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Gainful Employment Disclosure for Career Studies in Auto Diagnostician

Purpose: The curriculum is designed to meet the need for trained automotive diagnosticians. The student will learn skills in the areas of automotive transmission, manual drive train, climate control, and engine performance. This certificate program provides knowledge and skills in four Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) areas of certification recognized by the automotive industry. The student must complete satisfactory work experience and pass the ASE certification examinations to receive the official ASE certification.

Occupational Objectives: Automotive technician, state safety inspector, parts clerk, service writer, and service advisor.

Admission Requirements: In addition to general requirements for admission to the College, all entering students will be required to take placement tests in math, writing, and reading. Students with deficiencies must successfully complete appropriate developmental course work before they receive the career studies certificate.

Prerequisites: Students must either complete MTE 1-3 or a satisfactory score on the appropriate proficiency examination.

NOTE: All new students must take AUT 100 in the first semester.


Program RequirementsCredits

AUT 100Introduction to Automotive Technology2

AUT 121Automotive Fuel Systems I 4

AUT 122Automotive Fuel Systems II4

AUT 141Auto Power Trains I4

AUT 142Auto Power Trains II4

AUT 236Automotive Climate Control4

AUT 245Automotive Electronics4

Total Minimum Credits26

NOTE: All new students must take AUT 100 in the first semester.