2017-2018 Automotive Test Technician (APATT)

Automotive Test Technician (APATT)

Associate in Applied Science Degree


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

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


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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 105   Introduction to Welding Processes 2
Elective(s)   Writing 3 - 4
Total 15 - 16
Second Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
ASV 135   Facility Operations 3
ASV 256   Electrical and Electronic Systems 4
MEC 101   3D Modeling and Blueprint Reading 2
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 3
Elective(s)   Computer and Information Literacy 3
Total 15
Third Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
ASV 277   Automotive Powertrain Systems 4
WAF 200   Layout Theory Welding 3
Elective(s)   Math 4
Elective(s)   Speech 3
Total 14
Fourth Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
ASV 270   Automotive Test and Development 4
ATT 203   Lightening Materials in Transportation 3
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences 4
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 3
    Elective(s) credits to reach a minimum of 60 credits 2
Total 16
Total Credits Required
60 - 61


*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)