Automotive Fundamentals Diploma – AF12

Program Description:

The Automotive Fundamentals Diploma program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the automotive service and repair profession. Learning opportunities enable students to develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of automotive mechanics theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an Auto Fundamentals diploma that qualifies them as entry-level technicians.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER – Sentence Skills60COMPASS – Writing32
Reading Comp.55Reading 70
Arithmetic34Math26

Attainment of 16 years of age.

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation: 40

Automotive Fundamentals Diploma Curriculum Essential Courses

Basic Skills Courses 8 credits

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

Occupational Courses 32 credits

AUTT 1010Automotive Technology Introduction

2

AUTT 1020Automotive Electrical Systems

7

AUTT 1030Automotive Brake Systems

4

AUTT 1040Automotive Engine Performance

7

AUTT 1050Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems

4

AUTT 1060Automotive Climate Control Systems

5

COLL 1020Albany Success Course

3