Automotive Technology

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Automotive Technology program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the automotive service and repair profession. Learning opportunities enable students to develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of automotive mechanics theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an Auto Technology diploma that qualifies them as well rounded entry-level technicians.

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Entrance Requirements

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required for admission. Age: 16 years or older Placement: Achievement of appropriate scores on the college's placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores. Compass - writing 32, reading 70, math 26, or Asset - writing 37, reading 38, math 35 or SAT scores of 430 critical reading and 400 math or ACT scores of 13 reading, 12 English, and 17 math. Provisional Admission accepted.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
AUTT 1010 Automotive Technology Intro 2
AUTT 1020 Automotive Electrical Systems 7
AUTT 1030 Automotive Brake Systems 4
AUTT 1050 Auto Suspension & Steering Systems 4
AUTT 1040 Automotive Engine Performance 7
AUTT 2020 Auto Manual Drive Train & Axles 4
AUTT 2030 Automatic Transmissions & Transaxles 5
AUTT 1060 Automotive Climate Ctrl Syst 5
AUTT 2010 Automotive Engine Repair 6
AUTT 1070 Automotive Technology Intern 4
*Optional course that may be taken by the student with approval from the ProgramDirector