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Automotive Technology – AOS Degree (45 Credits)

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AUTOMOTIVE
TECHNOLOGY

AOS Degree (45 Credits)

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

The A.O.S. degree program in Automotive Technology provides students with an opportunity to acquire professional skills and industry certification in all areas of transportation technology. The program is comprised of a hands-on curriculum consisting of 45 credits of automotive and transportation related courses over a span of four semesters.

This program is designed to prepare students in all eight areas of ASE Education Foundation 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 trains & axles.  The program is continually updated to provide the theoretical knowledge and “real-world” skills required to service the latest models such as the hybrid, electric and autonomous vehicles.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be prepared to meet the huge demands for skilled Automotive Technicians,driven by technological advances in the transportation industry.

PROGRAM SNAPSHOT
  • 5 years
  • AOS – Associate in Occupational Studies Degree, Career Program (45 Credits)
  • 1080 hours of total training
  • Excellent faculty to student ratio
  • Prepares for Student ASE Licensing
  • NYADI has join forces with industry leaders and is currently offering stackable certification from Mercedes-Benz, Isuzu Trucks, FORD, Fiat Chrysler, Get Ahead, NC3, ALL Data
COURSE SCHEDULE
45 CREDITS
SEMESTER 1
15 – Credits

AT100 – Performance Fundamentals
AT102 – Steering and Suspension
AT105 – Manual Drive Trains & Axles
AT108 – Automotive Electrical Foundations
AT101 – Engine Repair

SEMESTER 2
15 – Credits

AT103 – Braking Systems
AT110 – Electrical/Electronic Systems
AT112 – Engine Electronics
AT210 – Fuel Systems
EG101 – College Reading and Writing

SEMESTER 3
15 – Credits

AT201 – Advanced Undercarriage
AT202 – Advanced Electronic Systems
AT208 – Automatic Transmissions I
AT215 – Climate Control
EG102 – Technical Communications

SEMESTER 4
15 – Credits

AT209 – Automatic Transmissions II
AT211 – Emission Control Systems
AT250 – Hybrid Electric Drive Technology
MA100 – Technical Mathematics
SS100 – The Automobile and Society

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN JOB OPPORTUNITIES
  • Master Automotive Technician
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • Service Advisor
  • Industrial Research/Development
  • Automotive Machine Shop
  • Auto Parts Manager/Owner
  • Technical Representative
  • Wheel Alignment/Suspension Technician
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Fleet Maintenance
  • Supervisor/Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technician
  • Automatic Transmission Technician
  • Hybrid Drive Technician
  • Engine Repair Specialist
  • Suspension and Steering Specialist
  • Braking System Specialist
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems Specialist
  • Heating and Air Conditioning Specialist
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICAN AVERAGE SALARY – ZIP RECRUITER
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

About 20% of the technicians are self-employed. Careers in the Automotive Technology field are very attractive to many because they afford the opportunity for higher compensation and the satisfaction of learning in a

The number of technicians is expected to increase because of the huge production of hybrid, electric and autonomous vehicles by all the major manufacturers and the increased number of motor vehicles on the road. The growing complexity of automotive technology, such as the use of computers, electronics, and emissions control equipment, increasingly necessitates that a car or truck be serviced by a skilled technician.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • The institution is open to all students without regard to race, color, religion, age,gender, creed, origin, sexual orientation, disability or marital status.
  • Applicant must be able to read and write English.
  • Be at least 18 years of age. Students who are 17 and have not yet reached
    their 18th birthday will need parental consent.
  • Have an initial interview with an Admissions Representative.
  • High school diploma or high school equivalency diploma
No High School Diploma or GED? You can enrolled in our ATB program. Earn your high school equivalency diploma and college degree at the same time.