecture, lab. Pre- or corequisites: AMT 182, 220.

AMT 280 Aerospace Structures, Materials, and Systems. (4) F
Basic aerodynamics, aerospace vehicle structures, materials, and systems. Inspection requirements and methods. Lecture, lab. Prerequisites: PHY 111, 113.

AMT 287 Aircraft Powerplants. (4) S
Theory and performance analysis of gas turbine and reciprocating aircraft engines. Engine accessories, systems, and environmental control. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: AMT 280.

AMT 300 Flight Safety III. (2) F, S, SS
Supervised instructor flight training and safety briefings. Continuous enrollment required until completion of FAA Flight Instructor Certificate with Instrument Instructor Rating. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: AMT 200. Pre- or corequisite: AMT 385.

AMT 308 Air Transportation. (3) F
Study of the historical and international development of air transportation and its social, political, and economic impact upon global interrelationships. Prerequisite: junior standing. General Studies: G.

AMT 314 Commercial Pilot Ground School. (3) F
Ground school leading to FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate. 10 hours ground trainer included. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: Private Pilot Certificate. Pre- or corequisite: AMT 222.

AMT 360 Introduction to Helicopter Technology. (3) N
Introduction to the working functions of modern rotary wing aircraft, rotary wing flight theory, aerodynamics, controls, flight, and power requirements. Prerequisites: PHY 111, 113.

AMT 382 Air Navigation. (3) S
Theory and application of modern advanced navigation and flight instrument systems. Introduction to crew resource management in multiplace cockpits. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: AMT 222.

AMT 385 Flight Instructor Ground School. (3) S
Ground school in preparation for the FAA Flight Instructor Certificate. Lecture, lab. Pre- or corequisite: AMT 300.

AMT 387 Multiengine Pilot Ground School. (1) S
Ground school preparation for the FAA Multiengine Rating. Lecture, lab. Pre- or corequisite: AMT 200 or instructor approval.

AMT 391 Multiengine Instructor Ground School. (2) N
Ground school preparation for the FAA Multiengine Flight Instructor Rating. Lecture, lab. Prerequisites: AMT 300, 387, 400.

AMT 392 Flight Instructor Instrument Ground School. (2) F
Ground school preparation for the FAA Instrument Flight Instructor Rating. Prerequisite: AMT 300.

AMT 395 Multiengine Land, Airplane Flight Instructor Rating. (1) N
Normal and emergency flight operations. Instruction techniques and procedures for light multiengine land, airplane. CFIAME Rating required for course completion. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: AMT 391.

AMT 396 Aviation Professional. (1) F
Career focus for management and flight students, including internships, résumé writing, interviews, and employment search in aviation industry. Prerequisite: junior standing.

AMT 400 Flight Safety IV. (1) F, S, SS
Multiengine and crew training and safety briefings. Continuous enrollment required until completion of rating and multicrew training. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: AMT 300. Pre- or corequisite: AMT 387.

AMT 408 National Aviation Policy. (3) F
Examination of aviation and airspace policies and policy process, including agencies involved in formulation, implementation, and evaluation of aviation policy. Prerequisite: AMT 308.

AMT 409 Nondestructive Testing and Quality Assurance. (1) N
Purpose of inspection and quality assurance. Theory and application of nondestructive inspection methods. Application of pertinent standards, specifications, and codes. Lecture, lab. Cross-listed as AET 409. Credit is allowed only for AET 409 or AMT 409. Prerequisite: AMT 280 or MET 230.

AMT 410 Aviation Safety and Human Factors. (3) F
Aviation accident prevention, human factors, life support, fire prevention, accident investigation, and crash survivability. Development and analysis of aviation safety programs. Prerequisites: junior standing; completion of 1 semester of literacy and critical inquiry (L1) requirement.

AMT 412 Air Transportation Research. (1) F
Survey of practical research methodology in use in the air transportation industry. Topics include planning and design considerations.

AMT 419 Aviation Logistical Management. (3) S
Survey of FAA requirements for personnel and facilities. Topics include parts supply, quality control, product liability, pricing, profitability, and administration. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: junior standing.

