Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology
(75 Credits)

Information for Current and Future Students

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.

The following are the course requirements for completion of an Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology. Students should see an Advisor to customize their educational plans.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (18):

Communications (6):

ENGL 1110Composition I3cr
ENGL 1210Technical Communications3cr

Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences (6):

Select two courses from any of the lower division General Education in Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

Behavioral Science (3):

PSY 2221 or 22303cr

Mathematics (3):

MATH 1170Technical Mathematics3cr

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY CORE (57):

AUTT 111Automotive Testing & Diagnostics6cr
AUTT 115Brake Systems6cr
AUTT 130Electrical System Repair6cr
AUTT 157Steering & Suspension6cr
AUTT 167Emission Control Service3cr
AUTT 170Heating and Air Conditioning6cr
AUTT 203Automotive Engine Overhaul6cr
AUTT 210Drive Train Overhaul6cr
AUTT 213Automatic Transmission Overhaul6cr
AUTT 230Electrical Systems Overhaul3cr
AUTT 295Practicum in Auto Technology3cr

FOR ADVISEMENT: Contact the Advisement Center at (505) 863-7706