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Automotive Drivability Systems AAS

AUTOMOTIVE DRIVABILITY SYSTEMS

Associate of Applied Science

The National Automotive Technology Education Foundation (NATEF) certified Automotive Technology programs prepare students for a range of employment opportunities. Courses in the automotive drivability systems degree program are designed to give the student experience in base automotive technology with a focus on automotive electrical, computer, and engine performance. This program can be used to prepare the student for entry level employment or to further the skills of currently working technicians. It can be taken alone or in conjunction with other automotive related courses and is designed to complement the automotive undercar systems AAS for those students that wish to receive a dual associate degree with minimal additional credit hours. Some of the automotive technology programs transfer to four-year colleges and universities. To explore transfer opportunities, please see a counselor.

Currently enrolled students should check their Degree Works audit for specific course and program information. Students should also consult with a counselor or advisor for program specific information.

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Required Classes*
Course
Class
Credits
AUTO 112
Shop Fundamentals
2
AUTO 113
Ethics & Employability Skills
2
AUTO 120
Intro to Automotive Electrical
4
AUTO 121
Auto Electrical/Electronic Sys
4
AUTO 122
Auto Chassis Electron Systems
2
AUTO 142
Automatic Trans/Axle Repair
4
AUTO 143
Automatic Transmission/Axle
4
AUTO 151
Fuel & Emissions Systems
4
AUTO 153
Adv Fuel & Emissions Systems
4
AUTO 162
Engine Overhaul
4
AUTO 163
Engine Mechanical Theory
4
AUTO 170
Auto Heat/Air Condition System
4
AUTO 175
Light Duty Diesel Engines
3
AUTO 200
Alternative Auto Propulsion
3
AUTO 270
Adv Auto Heat/Air Conditioning
2
AUTO 278
Automotive Internship
3
ENG 110
College Writing I
3-OR-
ENG 160
College Writing & Research
4
MATH 106
Technical Mathematics
4
WPE 112
Safety & First Aid
2
Minimum Total Credits: 62

*It is essential to see a counselor regarding your program of study to verify course requirements and sequencing. To make an appointment, call 269.488.4100 (TTC) or 269.373.7800 (ACC) or 269.548.3205 (BHLC)