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nova 2011-2012 college catalog: Programs of Study

Discontinued Program FA 2011

Automotive Electrical Technician
Certificate AL, MA

Purpose:  This curriculum is designed for persons who seek full-time employment as entry-level automotive service technicians. The curriculum includes electrical theory and application to advance the student as an automotive electrical technician. Occupational objectives include diagnostician specialist, emission control technicians, and service technicians.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
AUT 100 Intro to Automotive Shop Practices 2
AUT 111 Automotive Engines I 4
AUT 241 Automotive Electricity I 4
ENG 111 College Composition I or ENG 131 Technical Report Writing I 3
MHT 103 Applied Technical Mathematics I 3
1SDV SDV    Elective 1
Total   17
2nd Semester
2    Social Science Elective 3
AUT 122 Automotive Fuel Systems II 4
AUT 242 Automotive Electricity II 4
AUT 245 Automotive Electronics 4
Total   15
Total credits for the Automotive Electrical Technician Certificate=32

1 Students can take SDV 100 College Success Skills or the SDV 101 Orientation section related to their particular program.

2 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.