The Automotive Technology AAS degree (AAS_AUTO) degree is offered at LSC-North Harris. For more information, please contact the Automotive Technology Department.
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The automotive technology associate of applied science degree is designed to provide the broad academic and technical education and training necessary to function in today's automotive service industry. The student will study the mechanical, electrical/electronic and environmental systems of the contemporary automobile and light truck. The graduate will be well prepared for entry-level employment as a career technician within dealership service departments or other major retail or service firms. The academic requirements of the program provide a foundation for continued studies should the student decide to further pursue his or her education or training.
The automotive technology program has been reviewed by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation and has full Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification. The student is prepared and is encouraged to take the appropriate ASE certification exams.
The general education core will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities. Contact a counselor
or faculty member at any of the colleges for specific information and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses.
|ENGL||1301||Composition & Rhetoric I||3|
|AUMT||1405||Intro to Automotive Technology||4|
|AUMT||1407||Automotive Electrical Systems||4|
|AUMT||1410||Automotive Brake Systems||4|
|AUMT||1419||Automotive Engine Repair||4|
|AUMT||2417||Engine Performance Analysis I||4|
|HUMA2||1301||Introduction to Humanities I||3|
|ITSC||1401||Introduction to Computers||4|
|KINE||Any physical activity course||1|
TOTAL Credit Hours for First Year:
|AUMT||2434||Engine Performance Analysis II||4|
|AUMT||1445||Auto Heating & Air Conditioning||4|
|AUMT4||2380||Cooperative Education OR||3|
TOTAL Credit Hours for Second Year:
TOTAL Credit Hours for Automotive Technology AAS Degree:
Note: It is strongly suggested that the following A.S.E. exams be taken by the student: the Engine Repair exam, Engine Performance exam, Electrical exam and one elective exam.
Students must meet math competency (MATH 0308 or higher).