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College Catalog 2014-2015

Emissions Specialization
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Offered through 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.

Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an academic advisor or counselor for further information.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
AUT 100 Introduction to Automotive Shop Practices 2
AUT 111 Automotive Engines I 4
AUT 121 Automotive Fuel Systems I 4
ENG 111 College Composition I or 3
  ENG  131  Technical Report Writing I  
PHY 101 Intro to Physics I or 3-4
  MTH  151  Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I or  
  PHY  130  Survey of Applied Physics  
1SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   17-18
2nd Semester
AUT 122 Automotive Fuel Systems II 4
AUT 215 Emissions Systems Diagnosis/Repair 2
2AUT 241 Automotive Electricity I 4
CST 110 Intro to Communication 3
ITE 115 Intro to Computer Applications and Concepts 3
Total   16
3rd Semester
AUT 236 Automotive Climate Control 4
Total   4
4th Semester
AUT 141 Auto Power Trains I 4
AUT 242 Automotive Electricity II 4
AUT 265 Automotive Braking Systems 4
3PED 116 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 1
4___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   16
5th Semester
AUT 142 Automotive Power Trains II 4
AUT 226 Advanced ASM Emissions Diagnostics 2
AUT 266 Automotive Alignment, Suspension and Steering 4
5___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
3PED/RPK Elective 1
Total   14
Total credits for the Emissions Specialization=67-68

1 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

2 May substitute DSL 141 plus DSL 143. Both courses must be taken in order to make this substitution.

3 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 activities course. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

4 See social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.

5 See humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.