2018-2019 Catalog [Archived]

Automotive Undercar Systems, AAS

The National Automotive Technology Education Foundation (NATEF) certified Automotive Technology programs prepare students for a range of employment opportunities. Courses in the automotive undercar systems AAS are designed to give the student experience in base automotive technology with a focus on automotive mechanical drive-line, brakes, and suspension. It can be used to prepare the student for entry level employment or to further the skills of currently working technicians. It can be taken alone or in conjunction with other automotive related courses and is designed to compliment the automotive drivability systems AAS for those that wish to receive a dual associate degree with minimal additional credit hours. Some of the automotive technology programs transfer to four-year colleges and universities. To explore transfer opportunities, please see a counselor.

Associate of Applied Science

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
AUTO 112Shop Fundamentals

2

AUTO 113Ethics & Employability Skills

2

AUTO 120Intro to Automotive Electrical

4

AUTO 121Auto Electrical/Electronic Sys

4

AUTO 130Automotive Brake Systems

4

AUTO 134Automotive Alignment Service

2

AUTO 135Steering & Suspension System

4

AUTO 138Manual Trans/Driveline Repair

3

AUTO 139Manual Transmission/Driveline

4

AUTO 142Automatic Trans/Axle Repair

4

AUTO 143Automatic Transmission/Axle

4

AUTO 162Engine Overhaul

4

AUTO 163Engine Mechanical Theory

4

AUTO 230Auto Brake Electronic Systems

2

AUTO 278Automotive Internship

1 to 9

ENG 110College Writing I

3

or

ENG 160College Writing and Research

4

MATH 106Technical Mathematics

4

WELD 120Introduction to Welding

3

WPE 112Safety and First Aid

2

Total Credit Hours: 62