This ASE-certified program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as automotive technicians.
Students participate in realistic training experiences that prepare them for pre-apprenticeship training and ASE certification.
To receive a certificate or degree in an automotive program all courses must be completed with a 2.0 GPA or higher.
To remain in the program all students must have the required textbooks by the start of the third week of classes and must have the required tools by the start of the second quarter.
|Course Number||Class Title||Credits|
|IAUT 102||Introduction to Automotive Trades||3|
|IAUT 104||Introduction to Automotive Electrical||4|
|IAUT 115||Introduction to Automotive Steering, Suspension & Brakes||5|
|IAUT 130||Automotive HVAC||2|
|IAUT 139||Basic Automotive Welding||5|
|AUT 239||Automotive Clutches & Manual Transmissions||9|
|AUT 243||Automotive Axles, Drivelines, Differentials & Transfer Cases||6|
|AUT 246||Manual Drive Trains & Axles Lab||4|
|AUT 247||Automatic Transmissions||7|
|AUT 250||Automatic Transaxles||7|
|AUT 251CAP||Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Lab||4|
|English Composition (or higher) or Public Speaking||5|
|Any 100-Level Math Class||5|
|General Psychology (or other social science or humanities class)||5|
|COLL 102||College Success for All||3|
This course is an introduction to the automotive industry. Students will learn about the industry, automobile safety, pollution and hygiene, basic hand tools, fasteners and resume preparation.
This course is an introduction to automotive electrical systems. Students will learn electrical theory, basic electrical testing equipment and procedures and proper wire splicing and repairs.
This course is an introduction to automotive steering, suspension and braking systems. Students will learn the basic theory of these systems, how to put a vehicle on a lift and perform inspections, and how to perform a four-wheel alignment.
Students will learn auto HVAC system diagnosis and proper service techniques.
This course is an introduction to automotive welding. Includes basic welding using Oxy-Fuel, MIG and other processes used in automotive repair.
Provides the student with the knowledge and skills to competently repair automotive clutches and manual transmissions/transaxles. Upon completion of the course, the student will be familiar with the terminology, basic theory, diagnostics, maintenance, and repair of automobile/light truck clutches and manual transmissions/transaxles.
Provides the student with the knowledge and skills to competently repair automotive axles, drivelines, differentials and transfer cases. Upon completion of the course, the student will be familiar with the terminology, basic theory, diagnostics, maintenance and repair of automobile/light truck axles, drivelines, differentials and transfer cases.
This course is designed to teach the student to competently repair drive-train components by applying knowledge attained in required courses. This is a hands-on class that uses live projects. Upon completion of this course, students will be familiar with diagnosis, maintenance and repair of automobile/light truck manual drive trains.
This course provides sstudents with the knowledge and skills to competently repair automatic transmissions. Upon completion of the course, students will be familiar with the terminology, basic theory, diagnostics, maintenance and repair of automobile/light truck automatic transmissions.
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to competently repair automatic transaxles. Upon completion of the course, students will be familiar with the terminology, basic theory, diagnostics, maintenance and repair of automobile transaxles.
This course is designed to teach students to competently repair automatic transmission/transaxle assemblies by applying knowledge attained in required courses. This is a hands-on class that uses live projects. Upon completion of this course, students will be familiar with diagnosis, maintenance, and repair of automobile/light truck drive trains by applying academic knowledge to hands-on projects.
|ENGL& 101||English Composition I||5|
|ENG 102||Composition: Argumentation & Research||5|
|ENG 104||Business Writing||5|
|ENGL& 235||Technical Writing||5|
|CMST& 220||Public Speaking||5|
|MAT 103||Business Mathematics||5|
|MAT 104||Introductory Computer Mathematics||5|
|MAT 105||Mathematics for Industrial Professionals||5|
|MAT 106||Math for Electronics||5|
|MAT 108||Math for Health Occupations||5|
|MAT 110||Math for Non-Science Majors||5|
|MATH& 141||Precalculus I||5|
|MATH& 142||Precalculus II, Functional Trigonometry||5|
|MATH& 146||Introduction to Stats||5|
|MATH& 151||Calculus I||5|
|MATH& 152||Calculus II||5|
|PSYC& 100DIV||General Psychology||5|
College Success for All prepares students for success at Clover Park Technical College and beyond. This class is offered Pass/Fail utilizes CANVAS CPTC’s online learning management system to get students familiar with this learning environment. Designed to provide students with the basic skills to be successful in college, by developing connections with campus resources, faculty, staff and peers. The course includes 20 hours of classroom instruction and 20 hours of online and computer work. It includes, but is not limited to: study skills, learning styles, communication skills, time management, campus resources, test taking strategies, diversity and campus policies and procedures. This class also includes mandatory safety and FERPA training along with a component on using SALT for financial planning. Beginning in Fall 2016, this course is mandatory for all new students.