NVCC 2005-2006 Catalog


     

PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY
Associate in Applied Science Degree 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.

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 Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester

3rd Semester


 

 

   AUT

100

Intro. to Auto. 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

 

 

   SDV

 

Elective

1

 

 

 

   AUT

112

Automotive Engines II

 

4

 

 

   AUT

122

Automotive Fuel Systems II

 

4

 

 

   AUT

241

Automotive Electricity I

 

4

 

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 

 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communication

 

3

 

 

   AUT

236

Automotive Climate Control

 

 

4

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

17-18

18

4

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   AUT

141

Auto Power Trains I

4

 

   AUT

242

Automotive Electricity II

4

 

   AUT

267

Automotive Suspension & Braking Systems

4

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness/Wellness

1

 

 

   AUT

142

Auto Power Trains II

 

4

 

   AUT

245

Automotive Electronics

 

4

 

   AUT

266

Auto. Alignment, Suspension, & Steering

 

4

 

HIS

 

Elective

 

3

 

PED

/RPK

 

 

1

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

13

16

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Automotive Technology = 68-69.

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

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

 

       
 
       

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