Program Description: The Automotive Technology Diploma program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the automotive service and repair profession. Learning opportunities enable students to develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of automotive mechanics theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an Automotive Technology diploma that qualifies them as entry-level technicians.
Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will record diagnostic trouble codes.
• Students will diagnose the cause of parasitic draw.
• Student will perform a cylinder cranking compression test.
• Students will inspect transmission lines and fittings.
Length of Program: Five (5) Semesters.
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Entrance Dates: This program is self-paced. Students are able to be admitted at the beginning of any semester and any day during the semester, contingent on course hours and time remaining in the semester.
Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.
Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older and have a valid driver’s license
Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Additional Requirements: Students are required to obtain the necessary tools for the program prior to enrollment.
Program Final Exit Point: Automotive Technology, Diploma.
Credits Required for Graduation: 55 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.
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