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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Systems Technology - GM Option, AAS

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**Program is not being offered for the 2019-2020 academic year**

A 60 16 0 A2

Contact: (336) 334-4822, ext. 50054

Curriculums in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Includes instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air condition systems.

Limited Enrollment Program:
Contact the Transportation Division Office for program admission requirements at extension 50054.

Students in the Ford Automotive Student Service Training (ASSET) or General Motors (GM) Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP) program options are required to be sponsored by a qualified dealership or repair facility prior to registration. Contact the program advisor or the Automotive Systems Technology Department Chair for additional information. Academic requirements for the certificate programs are the same as those required for the degree programs.

Both Ford  and GM options require enrolled students to participate in cooperative experiences each semester. The cooperative experiences vary in length and take place at the sponsoring dealerships and/or automotive repair facilities.

Automotive Systems Technology - Ford/GM AAS Tracks

Total Credits: 14

Total Credits: 14

Total Credits: 8

Fall Semester II

Total Credits: 15

Spring Semester II

Total Credits: 14

Total credit hours required for degree: 65


1. Social/Behavorial Science Electives

Choose one course from:

2. Humanities/Fine Arts Electives

Choose one course from:


* In the Ford and GM option programs, successful completion of AUT 163  (grade C or better) is required to enroll in the following semesters.

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