Automotive TechnologyMajor Code: 710A
Associate in Applied Science
The Associate in Applied Science degree (AAS) provides students with a background in the various phases of automotive technology. It gives students the necessary skills to seek employment in areas indicated in the automotive Certificates of Achievement. In addition, it provides the fundamentals necessary to work as a lab technician. The degree is generally accepted at four-year schools that also offer an automotive degree leading to jobs in sales, service, research and development and education. This degree and the automotive technology certificates prepare the student to take certain ASE certification tests sponsored by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. The program is a master ASE certified training program and a master NATEF certified program.
General Education Requirements15
Major Program Requirements - First Year26
Major Program Requirements - Second Year24
Total Semester Hours for Degree65
Major course shown in color requires minimum grade of C.Note: All students enrolled in the automotive technology program are required to provide their own hand tools, safety glasses, protective clothing and safety shoes. A list of specific requirements for the program is available from the Dean's office and is distributed to students the first week of classes.