Advanced Transportation Technologies AS Degree
The Associate of Science in Advanced Transportation Technologies degree program offers students the opportunity to learn the academic and occupational skills needed by entry-level technicians in the advanced transportation industry.
The curriculum was developed with industry guidance and prepares students with foundation courses. A key focus is on electronic technologies used in light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicles. The program has special emphasis on the CNG, hybrid, electric, and alternate fuel vehicles being introduced by the major manufacturers.
The degree program’s emphasis is on engine performance and emission systems, vehicle computer systems, electronic controls, and vehicle system diagnostics that are used in both conventional and alternate fueled vehicles. In addition to the degree option, the advanced transportation technology certificate program is designed to be as flexible as possible in offering students and working technicians the opportunity to gain the needed knowledge and skills with a short-term commitment.
As students progress through the program, they will be exposed to other aspects of the transportation industry that include personal planning, development of individual and team working skills, development of advanced technical knowledge, health and safety, and environmental issues.
|AUTO 010||Introduction to Automotive Technology||4|
|AUTO 011B||Auto Electronics & Electrical Systems||4|
|AUTO 011C||Advanced Automotive Electrical Systems||5|
|AUTO 014A||Automotive Engine Management||4|
|AUTO 021A||Automotive Diagnosis & Troubleshooting||2|
|AUTO 040E||CNG Diagnosis & Repair||4|
|AUTO 043A||Intro to Hybrid, Electric & Fuel-Cell Vehicle Technology||3|
|AUTO 043B||Hybrid, Fuel-Cell & Electric Vehicle Diagnosis & Repair||3|
|AUTO 045A||Intro to Alternative Fuel Vehicles||2|
|AUTO 092A||Biodiesel: Charctrstc, Use & Production||2|
|AUTO 095A||Automotive Technology Work Experience 1||2|
|AUTO 099||Auto/Advanced Transportation Summation||1|
|Select 8 units from the following:||8|
|Advanced Engine Management|
|Automotive Engine Diagnosis & Repair|
|Automotive Manual Transmissions & Drive Train Systems|
|Automatic Transmissions & Transaxles|
|Automotive Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning|
|Automotive Quick Service|
|CNG Installation & Repair|
|Smog Check Inspector Training Level 1&2|
|Smog Check Diagnostic & Repair Technician|
|Automotive Technology Work Experience (1-2 units in addition to required) 1|
|Air Conditioning & Refrigeration I|
|Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Electricity I|
|Shielded Metal Arc Welding|
|Basic Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG)|
|COD General Education Pattern||18|
For extenuating circumstances, as deemed by the automotive advisor, work experience may be fulfilled through a special shop project or an appropriate elective.