Automotive technicians generally begin their careers in service departments or independent repair facilities continually expanding industrial and service career advancement opportunities. Technicians work with experienced professionals and have frequent contact with the public. This field requires good mechanical aptitude, manual dexterity in addition to written and verbal communication skills.
The two-year associate of applied science degree, which is accredited by the ASE Education Foundation covers all major areas, including engine performance, brakes, steering and suspension, electrical/electronic systems, heating and air conditioning, automatic transmissions, engines, manual transmissions, and drivelines. Students work on developing the skills needed to advance in their field as an automotive technician.
(Major Code 2420; State CIP Code 47.0604)
Automotive Program web page
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Total Program Hours: 63
|AUTO 121||Small Engine Service||3|
|AUTO 237||Diesel and Hybrid Vehicles Maintenance and Light Repair*||3|
|AUTO 265||Comprehensive Vehicle Diagnosis*||3|
|AUTO 271||Automotive Technology Internship*||3|
|AUTO 291||Independent Study*||1-7|