The Automotive Service Technician diploma prepares students for entry-level positions in the automotive repair industry. Graduates will be proficient in using the latest equipment for wheel alignment, engine performance (including factory and generic scan tools), electrical and electronic diagnosis, brakes, air conditioning, engine service and drivetrain repair.
Program accreditation information: The Automotive Service Technician program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Inc. (NATEF), 101 Blue Seal Drive, Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175, (703) 669-6650, www.natef.org.
The general studies courses are technically focused and not designed for transfer.
Employment opportunities include service technicians, service advisors and shop managers.
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|Suggested Technical Studies Semester I|
|AUTO1508||Automotive Wheel Alignment||4 Credits|
|AUTO1510||Chassis Electrical||4 Credits|
|TRAN1503||General Service||3 Credits|
|TRAN1504||Electricity and Electronic Principles||3 Credits|
|TRAN1516||Scan Tool Data Acquisition||1 Credits|
|TRAN1518||Transportation Hazardous Materials||1 Credits|
|Suggested Technical Studies Semester II|
|AUTO1512||Engine Repair Theory||2 Credits|
|AUTO1514||Engine Repair Lab||4 Credits|
|AUTO1523||Advanced Chassis Electrical||2 Credits|
|Suggested Technical Studies Semester III|
|AUTO2502||Engine Ignition and Emission Systems||4 Credits|
|AUTO2505||Engine Fuel and Emission Systems||5 Credits|
|AUTO2506||Principles of Torque Transfer||7 Credits|
|TRAN1520||Workplace Perceptions and Expectations||2 Credits|
|Suggested Technical Studies Semester IV|
|AUTO2511||Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Overhaul||3 Credits|
|AUTO2512||Driveline Repair||3 Credits|
|AUTO2520||Engine Driveability||3 Credits|
|AUTO2523||Advanced Electronic Systems||2 Credits|
|AUTO2514||Heating and Air Conditioning||3 Credits|
|General Studies/ General Education||7 Credits|