AMT 442 Aviation Law/Regulations. (3) F
Aviation within context of U.S. Common Law system. Public law, administrative rule making, sovereignty, enforcement, and case law analysis. Prerequisite: junior standing.

AMT 444 Airport Management and Planning. (3) S
Orientation to administration and management of modern public airports, including overview of planning, funding, and development of airport facilities. Prerequisite: AMT 308.

AMT 482 Airline Instrument Procedures. (3) F
Advanced instrument flight using airline instrument procedures and airline crew and cockpit resource management. Lecture, lab. Prerequisites: AMT 222, 382.

AMT 484 Aeronautical Internship. (1–12) F, S, SS
Work experience assignment with aerospace industry commensurate with student’s program. Special project guidance by industry with university supervision. Prerequisites: advisor approval; junior standing.

AMT 489 Airline Administration. (3) S
Administrative organizations, economics of airline administration, operational structure, and relationship with federal government agencies. Prerequisites: AMT 308; instructor approval.

AMT 491 Aviation Management Capstone. (3) S
Integration and overview of management tools, current business problems and topics related to aviation industry. Group project with industry and government and business partners. Prerequisite: senior standing.

AMT 496 Airline Aircraft Systems Capstone. (3) S
Commercial airline aircraft systems and flight procedures. Includes theoretical education for large, commercial passenger aircraft. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: senior standing.

AMT 521 Air Transportation Regulation. (3) N
Reviews evolutionary history of government regulations. Explores alternatives for economic, safety, social, and administrative regulatory reform in air transportation. Prerequisite: AMT 444 or 489 or equivalent.

AMT 523 Aviation Systems Management. (3) N
Systems theory applied to intermodal transportation networks. Survey of air and ground transportation infrastructure, institutional frameworks, and intermediaries promoting connections between modes. Prerequisite: AMT 444 or 489 or equivalent.

AMT 525 Airport Planning and Design. (3) N
Students complete various phases of airport master planning process. Provide guidance for logical and timely development of airports. Project work groups assigned. Prerequisite: AMT 444 or 489 or equivalent.

AMT 527 Airline Management Strategies. (3) N
Since deregulation, airlines have undergone profound changes through mergers, consolidation, and acquisition. In-depth look at airline management strategies for the 21st century. Prerequisite: AMT 444 or 489 or equivalent.

AMT 528 International Aviation. (3) N
Major issues of international aviation, historical review of institutional framework. Bilateral route agreements, freedom versus sovereignty, current legal and political arrangements. Prerequisite: AMT 444 or 489 or equivalent.

AMT 529 Fixed-Base Operations Management. (3) N
Examination of FBO role in the national aviation system. Organization of flight line operations, aircraft maintenance, and administration for multiple aircraft types. Prerequisite: AMT 444 or 489 or equivalent.

AMT 541 Aviation Physiology. (3) N
Survey of human physiology and human performance principles related to modern aircraft and aircraft systems operating in multiple environments. Prerequisite: AMT 410 or equivalent.

AMT 543 Ergonomics in High-Technology Environments. (3) N
Examination of ergonomic design principles regarding man-machine interface requirements of high-technology workstations. Emphasis on computer workstation design issues. Prerequisite: AMT 410 or equivalent.

AMT 545 Human Factors in Aviation. (3) N
Overview of human role in aviation. Issues, problems of unsafe acts and attitudes in human behavior. Human engineering capabilities and limitations. Prerequisite: AMT 410 or equivalent.

AMT 546 Crew Resource Management /Line-Oriented Flight Training. (3) N
Evaluation of in-depth, multicrew coordination issues for commercial aviation pilots. Stresses importance of critical thinking, decision making, integrated resource utilization. Prerequisite: AMT 410 or equivalent.

AMT 547 Modern Human Factors Design Issues. (3) N
Research and discussion of current human factors issues. State-of-the-art analyses of information regarding rapidly evolving designs and applications. Prerequisite: AMT 410 or equivalent.

AMT 549 Human Factors Research. (3) N
Aviation human factors research principles applied and tested in operational settings. Group projects assigned in conjunction with industry partners. Prerequisite: AMT 410 or equivalent.

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