Automotive Maintenance
Major Code: 713A

Certificate of Achievement

This certificate program provides students with basic knowledge to diagnose and repair all auto­motive systems, both foreign and domestic. With an emphasis on diagnosing problems quickly and accurately, students learn to develop a comprehen­sive work plan or checklist based on customer complaints and preliminary diagnostics. State-of-the-art tools and diagnostic equipment are available to aid students in their skill development. Students pursuing this certificate should seriously consider completing the Associate in Applied Science degree. After successful completion of the certificate, the student should be eligible to take one or all eight of ASE’s automotive certification exams.

First Year26

  • AUT100 Maintenance and Light Repair 2
  • AUT110 Engine Service I3
  • AUT111 Automotive Power Trains3
  • AUT112 Automotive Brake Systems3
  • AUT113 Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems3
  • AUT120 Engine Service II3
  • AUT122 Automotive Suspension and Wheel Alignment3
  • AUT123 Automotive Ignition Systems3
  • AUT124 Automotive Fuel and Emission Systems3

Second Year24

  • AUT116 Automotive Service Adviser or
    AUT117 Automotive Parts Specialist  
    3
  • AUT231 Automotive Transmissions/Transaxles3
  • AUT232 Advanced Brake and Suspension Systems3
  • AUT233 Applied Automotive Fuels and Electricity3
  • AUT240 Service Shop Operations or
    AUT105 Automotive Recycling 
    3
  • AUT243 Advanced Engine Control Systems3
  • AUT245 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning3
  • AUT246 Automotive Accessories and Diagnostics3

Program Total50


Major course shown in color requires minimum grade of C.