This program prepares individuals in all phases of auto repair from basic maintenance to complex diagnostic procedures. Because of the variety of work, technicians must be familiar with electrical and computer-controlled systems, transmissions, and electronic fuel injection. Students will have the opportunity to work with state of the art equipment while repairing today's cars and light duty trucks in a real world shop situation. The Automotive Service Technology program has met the required standards and achieved National Certification through Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
Course Outline
Technical Required Courses
(19 Courses)
Course Title Credits
AUTO 1103 General Auto
AUTO 1115 Engine Repair
AUTO 1133 Manual Transmission
AUTO 1134 Drivetrain and Axles
AUTO 1142 Suspension 1
AUTO 1152 Brakes 1
AUTO 1162 Electrical Systems 1
AUTO 1182 Engine Performance 1
AUTO 1212 Engine Diagnosis
AUTO 1364 Electrical Systems 2
AUTO 2124 Auto Transmission
AUTO 2174 Air Conditioning
AUTO 2323 Auto Transmission 2
AUTO 2342 Suspension 2
AUTO 2352 Brakes 2
AUTO 2383 Engine Performance 2
AUTO 2562 Electrical Systems 3
AUTO 2583 Engine Performance 3
AUTO 2764 Electrical Systems 4
Total Credits: 56  
Technical Elective Courses
(select 1 credit from the courses below)
Course Title Credits
AUTO 2103 General Shop
GSWS 1413 Small Business Operation
GSWS 1462 Industry Skills
Total Credits: 1  
General Education Elective Courses
(select 3 credits from the courses below)
Choose one:
Course Title Credits
CMST 121 Introduction to Communication
ENGL 121 College Composition I - Critical Reading & Writing
Total Credits: 3  
General Education Elective Courses
See your advisor to select courses that fulfill this requirement.
Total Credits: 12  
Total AAS Degree Credits: 72