This instructional program is a basic program designed to prepare individuals for entry-level employment in automotive service centers. Upon completion of the following courses, the prospective service center technician will have proficiency in the fundamentals of basic electronics, tune-up, diagnosis and repair, brake service, and fuels.

 

Required Coursework (12 hours)

AUTO 100 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3 credits
AUTO 141 Engine Diagnosis and Ignition Systems** 5 credits
AUTO 146 Automotive Brake Systems* 4 credits

Electives (7 hours required)

Any selected automotive courses from the following certification areas totaling 7 credits or more.

AUTO 142 Fuel and Exhaust Systems* 5 credits
AUTO 221 Automotive Steering and Suspension* 4 credits
AUTO 225 Automotive Electrical Systems I* 4 credits
AUTO 245 Automotive Valve Train & Head Rebuilding* 4 credits
AUTO 246 Automotive Cylinder Block Rebuilding* 4 credits
AUTO 250 Introduction to Automotive Transmissions* 3 credits
AUTO 255 Automotive Electrical Systems II* 4 credits
TECH 271 Internship I* (by special arrangement) 3 credits
Total: 19 credits
*Course has a prerequisite
**Course has co-requisite

 

Scope & Sequence

Fall 1 Winter 1 Summer 1
AUTO 100 AUTO 146 AUTO ELECTIVE
AUTO 141 AUTO ELECTIVE

 

Effective: Fall 2005
Current/Updated: 3/1/2017