Automotive Service Management Technology

2282: A.A.S. Degree in Automotive Service Management Technology (68 Credit Hours)

CIP: 47.0604
FL CIP: 1615080300
SOC: 49-3023
Entry Wage: $14.47/hour

The two-year Automotive Service Management Technology program is designed to prepare students for industry certification and employment as automotive/light truck technicians at area dealerships, independent garages or other automotive repair facilities. Instruction is provided in the diagnosis, repair and service of internal combustion engines, including fuel emissions, brake, drive train, steering, suspension, transmission, electrical, electronic, and computerized control systems. The program also includes instruction in safe and efficient work practices, troubleshooting skills, and service and maintenance of automobiles and light trucks. Students will also be instructed in techniques to develop the people skills essential for job success. Classroom instruction and shop experiences will be the primary delivery systems.

Tool Requirements

Program Core Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

AER 1081

Automotive Fundamentals

3

AER 1198

Engines

4

AER 2330

Clutch and Transmissions

4

AER 1690

Automotive Electrical Systems I

4

AER 2840C

Fuel and Emissions Control Systems

4

AER 1798C

Air Conditioning and Heating

4

AER 1598

Brake Systems

4

AER 1498

Steering and Suspension

4

AER 2695C

Automotive Electrical Systems II

3

AER 2820C

Drivability and Diagnosis

4

AER 2298

Advanced Automatic Transmissions

4

General Education Courses

ENC 1101

Freshman Composition Skills I

3

QMB 1001**

College Business Mathematics

3

PHY 1020

Physics for Nonscience Fields or

3

 

Any Physical Science

 

SPC 2608

Effective Speaking

3

CGS 1100

Microcomputer Applications

3

One of the following options: (To satisfy Social Science and Humanities requirements)

ISS 1013

Introduction to the Social Sciences and

 

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities

 

 

OR

 

WOH 2012

World Civilizations I and either

 

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities or

 

HUM 1230

Introduction to the Humanities: Since the Renaissance

6

 

OR

 

WOH 2022

World Civilizations II and either

 

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities or

 

HUM 1210

Introduction to the Humanities: To the Renaissance

 

Program Electives

 

Elective1

5

 

Total Credit Hours

68

** MAC 1105 College Algebra is recommended for students planning to enroll in the college's baccalaureate degree programs.

1Recommended Elective: AER 1949 Automotive Technology Co-op.

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