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Automotive Service Technician AAS DegreeASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE

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First Semester Courses 16 Credits
AUMT 1405 Introduction to Automotive Technology 4
AUMT 1407 Automotive Electrical Systems 4
AUMT 1410 Automotive Brake Systems 4
AUMT 1416 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems 4
Second Semester Courses 14 Credits
AUMT 2313 Automotive Drive Train & Axles 3
AUMT 2417 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I 4
AUMT 1345 Automotive Climate Control Systems 3
AUMT 2437 Automotive Electronics 4
First Semester Courses 15 Credits
AUMT 1419 Automotive Engine Repair 4
AUMT 2425 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle 4
AUMT 2434 Automotive Engine Perfomance Analysis II 4
AUMT 2380 Automotive Co-Op Work Experience I 3
Second Semester Courses 15 Credits
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication 3
Elective MATH1 3
Elective Social/Behavioral Sciences1 3
Elective Creative Arts/Language, Philosophy & Culture1 3
Automotive Service Technician AAS Degree Program Total 60 Credits

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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.

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Program Details

The automotive technology associate of applied science degree is designed to provide the broad academic and technical education and training necessary to function in today’s automotive service industry. The student will study the mechanical, electrical/electronic and environmental systems of the contemporary automobile and light truck. The graduate will be well prepared for entry-level employment as a career technician within dealership service departments or other major retail or service firms. The academic requirements of the program provide a foundation for continued studies should the student decide to further pursue his or her education or training. 

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.

Licensure – Employment in this field requires federal licensure from the Environmental Protection Agency License # 608.

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Program Accreditation

accreditationThe Automotive Technology Program at LSC-North Harris is accredited by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation and has full Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification.

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