NVCC 1999-2000 Catalog
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Diagnostician Specialization 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.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester3rd Semester

   AUT100Intro. to Automotive Shop Practices2
   AUT111Automotive Engines I4
   AUT121Automotive Fuel Systems I4
   ENG111College Composition I3
   MTH103Applied Technical Math I3
   AUT122Automotive Fuel Systems II 4
   AUT215Automotive Emissions Systems 
   Diagnosis/Repair 2
   AUT241Automotive Electricity I 4
   IST117Intro. to Microcomputer Software 3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication or 
   SPD132 or SPD 127 3
   AUT136Automotive Climate Control  4

Total Credits/Semester17164

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   AUT141Automotive Power Trains I4
   AUT242Automotive Electricity II4
   AUT267Automotive Suspension and
   Braking Systems4
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
___Social Science Elective3
   AUT142Automotive Power Trains II 4
   AUT226Advanced ASM Emissions Diagnostics 2
   AUT266Automotive Alignment, Suspension & 
   Steering 4
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1614

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Automotive Technology with a Specialization in Diagnostician = 67.

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 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.

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

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