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2020-2021 General Catalog 
2020-2021 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Technology, AAS

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The Automotive Technology program is designed to prepare students for employment in the fast paced, ever-changing, high technology automotive service industry and to update those currently employed in the automotive industry. During the first year of the program, students develop competence in servicing today's automotive systems. The diagnostic and repair emphasis are concentrated in the areas of automotive engines, advanced engine repair, brakes, manual transmissions and trans-axles, automatic transmissions and trans-axles, automotive electronics, power train control systems and suspension and steering systems. During the second year of the program, students develop competence and additional diagnostic and repair expertise in advanced brake systems, heating and air conditioning systems, fuel and exhaust systems, and ignition and emission systems. Upon successful completion of the Automotive Technology course of study, students will receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Enrollment Date: Fall and/or Spring Semester
Minimum Required Credits: 75
Campus: Fort Dodge
Department: Industrial Technology
CIP#: 47.06040200

Program of Study

AAS Degree Total Hours: 75



Program Requirement: Must pass all core program courses with the prefix AUT with a "C" or better for the semester prior to the one in which they are currently enrolling Any exception will have to be approved in writing by the Program Coordinator or Division Dean.

Graduation Requirement: Must pass all core program courses with the prefix AUT with a "C" or better, unless approved by program coordinator and/or Dean

Because of changes in technology, students taking programs over an extended period of time may be advised to retake courses to update skills and competencies.

Footnotes for Degree Requirements:

1 Required general education course.

2 Required elective course.

3 Institutional requirement.

4 May be substituted with a course from the same category on the General Education Course List  .

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