2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 30, 2024  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Technology, Diploma

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Program Description

The Automotive Technology diploma program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the automotive service and repair profession. Learning opportunities enable students to develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of automotive mechanics theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an Automotive Technology diploma that qualifies them as well rounded entry-level technicians. (5 Semesters minimum)

View the Automotive Diploma Program Fact Sheet  for additional information.

Students may become certified by taking the ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification tests administered in eight areas by ACT (American College Testing).


Employment opportunities include but are not limited to a general automotive technician, basic automotive service technician, brake and front end specialist, air conditioning and electrical specialist, computer systems specialist, engine performance specialist, service advisor, service writer, and parts attendant.


Essential General Education Courses (9 Credits)

Auto Engine Repair Option

(must complete 6 credits)

Auto Engine Performance Option

(must complete 7 credits)

Auto Electrical Option

(must complete 7 credits)

Total Hours: 55

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