Degree Information

Academic Plan Code

3482

Credits

69

MCCCD Program Detail

https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=23610

Notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the Required Courses area.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Automotive Performance Technology prepares students to work as automotive mechanics and technicians who diagnose, service, test, and repair complex, computer-controlled automotive electrical systems. The program emphasizes knowledge and skills in reading, math, problem solving, and writing that are necessary to perform automotive diagnosis and service.

Required Courses Credits: 45

APT101Automotive Service Operations2
APT131Automotive Power Trains6
APT141Alignment, Steering, and Suspension6
APT151Automotive Brake Systems4
APT161Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems I4
APT171Automotive Air conditioning4
APT181Engine Performance and Diagnosis I6
APT262Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems II4
APT282Engine Performance and Diagnosis II6
GTC107Technical Mathematics I3

Restricted Electives

AUT270++Automotive Technology Internship (any module)1-3
AUT282++Service-Learning Experience in Automotive (any module)1-3
AUT296++Cooperative Education (any module)1-4
AUT298++Special Projects (any module)1-3

General Education

General Education Requirements Credits: 21-22
First-Year Composition Credits: 6
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108First-Year Composition for ESL (3) OR
ENG111Technical Writing (3)
 
Oral Communication Credits: 3
COM100Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR
COM110Interpersonal Communication (3) OR
COM225Public Speaking (3) OR
COM230Small Group Communication (3)
 
Critical Reading Credits: 3
CRE101Critical and Evaluative Reading I (3)at C level or above OR equivalent as indicated by assessment
 
Math Credits: 0
Met by GTC107 in Required Courses area
 
Humanities and Fine Arts Credits: 2-3
Any approved general education course in the Humanities and Fine Arts area
 
Natural Sciences Credits: 4
Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences area
 
Social and Behavioral Sciences Credits: 3
Any approved general education course in the Social and Behavioral Sciences area

Meet with an Advisor

Become a Student

Click here for MCC's easy-to-use Student Checklists.

Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out a program and career path that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

This Associate in Applied Science is associated with

Disclaimer

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

View MCCCD's program website for the Associate in Applied Science in Automotive Performance Technology (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=23610).

Major: 3482
First Term: 2005 Spring
Final Term: Current
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 69
CIPS code: 47.0604
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: - MC
Occupational Area: Transportation Distribution and Logistics
Instructional Council: Automotive/Diesel-Heavy Equipment Technology (18)
GPA: 2.00