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Note: This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information, please visit: https://www.dcccd.edu/hb1508.
(Associate of Applied Science Degree)
(Block Scheduling available on Eastfield Campus)
- Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
- Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.
Degree Plan Code: AAS.AT.TOYOTA.TECH
Students pursuing this degree must meet the following requirements:
- Pass the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) or SAT or ACT.
- Score 40 or higher on the Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test.
- Valid driver's license, with less than three moving violations.
- No DUI/DWIs, no felonies.
- Valid social security number or U.S. work permit.
- Pass two Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications.
- Earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.
Toyota Technician-Training and Education Network program is a specialized program designed to prepare students for entry level employment as a service technician at a Toyota/Lexus dealership.
Upon completion of the two-year program, students will earn an Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Technology Toyota Technology Degree and factory certification. Students are encouraged to gain sponsorship/employment from a participating Toyota/Lexus dealership approved by the College upon entering the program. They are required to have this sponsorship/paid internship/employment at a Toyota/Lexus dealer for at least 640 hours as a technician in order to receive the Toyota Technology degree and factory certification.
Emphasis is placed upon the development of the necessary hands-on skills and knowledge required to function in Toyota/Lexus dealerships repairing and maintaining Toyota/Lexus model automobiles with electronic systems. This program includes operational theory, practical skills, and accepted shop procedures reinforced by intensive practice during cooperative work experience periods in the sponsoring dealership.
|Introduction to Automotive Technology
|Automotive Electrical Systems
|Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair
|Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems
|Automotive Brake Systems
|Automotive Electronic Controls
|Introduction to Speech Communication
|Automotive Climate Control Systems
|Automotive Engine Repair
|Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
|Automotive Engine Removal and Installation
|Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I
|Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II
|Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle
|Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle II
|Automotive Drive Train and Axles
|Minimum Hours Required
+MATH Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.
++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.
+++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Science.
NOTE: Some students enrolling in this program may plan to transfer to four- year institutions. They should consult with an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and to identify how courses will transfer to the four year institution of their choice.