Purpose: This curriculum is designed to train technicians for the automotive field. Students completing this program will be ready for full-time employment as automotive technicians. The occupational objectives include line technician, new car make-ready, and customer service representative.
Transfer Information: Transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, but NOVA has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions. Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their faculty advisor early in their program
1 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
2 Students may substitute DSL 141 Transportation Electrical Systems I plus DSL 143 Diesel Truck Electrical Systems. Both courses must be taken in order to make this substitution.
3 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.
4The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
5 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.