The Automotive Service Councils of California Association (ASCCA) sponsored degree program offers a unique, on-the-job training opportunity for students accepted by a sponsoring Automotive Repair Dealer (ARD) or affiliate. Students will be required to further their studies in an ASCCA-sponsoring repair facility as a paid apprentice, technician. Successful students will gain over 1000 hours of documented and evaluated paid work experience relating to the learning objectives of the program, Automotive Service Excellence Certifications, and California Smog Inspector and Repair Technician licensing training. This is an excellent major for students wanting to own or operate an independent business.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Accurately describe and demonstrate knowledge of various automotive system operations and interrelationships at an ASCCA Automotive Repair Dealership or affiliate.
- Diagnose and repair automotive system problems by performing necessary actions at an ASCCA ARD or affiliate.
- 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-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-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-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-284||Level I Inspector Training Emission Control License||2|
|AUTO-284L||Level I Inspector Training Emission Control License Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-284T||Level I Inspector Training Emission Control License Assessment Test Out||0.5|
|AUTO-285||Level II Inspector Training Emission Control License||1|
|AUTO-285L||Level II Inspector Training Emission Control License Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-285T||Level II Inspector Training Emission Control License Assessment Test Out||0.5|
|AUTO-264||Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Operation and Diagnosis||1|
|AUTO-264L||Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Operation and Diagnosis Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-264T||Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Operation and Diagnosis Assessment Test Out||0.5|
|AUTO-213||ASCCA - Work Experience 1||12|
Must be taken for a total of 12 units.
Certificate of Achievement
Students who complete only the major requirements above qualify for a Certificate in Automotive Technology – Automotive Service Councils of California ASCCA. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.