PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     
         
     

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: Although transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, NVCC has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions.  Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their faculty advisor early in their program.

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 economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology) courses listed on pages 40-41. .

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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