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Automotive Service Technology, AAS

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Program Start Date: Fall Term
Minimum Program Length: 84 academic weeks; 6 terms day; 78 credits
Curriculum Code: 35306

Program Description

Students learn to diagnose, service, repair and maintain automotive systems, products and components. They learn to use recommended procedures, service publications, special service tools and equipment to properly repair customer vehicles.

Practical Experience

Students use cooperative work experiences at approved automotive service facilities to apply what they have learned in the classroom and lab sessions. During the cooperative work experiences, students, under the direction of an automotive technician, service customer vehicles and become familiar with a repair facility’s organization and environment, and learn to work as a member of a team.

Professional Opportunities

Automotive technician, fleet technician, service advisor, shop foreman, service manager.

Unique Aspects

Changes in cooperative work experience sponsors requires the department chair approval.

EEDA Career Cluster:

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Total Credits: 78

Semester Display

Fourth Semester

Total Credits: 78

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate safe shop practices and hazardous material handling.
  2. Diagnose and repair systems associated with automotive chassis components.
  3. Diagnose and repair assemblies associated with automotive engine and power transmission systems.
  4. Diagnose and repair components associated with any electrical and electronic control systems.
  5. Diagnose and repair components associated with any accessory and ergonomic systems.
  6. Communicate clearly using written, verbal, and electronic means.
  7. Demonstrate their ability to speak publicly, listen actively, and respond effectively.

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