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 and tools by the start of the third week of classes.
AUT 147-156 must be taken in consecutive order.
|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 147||Automotive Brakes||6|
|AUT 149||Automotive Brakes, Suspension, Steering & Wheel Alignment||7|
|AUT 157||Automotive Brakes, Suspension, Steering & Wheel Alignment Lab||6|
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.
Theory and troubleshooting of hydraulic systems, disc brake systems, drum brake systems, power booster systems and antilock brake systems.
Students will learn suspension and steering principles, diagnostic strategies, and component removal/reinstallation. Alignment geometry and service procedures are also covered. Students will become familiar with the tools, terminology, and procedures used during routine brake service operations and have the opportunity to practice procedures identified as priority tasks in the NATEF (ASE) task list.
Provides students with the opportunity to practice the skills covered in AUT147 and AUT149. Students will become familiar with the tools, terminology, and procedures used during common service operations and have the opportunity to practice procedures identified as priority tasks in the NATEF (ASE) task list.