Spring Semester 2019 Catalog

Automotive Technology, Diploma

Overview

Offered day and night at the Augusta and Waynesboro campuses

Entrance Dates: Fall/Spring: Augusta or Departmental Approval
Fall, Spring, and Summer: Waynesboro
Length of Program: Day: Four Terms/Night: Varies
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 55

Program Description: The Automotive Technology Diploma program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the automotive service and repair profession. Learning opportunities enable students to develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of automotive mechanical and electrical/electronic theory and practical applications necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an Automotive Technology Diploma qualifying them as entry-level technicians.

Employment Opportunities: Vast opportunities exist for trained, qualified, automotive entry level technicians. Dealerships, Fleet Repair services, Independent repair facilities, and self- employment opportunities are just a few examples of employment opportunities available in the ever broadening and technologically advanced automotive repair industry.

Gainful Employment

Curriculum Outline

General Core Courses, 8 credits

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

Occupational Courses, 47 credits

AUTT 1010INTRO AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

2

 

AUTT 1020ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

7

OR

AUTT 1021AUTO ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS I

4

AND

AUTT 1022AUTO ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS II

3

 

AUTT 1030AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS

4

 

AUTT 1040ENGINE PERFORMANCE

7

OR

AUTT 1041AUTO ENGINE PERFORMANCE I

3

AND

AUTT 1042AUTO ENGINE PERFORMANCE II

4

 

AUTT 1050SUSPENSION & STEERING SYSTEMS

4

AUTT 1060CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEMS

5

 

AUTT 2010AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR

6

OR

AUTT 2011AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR I

3

AND

AUTT 2012AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR II

3

 

AUTT 2020MANUAL DRIVE TRAIN & AXLES

4

AUTT 2030AUTO TRANSMISSIONS/TRANSAXLES

5

COMP 1000Intro to Computer Literacy

3

Guided Pathway

Augusta Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Automotive Technology

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Augusta Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

AUTT 1010INTRO AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

2

AUTT 1020ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

7

AUTT 1030AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS

4

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

Year 1 Spring Semester

AUTT 1040ENGINE PERFORMANCE

7

AUTT 1050SUSPENSION & STEERING SYSTEMS

4

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

Year 1 Summer Semester

AUTT 1060CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEMS

5

AUTT 2020MANUAL DRIVE TRAIN & AXLES

4

COMP 1000Intro to Computer Literacy

3

Year 2 Fall Semester

AUTT 2010AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR

6

AUTT 2030AUTO TRANSMISSIONS/TRANSAXLES

5

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

*Refer to the College catalog for course prerequisite requirements.

Students who choose to not follow the Course Sequence listed above may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown above.

The Augusta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender or disability. For information on Title IX, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Shannon Patterson at (706) 771-4013 or in Building 100. For information on ADA/504, contact the ADA/504 Coordinator, Karissa D. Wright, at (706) 7714067 or go to the Counseling Center in Building 1300.

Augusta Evening Program

PROGRAM NAME: Automotive Technology

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Augusta Evening Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

AUTT 1010INTRO AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

2

AUTT 1021AUTO ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS I

4

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

Year 1 Spring Semester

AUTT 1022AUTO ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS II

3

AUTT 1030AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS

4

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

Year 1 Summer Semester

AUTT 2030AUTO TRANSMISSIONS/TRANSAXLES

5

COMP 1000Intro to Computer Literacy

3

Year 2 Fall Semester

AUTT 1050SUSPENSION & STEERING SYSTEMS

4

AUTT 2020MANUAL DRIVE TRAIN & AXLES

4

Year 2 Spring Semester

AUTT 1040ENGINE PERFORMANCE

7

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

Year 2 Summer Semester

AUTT 1060CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEMS

5

Year 3 Fall Semester

AUTT 2010AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR

6

*Refer to the College catalog for course prerequisite requirements.

Students who choose to not follow the Course Sequence listed above may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown above.

The Augusta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender or disability. For information on Title IX, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Shannon Patterson at (706) 771-4013 or in Building 100. For information on ADA/504, contact the ADA/504 Coordinator, Karissa D. Wright, at (706) 7714067 or go to the Counseling Center in Building 1300.