AAS Automotive Performance Technology
Academic Plan Code
MCCCD Program Detail
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
|APT101||Automotive Service Operations||2|
|APT131||Automotive Manual Power Trains||6|
|APT141||Alignment, Steering, and Suspension||6|
|APT151||Automotive Brake Systems||4|
|APT161||Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems I||4|
|APT171||Automotive Air conditioning||4|
|APT181||Engine Performance and Diagnosis I||6|
|APT262||Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems II||4|
|APT282||Engine Performance and Diagnosis II||6|
|GTC107||Technical Mathematics I||3|
|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 Requirements||Credits: 21-22|
|First-Year Composition||Credits: 6|
|ENG101||First-Year Composition (3) OR|
|ENG107||First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND|
|ENG102||First-Year Composition (3) OR|
|ENG108||First-Year Composition for ESL (3) OR|
|ENG111||Technical Writing (3)|
|Oral Communication||Credits: 3|
|COM100||Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR|
|COM110||Interpersonal Communication (3) OR|
|COM225||Public Speaking (3) OR|
|COM230||Small Group Communication (3)|
|Critical Reading||Credits: 3|
|CRE101||College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) at C level or above OR equivalent as indicated by assessment|
|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|
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