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.


Communications (6):

ENGL 1110 Composition I 3cr
ENGL 1210 Technical Communications 3cr

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 2230 3cr

Mathematics (3):

MATH 1170 Technical Mathematics 3cr


AUTT 111 Automotive Testing & Diagnostics 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 Systems Overhaul 3cr
AUTT 295 Practicum in Auto Technology 3cr

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