Automotive Systems Technology

The curriculum prepares individuals for employment as automotive service technicians. It provides an introduction to automotive careers and increases student awareness of the challenges associated with this fast and ever-changing field. Classroom and lab experiences integrate technical and academic coursework. Emphasis is placed on theory, servicing and operation of brakes, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, steering/suspension, automatic transmission/trans axles, engine repair, climate control, and manual drive trains. Upon completion of this curriculum, students should be prepared to take the ASE exam and be ready for full-time employment in dealerships and repair shops in the automotive service industry.

Gainful Employment Information

Program Details            Coming Fall 2015 a Diploma offering

Associate in Applied Science Program (A60160)

General Education Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3
Humanities/Fine Art Elective 3
MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy 3
Social/Behavioral Sci. Elect. 3

Communications Elective (Choose from below)
Students are required to take 3 SHC from the following:

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
COM 110 Intro. to Communication 3
COM 120 Public Speaking 3
COM 231 Interpersonal Communication 3

Major Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Technology 3
AUT 116 Engine Repair 3
AUT 116A Engine Repair Lab 1
AUT 123 Powertrain Diagnosis/Service 2
AUT 141 Suspension & Steering Sys. 3
AUT 141A Suspension & Steering Lab 1
AUT 151 Brake Systems 3
AUT 151A Brake Systems Lab 1
AUT 163 Adv. Electricity/Electronics 3
AUT 163A Adv. Electricity/Electronics Lab 1
TRN 140 Transport Climate Control 2
TRN 140A Transport Climate Control Lab 2
AUT 181 Engine Performance 1 3
AUT 181A Engine Performance 1 Lab 1
AUT 212 Auto Shop Management 3
AUT 213 Automotive Servicing 2 2
AUT 221 Automatic Trans./Transaxles 3
AUT 221A Automatic Trans./Transaxles Lab 1
AUT 231 Manual Trans/Ax/Drivetrains 3
AUT 231A Manual Trans/Ax/Drivetrains Lab 1
AUT 281 Adv. Engine Performance 3
TRN 120 Basic Transport Electricity 5
TRN 130 Intro to Sustainable Transport 3
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 2

Total Credits: ……………………………………………75

Recommended Course Sequence

FallSemester I SpringSemester I SummerSemester I FallSemester II SpringSemester II

 TRN 110

AUT 151

AUT 151A

TRN 120

Comm. Elective

AUT 141

AUT 141A

AUT 163

AUT 163A

AUT 213

CIS 111

AUT 181

AUT 181A

TRN 140

TRN 140A

AUT 212

Humanities/Fine Art Elective

AUT 116

AUT 116A

AUT 123

AUT 281

TRN 145

MAT 110

 

AUT 221

AUT 221A

AUT 231

AUT 231A

TRN 130

ENG 111

Social/Behav. Science Elective

 Diploma (D60160)  beginning Fall 2015

Fall Semester 1                    Spring Semester 1       Summer Semester 1

ENG 111                                 MAT 110                        TRN 140

TRN 110                                 AUT 141                        TRN 140A

AUT 151                                 AUT 141A                      AUT 181

AUT 151A                              AUT 163                        AUT 181A

AUT 163A                              AUT 212

AUT 213

Certificate (C60160A)

Fall Semester 1                    Spring Semester 1       Summer Semester 1

TRN 110                                 AUT 141                        TRN 140

AUT 151                                 AUT 141A                      TRN 140A

AUT 151A                               CIS 111

Total Credits: ………16


Contact Information

Lead Instructor
Thomas Butler
Phone: 910-362-7499
Email: tbutler@cfcc.edu

Instructor
Trevor Edwards
Phone: 910-362-7145
Email: tedwards@cfcc.edu

 

Contact Information

Lead Instructor
Thomas Butler
Phone: 910-362-7499
Email: tbutler@cfcc.edu

Instructor
Trevor Edwards
Phone: 910-362-7145
Email: tedwards@cfcc.edu