Automotive Technology

Our program in Automotive Technology are certified by NATEF ( National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) and offer comprehensive coursework in the fundamentals of all mechanical, fuel , and electronic systems found on modern vehicles including gasoline, diesels, and hybrids.  emphasis is placed on hands-on learning in the laboratory and through cooperative education experiences, giving the opportunity to earn money, university credit, and on-the-job training as part of your education.

Bachelor of Science Automotive Technology

Learning outcomes: The successful completion of assigned e-training on NAPAAutoTech.com and DATO HVAC.

General Education Core33
Required Courses
ATDI 134Electrical/Electronic Sys I6
ATDI 257Automatics4
ATDI 262Automatics Remove and Repair1
ATDI 264Electrical/Electronic Sys II6
ATDI 265Heating and Air Conditioning4
ATDI 383Alt Auto Power Systems4
ATDI 384AT/DI Elctrcl/Elctrn Sys III4
ATDI 400Shop Procedures3
AST 106Auto Manual Drive Train/Axles5
AST 114Automotive Brakes5
AST 220Auto Steering and Suspension5
AST 160Automotive Engine Repair5
AST 164Intro to Engine Performance6
AST 266Engine Performance6
AST 408Current Trends Mobility Tech2
AST 450Advanced Engine Performance4
AST 457Advanced Power Trains4
AST 495Automotive Practicum3
AST 498Cooperative Education3
Electives or Minor7
Total minimum credits required for degree120

NOTE: Students must take a total of 11 credits of upper division coursework from the electives or general education core.

Associate of Applied Science

Automotive Technology

Learning outcomes: The successful completion of assigned ASE testing available on NAPAAutoTech.com

Required General Education Courses
WRIT 108Elementary Technical Writing 13
Select one of the following: 23
Technical Mathematics
College Algebra
Math for the Liberal Arts
COMX 111Intro to Public Speaking 33
or COMX 115 Intro to Interpersonal Communc
Required Courses
ATDI 134Electrical/Electronic Sys I6
ATDI 257Automatics4
ATDI 262Automatics Remove and Repair1
ATDI 264Electrical/Electronic Sys II6
ATDI 265Heating and Air Conditioning4
AST 106Auto Manual Drive Train/Axles5
AST 114Automotive Brakes5
AST 220Auto Steering and Suspension5
AST 160Automotive Engine Repair5
AST 164Intro to Engine Performance6
AST 266Engine Performance6
AST 298Automotive Internship3
Advisor Approved Elective3
Total minimum credits required for degree68
1

Meets Communications Requirement

2

Meets Computation Requirement

3

Meets Human Relations Requirement

TOYOTA T-TEN PROGRAM Students enrolled in the T-Ten Program will complete the requirements listed above for the associate of applied science degree. In addition, sixteen weeks or 640 hours of cooperative education experience in a Toyota dealership is required. Further information is available upon request—please see your advisor.

Fast Track Automotive Technology

Required Courses
ATDI 134Electrical/Electronic Sys I 26
ATDI 257Automatics4
ATDI 262Automatics Remove and Repair1
ATDI 264Electrical/Electronic Sys II 16
ATDI 265Heating and Air Conditioning4
AST 106Auto Manual Drive Train/Axles5
AST 114Automotive Brakes5
AST 220Auto Steering and Suspension5
AST 160Automotive Engine Repair5
AST 164Intro to Engine Performance6
AST 266Engine Performance6
AST 298Automotive Internship9
Total minimum credits required for degree62
1

Meets Communications Requirement

2

Meets Computation Requirement

3

Meets Human Relations Requirement

Minor

Automotive Technology

Required Courses
ATDI 134Electrical/Electronic Sys I6
ATDI 264Electrical/Electronic Sys II6
ATDI 383Alt Auto Power Systems4
ATDI 384AT/DI Elctrcl/Elctrn Sys III4
ATDI 400Shop Procedures3
AST 164Intro to Engine Performance6
Total minimum credits required for minor29