The College's Automotive Technology program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). The program is conducted in a well-equipped facility with a large fleet of late model domestic and import vehicles. Automobile manufacturers provide substantial support for the program. Students can pursue a certificate or degree in Automotive Technology or a specialty degree or certificate in Japanese Automotive Technology. Our partnership with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. provides employment opportunities for students enrolled in our programs. The College also provides numerous classes to update the knowledge and skills of practicing technicians.
Automotive Mechanic Technology (AS) Requirements
|Required Core Course||Units|
|AUTO 713||Automotive Electricity and Electronics||15 units|
Total Required Major Units: 45
|Plus a selection of 30 units from the following:||Units|
|AUTO 546||Body Control Systems||15 units|
|AUTO 716||Automotive Cooling/Heating and Air Conditioning||units|
|AUTO 721||Automotive Steering, Suspension & Brakes||15 units|
|AUTO 734||Automotive Engine Diagnosis and Repair||15 units|
|AUTO 735||Automotive Transmission & Drive Trans Diagnosis and Repair||15 units|
|AUTO 745||Asian Brakes and Chassis||15 units|
|AUTO 749||Asian Engine Performance||15 units|
|AUTO 751||Automotive Engine Performance||15 units|
|AUTO 752||Advanced Engine Performance||15 units|
And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum
60 units required for the Associate degree.
Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.