Automotive Technology Diploma – AT14

Program Description:

The Automotive Technology 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 will receive an Auto Technology diploma that qualifies them as well rounded entry-level technicians.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

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

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation: 55

Automotive Technology 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 47 credits

COLL 1020Albany Success Course

3

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

AUTT 2010Automotive Engine Repair

6

AUTT 2020Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles

4

AUTT 2030Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles

5