Automotive Technology Certificate
The Automotive Technology Certificate program is designed to prepare individuals to secure entry level employment in positions requiring basic technical skills. Successful completion can lead to employment in automobile dealerships, fleet service operations, national chain automotive service stores, or franchise and in-dependent repair shops. Students expecting to gain employment in this industry will need a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, and a personal tool box meeting industry standards (contact department for details).
Students will be admitted to the Automotive Technology Certificate program when they have met the following requirements:
- Submission of a resume of work experiences and a letter stating why the individual wants to become an automotive technician.
- Completion of a pre-admission interview.
Degree Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog)
|Minimum Credit Hours||33|
|Written Communication Skills|
|ENGL||S111||Methods of Written Communication||3|
|Oral Communication Skills|
|Select one from the following (3 credits)|
|COMM||S111||Fundamentals of Oral Communications*||3|
|COMM||S235||Small Group Communication & Team Building*||3|
|*Grade of C or better|
|MATH||S105||Intermediate Algebra (or higher)||4|
|AUTO||S102||Introduction to Automotive Technology||3|
|AUTO||S121||Auto Electrical I||3|
|AUTO||S122||Engine Performance I||3|
|AUTO||S131||Auto Electrical II||3|
|AUTO||S160||Manual Drive Train and Axles||3|
|AUTO||S162||Suspension and Alignment||4|