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AUTO Associate in Applied Science Degree

Associate in Applied Science in Automotive Technology
63-64 Credits

The Associate in Applied Science Degree is awarded to students who successfully complete both the required AMT and general education courses. The AAS degree enables students to enter the workforce. Graduates are able to seek employment in multiple areas in the automotive industry or related technical fields.

Updated for 2014-2015

First Semester Requirements

Course Alpha

Course Title

Hours

Credits

AMT 20

Introduction to Auto Mechanics

70

2

AMT 53

Brakes

140

4

AMT 55

Suspension & Steering

150

5

MATH 100
(or equivalent or higher)

Survey of Math

45

3

 

Total Semester Credits

 

14

Second Semester Requirements

Course Alpha

Course Title

Hours

Credits

ENG 100

or equivalent

45

3

AMT 30

Engines

210

7

AMT 40

Electrical System I

150

6

 

Total Semester Credits

 

16

Third Semester Requirements

Course Alpha

Course Title

Hours

Credits

AMT 46 

Man. Drive-Train & Axles

105

3

AMT 50

Auto Trans & Transaxles

150

6

AMT 41

Elect./Electronic Sys. II

105

3

Natural Science Course (100 level or above) 

 

3-4

 

Total Semester Credits

 

15-16

Fourth Semester Requirements

Course Alpha

Course Title

Hours

Credits

AMT 40D

Engine Performance

150

9

AMT 43

Heat A/C Vent. (HACV)

105

3

Social Sciences (100 and above)

45

3

Arts/Humanities (100 and above)

45

3

 

Total Semester Credits

 

18

 

Total Degree Credits

 

63-64

Associate in Applied Science Automotive Technology
Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Automotive Technology graduates will be able to:
Demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to enter the automotive industry.
Demonstrate the skills required to communicate with and understand customers’ concerns.
Demonstrate the writing skills required to communicate effectively.

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