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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Management, A.A.S.

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.

Courses Entry Term Special Notes H.S. Average
Algebra or 1 unit of equivalent academic math (70 or above in the course) Fall and Spring 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.

Total Credits Required: 63

Major Requirements*

*or specific course equivalents as approved by the department chairperson.
**required of all first time, full-time students

(1) Business Electives Credits: 6


(2) Mathematics Electives Credits: 6

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

(3) Restricted English Elective Credits: 3

Students may choose from:

(4) Liberal Art Electives Credits: 9


(5) Technical Elective Credits: 3

Students may choose from:

Total Credits Required: 63

Suggested Course Sequence for Full-Time Study

Term Total: 16

Second Term

Term Total: 16

Third Term

Term Total: 16

Fourth Term

Term Total: 15