PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     
         
     

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY
Associate in Applied Science Degree AL, MA
Emissions Specialization AL, MA

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 Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester

3rd Semester


 

   AUT

100

Intro. to Automotive Shop Practices

2

 

   AUT

111

Automotive Engines I

4

 

   AUT

121

Automotive Fuel Systems I

4

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I or

 

 

   

ENG

131 Technical Report Writing I

3

 

   PHY

101

Intro. to Physics I or

 

 

   

MTH

151 Math for the Liberal Arts

3-4

 

   STD

 

Elective

1

 

 

 

   AUT

122

Automotive Fuel Systems II

 

4

 

 

   AUT

215

Emissions Systems Diagnosis/Repair

 

2

 

 

   AUT

241

Automotive Electricity I

 

4

 

 

   IST

115

Basic Computer Literacy

 

3

 

 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communication

 

3

 

 

   AUT

236

Automotive Climate Control

 

 

4

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

17-18

16

4

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   AUT

141

Auto Power Trains I

4

 

   AUT

242

Automotive Electricity II

4

 

   AUT

267

Automotive Suspension and Braking Systems

4

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

1

 

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Social Science Elective

3

 

 

   AUT

142

Automotive Power Trains II

 

4

 

   AUT

226

Advanced ASM Emissions Diagnostics

 

2

 

   AUT

266

Automotive Alignment, Suspension & Steering

 

4

 

PED

/RPK

 

 

1

 

HIS

 

Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

16

14

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

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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