Automotive Systems Technology - D60160

The Automotive Systems Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment as automotive service technicians. It provides an introduction to automotive careers and increases student awareness of the challenges associated with this fast and ever-changing field.

Classroom and lab experiences integrate technical and academic coursework. Emphasis is placed on theory, servicing and operation of brakes, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, steering/suspension, automatic transmission/transaxles, engine repair, climate control, and manual drive trains.

Upon completion of this curriculum, students should be prepared to take the ASE exam and be ready for full-time employment in dealerships and repair shops in the automotive service industry.

Course Requirements

General Education Courses
ENG 101 Applied Communications I
or
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
MAT 101 Applied Mathematics I
or
MAT 121 Algebra/Trigonometry I

Technical Core Courses
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Tech
TRN 120 Basic Transp Electricity
TRN 145 Adv Transp Electronics

Program Major Courses
AUT 141 Suspension and Steering Sys
AUT 151 Brake Systems
AUT 181 Engine Performance

Other Major Courses
AUT 116 Engine Repair
AUT 141A Suspension and Steering Lab
AUT 151A Brakes Systems Lab

Curriculum Programs
AUT 163 Advanced Auto Electricity
AUT 183 Engine Performance II
AUT 221 Auto Transm/Transaxles
AUT 283 Advanced Auto Electronics

Elective (choose 4 hours from the list below)
AUT 114 Safety and Emissions
AUT 163A Advanced Auto Electricity Lab
AUT 181A Engine Performance I Lab
AUT 284 Emerging Auto Technology
WBL 112 Work Based Learning I
TRN 120A Basic Transp Electricity Lab
TRN 130 Intro. to Sustainable Transp
TRN 140 Transp Climate Control
TRN 140A Transp Climate Cont Lab

Total Hours for Graduation 46-47