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Course Descriptions

MMP 100 - Survey of Automotive Transportation and Service

3 Credits

This course will examine the effects of the automobile on global society and the environment from various perspectives, exploring the resulting factors driving changes in automotive and emissions technologies. Students will consider political, economic and ethical issues associated with the automotive industry that include safety devices, emissions standards, factory recalls, state and federal legislation and repair practices. This course will also look at how these global, environmental and ethical factors shape automotive service career responsibilities and opportunities. Students may wish to take MMP 101 Survey of Automotive Service Lab concurrently. This accompanying lab component is highly recommended but not required.

Retiring SUNY General Education: SUNY-WC - Western Civilization (SWCV)

MCC General Education: MCC-CT - Critical Thinking (MCT), MCC-GLO - Global Understanding (MGLO), MCC-SSD - Social Science and Diversity (MSSD), MCC-VE - Values and Ethics (MVE)

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Discuss the role of the automobile in society from global perspectives.
2. Analyze the environmental consequences of the automobile industry.
3. Research historical or future challenges for the global automobile industry.
4. Define ethical decision-making in the automotive service industry.
5. Discuss unethical practices in the automotive industry.
6. Identify career opportunities in the automotive service industry.
7. Apply ethical automotive practices.

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Fall Semester 2024
Summer Session 2024