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Certificate of Achievement in Automotive Technology – 38 units in Automotive Technology

Associate in Science Degree in Automotive Technology - 38 units in Automotive Technology plus an additional 21 units in general education classes

Required AUTO Classes

These classes must be taken to obtain either a Certificate of Achievement or an Associate Degree

  • AUTO 100 Intro. to Automotive Technology (4) 
  • AUTO 101 Engine Repair (4)
  • AUTO 102 Basic Electricity & Electronics (4)
  • AUTO 103 Engine Performance (6)
  • AUTO 104 Automotive Electrics (4)
  • AUTO 106 Brake Systems & Safety Inspection (4)
  • AUTO 110 Computer Controls & Fuel Injection (4)
  • AUTO 160 Supervised Trade Experience or COOP (2) 

Optional AUTO Classes

You must complete 8 units from the following list for either a Certificate of Achievement or an Associate Degree.

  • AUTO 107 Automatic Trans. & Transaxle (4)
  • AUTO 108 Standard Transmissions (4)
  • AUTO 109 Automotive Heating & Air Cond. (2-4)
  • AUTO 111 Automotive Steering & Suspension (4)

Recommended Course of Study

 Semester Courses 
First Semester -
Fall 1
  • AUTO 100 – Introduction to Automotive Technology
  • AUTO 101 – Engine Repair
  • AUTO 102 – Basic Electricity/Electronics
Second Semester -
Spring 1
  • AUTO 104 – Automotive Electrics
  • AUTO 106 – Brakes & Safety Inspection
  • AUTO 111 – Steering and Suspension
Third Semester -
Fall 2
  • AUTO 103 – Engine Performance
  • AUTO 107 – Automatic Transmissions 
    or
    AUTO 109 - Heating and Air Conditioning
  • AUTO 160 – Supervised Trade Experience or COOP
Fourth Semester -
Spring 2
  •  AUTO 110 – Computer Controls and Fuel Injection
  • AUTO 108 - Standard Transmissions
    or AUTO 170 - Basic Clean Air Car Course and other Smog Classes
  • AUTO 160 – Supervised Trade Experience or COOP

Questions about registering and picking classes? Click here to contact the Automotive Technology Department