Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 76
Program Start: Fall only

The Automotive Technology program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

2015–2016 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

Semester 1
AUT106 Introduction to Automotive Technology 2 $319.00
AUT109 Introduction to Automotive Technology II 2 $319.00
AUT164 Automotive Engine Repair 4 $703.00
AUT504 Automotive Brake Systems 4 $638.00
AUT610 Automotive Electrical I 4 $638.00
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $478.50
Math Elective 3  

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Total Credits 19
Automotive courses are four weeks long. Students take one to two classes at a time throughout the semester.
Semester 2
AUT307 Automotive Manual Transmissions/Transaxles 4 $638.00
AUT404 Automotive Suspension and Steering 4 $638.00
AUT643 Automotive Starting, Charging, and Electrical 4 $638.00
AUT842 Automotive Computerized Engine Controls 4 $638.00
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $478.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $478.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 19
Automotive courses are four weeks long. Students take one to two classes at a time throughout the semester.
Semester 3
AUT537 Automotive Advanced Brake Systems 4 $638.00
AUT704 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 4 $638.00
AUT834 Automotive Fuel Systems 4 $638.00
AUT886 Comprehensive Application 4 $638.00
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3 $478.50
ENG105 Composition I 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 19
Automotive courses are four weeks long. Students take one to two classes at a time throughout the semester.
Semester 4
AUT204 Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles 4 $638.00
AUT315 Automotive Differentials and 4-Wheel Drive 4 $638.00
AUT631 Automotive Electronics 4 $638.00
AUT827 Automotive Ignition Systems 4 $638.00
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 19
Automotive courses are four weeks long. Students take one to two classes at a time throughout the semester.
Math Electives
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts 3 $478.50
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $797.50
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $638.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $478.50
MAT156 Statistics 3 $478.50
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $638.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $638.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $638.00

Course Cost Calculation:
2015–2016 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
319-296-4011
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Program Advisors

Brian Thomas
Butler Hall 128
319-296-2329 ext.1325
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William Koch
Butler Hall 128
319-296-2329 ext.1759
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Interim Dean

Dan Nierling
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
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