Automotive Technology, AAS

AUTO.AAS.C31

Program Overview

The objective of the Automotive Technology curriculum is to prepare students to enter the automotive service field with a proven degree of competency. The AAS program courses are designed to give the student entry-level skills in most phases of automotive repair. The student must realize, however, that to become an expert in the automotive field requires dedication and continued schooling. Automotive Technology graduates are generally prepared to enter automotive programs at selected colleges and universities with junior status.

Additional Program Information

A transfer agreement with at least one four-year college or university exists for this A.A.S. program. Students should consult an advisor for more information.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

AUTO 1021Service Shop Operations I

1 Credit

AUTO 1064Internal Combustion Engines

4 Credits

AUTO 1073Ignition & Electrical Systems I

3 Credits

AUTO 1123Ignition & Electrical Systems II

3 Credits

AUTO 1143Brakes

3 Credits

AUTO 1213Manual Transmissions & Driveline

3 Credits

AUTO 1223Automatic Transmissions

3 Credits

AUTO 2013Computerized Engine Controls I

3 Credits

AUTO 2233Heating & Air Conditioning

3 Credits

AUTO 2243Alignment, Steering & Suspension

3 Credits

AUTO 2252Service Shop Operations II

2 Credits

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

COGT 2114AutoCAD I

4 Credits

ELTR 1064Fundamentals of Electricity

4 Credits

ELTR 1402Industrial Safety

2 Credits

MCHN 1214Machine Tool I

4 Credits

MCHN 1311Precision Measurement

1 Credit

WELD 1114Basic Welding

4 Credits

Total Credit Hours:53

General education

ENGL 1413Fundamentals of Writing

3 Credits

BSNS 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

MATH 1123Technical Mathematics II

3 Credits

PSCI 1514Introduction to Physical Science

4 Credits

SOCY 2513Sociology

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:16

A higher level mathematics course can be substituted.

Higher level English course(s) may be substituted for ENGL 1413 and/or BSNS 1603.

Total Credit Hours: 69

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

AUTO 1021Service Shop Operations I

1 Credit

AUTO 1064Internal Combustion Engines

4 Credits

AUTO 1073Ignition & Electrical Systems I

3 Credits

AUTO 1143Brakes

3 Credits

ENGL 1413Fundamentals of Writing

3 Credits

WELD 1114Basic Welding

4 Credits

Spring semester

AUTO 1123Ignition & Electrical Systems II

3 Credits

AUTO 2013Computerized Engine Controls I

3 Credits

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

ELTR 1402Industrial Safety

2 Credits

MATH 1123Technical Mathematics II

3 Credits

PSCI 1514Introduction to Physical Science

4 Credits

Fall semester

AUTO 1213Manual Transmissions & Driveline

3 Credits

AUTO 2243Alignment, Steering & Suspension

3 Credits

COGT 2114AutoCAD I

4 Credits

ELTR 1064Fundamentals of Electricity

4 Credits

MCHN 1311Precision Measurement

1 Credit

Spring semester

AUTO 1223Automatic Transmissions

3 Credits

AUTO 2233Heating & Air Conditioning

3 Credits

AUTO 2252Service Shop Operations II

2 Credits

BSNS 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

SOCY 2513Sociology

3 Credits

MCHN 1214Machine Tool I

4 Credits

Program Cost

Minimum credit hours required for completion: 69
Tuition and fees - $142.00 per credit hour 147.00
$10,143.00
Lab fees:
AUTO 1021 Service Shop Operations I $15.00
AUTO 1064 Internal Combustion Engines 60.00
AUTO 1073 Ignition & Electrical Systems I 40.00
AUTO 1123 Ignition & Electrical Systems II 40.00
AUTO 1143 Brakes 35.00
AUTO 1213 Manual Transmissions & Drivelines 35.00
AUTO 1223 Automatic Transmissions 75.00
AUTO 2013 Comp Engine Controls I 50.00
AUTO 2233 Heating & Air Conditioning 45.00
AUTO 2243 Alignment, Steering & Suspension 30.00
AUTO 2252 Service Shop Operations II 20.00
BSNS 1603 Business Communications 10.00
COGT 2114 AutoCAD I 20.00
COSC 1513 Intro to Information Processing 25.00
ELTR 1064 Fundamentals of Electricity 25.00
ELTR 1402 Industrial Safety 110.00
ENGL 1413 Fundamentals of Writing 5.00
MCHN 1214 Machine Tool I 50.00
PSCI 1514 Introduction to Physical Science 25.00
WELD 1114 Basic Welding 100.00
815.00
815.00
Books:
AUTO 1021 Service Shop Operations I* 210.65
BSNS 1603 Business Communications 191.40
COSC 1513 Intro to Information Processing 208.35
COGT 2114 AutoCAD I 86.65
ELTR 1064 Fundamentals of Electricity 106.00
ENGL 1413 Fundamentals of Writing 84.95
MATH 1123 Technical Mathematics II 226.70
MCHN 1214 Machine Tool I 213.00
MCHN 1311 Precision Measurement 53.35
PSCI 1514 Introduction to Physical Science 444.25
SOCY 2513 Sociology 318.00
WELD 1114 Basic Welding 115.00
2,262.30
2,262.30
*The same textbook is used for AUTO 1021, AUTO 1064, AUTO 1073, AUTO 1143, AUTO 1213, AUTO 1223, AUTO 2013, AUTO 2233, and AUTO 2243.
Supplies:
MCHN 1311:
Leather work-style shoes 84.49
Safety glasses 10.00
6” steel rule 16.75
6” dial caliper 20.50
131.74
WELD 1114:
#5 filter lens 5.60
Welding hood - #10 or #11 lens 40.44
Leather welding gloves/work gloves 3.78
Chipping hammer 10.98
Mild steel wire brush 2.41
Mill jacket – green/blue 28.93
Heavy pliers 14.86
Additional clear lens for welding hood 1.38
Safety glasses (Clear – not reflective) 5.96
Welding beany/Fitters hat 2.29
Work boots 84.49
Tip cleaner 2.86
Striker 2.68
Tape measure – minimum 16’ 5.76
Silver and black Sharpie markers 4.79
11R vise grip 18.55
235.76
Total Supplies 367.50
367.50
TOTAL $13,587.80