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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 — 

Global Studies*

0-3

One course that satisfies 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 Global Studies course that satisfies both Area F and another Area requirement.

 

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IMPORTANT DATES


July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

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