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This program provides the student with the entry-level skills required to become an automotive technician. The motor vehicle repair pdf
industry 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       3 

PHO6460     Ethics      3 

PSY6711     General Psychology         3 

LED1448   

Introduction to Leadership



Computer Literacy (3 hours)   
CAP1516    Computer Applications or Computer Literacy*    3 

GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS 15    3
6
3
3

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS   
INR3716    Technical Math     3 

AMS3128    Engine Performance I        3 

AMS3129    Engine Performance II         6 

AMS3148    Manual Transmissions       4 

AMS3137    Automatic Transmissions      5 

AMS3117    Electrical I     3 

AMS3118    Electrical II    6 

AMS3156     Automotive Engine Repair          5 

AMS3149    Brakes I          3 

AMS3150    Brakes II          1 

INR3713    Applied Economics        3

AMS3136    Suspension/Steering Systems          5 

NCT0200

WorkKeys Assessment – Graduation Requirement



SUMMER SESSION (4 hours)    
AMS3182    Heating and Air Conditioning      4 

TECHNICAL HOURS 51    12    13
12
14

TOTAL HOURS: 66     15 
19
15
17

* See List of Electives that fulfill General Education Requirements

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