Automotive Technology Associate in Science
PROGRAM CODE: 2S03838
The Automotive Technology Associate in Science Degree is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills needed for employment in the following automotive industry areas: Engine Repair, Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles Repair, Manual Drive Trains and Axles Repair, Suspension and Steering Repair, Brakes Repair, Electrical and Electronics Repair, Heating and Air Conditioning Repair, Engine Performance Repair, Service Consulting, Service Management, and Parts Control. This degree requires a total of 46-52 units.
|Required Courses (36 units):|
|AUTO 081 F||Engine Rebuilding and Repair||8|
|AUTO 082 F||Engine Performance and Drivability||8|
|AUTO 083 F||Brake and Suspension Systems Repair||8|
|AUTO 084 F||Automatic Transmissions||8|
|AUTO 131 F||Automotive Fundamentals||4|
|Restricted Electives (10-16 units):||10-16|
|Automotive Specialty Practice||2|
|Internship in Automotive||2-4|
|Automotive Business Management||5|
|Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems||5|
|Automotive Engine Performance||7|
|Brake Systems Repair||7|
|Automatic Transmission Fundamentals||3|
|Fuel Systems and Advanced Drivability Diagnosis||4|
|Automotive Air Conditioning||4|
|Emission Control Systems and Advanced Diagnosis||6|
|Cylinder Head Repair||4|
|Introduction to Welding (formerly WELD 121AF)||3|
Outcome 1: Identify and describe the components and their operation of the following automotive systems:
- Engine Repair
- Engines (Internal Combustion and Hybrid Technology)
- Automatic Transaxles/Transmissions
- Manual Drivetrain and Axles
- Suspension and Steering
- Electrical and Electronic Systems
- Heating and Air Conditioning
- Engine Performance
Outcome 2: Demonstrate the proper safety procedures and techniques required in an automotive repair facility.
Outcome 3: Perform Inspection and diagnostic procedures needed to assess the following automotive systems: engine repair, engines (internal combustion and hybrid technology), automatic transaxles/transmissions, manual drivetrain and axels, suspension and steering, brakes, electrical and electronic systems, heating and air conditioning and engine performance.
Outcome 4: Demonstrate automotive service and repair procedures following manufacturer’s specifications.
Outcome 5: Identify and demonstrate proper documentation of automotive repairs.