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Associate of Applied Science: Power Technology
with an emphasis in Automotive

The AAS Degree in Power Technology with Automotive Emphasis is a vocational training program for men and women interested in a career in the automotive industry. Upon graduation, students will be eligible for employment in automotive dealerships, fleet service operations, independent and franchise repair shops, and national chain automotive service stores. Students expecting to gain employment in this industry will need a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, and a personal toolbox meeting industry standards.

Associate degree programs are areas of study designed to prepare students academically for admission to a bachelor degree program.

Typically an associate degree program is 60 credits (two years).

Associate of Applied Science: Power Technology
with an emphasis in Automotive

Automotive Emphasis

This degree is a vocational training program for men and women interested in securing employment in automotive technician positions. Graduation can lead to employment in automobile dealerships, fleet service operations, national chain automotive service stores, franchise repair shops, and independent 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).

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Students will be admitted to the Automotive Emphasis program when they have met all UAS admissions requirements in addition to the following requirements:

  1. Submission of a resume of work experiences and a letter stating why the individual wants to become an automotive technician.
  2. Completion of a pre-admission interview.

Degree Requirements (2013-2014 CATALOG)

Minimum Credit Hours64
Major Requirements48
AUTOS102Introduction to Automotive Technology3
AUTOS121Auto Electrical I3
AUTOS122Engine Performance I3
AUTOS131Auto Electrical II3
AUTOS140Auto Engine Repair3
AUTOS152Brake Systems4
AUTOS160Manual Drive Train and Axles3
AUTOS162Suspension and Alignment4
AUTOS194Auto Practicum I (1-6 credits variable)*6
AUTOS202Fuel and Emission Systems4
AUTOS223Light Vehicle Diesel Engines3
AUTOS225Auto Heating and A/C3
AUTOS227Auto Electrical III3
AUTOS260Electronic & Automatic Transmissions3
*6 credit needed to graduate

Automotive Technology
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Technical Education Center 
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Juneau, AK
99801
 
 

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