2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
  
    Oct 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Automotive Technician (HA24)


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The ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician Program is a course of study designed to accommodate both full and part-time students, culminating in an Associate of Science degree. Service of today’s complex automobiles requires highly trained technicians who have mastered a wide range of talents and skills. Naugatuck Valley Community College, in cooperation with the National Automotive Dealership Association, the U.S. Department of Labor, local, and national dealership associations, and the major automotive manufacturers, developed the Automotive Technician Program to meet the longstanding need for skilled automotive service technicians.

Students wishing to enroll in the Automotive Technician Program must demonstrate basic mathematics, written English, reading, and mechanical competency as determined by the College Placement Tests. Individuals interested in the Automotive Technician Program should contact the Program Coordinator or the Admissions Office. Students may be admitted to the College prior to admission to the program. The instruction, course of study, facilities, and equipment of Naugatuck Valley Community College, has been evaluated by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and has met the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards of quality for the training of automotive technicians as a Master Automotive Technician Training Certification Program. These organizations can be contacted as follows: NATEF, 13505 Dulles Technology Dr., Suite 2 • Hemdon, VA 20171-3413, ASE, 13505 Dulles Technology Dr., Suite 2 • Hemdon, VA 20171-3413.

General Education Core course listings and definitions appear on General Education Core . Placement testing will determine the sequencing of courses. Additional courses may be required.

Curriculum


Competency Requirement


Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication Credits: 0


  • Exempt

Continuing Learning and Information Literacy/ Ethical Credits: 3


Choose one:

or

Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking/Written Communication Credits:3


Historical Knowledge and Understanding Credits: 3


Oral Communications Credits: 3


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Quantitative Reasoning Credits: 3


MAT* H137  and courses numbered lower than MAT* H137  will not transfer to Connecticut State Universities as Quantitative Reasoning courses.

Choose one:

Scientific Knowledge and Understanding Credits: 4


At least one Scientific Knowledge and Understanding OR Scientific Reasoning course must have a lab component.

Scientific Reasoning Credits: 0


At least one Scientific Knowledge and Understanding OR Scientific Reasoning course must have a lab component.

  • Waived

Social Phenomena Credits: 3


Written Communication Credits: 3


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Program Outcomes


 

Total Credits: 63


Any given course may only be used to satisfy one of the competency areas even if it is listed under more than one.

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