Automotive Technology Program
Area of Study: Automotive Technology
Degree/Certificate: Associate of Applied Science degree in Automotive Technology
Automotive Technology Degree Program
The Tri-C Automotive Technology degree program teaches students to diagnose, correct and repair electrical, fuel, emissions and mechanical problems found in today's automobile. The program incorporates classroom, laboratory and field experience. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions as fleet service technicians as well as positions at manufacturer's dealerships, national oil compaies and transmission-repair facilities or independent garages.
Course work prepares students for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) automotive tech tests. The auto tech is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) in all eight ASE categories.
Program Admission Requirements:
- High school graduate/GED highly recommended, but not required.
- Dealership sponsor required for GM ASEP program.
- GM ASEP student handbooks contain educational and worksite requirements for continuation in program.
- ASEP students need to complete AUTO-1950 and AUTO-1960.
- Enrollment in individual courses for students who are not degree majors is permitted.