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This program provides the student with the entry-level skills required to become an automotive technician. The motor vehicle repair pdfindustry has taken on a new sophistication. It requires advanced technical training, strong communication skills, computer literacy, electrical/electronic background, mechanical aptitude, and manual dexterity skills. Students graduating with a certificate may use the certificate as partial fulfillment of the associate degree. The two-year certificate and Associate of Applied Science degree cover the eight major areas of brakes, suspension and steering, manual transmissions, automatic transmission, electrical/electronics, heating and air conditioning, engine repair, and engine performance. Technicians may test and become ASE certified in all eight areas. Graduates may become service managers, service engineers, race team pit crewmembers, automotive writers, automotive technology instructors, service technicians, parts technicians, shop owners, and many other career opportunities.
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY
(Associate of Applied Science Degree)
COURSE
NUMBER
COURSE NAME
SEMESTER
1
2
3
4
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Basic Skills (12 hours)

COM2725 or
ENG2211

Interpersonal Communications or
Composition I
 
 
 
PHO6460 Ethics
 
 
 
PSY6711 General Psychology
 
 
 
LED1448

Introduction to Leadership

 
 
 
Computer Literacy (3 hours)
CAP1516 Computer Applications or Computer Literacy*
 
 
 
GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS 15
3
6
3
3
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
INR3716 Technical Math
 
 
 
AMS3128 Engine Performance I
 
 
 
AMS3129 Engine Performance II
 
 
 
AMS3148 Manual Transmissions
 
 
 
AMS3137 Automatic Transmissions
 
 
AMS3117 Electrical I
 
 
 
AMS3118 Electrical II
 
 
AMS3156 Automotive Engine Repair
 
 
 
AMS3149 Brakes I
 
 
 
AMS3150 Brakes II      
INR3713 Applied Economics    
3
 
AMS3136 Suspension/Steering Systems      

NCT0200

WorkKeys Assessment – Graduation Requirement

     
SUMMER SESSION (4 hours)
AMS3182 Heating and Air Conditioning
 
 
 
TECHNICAL HOURS 51 12
13
12
14
TOTAL HOURS: 66
15 
19
15
17

*See List of Electives that fulfill General Education Requirements

Program of Study]

 

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