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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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Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

November 27, 28
Thanksgiving recess. College closed.

November 29, 30
Thanksgiving recess. No classes; College open.

December 16, 17
Evaluation Days.

December 17
Last day of student attendance.

December 18
Grading Day. Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

December 19
Grades due.

December 24 - January 4
College closed.

January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

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