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Curriculum Information Guide

Industrial Technology - Automotive Management Technology

Dr. Bahar Zoghi Moghadam,  Acting Chair
Automotive Technology Department
School of Engineering Technology


Bachelor of Science Degree

This is a four-year program offered by the Automotive Technology Department. Students may matriculate on a fulltime or part-time basis.

The Bachelor of Science in Automotive Management Technology program is designed to develop the requisite skills for management positions in automotive or related fields. Specifically, the program will provide advanced training in such areas as personnel management and motivation, customer relations, and community relations. Additionally, training is provided in business related topics such as accounting, financing and leasing, and occupational safety.

Students will learn to enhance their ability to manage personnel, maintain successful and mutually rewarding relationships with customers, and successfully manage the business and financial aspects of the enterprise. This Bachelor of Science degree will provide, for a person with technical training and experience, the skills and credentials necessary to advance into management level positions.

Students are required to take a common core of liberal arts and science courses and a series of curriculum specific business management courses.

Typical Employment Opportunities:

Automotive Retail Chain Manager
Automotive Parts Manager
Automotive Service Manager
Automotive Business Manager
Automotive Financing/Leasing Manager
Fleet Management
Vehicle Manufacturer District Service Manager


Automotive Management Technology (BS) Program Outcomes:

  • Graduates will have the technical skills, knowledge and ability to enter their chosen Automotive Technology discipline.
  • Graduates will have good written and oral communication skills.
  • Graduates will develop and be able to maintain the necessary knowledge to operate within all areas of land, sea and air (ground support) vehicles, equipment, facilities, service and operations.

This program is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering, 1390 Eisenhower Place, Ann Harbor, MI 48108, 734-677-0720 www.atmae.org

Fall 2018- Subject to Revision
Liberal Arts and Sciences (60 credits)
EGL 101 Composition I: College Writing (GE) 3
EGL 102 Composition II: Writing About Literature 3
Basic Communication (GE) 3
The Arts (GE) 3
Foreign Language (GE) 3
Social & Behavioral Science (GE) 3
American/Other World/Western Civilization History (GE) 3
Humanities (GE) 3
Natural Science (GE) 8
PHY 135 College Physics I (GE) 4
PHY 136 College Physics II 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences Electives 9
MTH 110 Statistics (GE) 3
MTH 129 Precalculus with Applications 4
MTH 130 Calculus with Applications 4

Please refer to the General Education and Writing-Intensive Requirement Sections of the College catalog and consult with your advisor to ensure that graduation requirements are satisfied.

Common Core For All Industrial Technology Students (12 credits)
BUS 101 Accounting I 3
BUS 102 Accounting II 3
BUS 300 Operations Management 3
MET 104 Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) 3
Automotive Management Technology Option (53 credits)
AET 101 Internal Combustion Engine Theory and Servicing 3
AET 106 Suspension and Control Systems 3
AET 107 Manual Drivetrains and Driveaxles 3
AET 150 Automotive Computer Applications 2
AET 208 Automotive Electrical Applications 3
AET 215 Diesel Engines 3
AET 217 Applied Mechanics and Engineering Materials 3
AET 255 Computerized Engine Controls 3
AET 257 Automatic Transmissions 3
IND 308 Occupational Safety 3
IND 316 Customer Relations and Quality 3
IND 317 Automotive Financing and Leasing 3
IND 320 Fleet Management 3
IND 408 Automotive Business Management 3
AET 410W Senior Project 3
Technical Elective: 9

Total Credits:


Curriculum Summary

Degree Type: BS
Total Required Credits: 125

Admission to Farmingdale State College - State University of New York is based on the qualifications of the applicant without regard to age, sex, marital or military status, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.