NVCC 1999-2000 Catalog
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Associate in Applied Science Degree AL, MA  

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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: NVCC has formal articulation agreements for transfer to the B.S. in Automotive and Heavy Equipment Management at Ferris State University (Big Rapids, MI) and the B.S. in Vocational Industrial Education at Virginia Tech.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester3rd Semester

   AUT100Intro. to Auto. Shop Practices2
   AUT111Automotive Engines I4
   AUT121Automotive Fuel Systems I4
   ENG111College Composition I or
   ENG131 Technical Report Writing I3
   MTH103Applied Technical Math I3
   AUT112Automotive Engines II 4
   AUT122Automotive Fuel systems II 4
   AUT241Automotive Electricity I 4
___Social Science Elective 3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Comm. or 
   ENG132 plus SPD 127 3
   AUT236Automotive Climate Control  4

Total Credits/Semester17184

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   AUT141Auto Power Trains I4
   AUT242Automotive Electricity II4
   AUT267Automotive Suspension
   & Braking Systems4
PED116Lifetime Fitness/Wellness1
   AUT142Auto Power Trains II 4
   AUT245Automotive Electronics 4
   AUT266Auto. Alignment, Suspension, 
   & Steering 4
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1316

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Automotive Technology = 68.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

2 The 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 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

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