2017-2018 Automotive Service Technology APASRV

Automotive Service Technology (APASRV)

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Description

This AAS degree program prepares students for employment in an automotive related technical position or as a certified automotive technician. Students will diagnose and repair malfunctions in automobile engines, suspensions and steering systems, brakes, electrical and electronic systems and engine drivability issues. This program also offers opportunities to explore vehicle performance, diesel, alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles and to participate in the building of performance vehicles. The program prepares the student for the State of Michigan Mechanic Certification tests as well as the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification Exams.

Contact Information

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

Requirements

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First Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
ASV 130   Automotive Maintenance 4
ASV 131   Automotive Electrical 4
Elective(s)   Math 3 - 4
Elective(s)   Writing 3 - 4
    Select 2 credits: ABR 116, ASV 135, MTT 102 or WAF 105 2
Total 16 - 18
Second Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
ASV 132   Automotive Engines 4
ASV 133   Automotive Fuel 4
ASV 134   Automotive Transmissions 4
Elective(s)   Computer and Information Literacy 3
Total 15
Third Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
ASV 254   Suspension and Steering 2
ASV 255   Brakes 2
ASV 256   Electrical and Electronic Systems 4
ASV 258   Engine Drivability 2
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 3
Elective(s)   Speech 3
Total 16
Fourth Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
    Optional courses to meet MTA * 0
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences 3
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 3
    Restricted Elective(s) Select 3-4 credits from: ASV 135, ASV 174, ASV 251, ASV 252, ASV 253, ASV 257, ASV 259, ASV 263, ASV 267, ASV 269, ASV 270, ASV 277 or ASV 279 3 - 4
    Elective Complete electives (3-4 credits) to total 60 credits 4
Total 13 - 14
Total Credits Required
60 - 63

Footnotes

*Students may elect to take the following optional courses in Semester 5 to meet MTA:
-Arts and Humanities Elective 3 credits
-Natural Science Elective 3-4 credits
-Social Science Elective 3 credits