Automotive Technology

Curriculum AUT.AUT.AAS (C247D)

The Automotive Technology degree curriculum provides the student with a working knowledge of automotive repair on today’s high-tech, computerized automobile.

Upon completion of the program, the graduate will be able to seek employment as an auto repair technician in a dealership or the aftermarket and can move into advanced automotive opportunities, such as service advising and manufacturer corporate positions. This program is National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) division of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

AUT 112

Introduction to Automotive Technology

3

 

AUT 114

Fuel Management Systems

4

 

AUT 127

Automotive Electricity & Electronics I

4

#

MAT 122

Technical Mathematics2

3

#

RHT 101

Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I1

3

 

 

 

17

Semester Two

#

AUT 129

Automotive Electricity & Electronics II

3

#

AUT 136

Brake, Hardware & Chassis Repair

4

#

AUT 150

Automotive Power Plants

5

#

RHT 102

Freshman Rhetoric & Composition II or

 

 

SPE 101

Principles of Effective Speaking1

3

 

 

General education/Humanities

1

 

 

 

16

Semester Three

#

AUT 280

Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning Fundamentals

2

#

AUT 282

Advanced Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning

2

 

 

 

4

Semester Four

#

AUT 226

Engine Performance & Diagnosis

5

#

AUT 240

Steering, Suspension & Alignment

4

#

AUT 275

Transmission & Drive Systems

5

 

HTH 104

Science of Personal Health or

 

 

HTH 281

First Aid & CPR

2

 

 

 

16

Semester Five

#

AUT 230

Computerized Engine Controls

5

#

AUT 277

Advanced Automatic Transmission Repair

5

 

HIS 151

History of the U.S. to 1877 or

 

 

PSC 150

American National Politics or

 

 

SSC 190

Contemporary Society

3

 

 

 

13

 

 

Total credits required for graduation

66

See AUT course descriptions.

See Humanities General Education requirements.

Note: Hand tools are required for AUT courses that include lab time.

1Students must complete RHT 101◊ with SPE 101◊, or RHT 101◊ with RHT 102◊. Students intending to transfer are encouraged to complete all three courses: RHT 101◊, RHT 102◊ and SPE 101◊ to meet university requirements.

2MAT 122◊ meets the Mathematics and/or Science general education requirement.

Coordinator: William O'Connell, Ext. 3453