Automotive Technology

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Undercar Specialist - Certificate

1) 1000 level (minimum) General Education courses required unless specified

Undercar Specialist - 18 credit Certificate
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Estimated Costs for this Major

Tuition/Fees:$3,592
Tools:$600
Books/Supplies:$400
Total:$4,592
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
English/Communications requirement
Choose one 2 credit (or greater) English or Communications course.
2 cr
 
3 crs
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
AUTO1105
General Auto Service Theory
This course is designed as a prerequisite for all technical automotive courses. Major emphasis is placed on shop safety, use of service manuals, preventative maintenance, use of automotive tools and equipment. (Prerequisite: None) (1 Credit: 1 lecture/0 lab)

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1 cr
AUTO1106
General Auto Service Lab
This course will let the student apply knowledge and skills learned in general automotive service. (Prerequisite: AUTO1105) (2 Credits: 0 lecture/2 lab)

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2 cr
AUTO1114
Suspension & Steering Lab
This course will develop skills the student will need for diagnosis and replacement and alignment of suspension systems needed in the technology of automotive and light duty truck repair. (Prerequisites: AUTO1105, AUTO1106, AUTO1204 or instructor approval) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
AUTO1115
Brake Systems Lab
This course will enhance the students' knowledge in developing skills and procedures learned in Brake Systems. (Prerequisites: AUTO1105, AUTO1106 or instructor approval) (3 Credits: 0 lecture/3 lab)

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3 cr
AUTO1204
Suspension & Steering Theory
This course instructs the student in steering component diagnosis and component replacement/adjustment. Emphasis is placed on all components of automotive steering and suspension. (Prerequisites: AUTO1105, AUTO1106, or instructor approval) ( 2 Credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
AUTO1205
Brake Systems Theory
This course includes principles of hydraulic systems, disc and drum brakes, parking brakes, and power assist units. Emphasis on anti-lock operation, diagnosis, and repair of various types of braking systems. (Prerequisites: AUTO1105, AUTO1106, or instrtuctor approval) (2 Credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
AUTO1206
Intro to Electrical & Battery Service
This course teaches basic fundamentals of electricity and electronics. Major emphasis is placed on battery construction, ratings, service, and testing. Materials and information will be presented in a manner which is related directly to the occupation. (Prerequisites: AUTO1105, AUTO1106, or instructor approval) (2 Credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
 
15 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 18



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