Automotive Systems Technology A60160

Pathway Description: Curriculums in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field. Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen. Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Automotive Systems Technology: A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Includes instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air condition systems

Number of credit hours required for this program: 66

General Education Requirements

English

Take 3 credits from ENG-111.

English - Other

Take 3 credits from ENG-112 ENG-113 ENG-114.

Mathematics

Take 3 credits from MAT-110.

Major Requirements

Automotive Systems

Take 13 credits from AUT-141 AUT-151 AUT-181 AUT-183.

Transportation Skills

Take 9 credits from TRN-110 TRN-120 TRN-140.

Other Major Requirements

Auto Shop / Safety

Take 3 credits from AUT-114 AUT-114A AUT-212 TRN-130 WBL-113 WBL-123.

Computers

Take 1 credits from CIS-110 CIS-111 CIS-113 TRN-170.

Other Requirements

Student Success

Take 1 credits from ACA-111 ACA-115 ACA-118 ACA-122.