Aeronautical Engineering Technology: Diploma

Program Mission

Working in partnership with industry, the Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering Technology program provides quality education that prepares highly skilled technicians capable of serving the community and fulfilling personal ambitions with excellence. Graduates may choose to continue into the additional two years of the program to earn the bachelor degree and become innovative engineers.

Program Goal

The Program Educational Objectives of the Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering Technology program are to:

1. Provide Aeronautical Engineering Technology professionals with the technical knowledge and skills required by the industry to maintain aviation systems to highest level of industry standards.

2. Prepare graduates for a successful career with strong communication and teamwork skills and an understanding of the global, ethical and social implications of the aviation industry.

3. Provide graduates with strong commitment to lifelong learning, continuing education, and professional growth.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, HCT graduate in Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering Technology should demonstrate:

a. An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to Aeronautical Engineering Technology. 
b. An ability to design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to Aeronautical Engineering Technology.
c. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
d. An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results.
e. An ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.

Completion Requirements

Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering Technology

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 76credits, including:

Program Core Courses42
Mathematics and Science Courses12
General Studies course18
Total Credit Hours72
Aeronautical Engineering Core Courses
Required Credits : 42
AET 2103Fundamentals of Flight3
AET 2403Applied Thermofluids3
AET 2902Sophomore Design Project2
AET 3503Fixed And Rotary Wing Assemblies3
AET 4613Avionics Systems3
EGN 1001Engineering Workshop1
EGN 1133Design Thinking in Technology3
EGN 2712Applied Programing for Engineers2
EGN 2806Work Placement I6
ELE 2153Electrical Eng Fundamentals3
MCE 2203Applied Statics3
MCE 2213Mechanics of Materials3
MCE 2303Material Selection and Testing3
MCE 2311Solid Modelling1
MTE 3603Electronics Systems and Circuits3
Mathematics and Science Courses
Required Credits : 12
CHM 1103Engineering Chemistry3
MTH 1203Calculus I3
MTH 2103Calculus II3
PHY 1203Physics II3
General Studies
Required Credits: 18
English, Arabic or other Languages
Required Credits : 6
LSC 1103 and AES 1013
Information Technology and Mathematics
Required Credits : 6
ICT 2013 and MTH 1113
The Natural Sciences
Required Credits : 3
PHY 1103
The Social or Behavioral Sciences
Required Credits : 3
LSS 1003
Description Data
Total Required Credits 72
Maximum Duration of Study 3 years
Minimum Duration of Study 2 years
Cost Recovery Program No
Program Code DAEET
Major Code AET

Recommended Sequence of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Credit Hours
EGN 1133 Design Thinking in Technology 3
LSC 1103 Professional Communication and Reporting 3
LSS 1003 Life and Future Skills 3
MTH 1203 Calculus I 3
PHY 1103 Physics I 3
 Credit Hours15
Semester 2
AES 1013 Arabic Communications 3
CHM 1103 Engineering Chemistry 3
EGN 1001 Engineering Workshop 1
ICT 2013 Computational Thinking and Coding 3
MTH 1113 Statistics for Engineering 3
PHY 1203 Physics II 3
 Credit Hours16
ELE 2153 Electrical Eng Fundamentals 3
MCE 2203 Applied Statics 3
 Credit Hours6
Year 2
Semester 3
AET 2103 Fundamentals of Flight 3
AET 2403 Applied Thermofluids 3
MCE 2303 Material Selection and Testing 3
MCE 2311 Solid Modelling 1
MTE 3603 Electronics Systems and Circuits 3
MTH 2103 Calculus II 3
 Credit Hours16
Semester 4
AET 2902 Sophomore Design Project 2
AET 3503 Fixed And Rotary Wing Assemblies 3
AET 4613 Avionics Systems 3
EGN 2712 Applied Programing for Engineers 2
MCE 2213 Mechanics of Materials 3
 Credit Hours13
EGN 2806 Work Placement I 6
 Credit Hours6
 Total Credit Hours72