Automotive Technician

Program Overview

Awards/Outcomes Credits Location
Automotive Technician - A.A.S. Degree 72 cr. Rosemount
Automotive Technician - Diploma 66 cr. Rosemount
Driveability - Certificate 18 cr. Rosemount
Engines & Transmission - Certificate 18 cr. Rosemount
Electrical, Electronics, and HVAC - Certificate 18 cr. Rosemount
Brakes, Suspension, and Driveline - Certificate 18 cr. Rosemount
Maintenance & Light Repair - Certificate 18 cr. Rosemount

Major Description

As skilled professionals, automotive technicians accurately diagnose mechanical problems related to engine, transmission, fuel injection, suspension and electrical systems. Students learn to maintain and repair engine, chassis, drive train, front-wheel drive, fuel injection, and electrical and emission systems. Instruction involves classroom theory, demonstrations, computer applications and hands-on car repair.

Work Environment

Automotive technicians land jobs at dealerships, independent shops and specialty shops. They generally work indoors with good ventilation and lighting as well as strong safety precautions.

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Academic Advisor

Drew Boatman


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