The Ford sponsored Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) degree program offers a unique job training opportunity to students sponsored by a Ford dealership. The training includes all major content areas of Ford automotive systems. Students will demonstrate competency by efficiently performing prescribed tasks for Ford certification through laboratory or work experience assessments. Students who have previous college credit or an associate degree or higher may be exempt from all or part of the general education and Ford ASSET major credit requirements. Furthermore, students may use previous military training, automotive classes from accredited colleges, trade schools, or manufacturers training for credit by examination. Please contact the department coordinator for more details.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Accurately describe and demonstrate knowledge of Ford automotive system operations and interrelationships.
- Diagnose and repair Ford automotive system problems by performing necessary actions.
- 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-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-126||Automatic Transmission Diagnosis and Testing||2|
|AUTO-126L||Automatic Transmission Diagnosis and Testing Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-126T||Automatic Transmission Diagnosis and Testing 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-153||Advanced Brake System Diagnosis and Repair||2|
|AUTO-153L||Advanced Brake System Diagnosis and Repair Laboratory||1|
|AUTO-153T||Advanced Brake System 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-215||Ford ASSET-Work Experience 1||12|
Must be taken for a total of 12 units.