The Automotive Technology degree has nine ASE core competencies for students without a sponsoring business. There is no work experience requirement. All laboratory courses are taught on campus using state of the art vehicles and equipment. The curriculum provides the necessary skills needed to join and advance in the automotive field. Students may further their education and skills by adding a specialization to this degree.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate and practice standardized safety and hazardous waste handling practices.
- Accurately describe knowledge of applied science used in various automotive system operations and interrelationships.
- Diagnose and repair automotive-engineered system problems.
- Communicate effectively and professionally in a diverse setting that includes colleagues, clients, and supervisors.
- Comply with environmental health and safety regulations at the state and federal levels.
Associate in Science Degree Requirements
|AUTO-099||Introduction to Automotive Technology||3|
|AUTO-100L||Introduction to Automotive Technology Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-111||Engine Diagnosis and Repair||2|
|AUTO-111L||Engine Diagnosis and Repair Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-111T||Engine Diagnosis and Repair Assessment Test Out||0.5|
|AUTO-121||Automatic Transmission Theory and Operation||2|
|AUTO-121L||Automatic Transmission Theory and Operation Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-121T||Automatic Transmission Theory and Operation Assessment Test Out||0.5|
|AUTO-131||Manual Transmission and Transaxle Repair||1|
|AUTO-131L||Manual Transmission and Transaxle Repair Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-131T||Manual Transmission and Transaxle Repair Assessment Test Out||0.5|
|AUTO-132||Differential and 4WD Systems Diagnosis and Service||1|
|AUTO-132L||Differential and 4WD Systems Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-132T||Differential and 4WD Systems Assessment Test Out||0.5|
|AUTO-143||Steering and Suspension Diagnosis and Repair||1|
|AUTO-143L||Steering and Suspension Diagnosis and Repair Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-143T||Steering and Suspension Diagnosis and Repair Assessment Test Out||0.5|
|AUTO-144||Noise, Vibration, and Harshness||0.5|
|AUTO-144L||Noise, Vibration, and Harshness Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-144T||Noise, Vibration, and Harshness Assessment Test Out||0.5|
|AUTO-151||Brake System Diagnosis and Repair||2|
|AUTO-151L||Brake System Diagnosis and Repair Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-151T||Brake System Diagnosis and Repair Assessment Test Out||0.5|
|AUTO-161||Electrical Diagnosis and Repair||2|
|AUTO-161L||Electrical Diagnosis and Repair Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-161T||Electrical Diagnosis and Repair Assessment Test Out||0.5|
|AUTO-162||Electronics Diagnosis and Repair||2|
|AUTO-162L||Electronics Diagnosis and Repair Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-162T||Electronics Diagnosis and Repair Assessment Test Out||0.5|
|AUTO-171||Climate Control System Diagnosis and Repair||1|
|AUTO-171L||Climate Control System Diagnosis and Repair Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-171T||Climate Control System Diagnosis and Repair Assessment Test Out||0.5|
|AUTO-181||Engine Performance I Ignition and Fuel Systems||2|
|AUTO-181L||Engine Performance I Ignition and Fuel Systems Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-181T||Engine Performance I Ignition and Fuel Systems Assessment Test Out||0.5|
|AUTO-183||Engine Performance II Intake Exhaust and Emission Systems||2|
|AUTO-183L||Engine Performance II Intake Exhaust Emission Systems Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-183T||Engine Performance II Intake Exhaust Emission Systems Assessment Test Out||0.5|
|AUTO-194||Diesel Engine Performance and Diagnosis||2|
|AUTO-194L||Diesel Engine Performance and Diagnosis Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-194T||Diesel Engine Performance and Diagnosis Assessment Test Out||0.5|
Certificate of Achievement
Students who complete only the major requirements above qualify for a Certificate in Automotive Technology. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.