Automotive Service Technology - Undergraduate Certificate (45 Credits)

Automotive Service Technology Certificate
This certificate program is a shorter version of the AOS degree program in Automotive Technology.  It prepares students in eight areas of ASE certification and can be completed in three semesters.  Graduates will be able to correctly test, diagnose, repair and adjust necessary components in the areas of engine performance, brakes, steering and suspension, and electrical/electronic systems.  The program is continually updated to provide the theoretical knowledge and “real-world” skills required to service the latest vehicles and ensure customer satisfaction.  Upon completion of the program, graduates will be prepared to begin careers as an entry level Automotive Technician and related support positions.
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US Depart of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification Code for Automotive Technician : 49-2096.00
Semester 1   Credits
AT100 Performance Fundamentals 3
AT102 Steering and Suspension 3
AT105 Manual Drive Trains & Axles 3
AT108 Automotive Electrical Foundations 3
AT215 Climate Control 3
  Total  15
Semester 2    
AT101 Engine Repair 3
AT103 Braking Systems 3
AT110 Electrical/Electronic Systems 3
AT112 Engine Electronics 3
AT208 Automatic Transmissions I 3
  Total  15
Semester 3    
AT201 Advanced Undercarriage 3
AT202 Advanced Electronic Systems 3
AT209 Automatic Transmissions II 3
AT210 Fuel Systems 3
AT211 Emission Control Systems 3
  Total  15


This program is designed to provide highly structured training skills necessary for successful employment in the field of automotive or diesel technology.  Programs are continually revised to meet the ever-changing needs of the industry.