Associate in Applied Science
The Associate in Applied Science degree in Automotive Service Management Technology will prepare students for employment as service technicians in the automotive service industry. This two-year training program is hands-on and teaches you to service, diagnose, and repair today's vehicle systems. A combination of theory and practical instruction prepares students for distinctive success and contributes to the economic development of the College's service area.
This program prepares students for a job as an entry-level automotive and light truck technician. This two-year training program is hands-on and teaches you to service, diagnose, and repair engines, fuel injection and ignition systems, emissions, steering and suspension systems, brakes, drive trains, and transmissions. Safe, efficient work practices and people skills are part of the excellent all-around instruction.
A technical certificate, Automotive Service Technician (6236) (T.C.) , is included as an option within this degree program. Students may pursue the A.A.S. degree and earn the technical certificate while completing the requirements for the degree, or pursue the certificate to develop or upgrade their skills. Contact an advisor to determine the career education path that is best for you.
Please note that by being enrolled in this degree program you may automatically meet the requirements for the aforementioned technical certificate. If you meet the requirements for the technical certificate, as a resulted of being enrolled in this degree program, you may automatically be awarded the technical certificate upon meeting its requirements as well. If you choose to opt out of this automatic awarding of a technical certificate please contact an advisor to do so.
This program contains an internship component so you can gain on-the-job experience while working toward a degree.
Students are required to have a high school diploma or GED®. Entrance into the program requires students to submit an application to the Program Manager's office that includes the results of appropriate placement test (PERT for A.A.S. or TABE for C.C.) or proof of exemption claimed on SB1720 student questionnaire.
Notice to prospective students: A poor driving record, certain felony convictions, or not having a regular unrestricted driver's license will adversely affect your employment opportunities as an automotive technician. Students are strongly encouraged to explore employment eligibility requirements for any career field before choosing and starting a program of study.
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