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Automotive Service Technology

The Automotive Service Technology program serves the training needs of each student in all areas related to automotive servicing. Each student will be trained in automotive theory, technical training, and manipulative skills. Required general education courses provide valuable information needed to round out the technical skills of the graduate. In order to remain in the Automotive Service Technology Associate of Science Degree program, students must pass all AST courses with a grade of "C" or better. If a student fails an AST course in any semester, the student will be allowed to attempt to complete the technical Certificate in Automotive Service Technology by enrolling in required courses the following semester.  In this program, students will upgrade and update their knowledge so that they may enter the workforce and advance in their chosen occupation.  Outcomes
Students completing the technical certificate program will be able to:
  1. Perform marketable skills when performing service on automobiles.
  2. Identify and diagnose need for automotive parts and use of appropriate tools. 
  3. Apply proper safety procedures that will protect him/her, the employer, and equipment on the job. 
This Technical Certificate is designed to be achieved within the AAS-AST degree program only. This is not a stand alone Technical Certificate. 

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS AST -TC Automotive Service Technology

Requirement: 3 Credits from below

BTMA1033 Math for Business Technology3
MATH1103 Mathematics with Bus Applications3
MATH1203 College Algebra3
MATH1213 Quantitative Literacy3
SKTR1003 Introduction to Skilled Trades3

Requirement: 20 Credits from below

AST1105 Engine Repair5
AST1215 Electrical Systems5
AST1305 Suspension and Steering5
AST1405 Engine Performance5
AST2105 Brake Systems5
AST2205 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning5
AST2305 Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles5
AST2505 Automotive Transmissions and Axles5

Requirement: 3 Credits from below

COMM1313 Communications 3
ENGL1013 English Composition I3
ENGL1133 Technical & Business English3

TC Automotive Service Technology

Program Length: 12 months
Credits: 26

CIP Code: 470604

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