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Academic Programs - School of Engineering and Industrial Technologies

Automotive Management
Associate in Applied Science
HEGIS #5306
Chairperson: Anthony Kossmann
Cogan Hall, Room 145, (518) 629-7272

The A.A.S. in Automotive Management provides students with an opportunity to earn a degree that utilizes both their technical and business skills by building upon a strong academic core. Students will also develop technical skills in selected automotive maintenance and repair areas. The business courses will develop skills in management, marketing and sales.

The Automotive Management A.A.S. degree will provide students with the skill sets necessary to meet the industry’s demand for a more sophisticated and technologically astute workforce. This degree program offers advanced technological training, preparation in business and marketing combined with a solid foundation in communication and writing. The Automotive Management A.A.S. incorporates key skills in automotive maintenance and repair, as well as automotive management and marketing to enhance graduate success.

Automotive Management is a growing field that offers students a wide range of opportunities for employment and/or transfer upon graduation. This Automotive A.A.S. degree program is in keeping with Hudson Valley Community College’s mission to offer an appropriate range of affordable programs that serve the educational needs of a diverse population and to promote and enhance excellence in learning.

PROGRAM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
Courses Notes High School Average
Math I, algebra or 1 unit of equivalent academic math (70 or above in the course) Need valid driver’s license. Special testing through program coordinator. 70 or above

The estimated cost of books for the student enrolled in the first full-time term as outlined would be approximately $320.
Tools for this program have an estimated cost of $2,250.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS*

Course No.

Title

Credit Hrs.

FORM 104 College Forum** (1)
AUTO 120 Engines 6
AUTO 125 Automotive Electricity 4
AUTO 140 Fuel Systems 4
AUTO 145 Passenger Car Chassis I 3
AUTO 220 Alternative Fuels 3
AUTO 235 Automotive Electronics 4
AUTO 245 Passenger Car Chassis II 3
BADM 110 Legal & Ethical Environment of Business I 3
BADM 207 Organization and Management 3
ENGL 101 English Composition I 3
  (1) Business Electives 6
  (2) Mathematics Electives 6-8
  (3) Restricted English Elective 3
  (4) Liberal Art Electives 9
  (5) Technical Elective 3
  Total Credits Required 63-65
*or specific course equivalents as approved by the department chairperson.
**required of all first time, full-time students

(1) Recommend ACTG 100, MKTG 120 or CMPT 101.

(2) Either MATH 105 and MATH 106 or MATH 150 and MATH 165. Recommend MATH 150 and MATH 165 for transfer.

(3) Students may choose from ENGL 102, ENGL 104 or ENGL 125.

(4) Recommend PSYC 100, SOCL 100 and ECON 100.

(5) Students may choose from AUTO 200 or AUTO 260 or by permission of department chair.

FIRST TERM
FORM 104 College Forum** (1)
AUTO 120 Engines 6
AUTO 125 Automotive Electricity  4
BADM 110 Legal & Ethical Environment of Business I 3
  Mathematics Elective 3-4
  Term total 16-17
SECOND TERM
AUTO 140 Fuel Systems 4
AUTO 145 Passenger Car Chassis I  3
ENGL 101 English Composition I 3
  Mathematics Elective 3-4
  Business Elective 3
  Term total 16-17
THIRD TERM
AUTO 235  Automotive Electronics  4
AUTO 245  Passenger Car Chassis II 3
BADM 207 Organization and Management 3
  Restricted English Elective 3
  Liberal Arts Elective 3
  Term total 16
FOURTH TERM
AUTO 220 Alternative Fuels  3
  Technical Elective 3
  Business Elective 3
  Liberal Arts Electives 6
  Term total 15