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2005-2006
Automotive Technology
Associate Applied Science Degree
Curriculum code 1277


Required Courses
(64 credit hours)
The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. Students may also complete the program through part-time enrollment.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please see the course descriptions that are linked from each course.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
First Semester

16 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
AUT-112

4

Intro to Automotive Technology    
AUT-114

4

Electrical/Electronic Systems   
AUT-121

4

Automotive Brake Systems   
PHY-106

3

Fundamentals of Physics   
PHY-107

1

Fundamentals of Physics Lab   
Total: 16

Second Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
AUT-125 4 Performance and Driveability I  
AUT-214 4 Electrical/Electronic Systems II  
AUT-234 4 Steering and Suspension Systems  
COM-101 3 Composition I COM-101 for Automotive Technology Students
COM-101 for automotive students relates coursework directly to automotive technology. It has the same course objectives as other COM-101 classes but readings and discussions are geared toward the automotive industry. Students must get permission from Ira Siegel before registering for this course. Ira can be reached at (708) 974-5511.
Total: 15

Third Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
AUT-232 4 Performance and Driveability II  
AUT-240 4 Manual Transmissions and Drivelines  
AUT-236 4 Automotive Engine Reconditioning  
MTH-120 or higher 3 General Education Mathematics   
Total: 15

Fourth Semester
18 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
AUT-242 4 Automatic Transmission  
AUT-244 4 OBDII and Emission Control Systems  
AUT-246 4 Heating and Air Conditioning Systems  
___-___ 3 General Education Elective: Select three hours from ART, FRE, GER, HUM, JPN, LIT, MUS, PHI, SPA, THE, ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, PSC, PSY, SOC, SSC  
COM-103 3 Speech Fundamentals  
Total: 18

Graduation Requirements
Official high school transcript with date of graduation or a GED certificate; minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0; successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific degree; minimum of 15 semester hours completed at Moraine Valley; constitution requirement; a "C" grade or better in COM-101 and a "C" grade or better in COM-102 if COM-102 is required for this program; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising
Department Chairperson
Richard Rackow
Office: T607
(708) 974-5428
rackow@morainevalley.edu
  

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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