Automotive Management, B.B.A., Major #1656   

The Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Automotive Management will prepare students for entry level into the industry at the supervisory or management level with technical knowledge of automotive construction and operation.  Courses combine an emphasis in automotive and business management in the first two years. In the junior and senior years, students will continue with business management with a heavy concentration of automotive management. These courses will consist of: automotive shop management, automotive fleet management and automotive parts management and merchandising.  The spring semester will culminate with an internship in an automotive or transportation- related business.

 Students in this degree program will be able to take advantage of SUNY Morrisville’s Automotive Technology Building. Set up like a dealership, it provides students with a technologically sophisticated environment with nine state-of-the- art laboratories. There is a showroom where students can hone their sales and management skills, three classrooms and a chassis dynamometer room. The bays in each laboratory are connected to the college’s computer network in order to utilize the computerized manual and management system. This gives students quick access to automotive-related information.  

 The Automotive Management program prepares students for supervisory or management-level positions in the automotive industry.

Graduation Requirements: All BT and BBA programs require a minimum of 120 credit hours including 30 credit hours from SUNY general education courses with courses in seven of the ten SUNY general education categories. SUNY requires that all Bachelor degree programs must have at least 45 credit hours of upper-division courses with 24 credit hours of upper-division courses in the major. To fulfill these requirements along with the required courses for this program, 121 credits are required for this program. Students must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or greater in all Automotive classes. An overall GPA of 2.0 or higher is required for graduation.

 Program Requirement: Students are required to have a tool set and roll around tool box. Automotive Management (B.B.A.) is a ThinkPad University curriculum in which the use of laptop computers is integrated into courses.

 Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively both in writing and in presentations in areas of the Automotive Industry

  • Evaluate strategies for solving automotive business related problems

  • Assess and evaluate the impact of developing technologies

  • Identify technology and workforce strategies to enhance overall productivity and effectiveness in automotive business operations

  • Demonstrate computer competency for accessing data and documenting automotive repair records

 Curriculum Requirements  - 121 Credits

COURSE

Credits

AUTO 102 - Metals

3

AUTO 103 - Internal Combustion Engines I

3

AUTO 104 - Basic Auto Electrical Systems

3

AUTO 109 - Chassis Analysis I

4

AUTO 138 - Career Awareness 

1

AUTO 202  - Auto Body Fundamentals

3

AUTO 204 - Automotive Electronic Systems

3

AUTO 205 - Electronic Fuel Systems  

3

AUTO 209 - Chassis Analysis II

4

AUTO 359 - Collision & Business Mgt

3

AUTO 360 - Auto Shop Mgt & Supervision

3

AUTO 380 - Auto Parts Inventory Management & Merchandising

3

AUTO 400 - Automotive Fleet Management

3

AUTO 420 - Auto Industry Internship Orientation 

1

AUTO 421 - Automotive Industry Internship

12

ACCT 101 - Principles of Accounting I

3

ACCT 102 - Principles of Accounting II

3

BSAD 108 - Business Law I 

3

BSAD 112 - Marketing

3

BSAD 116 - Business Organization & Mgt

3

BSAD 221 - Business Statistics

3

BSAD 300 - Management Communication 

3

BSAD 310 - Human Resource Management

3

BSAD 325 - Analytic Marketing      

3

BSAD 350 - Production & Operation Mgt.

3

BSAD 449 - Management Policies and Issues 

3

CITA 101 - Principles of Computers and Applications 

3

CITA 405 - Project Management

3

COMP 101 - Composition and Research

3

COMP 110 - Technical Communication

3

ECON 100 or ECON 140

3

SUNY GER MATH as Advised

3

SUNY GER Natural Science as Advised   (3 credits minimum) 

3

PSYC 101 - Introduction to Psychology

3

PSYC 304 - Industrial & Org Psychology

3

Additional SUNY General Education (Elective Credits in three of the following):

American History, Humanities, Other World Civilization, The Arts, or Western Civilization

9

Suggested Course Sequencing

Course

credits

Year 1/Fall - 14 Credits

AUTO 102 - Metals

OR

AUTO 103 - Internal Combustion Engines I

3

AUTO 104 - Basic Automotive Electrical Systems

3

AUTO 109 - Chassis Analysis I (Fall Only)

4

AUTO 138 - Career Awareness

1

MATH - SUNY General Education MATH as advised

3

Year 1/Spring - 16 Credits

AUTO 102 - Metals

OR

AUTO 103 - Internal Combustion Engines I

3

AUTO 209 - Chassis Analysis II (Spring Only)

4

CITA 101 - Principles of Computers and Applications

3

COMP 101 - Composition and Resaerch

3

PSYC 101 - Introduction to Psychology

3

Year 2/Fall - 18 Credits

ACCT 101 - Principles of Accounting I

3

AUTO 202 - Auto Body Fundamentals (Fall Only)

3

AUTO 204 - Automotive Electronics (Fall Only)

3

AUTO 205 - Electronic Fuel Systems (Fall Only)

3

SUNY General Education Elective as Advised

3

SUNY General Education Natural Science as Advised

3

Year 2/Spring - 18 Credits

ACCT 102 - Principles of Accounting II

3

BSAD 108 - Business Law I

3

BSAD 116 - Business Organization and Management

3

COMP 110 - Technical Communication

3

ECON 100 or ECON 140 - Economics

3

 SUNY General Education Elective as advised

3

Year 3/Fall - 15 Credits

AUTO 360 - Auto Management and Supervision

3

BSAD 112 - Marketing

3

BSAD 221 - Business Statistics

3

BSAD 300 - Management Communication

3

 SUNY General Education Elective as advised

3

Year 3/Spring - 15 Credits

AUTO 359 - Collision Business and Management

3

BSAD 310 - Human Resources Management

3

BSAD 325 - Analytic Marketing

3

BSAD 449 - Management Policies and Issues

3

PSYC 304 - Industrial Organizational Psychology

3

Year 4/Fall - 13 Credits

AUTO 380 - Auto Parts Management

3

AUTO 400 - Automotive Fleet Management

3

AUTO 420 - Auto Industry Internship Orientation

1

BSAD 350 - Principles of Corporate Finance

3

CITA 405 - Project Management

3

Year 4/Spring - 12 Credits

AUTO 421 - Automotive Industry Internship

12