Automotive Technology - Certificate of Completion

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(16–19 credits)

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required AUTO courses/Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements to total at least 16 credits (16-19 of credits listed for degree). 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
Technical Requirements
AUTO 120Electrical Systems4
Select 12-15 credits from the the following:12-15
Basic Gasoline Engines5
Electronic Analysis and Tune-Up of Gasoline Engines5
Manual Transmission/Clutch5
Brakes5
Suspension, Steering, and Alignment5
Basic Automatic Transmission4
Automotive Air-Conditioning and Heating Systems4
Fuel Systems and Emission Controls4
Total Credits16-19

(16–19 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required AUTO courses/Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements to total at least 16 credits (16-19 of credits listed for degree). 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.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
AUTO 120 Electrical Systems 4
AUTO Elective - Choose one from the following: 4-5
Basic Gasoline Engines  
Electronic Analysis and Tune-Up of Gasoline Engines  
Manual Transmission/Clutch  
Brakes  
Suspension, Steering, and Alignment  
Basic Automatic Transmission  
Automotive Air-Conditioning and Heating Systems  
Fuel Systems and Emission Controls  
 Credits8-9
Semester 2
AUTO Electives - Choose two from the following: 8-10
Basic Gasoline Engines  
Electronic Analysis and Tune-Up of Gasoline Engines  
Manual Transmission/Clutch  
Brakes  
Suspension, Steering, and Alignment  
Basic Automatic Transmission  
Automotive Air-Conditioning and Heating Systems  
Fuel Systems and Emission Controls  
 Credits8-10
 Total Credits16-19