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Automotive Test Technician (APATT)

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Description

In this program, students will be introduced to the test and data acquisition processes used in automotive testing. Students will learn to assemble and disassemble components for automotive testing. Diagnosis, maintenance and proper operation of complex data acquisition equipment are essential. Students will learn to monitor and calibrate testing instruments. Job possibilities include working in a crash lab or other testing facility.

Contact Information

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Automotive Services Department
Advisors
Allen Day
Julie N. (Niki) Lee

Requirements

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First Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ASV 131 Automotive Electrical 4
ASV 132 Automotive Engines 4
MTT 102 Machining for the Technologies 2
WAF 109 Welding Safety and OSHA Regulations 2
Elective(s) Writing/Composition 3
Total 15
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ASV 256 Electrical and Electronic Systems 4
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 3
CST 185 Local and Mobile Networking Essentials 4
Restricted Electives select a minimum of 4 credits: ABR 111, ABR 114, ASV 174, ASV 251, ASV 257, ASV 269, ASV 279, MEC 101, MST 110, MTT 102, WAF 105, WAF 125 4
Total 15
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ASV 277 Automotive Powertrain Systems 4
Elective(s) Math 3
Elective(s) Writing/Composition or Communication 3
Elective(s) Natural Sciences 3
Total 13
Fourth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ABR 201 Lightweighting Composite Repair 4
ASV 270 Automotive Test and Development 4
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 3
Restricted Electives to reach minimum 60 credits: ABR 111, ABR 114, ASV 174, ASV 251, ASV 257, ASV 269, ASV 279, MEC 101, MST 110, MTT 102, WAF 105, WAF 125 6
Total 17
Total Credits Required
60

Footnotes

*Students may elect to take optional courses in Semester 5 to meet MTA. Please refer to the WCC MTA Transfer Agreement web page for more information: www.wccnet.edu/services/transferresources/mta/

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