Automotive Technology Associate Degree

Description

The Automotive Technology program provides entry-level skills necessary to enter into and excel in the automotive service and repair industry. Automotive theories are built upon by extensive hands-on training in an active shop environment. The automotive industry has a high demand for qualified technicians who complete automotive training programs. Future job opportunities for automotive technicians are expected to be plentiful. Students taking the Automotive Technology Associate Degree program may build upon their education and experience to find employment in managerial and supervisory roles as well. Many technicians with advanced skills eventually find employment with manufacturers of new vehicles or their suppliers, or related businesses within the transportation industry. Potential occupations include: Automotive Technician, Specialty Technician, ASE Certified Master Technician, Fleet Technician (Commercial).
Graduates will be able to

  • Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for the auto service industry
  • Perform diagnosis, service and repair of automotive internal combustion engines
  • Perform diagnosis, service and repair of automotive automatic transmission/transaxle systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service and repair of automotive manual drive train and axles systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service and repair of automotive steering and suspension steering systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service and repair of automotive brake systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service and repair of automotive electrical/electronic systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service and repair of automotive heating and air conditioning systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service and repair of automotive engine performance systems
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