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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Technology

Program Description

The automotive technology program provides opportunities to obtain the fundamental knowledge, skills, and training needed for employment or career advancement as an automotive technician with awards including associate of applied science degree, diplomas, and certificates. Students in this program are required to take the courses listed in a common core if they wish to complete an associate of applied science degree in automotive technology. Besides this shared core, which is listed below, students work with their advisors to decide what other courses are necessary to complete their degree.

Student Learning Outcomes

Automotive Technology graduates are prepared to:

  • Practice safe work habits including a well maintained and clean work environment.
  • Navigate online service publications while practicing the ability to interpret and apply information.
  • Diagnose vehicles using proper procedures, service information, and flow charts.
  • Perform maintenance and repair services according to industry standards.


Associate of Applied Science