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School of Science, Technology and Health Studies

Dean: Joseph H. Bularzik
Phone: (315) 684-6079

Course Description

Automotive Electronics I

Direct and alternating current circuits, magnetism, inductance, electrochemical action, and semiconductors.Introduction to automotive wiring diagrams, using voltage, amperage, and resistance measurements to troubleshoot opens, shorts, and excess resistance problems in basic DC circuits. Introduction to automotive cranking and charging systems. 3 credits (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours), fall or spring semester

Admissions Requirements

A high school graduate entering the Automotive Technology A.A.S. program must have a minimum high school average in the C to C+ range and have completed New York State Math A or the equivalent. Additional mathematics and science are desired. Vocational training is not a requirement.

Morrisville State College has a rolling admission policy; notification of acceptance begins November 1. SAT or ACT exams are recommended, and an on–campus interview is encouraged.