2017-2018 College Catalog 
    Nov 28, 2022  
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Technology Option, Automotive Technology, A.A.S.

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This program is designed to meet the continual demand for trained automotive technicians. The student participates in hands-on experiences in testing, diagnosing, and repairing automobiles. Emphasis in class and laboratory is placed on real-world, hands-on experience. Upon graduation, the student is fully qualified to work in an auto service center/dealership as an auto technician, and may lead to positions such as service advisor, service manager, parts counter person, and service writer. As an A.A.S. degree, this option is not designed for transfer to a four-year school, but 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
  • Communicate effectively with members of the automotive team


General Education - 20-22 credits

As described in General Education .


* Offered Fall Term only

Total credits required for degree: 63-65


Suggested electives (beyond degree requirements): 

Program Code for registration: AUTCH

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Suggested Sequence - Automotive Technology Program A.A.S. Degree Automotive Technology 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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