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Automotive Undercar Systems AAS

AUTOMOTIVE UNDERCAR 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 undercar systems AAS are designed to give the student experience in base automotive technology with a focus on automotive mechanical drive-line, brakes, and suspension. It 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 drivability systems AAS for those 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 130
Automotive Brake Systems
4
AUTO 134
Automotive Alignment Service
2
AUTO 135
Steering & Suspension System
4
AUTO 138
Manual Trans/Driveline Repair
3
AUTO 139
Manual Transmission/Driveline
4
AUTO 142
Automatic Trans/Axle Repair
4
AUTO 143
Automatic Transmission/Axle
4
AUTO 162
Engine Overhaul
4
AUTO 163
Engine Mechanical Theory
4
AUTO 230
Auto Brake Electronic Systems
2
AUTO 278
Automotive Internship
3
ENG 110
College Writing I
3-OR-
ENG 160
College Writing & Research
4
MATH 106
Technical Mathematics
4
WELD 120
Introduction to Welding
3
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)