Automotive Systems Technology

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[A60160] Associate in Applied Science Degree
[D60160] Diploma
[C60160] Certificate
[C60160U] Automotive Systems Technology - Undercar Certificate

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.

 

Automotive Light-Duty Diesel Technology

[D60430] Diploma
[C60430] Certificate

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul light duty diesel vehicles under one ton classification. Includes instruction in electrical systems, diesel-electric drive, engine performance, engine repair, emission systems, and all types of diesel engines related to the light duty diesel vehicle. Includes technicians working primarily with automobile diesel engines.

 

PROGRAM COMPETENCIES

Upon successful completion of the Automotive Systems Technology program, the student should be able to:

  • Determine the cause of an illuminated Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL).
  • Prepare vehicle for wheel alignment on the alignment machine; perform a four-wheel alignment by
    checking and adjusting front and rear wheel caster, camber, and toe as required; as well as center
    steering wheel.
  • Demonstrate the proper use of a digital multimeter (DMM) during diagnosis of electrical circuit
    problems.

 

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

Diploma (D60160)
Certificate (C60160)
Alternative Transportation Certificate (C60160A)
Automotive Light-Duty Diesel Certificate (C60160D)
Undercar Certificate (C60160U)
Automotive Systems Technology - Alternative Transportation Technology Diploma (D60420)
Automotive Systems Technology - Alternative Transportation Technology Certificate (C60420)
Automotive Systems Technology - Light-Duty Diesel Technology Diploma (D60430)
Automotive Systems Technology - Light-Duty Diesel Technology Certificate (C60430)