Associate of Applied Science – Concentration in Automotive Technology

This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 3 PM.

The Automotive Technology Associate of Applied Science degree program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the automotive service and repair profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of automotive mechanic’s theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an Automotive Technology Associate of Applied Science degree, which qualifies them as entry-level automotive technicians.

Resources

Freshman Year

First Semester Hours   Second Semester Hours
AUMT 1405
Introduction to Automotive Technology
4   LEAD 1100
Workforce Development with Critical Thinking
1
AUMT 1312
Basic Automotive Service
3   AUMT 1319
Automotive Engine Repair
3
AUMT 1257
Automotive Brake Systems Theory
2   AUMT 1345
Automotive Climate Control Systems
3
AUMT 1310
Automotive Brake Systems
3   AUMT 2313
Automotive Drive Train and Axels
3
AUMT 1307
Automotive Electrical Systems
3   AUMT 1316
Automotive Suspension / Steering Systems
3
Total 15   Total 13

Sophomore Year

First Semester Hours   Second Semester Hours
AUMT 2289
Internship: Automobile / Automotive Mechanics Technology / Technician
2   College Level Math or Natural Science
(any core course)
3
AUMT 2301
Automotive Management
3   SPCH 1315 (core) Public Speaking 3
AUMT 2317
Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I
3   ENGL 1301 (core) Composition I 3
AUMT 2334
Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II
3   Social Science (any core course) 3
AUMT 2332
Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle II
3   Creative Arts (any core course) 3
      BCIS 1305 or EDUC 1300 (core) Business Computer Applications or Learning Framework 3
Total 14   Total Automotive Technology AAS Total 18 60

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Gainful Employment

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To learn more, please contact us.

Stan DeVore
Program Coordinator, Automotive Service Technology
(903) 823-3354, office
(903) 823-3234, shop
email
Brandon Washington
Dean of Workforce & Continuing Education
(903) 823-3232
email

Automotive Technology Course Descriptions

Core Courses

Several courses for this degree can be found in the Academic Core. View the Academic Core

AUMT 1257 W - Automotive Brake Systems Theory (2,1,2).
AUMT 1307 W - Automotive Electrical Systems (3,2,4).
AUMT 1310 W - Automotive Brake Systems (3,2,4).
AUMT 1312 W - Basic Automotive Service (3,2,4).
AUMT 1316 W - Automotive Suspension/ Steering Systems (3,2,4).
AUMT 1319 W - Automotive Engine Repair (3,2,4).
AUMT 1345 W - Automotive Climate Control Systems (3,2,4).
AUMT 1405 W - Introduction to Automotive Technology (4,2,6).
AUMT 2289 W -Internship: Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician (2,0,12).
AUMT 2301 W - Automotive Management (3,2,2).
AUMT 2313 W - Automotive Drive Train and Axels (3,2,4).
AUMT 2317 W - Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I (3,2,4).
AUMT 2332 W - Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle II (3,2,4).
AUMT 2334 W - Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II (3,2,4).