Automotive Technology

 

Automotive technology involves much more than the mechanical ability to replace parts. Because of this, Utah Valley University has designed this curriculum for the individual who has ability and aptitude to become a skilled automotive technician.  Each enrolled student will have the opportunity to receive "hands on" training with vehicles, equipment, and tooling that is used in shops around the country.  Auto Class 

Courses

1st Year

  • Brake Systems
  • Manual Power Trains
  • Engine Repair
  • Automotive Electrical Systems
  • Engine Electrical Systems
  • Suspension and Steering Systems
  • Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles
  • Engine Performance

2nd Year

  • Advanced Steering Suspension and Alignment
  • Advanced Engine Performance
  • Advanced Emission Control Systems
  • Advanced Braking and Control Systems
  • Automatic Transmissions and Electronic Controls
  • Automotive HVACR
  • Electronic Fuel Management Systems

Learning Outcomes:

  • Diagnose/repair of charging and electronic systems
  • Diagnose/repair braking systems
  • Diagnose/repair/identify drivetrain components
  • Diagnose/repair steering and suspension components
  • Diagnose/repair HVAC systems
  • Diagnose/repair engine mechanical systems
  • Diagnose / repair fuel and ignition systems
  • Retrieve/diagnose/flash computer systems

Check out the Automotive Labs

 Degrees & Graduation Requirements

  • Certificate in Automotive Technology (31 credits)
  • Diploma in Automotive Technology (55 credits)
  • Associate in Applied Science in Automotive Technology (64 credits)
  • AS Pre Major in Automotive Technology (63 credits)
  • Bachelor of Science in Technology Management (124 credits)

Take a look at the course catalog to see what courses are available.

Degrees & Programs

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