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Program details listed below.


Automotive Systems Technology (60160) CIP 47.0604

Last updated on July 1, 2021, 8:18 a.m.

The automotive systems technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment as automotive service technicians. It provides an introduction to automotive careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

Coursework may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission transaxles, and sustainable transportation. Instruction covers rake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmission and drive trains, and heating and air condition systems. Students are prepared to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles.

Graduates should be prepared to take professional licensure exams and enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Curriculum Offerings:

SHC - Semester Hour Credits

Additional Information:

Students must furnish hand tools and protective clothing, as well as textbooks, and may obtain this list from the automotive systems technology chair or student services.


A60160 AASD60160 DiplomaC60160CH Chassis CertificateC60160AM Management Certificate


For additional information regarding this program, contact the chair, Wade Vernon,

Faculty Mentors:

Wade Vernon Chair
Carl Smith Faculty
Nathan Snyder Faculty
Thomas Atwell Faculty