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AEROSPACE ACADEMY

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Grade:11- 12

Credits: 3 units, 1.5 Fall Semester, 1.5 Spring Semester
DUAL CREDIT: UCM AVIA 1020, 1211, 1212, 1213, 1310, 1903 (11 credits available to eligible students)

PREREQUISITE: GPA: 2.5 cumulative or higher; Attendance: 90% or higher; Algebra I with a B- or higher;Reading/Writing:10th
grade level.
Recommended: Average Math and Engineering grade: B- or higher; Aerospace Engineering (AE) and Digital Electronics (DE)
are highly recommended for students interested in avionics and aviation maintenance career paths.
Have you ever wanted to design, maintain, or pilot an airplane or rocket? Are you interested in a deeper understanding of what
it takes to work in the Aviation and Aerospace fields? The Aerospace Academy Capstone provides advanced level
avionics/aviation/aerospace preparation for students pursuing careers in seven aviation/aerospace pathways. This program
represents a collaboration between STA, the City of Lee’s Summit, the Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council, and the
Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport and includes potential lab opportunities for students at the airport. Students will learn cutting-edge
curriculum developed by subject matter experts in aerospace/aviation including acquiring learning targets for a FAA Remote Pilot
certification, career exploration for the seven aerospace workforce pathways, hands-on applied learning experiences at the Lee’s
Summit Airport utilizing industry standard equipment, and a field experience within one or more of the seven aerospace pathways.