The Automotive Technology Repair Certificate is specifically designed for students learning to become technicians who perform basic diagnostic and repair services in the automotive industry. These technicians perform the repair work being done in repair shops across the nation. Classes required will increase an individual’s technical knowledge of comprehensive maintenance,  basic diagnostics and repairs in the critical areas of engine systems, automatic transmission/transaxle, manual drive train and axles, engine performance, suspension and steering, brakes, electrical, and heating and air conditioning.

(Major Code 3060; CIP Code 47.0604)

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First Semester

COMS 155Workplace Skills1
AUTO 114Introduction to Automotive Practices4
AUTO 129Brakes I*3
AUTO 131Brakes II*1
AUTO 156Electrical I*3
Total Hours12

Second Semester

AUTO 150Steering and Suspension I*3
AUTO 151Alignment Practicum*1
AUTO 155Automotive Engine Repair*3
AUTO 161Engine Performance I*3
AUTO 162Electrical II*3
Total Hours13

Third Semester

AUTO 205Engine Performance II*3
AUTO 207Manual Drivetrains and Axles*3
AUTO 214Electrical III*4
ENGL 121Composition I*3
MATH 120Business Mathematics*3
Note: Students transferring to 4-year programs should take MATH 171 College Algebra.
Total Hours16

Fourth Semester

AUTO 201ASE Certification Review*1
AUTO 215Engine Performance III*3
AUTO 211Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning*3
AUTO 252Automatic Transmissions*3
Total Hours10
Total Program Hours: 51

This course has registration requirements.