Automotive Technology is a two year AAS Degree program that provides students with the ability to learn on the latest vehicle technologies with the most up-to-date equipment on steering/suspension systems, alignment diagnosis and repair, computer data retrieval, computer updates and programming, electrical diagnosis, automotive propulsion and guidance systems, autonomous vehicle data systems, hybrid and electric vehicle systems, autonomous cruise and braking control.  These skills will prepare graduates for an exciting career in a field that is continually advancing in technology.  There is an abundance of growth and personal development possible in this field. The program is a nationally certified Master Automotive Service Technician (MAST) curriculum through the National Automotive Teacher Education Foundation (NATEF). Upon completion, a student should be able to complete several Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications, which will provide various opportunities for employment in the transportation field.

Course Overview

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