Automotive Technology - AOS Degree (60 Credits)

Theoretical Knowledge and Real World Skills
This program is designed to prepare students in all eight areas of ASE Automotive Certification.  Graduates will be able to correctly test, diagnose, repair and adjust as necessary the components in the areas of engine performance, brakes, steering and suspension, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, heating and air conditioning, automatic transmissions, and manual drive train.  High performance engines are also covered.  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 Automotive Technicians or in related automotive 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
SS100 The Automobile and Society 3
  Total  15
Semester 2    
AT101 Engine Repair 3
AT103 Braking Systems 3
AT110 Electrical/Electronic Systems 3
AT112 Engine Electronics 3
EG101 College Reading and Writing 3
  Total  15
Semester 3    
AT201 Advanced Undercarriage 3
AT202 Advanced Electronic Systems 3
AT208 Automatic Transmissions I 3
AT210 Fuel Systems 3
EG102 Technical Communications 3
  Total  15
Semester 4    
AT209 Automatic Transmissions II 3
AT211 Emission Control Systems 3
AT215 Climate Control 3
AT218 High Performance Engines 3
MA100 Technical Mathematics 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.