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Automotive Technology
HS and Postsecondary
GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS | A | B | C |
   

Dean:  Mr. Clifford Smith

Associate Professor of Auto Technology:  John Hattok
Instructor of Auto Technology:  Bryan Compton

Auto Technology is designed to give students the skills to pass the written portion of the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification tests and customized to meet the highest standards of the National Automotive Technicians Educational Foundation (NATEF). TEC is introducing a new AutoLab which includes modules based on simulator panels, real vehicle component trainers and computer-based simulations. Using the modules, students develop both knowledge and the hands-on skills required for working on real vehicles in the workshop area.

Certificate A
Course Title
Credits
AUTT0101 Automotive Math
1
AUTT0102 Automotive Safety
1
AUTT0141 Steering and Suspension 1
2
AUTT0241 Steering and Suspension 2
2
AUTT0151 Brakes 1
3
AUTT0251 Brakes 2
2
AUTT0161 Electrical 1
3
AUTT0162 Electrical 2
2
AUTT0181 Engine Performance 1
3
Total Credits for Certificate A
19
 
Certificate B (Must complete Certificate A plus the following 21 credits)
AUTT0262 Electrical 3
5
AUTT0282 Engine Performance 2
7
  Flex Core* or Electives**
9
Total Credits for Certificate A plus Certificate B
40
 
*Flex Core Courses
AUTT0221 Automatic Transmission
6
AUTT0231 Manual Drive Trains and Axles
4
AUTT0212 Engine Repair
5
AUTT0271 Heating and Air Conditioning
4
     
**Electives
AUTT0106 Basic Automotive Care
2
AUTT0107 Light Truck Power Equipment
2
AUTT0296 Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
3
AUTT0214 Advanced Engine Repair
3
AUTT0284 Advanced Engine Performance
2
Total Credits for Certificate C
50

Certificate C (Must complete Certificate B (40 credits) plus the 10 credits to be taken as follows: a minimum of two*Flexible Core Courses must be taken. The remaining credits can come from * Flexible Core Courses or from **Electives)
*See course description for prerequisite.