Automotive Technology, Certificate

Curriculum code: C81G

Program Overview

Upon completion of this program, the graduate is prepared for entry-level employment in the automotive repair and maintenance field.

Additional Program Information

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit www.kcc.edu/gainfulemployment/. Look for information on the advanced certificate and the Advanced Drivetrains/Powertrains certificate.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

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

Total Credit Hours: 28

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

AUTO 1064Internal Combustion Engines

4 Credits

AUTO 1073Ignition & Electrical Systems I

3 Credits

AUTO 1143Brakes

3 Credits

Spring semester

AUTO 1123Ignition & Electrical Systems II

3 Credits

AUTO 2013Computerized Engine Controls I

3 Credits

Fall semester

AUTO 1213Manual Transmissions & Driveline

3 Credits

AUTO 2243Alignment, Steering & Suspension

3 Credits

Spring semester

AUTO 1223Automatic Transmissions

3 Credits

AUTO 2233Heating & Air Conditioning

3 Credits

Program Cost

Minimum credit hours required for completion: 28
Tuition and fees - $147.00 per credit hour 147.00
$4,116.00
Lab fees:
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 Computerized Engine Controls I 50.00
AUTO 2233 Heating & Air Conditioning 45.00
AUTO 2243 Alignment, Steering & Suspension 30.00
410.00
410.00
Books:
AUTO 1064 Internal Combustion Engines* 210.65
210.65
*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:
Safety glasses (or side shields) 10.00
Leather work-style shoes 84.49
94.49
94.49
TOTAL $4,831.14
All prices are subject to change. Please visit Hammes Bookstore for the most up-to-date textbook prices.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” Review the GE disclosure for the Automotive Technology certificate.