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Automotive Service Management Technology (A.S. or A.A.S.) (2236)


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Associate in Science or Associate in Applied Science

Drive up your income as an expert auto and light truck technician. This two-year training program is hands-on and teaches you to locate problems and repair and service engines, fuel, emission, steering and suspension systems; and brakes, drive trains, and transmissions. Besides the basics, today’s automotive technicians need to have advanced skills. After completion, you’ll be capable and comfortable with high-tech electronic engine controls and electrical and computerized systems.

Dealerships, privately-owned garages and other automotive repair shops will be looking to hire you. Safe, efficient work practices and “people skills” are part of the excellent all-around instruction.

Internships

Every program contains an internship component so you can gain on-the-job experience while working toward a degree. The demand for educated technicians is so great, employers contact us daily for talented, qualified candidates.

Career Opportunities, Rapid Placement

The Automotive program has a better than 90% immediate placement record for graduates.

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Curriculum

Total Credit Hours: 68

General Education


Credit Hours: 15

Mathematics Credit Hours: 3
   *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 
Humanities Credit Hours: 3
   *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 
Social and Behavioral Science
Credit Hours: 3
   *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 
Physical Science
Credit Hours: 3
   *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 
   **PHY 1020C Physics for Liberal Arts recommended.

Note


You have two options in this program: the associate in science (A.S.) degree, which can prepare you for employment or transfer to a state university, and the associate in applied science (A.A.S.) degree, which is intended primarily for students who want immediate employment after graduation. If you choose the A.S. degree you must take MAC 1105, MGF 1106 or a higher level mathematics. The A.A.S. degree requires MAT 1033 or higher. Please see an advisor to determine the option that is best for you.

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