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.

Four-Week Courses

Courses marked with one asterisk (*) meet the first 4 weeks of the semester. Courses marked with two asterisks (**) meet the second 4 weeks of the semester. Courses marked with three asterisks (***) meet the third 4 weeks of the semester. Courses marked with four asterisks (****) meet the fourth 4 weeks of the semester.

2016–2017 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

Semester 1
AUT106 Introduction to Automotive Technology * 2 $337.00
AUT109 Introduction to Automotive Technology II * 2 $337.00
AUT164 Automotive Engine Repair ** 4 $740.00
AUT504 Automotive Brake Systems **** 4 $674.00
AUT610 Automotive Electrical I *** 4 $674.00
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $505.50
Math Elective 3  

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Total Credits 19
Semester 2
AUT307 Automotive Manual Transmissions and Transaxles ** 4 $674.00
AUT404 Automotive Suspension and Steering **** 4 $674.00
AUT643 Auto Starting, Charging, and Electrical * 4 $674.00
AUT842 Auto Computerized Engine Controls *** 4 $674.00
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $505.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $505.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 19
Semester 3
AUT537 Automotive Advanced Brake Systems * 4 $674.00
AUT704 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning ** 4 $674.00
AUT834 Automotive Fuel Systems **** 4 $674.00
AUT886 Comprehensive Application *** 4 $674.00
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3 $505.50
ENG105 Composition I 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 19
Semester 4
AUT204 Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles *** 4 $674.00
AUT315 Automotive Differentials and 4-Wheel Drive * 4 $674.00
AUT631 Automotive Electronics **** 4 $674.00
AUT827 Automotive Ignition Systems ** 4 $674.00
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 19
Math Electives
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts 3 $505.50
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $842.50
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $674.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $505.50
MAT156 Statistics 3 $505.50
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $674.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $674.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $674.00

Course Cost Calculation:
2016–2017 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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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
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