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BASIC AUTOMOTIVE

CERTIFICATE: Certificate in Applied Science with a major in Basic Automotive

To provide basic training for persons interested in working in basic automotive maintenance.

This program provides basic training for persons interested in working in the automotive field. Vehicle servicing, systems maintenance and problem diagnosis are covered.

PREREQUISITES FOR ENTRANCE

Required Courses

High School: None
College: None

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

Other Requirements

  1. Does Not Require High School Diploma or GED (NOTE: Non-high school graduates or those who do not have a GED, must score 61 or better on the reading portion of the COMPASS test. )

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course Requirements


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
16 42 30
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  30

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
6 15 11

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
6 15 11

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
4 12 8
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  30

PROGRAM AND EMPLOYMENT TIDBITS

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