2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 02, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Engineering Technician Option, Automotive Technology, A.A.S.

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The thrust of this option is toward employment in engineering laboratories and service industries. This option places greater emphasis on the scientific and mathematical concepts of the automobile design. Job titles include lab technician and automotive engineering assistant. As an A.A.S. degree, this option is not designed for transfer into a four-year institution, although many courses may prove to be transferable.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the diagnosis of an automobile malfunction
  • Demonstrate competency in the repair and service of an automobile
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the repair of advanced automotive electronic and computer systems
  • Solve automotive engineering problems utilizing mathematical skills


General Education - 21 credits

As described in the General Education  section of the catalog.  The following courses are required:

General Education Note:

* One course is recommended from the Cultural and Global Awareness knowledge area  

Career Studies Notes:

**AUTO 241 to be taken in last semester of program

Total credits required for degree: 60

Program Code for registration: AUENG

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Suggested Sequence - Automotive Technology Program A.A.S. Degree Automotive Engineering Technician Option

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

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