Automotive Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree

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The Automotive and Diesel Technology programs lead to an interesting and challenging career in the repair, service, sales, and supply fields. Two degrees are offered in this program: Automotive Technology and Automotive Technology with a Diesel emphasis. The Automotive Technology Degree has a specific focus on automotive service and repair. The Automotive Technology/Diesel emphasis focus is on light duty diesel powered vehicles. i.e.; automotive diesel and light trucks. Students also have the option to pursue a variety of automotive and diesel certificates.

Students entering this program should exhibit the following qualities: mechanical aptitude, ability to read and follow detailed instructions, enjoy precision work and problem solving.

Students are required to provide appropriate work clothing, safety glasses, and a basic set of hand tools. (See automotive program advisors for specifics).

General Education Courses

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

COM 225

Organizational Communication

3

MAT 107

Career Math

3

General Education Electives approved list

6

 

15

Elective hours must meet general education requirements. See list of approved general education courses. Students must consult with advisors for selection of elective courses to enhance their employability.

Emphasis Areas

Automotive Technology

ASE 102

Introduction to the Automotive Shop

2

ASE 110

Brakes I

2

ASE 111

Automotive Brake Service II

2

ASE 120

Basic Automotive Electricity

2

ASE 123

Starting & Charging System

2

ASE 130

General Engine Diagnosis

2

ASE 132

Ignition System Diagnosis & Repair

2

ASE 134

Automotive Fuel & Emissions Systems I

2

ASE 140

Suspension & Steering I

2

ASE 141

Suspension & Steering II

2

ASE 150

Manual Drive Train & Axle Maintenance

2

ASE 151

Automotive Manual Transmission/Transaxles & Clutches

2

ASE 152

Manual Transmission, Transaxles & Clutches II

2

ASE 160

Automotive Engine Repair

2

ASE 161

Engine Repair & Rebuild

3

ASE 210

Automotive Power & ABS Brake Systems

2

ASE 221

Automotive & Diesel Body Electrical

4

ASE 231

Automotive Computers & Ignition Systems

2

ASE 233

Auto Fuel Injection & Emissions Systems II

4

ASE 235

Driveability & Diagnosis

2

ASE 240

Suspension & Steering III

2

ASE 250

Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Service

1

ASE 265

Heating & Air Conditioning Systems

4

 

 

52

Total Hours for Automotive Technology Degree Emphasis

67

Automotive Technology/Diesel

ASE 110

Brakes I

2

ASE 120

Basic Automotive Electricity

2

ASE 123

Starting & Charging System

2

ASE 132

Ignition System Diagnosis & Repair

2

ASE 140

Suspension & Steering I

2

ASE 151

Automotive Manual Transmission/Transaxles & Clutches

2

ASE 161

Engine Repair & Rebuild

3

ASE 210

Automotive Power & ABS Brake Systems

2

ASE 231

Automotive Computers & Ignition Systems

2

ASE 233

Auto Fuel Injection & Emissions Systems II

4

ASE 240

Suspension & Steering III

2

ASE 265

Heating & Air Conditioning Systems

4

DPM 100

Introduction to Diesel Mechanics

2

DPM 101

Diesel Shop Orientation

2

DPM 103

Diesel Engines I

4

DPM 106

Diesel Fuel Systems

3

DPM 203

Diesel Engines II

4

DPM 206

Heavy Duty Brakes I

3

DPM 207

Heavy Duty Brakes II

3

DPM 210

Diesel Air Induction & Exhaust

2

DPM 222

H/D Lighting & Instrumentation

3

 

 

