Automotive Transportation Service Technology
Major Code: 711A

Associate in Applied Science

The Associates of Applied Science Degree (AAS) in Automotive Transportation Service Technology is designed to address the emerging technologies and/or special interest topics that support the automotive service and repair field. Students wishing to seek employment in the greater automotive service and repair industry can enhance their employment opportunities with a program of study that adds depth and choice to the existing automotive technician development program. This degree is designed to enhance skill and knowledge relating to service management, parts management, specialty vehicle management, alternative fuel technology and service training. The degree is designed to compliment existing programs at four year universities that offer advance degrees specializing in the aforementioned areas. This degree is designed to prepare the student to take specific ASE certification tests sponsored by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. The program meets all criteria as a master ASE certified training program and a master NATEF certified program.

General Education Requirements15

  • COM100 Fundamentals of Speech Communication or
    COM121 Communication in the Workplace3
  • ENG101 First Year Composition I or
    ENG152 Business Communication 3
  • ENG102 First-Year Composition II or
    ENG153 Technical Writing 3
  • Mathematics elective3
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences elective3
  • Note: Transfer students should consult with Counseling to select electives

Major Program Requirements - First Year24

  • AUT100 Maintenance and Light Repair2
  • AUT110 Engine Service I3
  • AUT112 Automotive Brake Systems3
  • AUT113 Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems3
  • AUT116 Automotive Service Adviser3
  • AUT117 Automotive Parts Specialist3
  • AUT122 Automotive Suspension and Wheel Alignment3
  • AUT124 Automotive Fuel and Emission Systems3
  • MTT100 Safety Principles1

Major Program Requirements - Second Year15

  • AUT105 Automotive Recycling3
  • AUT248 Classic Car Care and Service3
  • AUT249 Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles3
  • AUT250 Light Duty Diesel Vehicle Engine Service I3
  • AUT251 Light Duty Diesel Vehicle Engine Service II3


Select electives from: Auto Body Repair (ABR), Automation Technology (AMT), Automotive Technology (AUT), Business Administration (BUS), Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CAD), Construction Management (CMT), Electronics Technology (ELT), Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVA), Industrial Technology (IDT), Internship (ITS), Machine Tool Technology (MTT), Welding (WLD)

    Total Semester Hours for Degree60