The Automotive Management Associate of Applied Science prepares students to be an automotive technician and manager. Coursework includes technical skills in computer applications, electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and network systems. Communication skills are also highly emphasized.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Communication: Demonstrate oral and written strategies for directing automotive employees to perform duties correctly and to communicate with managerial staff members clearly.
- Diagnose and Analyze Specialized Areas: Demonstrate how to use defined procedures to accurately assess problem solving in vehicle application issues, in personnel behaviors, and in addressing clients concerns in a manner that is most likely to lead to a successful outcome.
- Professional: Model professional practices of the automotive industry and the needs of a service environment by demonstrating team attitude, displaying management behavior in regard to tasks, by behavior specific to management tasks related to the concern, and by keeping an orderly, task-based mindset of learned processes document.
- Certification: Substantiate knowledge of up-to-date automotive and service industry practices by successfully completing Automotive Service Excellence and understanding of sophisticated drivability and emissions-related issues by obtaining Advanced Engine Performance Specialist Certification.
|Course ||Title ||Credits |
|AUT 101||Basic Electricity for Automotive||2|
|AUT 102||Automotive Electric I||5|
|AUT 103||Automotive Electric II||2|
|AUT 104||Automotive Electric III||2|
|AUT 105||Diesel Performance I||2|
|AUT 106||Automotive Program Orientation||1|
|AUT 107||Mechanical Systems I||3|
|AUT 110||Small Gas Engines||3|
|AUT 111||Computerized Engine Controls||5|
|AUT 112||Basic Engine Performance I||1|
|AUT 113||Basic Engine Performance II||1|
|AUT 114||Welding for the Automotive Trade||3|
|AUT 115||College Success for Automotive Technology||2|
|AUT 201||Automotive Engines||4|
|AUT 202||Manual Drive Trains I||3|
|AUT 203||Manual Drive Trains II||3|
|AUT 204||Steering and Suspension||3|
|AUT 205||Engine Performance I||2|
|AUT 206||Engine Performance II||2|
|AUT 208||Automotive Brakes||3|
|AUT 216A||CWE Automotive A 1||4|
|AUT 251||Automatic Transmissions - Rebuild||3|
|AUT 253||Automotive Air Conditioning||3|
|AUT 256||Automatic Transmissions Theory||2|
|BA 101||Introduction to Business||4|
|BA 111||Applied Accounting I||3|
|BA 206||Management Fundamentals I||4|
|BA 223||Marketing Principles I||4|
|BA 280||Co-op Work Experience Business||3|
|Applied Technical Mathematics|
|BA 214||Business Communications||3-4|
|or WR 121|| Academic Composition|
|CIS 120||Computer Concepts (or Computer Competency Test)||0-4|
|HHP 252A||Fitness/First Aid||3|
Full-time students are advised to avoid working more than 15 hours per week due to a heavy course load. It is recommended that the Automotive Service Excellence certification test be taken as the student completes the program.