Automotive Technology Program
Area of Study: Automotive Technology
Degree/Certificate: Associate of Applied Science degree in Automotive Technology
The Tri-C Automotive Technology degree program offers courses in the day and evening. Students are taught 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 companies 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 at the MAST (Master Automobile Service Technology) level.