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Automotive Technology

 

AAS, DIPLOMA, CERTIFICATE

This sequence of programs, from certificate to diploma to the Associate of Applied Science degree, prepares you with the technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. The program includes instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, alternative fuels and heating and air conditioning systems. In a highly equipped, state-of-the-art lab/shop environment, delivered in a mix of hands-on training and theory, students may look forward to training in the following areas: Inspection, diagnosis and installation, troubleshooting, engine performance, high-tech diagnostic equipment, electrical components/fundamentals, engine installation, maintenance, customer service skills, computer database technical reference system, and shop safety.

 

PROGRAM FACT SHEET

Students completing this AAS will be able to:

  • be prepared for employment in the automotive field;
  • demonstrate appropriate safety awareness and practices;
  • demonstrate competency in the 8 ASE areas;
  • demonstrate professional and ethical practices: honesty, respect, teamwork, reliability and initiative; and
  • demonstrate effective written, oral, and computer communication skills.

 

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Additional Information

Minimum entrance assessment scores in reading and college ready assessment scores or equivalent preparatory course work in math. 

Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified program 
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) accredited program 

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