Friday – August 23, 2019

Automotive Technology – Comprehensive (2019-2020)

Associate in Applied Science Degree                                                                                              
School of Technology and Applied Sciences /Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Career Cluster

Mequon Campus
Program Code: 10-602-6


For Information: 414-297-6315
Mequon Campus, 262-238-2200

 

This program is accredited by the ASE Education Foundation, 1503 Edwards Ferry Road NE, Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176; 703-669-6650; fax 703-669-6125; www.aseeducationfoundation.org.

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Overview — Bumper-to-bumper diagnostics, repairs and preventive maintenance will be taught on automobiles and light trucks.
 

The Automotive Technology programs are:

Ford ASSET (Automotive Student Service Educational Training)

MOPAR CAP (Career Automotive Program)

CART (Comprehensive Automotive Repair Technology)


Manufacturer credentials are earned in ASSET and CAP programs.

The programs alternate every eight weeks between classroom instruction and intern work experience. Important skills necessary for success in this program are the ability to read technical manuals and to solve basic math problems, along with a good mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity. 


Career Pathway — You can earn the Automotive Technology Maintenance Light Repair technical diploma on your way to completing this associate degree. Contact an MATC advisor for information.


Career Outlook — The demand for trained automotive technicians is high. A wide range of employment opportunities exists with dealerships, fleets, mass merchandisers, independent garages, service stations and corporate industry. There are also excellent opportunities for owning your own business.

 

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for the auto service industry
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive internal combustion engines
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive automatic transmission/transaxle systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive manual drive train and axles systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive steering and suspension systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive brake systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive electrical and electronic systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive heating and air conditioning systems
  • Perform diagnosis, service, and repair of automotive engine performance systems

 

Admission Requirements

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • A dealership sponsor is required to provide applied automotive experience opportunities. Program advisors will help you locate a sponsoring dealership once the initial academic testing is completed.

 

Possible Careers
Automotive Technician
Engine Repair Technician
Heating and Air Conditioning Technician
Transmission Technician
Electrical/Electronics Technician
Driveability/Engine Performance Technician
Service Writer/Adviser
Parts Counter Person

 

Related Programs
Automotive Technology Maintenance Light Repair
Auto Collision Repair and Finish Technician
Automotive Maintenance Technician
Diesel and Powertrain Servicing


Start Dates: August/October
Eight-week and 16-week terms.
This program will transfer to one or more four-year institutions.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements. 

TECHNICAL STUDIES

 

Credits

 

( ) = Semester Order for Full-Time Students

 

 

(1)
 
AUTO2-161 Express Service ‡ ^ 3  

(1)

 

AUTO2-150

Automotive Fundamentals ‡ ^

2

 

(1)

 

AUTO2-151

Electrical Systems 1 ‡ ^

4

 

(1)

 

AUTO2-164

Applied Automotive Experience 1 ‡

1

 

(2)

 

AUTO2-159

Automotive Brakes ‡ ^

4

 

(2)

 

AUTO2-153

Alignment, Suspension and Steering ‡ ^

3

 

(2)

 

AUTO2-147

Electrical Systems 2 ‡ ^

2

 

(2)

 

AUTO2-165

Applied Automotive Experience  2 ‡

1

 

(S)

 

AUTO2-152

Automotive Climate Control ‡ ^

2

 

(S)

 

AUTO2-154

Fuel Management 1 ‡ ^

2

 

(3)

 

AUTO2-155

Fuel Management 2 ‡

4

 

(3)

 

AUTO2-160

Automotive Accessories ‡

3

 

(3)

 

AUTO2-148

Manual Transmissions and Drivelines ‡

2

 

(3)

 

AUTO2-166

Applied Automotive Experience  3 ‡

1

 

(4)

 

AUTO2-157

Engine Concepts ‡

4

 

(4)   AUTO2-158 Automotive Transmissions ‡ 4
 
(4)   AUTO2-167 Applied Automotive Experience  4 ‡ 1
 
(S)   AUTO2-156 Fuel Management 3 ‡ 4
 

GENERAL STUDIES

 

 

   

ECON-195

Economics ^

3

 
     

(or) ECON-219 Personal Finance and Consumer Economics

   
           
 

 

ENG-151 and

Communication Skills 1 ‡

3

 

 

 

ENG-152

Communication Skills 2 ‡

3

 

 

 

 

(or) ENG-201‡ and any 200-series ENG or SPEECH course

 

 

           
 

 

NATSCI-169

Energy in Nature, Technology and Society

3

 

 

 

 

(or) Any 200-series NATSCI course

 

 

           
 

 

PSYCH-199

Psychology of Human Relations

3

 

 

 

 

(or) Any 200-series PSYCH course

 

 

 
TOTAL CREDITS: 62


(S) = Summer

‡ Prerequisite required.

^ Counts toward earning the Automotive Technology Maintenance Light Repair technical diploma.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

For course descriptions, class times, locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.


NOTE: Students who have not been accepted, or have not decided on a program, may begin with GENERAL STUDIES courses, if course prerequisites have been met.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

 

Page updated April 2019.