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A.A.S. Program Course List

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology

A.A.S. Degree (O,S)

The Automotive Technology Program allows students to select a practical hands-on Diploma program or a more rigorous Associate Degree option.

Graduates of the Associate Degree option will be able to perform a variety of preventive maintenance and repair functions on automobiles. Through systematic classroom instruction, completion of required laboratories and structured, mandatory internships, graduates will be able to use printed and electronic information, tools and instruments to diagnose faults and carry out necessary repairs and maintenance procedures.

Graduates of the Diploma program will be able to enter the automotive service industry as entry level technicians. Through the completion of the required pre-tech courses, students completing the Diploma program may transfer their earned credits toward the Associate Degree program. Academically ready students can apply to the program following the guidelines of each location's wait-list process. Interested applicants should review the information provided here and contact their program advisor for program requirements.

CORE COURSES


CoursesCredits
ECO111Macroeconomics3
ENG101Crit Thinking & Acad Writing3
ENG102Composition and Research3
MAT120Contemporary Mathematics3
PSY100Human Relations3
SSC100First Year Seminar1

PROGRAM/MAJOR COURSES


CoursesCredits
AUT114Intro to Automotive Technology3
AUT116Automotive Electrical5
AUT118Auto Steering & Suspension3
AUT119Automotive Brake Systems3
AUT122Auto Air Conditioning/Heating3
AUT202Automotive Engine Repair3
AUT203Automotive Engine Performance6
AUT205Manual Transmissions/Transaxle3
AUT208Automatic Transmissions3
AUT123Work Experience Co-op I3
or
AUT126Work Experience Lab I3
AUT223Work Experience Co-op II3
or
AUT226Work Experience Lab II3

PROGRAM/MAJOR SUPPORT COURSES


CoursesCredits
CIS107Intro to Computers/Application3
MET123Modern MFG Techniques3
MGT212Principles of Management3
SOC103Sustainability and Society3
ENT101Intro to Entrepreneurship3
or
BUS101Introduction to Business3