General Automotive Technician - 60560

60560 - 44 credits

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster.

The content includes but is not limited to instruction in diagnosis of malfunctions in the repair of electrical, brake systems, steering and suspension systems; air conditioning system; diagnostics, automatic and manual transmissions, troubleshooting skills; and servicing, maintaining repairing all mechanical systems on gasoline automobiles including electrical, cooling, brake, suspension and related systems. The course content may include training in communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; and safe, efficient work practices. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Automotive Service industry: planning, management, finance, technical and product skills , underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.

Gainful Employment

Degree Requirements

Requirements List

AER 1081CIntroduction to Automotive Technology (N)

3 credits

AER 1694CIntroduction to Automotive Electrical Systems (N)

3 credits

AER 1598Automotive Brake Systems (N)

4 credits

AER 1498Suspension, Steering, and Alignment (N)

4 credits

AER 1070Automotive Service Management (N)

2 credits

AER 2898CEngine Performance (N)

4 credits

AER 2758Automotive Air Conditioning and Heating (N)

4 credits

AER 1198Engine Overhaul, Repair and Testing (N)

4 credits

AER 2298Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles (N)

4 credits

AER 2398Manual Drive Train and Axles (N)

4 credits

AER 2695CAdvanced Automotive Electrical Systems (N)

4 credits

AER 2895CAdvanced Engine Performance (N)

4 credits