Sep 24, 2020  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Technology (909), Associate of Applied Science Degree

Purpose: In order to maintain new and changing automotive systems, the automotive technician needs current training. This degree provides training for new mechanics and also serves the continuing education needs of the trained mechanic already working in the field.

Course Offerings: Automotive courses in this program are offered at the Hampton campus in the daytime and evening.

Special Notes: The Automotive Program is open entry/open exit, allowing students to start in any semester.

tArticulation Agreement: Students who are interested in transferring to Old Dominion University to continue the AAS Automotive Technology to BS Occupational and Technical Studies-Training Specialist  plan should meet with Academic Advising early to determine and discuss requirements. 

For more information, call the automotive program head at 757/825-3859 or contact the Science, Engineering and Technology Division at (757) 825-2898 or

♦ Course requires pre/co-requisites.

Possible Career Opportunities

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Semester Total Credits 14

Spring I

Semester Total Credits 13

Semester Total Credits 6

Semester Total Credits 13

Semester Total Credits 14

Semester Total Credits 7

Total Minimum Credits 67

1Recommended courses to meet requirements are listed under General Education and Wellness Courses .

NOTE: Not all automotive courses are taught every semester, substitutions may be necessary.

Program Information (SET)

For additional information about this program visit the Science, Engineering, and Technology Division webpage, stop by room 321 Hastings Hall, phone 757-825-2898, or email