Jan 29, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

Automotive Technology AAS Degree


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For more information please see the Automotive Technology Program Overview .

Purpose


Graduates of the associate of applied science degree in automotive technology are prepared for jobs as entry-level technicians in light-duty vehicle repair, maintenance and related fields such as service writing, warranty and parts sales. They are able to use tools and diagnostic equipment common to the professional, as well as electronic and printed service information sources.

Note: This degree is available at Hastings

Suggested Sequence of Courses  

Subtotal: 49


Basic Achievement Requirements


All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will meet minimum achievements for math, writing and reading. Graduates can meet the requirement by:

   1. Acquiring appropriate Mandatory Assessment scores in math, writing and reading.
  OR  
  2. Completing the following courses:
    a. MATH 0930 Practical Math OR MATH 0940 Pre-Algebra with a C or above.
    AND
    b. ENGL 0970 Reading & Writing Essentials II with a C or above.
  OR  
  3. Completing a 1000-level MATH or ENGL course with a D or above.

General Education Core Requirements


All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will complete a minimum of 15 credits of General Education from the following (AA and AS students will have additional requirements):

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group C: Life and Career Skills, D: Information & Technology Literacy or E: Global Awareness 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group A, B, C, D or E 6 credit(s)

Subtotal: 15


Total Credits for AAS Degree: 64


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