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AAS Auto Technology

Associate of Applied Science - Automotive Technology (75 Credits)

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Automotive Technology is designed for the student who wishes to acquire the knowledge and develop the skills necessary to meet entry-level employment standards as an automotive technician, service writer, or component rebuilder. A graduate with a degree in Applied Science, Automotive Technology should be eligible for employment in the following areas: Mid to Upper Entry-Level Line Mechanic, Component Rebuilder, Automotive Specialty Service Worker, Auto Parts Supply Vendor/Worker, Parts Manufacture/Quality Control, Upper Entry-Level Automotive Dismantler, Recycler.

Please consult with your advisor for current transferability information.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (18):

Communications (6):
ENGL 110 Accelerated Composition 3cr
ENGL 119 Technical Communications 3cr
Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences (6):
Select two courses/each course is 3cr/hrs
AMST 185 or 186; ANTH 101 or 130; ARCH 121; ARTH 101, 201, or 202
CJ 130; ECON 105 or 106; ENGL 102, 150, 219 or 220; GEOG 102
HIST 101, 102, 161, or 162; LING 101; MUS 139; PHIL 101, 156, 201, or 202
POLS 110, 200, 220, or 240; PSY 105; SOC 101
Behavioral Science (3):
PSY 211 or 230 3cr
Mathematics (3):
MATH 115 Technical Math 3cr

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY CORE (57):

AUTT 111 Automotive Testing & Diagnosis 6cr
AUTT 115 Brake Systems 6cr
AUTT 130 Electrical System Repair 6cr
AUTT 157 Steering & Suspension 6cr
AUTT 167 Emission Control Service 3cr
AUTT 170 Heating and Air Conditioning 6cr
AUTT 203 Automotive Engine Overhaul 6cr
AUTT 210 Drive Train Overhaul 6cr
AUTT 213 Automatic Transmission Overhaul 6cr
AUTT 230 Electrical System Overhaul 3cr
AUTT 295 Practicum in Auto Technology 3cr

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCING:

Recommended Course Sequence for Full-time Students (Part-time Students should see an Academic Advisor to customize their educational plan)

Term 1 - 15cr/hrs

AUTT 115 Brake Systems 6cr
AUTT 130 Electrical System Repair 6cr
MATH 115 Technical Mathematics 3cr

Term 2 - 15cr/hrs

AUTT 170 Heating & Air Conditioning 6cr
AUTT 203 Automotive Engine Overhaul 6cr
AUTT 230 Electrical Systems Overhaul 3cr

Term 3 - 15cr/hrs

AUTT 157 Steering & Suspension 6cr
AUTT 213 Automotive Transmission Overhaul 6cr
ENGL 110 Accelerated Communications 3cr

Term 4 - 15cr/hrs

AUTT 111 Automotive Testing & Diagnosis 6cr
AUTT 210 Drive Train Overhaul 6cr
ENGL 119 Technical Communications 3cr

Term 5 - 15cr/hrs

AUTT 167 Emissions Control Service 3cr
AUTT 295 Practicum in Auto Technology 6cr
PSY 211 or 230 3cr
Arts/Humanities/Social Science Elective 3cr
Arts/Humanities/Social Science Elective 3cr

AAS Auto Technology

Contact / Faculty:

Construction Technology Program Coordinator:
(505) 863-7560.
Loren Leekela (Zuni Campus) (505) 782-6027.53

Dennis Brieno, Lecturer, Applied Tech/Auto Tech
Phone: (505) 863-7529
Room: GH 2210P
Email: dbrieno@unm.edu