Automotive Technology

Department:
Automotive Technology
Program Level:
Associate of Science Degree

Automotive Technology Associate of Science

A degree in Automotive Technology prepares students with the skills and knowledge necessary to perform diagnosis and repair in the automotive shop environment. This program includes coursework that is essential for entry-level positions and enhances the skills and knowledge base of those who are seeking career progression within the automotive industry or transfer to a university. Completing this degree prepares students to pass ASE certification tests and satisfies the California Bureau of Automotive Repair training requirements for certification as a licensed smog Inspector.

Required Courses - Major: Units
AUT140 Automotive Engines 4
AUT142 Brakes/Suspension/Alignment 6
AUT144 Manual Transmissions/Power Trains 3
AUT145 Automotive Transmissions/Power Trains 4
AUT146 Automotive Air Conditioning/Heating Systems 2
AUT162 Automotive Electrical Systems 5
AUT166 Automotive Diagnosis and Tune-Up 6
AUT170 Advanced Engine and Emission Controls 6
Total Major Units 36
Total Degree Units 60

Automotive Technology - Program Requirements