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2006-2007
DaimlerChrysler CAP Program
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Curriculum code 1277


Required Courses
(64 credit hours)
Each student is required to obtain a basic set of tools and safety equipment to participate in laboratory work and perform work at the dealer. A list of required tools will be furnished upon request. The cost for these tools ranges from approximately $100 to $500.

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

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
First Semester (Fall)

16 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
AUT-112

4

Introductory Automotive Technology  
AUT-114

4

Electrical/Electronic Systems I  
AUT-121

4

Automotive Brake Systems  
COL 101

1

College: Changes, Challenges, Choices  
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: 16

Second Semester (Spring)
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
AUT-246 4 Heating and Air Conditioning Systems  
AUT-214 4 Electrical/Electronic Systems II  
AUT-125 4 Performance & Drivability I  
SOM-103 3 Speech Fundamentals  
Total: 15

Third Semester (Summer)
First Internship Period (13-weeks)

1 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
AUT-233 1 Seminar (Internship)  
Total: 1

Fourth Semester (Fall)
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
AUT-236 4 Automotive Engine Reconditioning  
AUT-232 4 Performance & Drivability II  
AUT-242 4 Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles  
MTH-120 3 Quantitative Literacy (or higher)  
Total: 15

Fifth Semester (Spring)
16 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
AUT-234 4 Steering & Suspension Systems  
AUT-240 4 Manual Transmissions and Transaxles  
AUT-244 4 OBD II & Emission Control Systems  
PHY-106 3 Fundamentals of Physics  
PHY-107 1 Fundamentals of Physics Lab  
Total: 16

Sixth Semester (Summer)
Second Internship Period (19-weeks)

3 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
AUT-237 3 Internship  
Total: 3

Graduation Requirements
Minimum grade point average of 2.0 and completion of 1,280 internship hours at a Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep dealership; employment at a Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep dealership through the entire length of the program; submission of graduation petition by published deadline; COL-101, see Moraine Valley catalog for details; Constitution requirement; 64 credit hours with at least 15 credit hours earned at Moraine Valley; requirements for Associate in Applied Science degree.

For More Information
CAP Coordinator
Ira Siegel
Office T607
(708) 974-5511
siegel@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/automotive

http://www.chrysler.com/
 
Department Chairperson
Richard Rackow
Office: T607
(708) 974-5428
rackow@morainevalley.edu

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

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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