55

Total Hours for Automotive Technology/Diesel Degree Emphasis

70

Certificates

Air Conditioning & Heating

ASE 102

Introduction to the Automotive Shop

2

ASE 120

Basic Automotive Electricity

2

ASE 123

Starting & Charging System

2

ASE 265

Heating & Air Conditioning Systems

4

Total Credit Hours

10

Automatic Transmissions

ASE 102

Introduction to the Automotive Shop

2

ASE 120

Basic Automotive Electricity

2

ASE 123

Starting & Charging System

2

ASE 250

Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Service

1

ASE 251

Automatic Transmission & Transaxle Repair

3

Total Credit Hours

10

Automotive Brakes

ASE 102

Introduction to the Automotive Shop

2

ASE 110

Brakes I

2

ASE 111

Automotive Brake Service II

2

ASE 120

Basic Automotive Electricity

2

ASE 123

Starting & Charging System

2

ASE 210

Automotive Power & ABS Brake Systems

2

Total Credit Hours

12

Automotive Electricity

ASE 102

Introduction to the Automotive Shop

2

ASE 120

Basic Automotive Electricity

2

ASE 123

Starting & Charging System

2

ASE 220

Specialized Electronics Training

2

ASE 221

Automotive & Diesel Body Electrical

4

ASE 231

Automotive Computers & Ignition Systems

2

Total Credit Hours

14

Automotive Parts

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ASE 102

Introduction to the Automotive Shop

2

ASE 110

Brakes I

2

ASE 120

Basic Automotive Electricity

2

ASE 123

Starting & Charging System

2

ASE 132

Ignition System Diagnosis & Repair

2

ASE 134

Automotive Fuel & Emissions Systems I

2

ASE 140

Suspension & Steering I

2

ASE 150

Manual Drive Train & Axle Maintenance

2

ASE 151

Automotive Manual Transmission/Transaxles & Clutches

2

ASE 152

Manual Transmission, Transaxles & Clutches II

2

ASE 160

Automotive Engine Repair

2

ASE 161

Engine Repair & Rebuild

3

ASE 201

Automotive Parts Management

1

ASE 210

Automotive Power & ABS Brake Systems

2

ASE 221

Automotive & Diesel Body Electrical

4

ASE 231

Automotive Computers & Ignition Systems

2

ASE 233

Auto Fuel Injection & Emissions Systems II

4

ASE 240

Suspension & Steering III

2

ASE 265

Heating & Air Conditioning Systems

4

Total Credit Hours

44

Automotive Technology

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ASE 102

Introduction to the Automotive Shop

2

ASE 110

Brakes I

2

ASE 120

Basic Automotive Electricity

2

ASE 123

Starting & Charging System

2

ASE 132

Ignition System Diagnosis & Repair

2

ASE 134

Automotive Fuel & Emissions Systems I

2

ASE 140

Suspension & Steering I

2

ASE 150

Manual Drive Train & Axle Maintenance

2

ASE 151

Automotive Manual Transmission/Transaxles & Clutches

2

ASE 152

Manual Transmission, Transaxles & Clutches II

2

ASE 160

Automotive Engine Repair

2

ASE 161

Engine Repair & Rebuild

3

ASE 210

Automotive Power & ABS Brake Systems

2

ASE 220

Specialized Electronics Training

2

ASE 221

Automotive & Diesel Body Electrical

4

ASE 231

Automotive Computers & Ignition Systems

2

ASE 233

Auto Fuel Injection & Emissions Systems II

4

ASE 240

Suspension & Steering III

2

ASE 265

Heating & Air Conditioning Systems

4

Total Credit Hours

45

Engine Performance

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ASE 102

Introduction to the Automotive Shop

2

ASE 120

Basic Automotive Electricity

2

ASE 123

Starting & Charging System

2

ASE 130

General Engine Diagnosis

2

ASE 132

Ignition System Diagnosis & Repair

2

ASE 134

Automotive Fuel & Emissions Systems I

2

ASE 160

Automotive Engine Repair

2

ASE 161

Engine Repair & Rebuild

3

ASE 220

Specialized Electronics Training

2

ASE 221

Automotive & Diesel Body Electrical

4

ASE 231

Automotive Computers & Ignition Systems

2

ASE 233

Auto Fuel Injection & Emissions Systems II

4

ASE 235

Driveability & Diagnosis

2

Total Credit Hours

31

Gasoline Engine Repair

ASE 102

Introduction to the Automotive Shop

2

ASE 120

Basic Automotive Electricity

2

ASE 123

Starting & Charging System

2

ASE 160

Automotive Engine Repair

2

ASE 161

Engine Repair & Rebuild

3

Total Credit Hours

11

Manual Drivetrain

ASE 102

Introduction to the Automotive Shop

2

ASE 120

Basic Automotive Electricity

2

ASE 123

Starting & Charging System

2

ASE 150

Manual Drive Train & Axle Maintenance

2

ASE 151

Automotive Manual Transmission/Transaxles & Clutches

2

ASE 152

Manual Transmission, Transaxles & Clutches II

2

Total Credit Hours

12

Suspension and Steering

ASE 102

Introduction to the Automotive Shop

2

ASE 120

Basic Automotive Electricity

2

ASE 123

Starting & Charging System

2

ASE 140

Suspension & Steering I

2

ASE 240

Suspension & Steering III

2

Total Credit Hours

10