Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

Automotive Technology - Associate of Applied Science (Major Code - ATC)

The Automotive Technology Associate of Applied Science degree provides students with a working knowledge of the skills required for employment as automotive technicians. It benefits both students seeking marketable skills and experienced automotive technicians looking to upgrade their proficiency and obtain industry certification. Students successfully completing the program will have obtained the knowledge and skills necessary to qualify for all eight segments of the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Technician Certification.

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT

18-19 CREDITS

Composition

ENG 101 ( ENG 1101)

3

English Composition

ENG 102 ( ENG 1102)

3

Mathematics

MAT 123 or higher

3-4

Liberal arts

 

6

Technology literacy

CIS 116 or CIS 120 ( CIS 1120)

3

CORE CURRICULUM

33 CREDITS

Introduction to Automotive Technology

AUT 101

3

Automotive Electrical Fundamentals

AUT 102

3

Internal Combustion Engines

AUT 103

3

Automotive Brake System

AUT 104

3

Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems

AUT 105

3

Automotive Manual Drive Systems

AUT 106

3

Automotive Parts Specialist

AUT 108

3

Automotive Electrical Systems and Equipment

AUT 201

3

Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Diagnostics and Rebuilding

AUT 204

3

Automobile Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

AUT 205

3

Engine Performance

AUT 206

3

ELECTIVES
(AS NEEDED TO COMPLETE 64 CREDITS)

 

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

64 CREDITS