Program of Study

Automotive, Certificate, CCP


Curriculums in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.
The Automotive Systems Technology program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. The program includes instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air condition systems.

Certificate C60160CP

Prefix Number Title Class Lab Clinical Credit
Fall Semester I
TRN 110 Introduction to Automotive 1 2 0 2
TRN 120 Basic Transportation Electricity  4 3 0 5
TRN 120A Basic Transportation Electricity Lab 0 3 0 1
  Totals 5 8 0 8
Spring Semester I  
AUT 141 Suspension & Steering Systems 2 3 0 3
AUT 151 Brake Systems 2 3 0 3
AUT 151A Brake Systems Lab 0 3 0 1
    Totals 4 9 0 7
Summer Semester
AUT 181 Engine Performance I 2 3 0 3
    Totals 2 3 0 3

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