Chassis & Electrical Technician Specialization Certificate

The Chassis & Electrical Technician Specialization Certificate (C1_CET1) is offered at LSC-Montgomery and LSC-North Harris. For more information, please contact the Automotive Technology Department.

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Program Description

The chassis and electrical technician specialization certificate program prepares the individual for basic, entry-level employment in the automotive service industry. The essentials of the mechanical, electrical and environmental systems of the contemporary automobile and light truck are major components of the program.

The automotive technology program has been reviewed by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation and has full Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification. The student is prepared and is encouraged to take the appropriate ASE certification exams.

The general education core will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities. Contact a counselor or faculty member at any of the colleges for specific information and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses.

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
AUMT 1405 Intro to Automotive Technology  4
AUMT 1407 Automotive Electrical Systems  4
AUMT 1410 Automotive Brake Systems  4
AUMT 2425 Auto Transmission & Transaxle 4

TOTAL Credits for First Semester:


Second Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
Elective1   AUMT Elective 4
AUMT 1416 Steering & Suspension Systems 4
AUMT 1445 Automotive Climate Control Systems 4
AUMT 2437 Automotive Electronics 4

TOTAL Credits for Second Semester :


Total Credits

TOTAL Credit Hours for Chassis and Electrical Technician Specialization Certificate:



  1. To be selected from the remaining AUMT courses for which prerequisites have been met.

Note: The required Capstone experience will be completed by taking a departmental exam. It is strongly suggested that the following A.S.E. exams be taken by the student: the Electrical exam and one elective exam.