2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

Automotive Drivability 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 drivability systems degree program are designed to give the student experience in base automotive technology with a focus on automotive electrical, computer, and engine performance. This program 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 complement the automotive undercar systems AAS for those students 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 122Auto Chassis Electron Systems

2

AUTO 142Automatic Trans/Axle Repair

4

AUTO 143Automatic Transmission/Axle

4

AUTO 151Fuel & Emissions Systems

4

AUTO 153Adv Fuel & Emissions Systems

4

AUTO 162Engine Overhaul

4

AUTO 163Engine Mechanical Theory

4

AUTO 170Auto Heat/Air Condition System

4

AUTO 175Light Duty Diesel Engines

3

AUTO 200Alternative Auto Propulsion

3

AUTO 270Adv Auto Heat/Air Conditioning

2

AUTO 278Automotive Internship

1 to 9

ENG 110College Writing I

3

or

ENG 160College Writing & Research

4

MATH 106Technical Mathematics

4

WPE 112Safety & First Aid

2

Total Credit Hours: 62