Automotive Technology - Associate of Applied Science

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 62 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Choose one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits. 1, 212-14
Area I: Communications
Area II: Mathematics
Area III: Laboratory Science
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Area V: Humanities
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
General Education Elective 23-4
Core Curriculum Requirements
AUTO 112Basic Gasoline Engines5
AUTO 117Electronic Analysis and Tune-Up of Gasoline Engines5
OETS 118Mathematics for Technicians3
AUTO 119Manual Transmission/Clutch5
AUTO 120Electrical Systems4
AUTO 125Brakes5
AUTO 126Suspension, Steering, and Alignment5
AUTO 127Basic Automatic Transmission4
or AUTO 132 Automotive Air-Conditioning and Heating Systems
AUTO 137Fuel Systems and Emission Controls4
Related Requirements
Approved BMGT Elective3
OECS 105Introduction to Information Technology3
or OECS 227 Computer Applications for Technicians
OETS 102Career Readiness Certification Preparation1
Total Credits62-65

A Suggested Plan of Study

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
AUTO 112 Basic Gasoline Engines 5
AUTO 120 Electrical Systems 4
AUTO 126 Suspension, Steering, and Alignment 5
AUTO 117 Electronic Analysis and Tune-Up of Gasoline Engines 5
AUTO 125 Brakes 5
AUTO 119 Manual Transmission/Clutch 5
OETS 102 Career Readiness Certification Preparation 1
Second Year
GEN Ed Course - One course from Areas I-VI 1,2 3
OETS 118 Mathematics for Technicians 3
OECS 105
Introduction to Information Technology
or Computer Applications for Technicians
GEN Ed Course - One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3-4
Composition I (Recommended)  
GEN Ed Course - One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3-4
AUTO 127
Basic Automatic Transmission
or Automotive Air-Conditioning and Heating Systems
AUTO 137 Fuel Systems and Emission Controls 4
Approved BMGT Elective 3
GEN Ed Course - One course from Areas I-VI 1,2 3
General Education Elective - Any "G" Course 2 3-4
 Total Credits62-65