NVCC 1997-1998 Catalog
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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY
Associate in Applied Science Degree 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.

Credits
First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   AUT100Intro. to Auto. Shop Practices2
   AUT111Automotive Engines I4
   AUT241Automotive Electricity I4
   ENG111College Composition I or
   ENG 131 Technical Report Writing I3
   MTH103Applied Technical Math I3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
   STDElective1
 
   AUT112Automotive Engines II 4
   AUT121Automotive Fuel Systems I 4
   AUT242Automotive Electricity II 4
___Social Science Elective 3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication 
   or ENG 132 plus SPD 127 3

Total Credits/Semester1818

Credits
Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   AUT122Automotive Fuel Systems II4
   AUT141Auto Power Trains I4
   AUT245Automotive Electronics4
   AUT267Auto. Susp. & Braking Systems4
PED/RPK1
 
   AUT142Auto Power Trains II 4
   AUT236Automotive Climate Control 4
   AUT266Auto. Align., Susp. & Steering 4
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1715

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

1 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 220, 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 Social science courses may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).


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