2018-2019 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 26, 2020  
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Systems Technology, AAS


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Program Code: A60160

Pathway: Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair
Curriculum in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field. Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen. Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Automotive Systems Technology: A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Includes instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and dive trains, and heating and air condition systems.

General Education Courses: 15 Hours


Social/Behavioral Sciences: 3 Hours


Selected form the list of social/behavioral sciences electives for the Associate in Applied Science degree appearing in the current catalog.

Humanities/Fine Arts: 3 Hours


Selected from the list of humanitites/fine arts electives for the Associate in Applied Science degree appearing in the current catalog.

Math/Natural Sciences: Select 3 Hours from the following:


Major Courses: 54 Hours


Other Required Courses: 1 Hour


Total Automotive Systems Technology, AAS: 70 Credits


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