Automotive Systems Technology - Curriculum
The Automotive Systems Technology program offers a diploma and several certificate options that prepare individuals for employment in the parts or service fields. This program provides an introduction to automotive careers and increases student awareness of the challenges in this fast-paced and ever-changing field.
Classroom and lab experiences integrate technical and academic course work. Emphasis is placed on theory, operation, and service of: brake systems, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, engine repair, steering/suspension systems, introduction to alternative fuels and hybrid vehicles, general drive trains, and automotive servicing.
Upon completion, students should be prepared to take the ASE exam in areas of study and be ready for entry level employment in dealerships and independent repair shops in the automotive service industry.