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Power Train & Driveability Technician Specialization Certificate

Overview

Summary

The power train and drivability technician specialization certificate program prepares the individual for basic, entry-level employment in the automotive service industry. The program provides course work specializing in the mechanical and electrical systems of the contemporary automobile and light truck that affect optimum operation and driveability. Courses completed in the certificate programs may be applied toward the associate degree in automotive technology.

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.

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Contact

LSC-Montgomery

Please e-mail Tommi.R.Harris@LoneStar.edu or call 936.521.4545 for more information.

LSC-North Harris

Please e-mail Thomas.J.Robertson@LoneStar.edu or call 281.765.7949 for more information.

First Year

First Semester Courses 8 Credits
AUMT 1405 Introduction to Automotive Technology 4
AUMT 1407 Automotive Electrical Systems 4
Second Semester Courses 12 Credits
AUMT 2417 Engine Performance Analysis I 4
AUMT 2425 Auto Transmissions & Transaxle 4
AUMT 1419 Automotive Engine Repair 4
Third Semester Courses 12 Credits
AUMT 2434 Engine Performance Analysis II 4
AUMT 2437 Automotive Electronics 4
AUMT 2413 Automotive Drive Train & Axles 4
Power Train and Driveability Technician Specialization Certificate Program Total 32 Credits

Footnotes

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 Engine Performance exam and the Electrical exam.

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Career Options

No wage data available at this time1

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:

  • Auto Technician2
  • Automotive Service Technician2
  • Auto Mechanics2

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."

Footnotes

  1. Wage data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.

Tuition

Figuring out how to pay for college is one of the toughest parts of earning a degree but attending LSC is an affordable option for most students. Tuition rates are based on residency and you can get an estimate of your costs by using our LSC Tuition & Fees chart.

Average full-time tuition is $792 per semester.

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.