NVCC 2003-2004 Catalog
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Emissions 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 I or
   ENG131 Technical Report Writing I3
   PHY101Intro. to Physics I or
   MTH151 Math for the Liberal Arts3-4
   AUT122Automotive Fuel Systems II 4 
   AUT215Emissions Systems Diagnosis/Repair 2 
   AUT241Automotive Electricity I 4 
   IST117Intro. to Microcomputer Software 3 
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication 3 
   AUT236Automotive Climate Control  4

Total Credits/Semester17-18164

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   AUT141Auto 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
HISElective 3

Total Credits/Semester1614

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Automotive Technology with a Specialization in Emissions = 67-68.

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 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, 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).

3 Select from HIS 101, 102, 111, 112, 255, or 256.

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