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Automotive Technology (Apprenticeship)

Associate in Applied Science Degree
60 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum 0031

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

 

EGL 101

3

 

One course from EGL 102, EGL 111, EGL 212, SPE 103

3

Area B — 

Mathematics

3

 

One course from Area B (Mathematics)

 

Area C — 

Science 

3

 

(PHY 101 recommended)

 

Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

3

 

One course from a social or behavioral science discipline

 

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts 

3

 

One course from a humanities or fine arts discipline

 

Area F — 

Contemporary Global Studies*

0-3

One course that satisfies Contemporary Global Studies requirement

 


Total General Education Requirements: 


18



Major Requirements: 


Credit Hours

ATA 102 Introduction to Automotive Technology

4

ATA 110 Engine Performance and Fuel Systems

4

ATA 111 Electrical Systems

4

ATA 113 Brakes Systems

3

ATA 114 Steering, Balancing, & Alignment

3

ATA 204 Basic Automotive Engines

4

ATA 205 Advanced Automotive Engines

4

ATA 206 Clutches, Transmissions and Differentials

4

ATA 207 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning

4

ATA 208 Automatic Transmissions

4

Total Major Requirements:

38


Electives:

 

Select electives as necessary to complete the 60-credit-hour required total.

 

Total Electives:

4



Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:

60

 

*Students may take a Contemporary Global Studies course that satisfies both Area F and another Area requirement.

 

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IMPORTANT DATES


January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

January 19
Martin Luther King holiday, College closed.

January 20
Spring 2015 semester classes begin.

January 21
Winterim faculty grading due.

January 26
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

February 15
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

February 16
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 17
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

March 1
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

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