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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY - DIESEL OPTION (DAY/EVENING PROGRAM)

DEGREE: Associate in Applied Science with a major in Automotive Technology

PREREQUISITES FOR ENTRANCE

Required Courses

High School: None
College: None

NOTE:  A grade of "C" or better is required for each prerequisite course.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

General Education Courses


Course Class Lab Credit
ECO 201 Economic Concepts 3 0 3
ENG 160 Technical Communications 3 0 3
HSS 205 Technology and Society
*Serves as Humanities/Fine Arts Elective.
3 0 3
MAT 170 Algebra, Geometry, And Trigonometry I 3 0 3
PSY 103 Human Relations 3 0 3
15 0 15

Required Major Core Courses


Course Class Lab Credit
DHM 105 Diesel Engines I 2 3 3
DHM 107 Diesel Equipment Service And Diagnosis 2 3 3
DHM 125 Diesel Fuel Systems 2 3 3
DHM 151 Drive Trains 2 6 4
DHM 173 Electrical Systems I 2 3 3
DHM 205 Diesel Engines II 1 6 3
DHM 225 Electronic Fuel Systems 2 3 3
DHM 251 Suspension and Steering 2 3 3
DHM 255 Air Brakes Systems 2 3 3
DHM 265 Hydraulic Systems 2 3 3
19 36 31

Other Hours Required for Graduation


Course Class Lab Credit
AUT 102 Engine Repair 2 6 4
AUT 103 Engine Reconditioning 2 6 4
AUT 112 Braking Systems 2 6 4
AUT 116 Manual Transmission & Axle 2 6 4
AUT 131 Electrical Systems 2 3 3
AUT 141 Introduction To Heating & Air Conditioning 2 6 4
AUT 145 Engine Performance 2 3 3
AUT 149 Ignition and Fuel Systems 2 6 4
CPT 170 Microcomputer Applications 3 0 3
OR
EGR 120 Engineering Computer Applications 3 0 3
WLD 145 Field Welding (AUT Students) 1 3 2
20 45 35
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  81

SEMESTER CURRICULUM

SEMESTER 1 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
AUT 112 Braking Systems 2 6 4
AUT 131 Electrical Systems 2 3 3
AUT 149 Ignition and Fuel Systems 2 6 4
CPT 170 Microcomputer Applications 3 0 3
OR
EGR120Engineering Computer Applications 3 0 3
9 15 14

SEMESTER 2 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
AUT 102 Engine Repair 2 6 4
AUT 103 Engine Reconditioning 2 6 4
AUT 145 Engine Performance 2 3 3
ENG 160 Technical Communications 3 0 3
9 15 14

SEMESTER 3 (Summer)


Course Class Lab Credit
AUT 116 Manual Transmission & Axle 2 6 4
AUT 141 Introduction To Heating & Air Conditioning 2 6 4
PSY 103 Human Relations 3 0 3
7 12 11

SEMESTER 4 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
DHM 125 Diesel Fuel Systems 2 3 3
DHM 173 Electrical Systems I 2 3 3
MAT 170 Algebra, Geometry, And Trigonometry I 3 0 3
7 6 9

SEMESTER 5 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
DHM 105 Diesel Engines I 2 3 3
DHM 107 Diesel Equipment Service And Diagnosis 2 3 3
HSS 205 Technology and Society
*Serves as Humanities/Fine Arts Elective.
3 0 3
7 6 9

SEMESTER 6 (Summer)


Course Class Lab Credit
DHM 205 Diesel Engines II 1 6 3
WLD 145 Field Welding (AUT Students) 1 3 2
2 9 5

SEMESTER 7 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
DHM 225 Electronic Fuel Systems 2 3 3
DHM 265 Hydraulic Systems 2 3 3
4 6 6

SEMESTER 8 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
DHM 251 Suspension and Steering 2 3 3
DHM 255 Air Brakes Systems 2 3 3
ECO 201 Economic Concepts 3 0 3
7 6 9

SEMESTER 9 (Summer)


Course Class Lab Credit
DHM 151 Drive Trains 2 6 4
2 6 4
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  81

PROGRAM AND EMPLOYMENT TIDBITS

Contact Person: Keith McKenzie

Waiting List: No

Local Starting Salary: $20,500.00

Local Average Salary: $35,000.00

National Starting Salary: $42,500.00

National Average Salary: $45,000.00