2013 - 2014 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Automotive Technology



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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY -- CHASSIS SERVICE TECHNICIAN

(Level I Certificate)

Brookhaven, Cedar Valley and Eastfield only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: C1.AUMT.CHASSIS

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
AUMT 1310 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUMT 1316 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems 3
+Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
15
Minimum Hours Required 15

+Elective--a minimum of three credit hours of cooperative work experience courses must be selected from the following:

AUMT 1380 Cooperative Education - Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
AUMT 2380 Cooperative Education - Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3

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.

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY -- DEALERSHIP SPONSORED TECHNICIAN

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

Brookhaven only

  • 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.DEALERSHIP

This specialized program is designed to prepare students for entry level employment as Automotive technicians in specific manufacturer's dealership service organizations. Students entering this program must be sponsored by participating dealerships approved by the College. Emphasis is placed upon the development of the necessary skills and knowledge required to function in Automotive dealerships repairing and maintaining late 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.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
+Elective MATH Elective OR 3-4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra AND (3)
PHYS 1405 Conceptual Physics I (4)
9-13

SEMESTER II

AUMT 1310 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUMT 1316 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems 3
AUMT 2321 Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair 3
AUMT 2317 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
15

SEMESTER III

AUMT 1319 Automotive Engine Repair 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
AUMT 2311 Automotive Electronic Controls 3
AUMT 1345 Automotive Climate Control Systems 3
12

SEMESTER IV

AUMT 2334 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II 3
AUMT 2313 Automotive Drive Train and Axles 3
AUMT 2325 Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxle I 3
++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
+++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
15
Common Curriculum (Semesters I, II, III, and IV) Subtotals 51-55

Students must complete the Semester I, II, III, and IV curriculum listed above and all courses and/or electives listed in either the Ford ASSET Track or GM ASEP Track to be awarded the Dealership-Sponsored Technician AAS.

FORD ASSET TRACK:

SEMESTER V

++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
AUMT 1306 Automotive Engine Removal and Installation 3
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
AUMT 2332 Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles II 3
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
17
FORD ASSET MINIMUM REQUIRED HOURS:
68-72

GM ASEP TRACK:

SEMESTER V

AUMT 1381 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
AUMT 2380 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
AUMT 2381 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
9
GM ASEP MINIMUM REQUIRED HOURS:
60-64

+MATH Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.

++Social/Behavioral Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Sciences.

+++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

++++Elective--must be selected from the following:

AUMT 1280 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
AUMT 1281 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
AUMT 1380 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
AUMT 1381 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
AUMT 2280 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
AUMT 2281 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
AUMT 2380 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
AUMT 2381 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3

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.

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY -- ELECTRONICS AND CLIMATE CONTROLS TECHNICIAN

(Level I Certificate)

Brookhaven, Cedar Valley and Eastfield only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: C1.AUMT.ELEC.CLIM

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
AUMT 2321 Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair 3
9

SEMESTER II

AUMT 1345 Automotive Climate Control Systems 3
AUMT 2311 Automotive Electronic Controls 3
+Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2-3
8-9
Minimum Hours Required 17-18

+Elective - a minimum of two credit hours of cooperative work experience courses must be selected from the following list:

AUMT 1281 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
AUMT 1381 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
AUMT 2281 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
AUMT 2381 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3

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.

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY -- ENGINE REPAIR AND PERFORMANCE TECHNICIAN

(Level I Certificate)

Brookhaven, Cedar Valley and Eastfield only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: C1.AUMT.ENGINE.PERF

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUMT 1306 Automotive Engine Removal and Installation 3
AUMT 1319 Automotive Engine Repair 3
AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
12

SEMESTER II

AUMT 2311 Automotive Electronic Controls 3
AUMT 2317 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I 3
AUMT 2334 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II 3
+Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2-3
++Elective 3-4
14-16

Minimum Hours Required 26-28

+Elective - a minimum of two credit hours of cooperative work experience courses must be selected from the following:

AUMT 1281 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
AUMT 1381 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
AUMT 2281 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
AUMT 2381 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3

++Elective - must be selected from the following:

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra 3
MATH XXXX Any 3 credit or 4-credit MATH course 3-4
ITSC 1401 Introduction to Computers 4

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.

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY -- HONDA PROFESSIONAL AUTOMOTIVE CAREER TRAINING

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

Eastfield only

  • 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.HONDA.PROF

This specialized program is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as Automotive technicians in Honda/Acura dealership service organizations. Sponsorship at a Honda/Acura dealer is not required to begin the program, but completion of the program is contingent on obtaining and sustaining sponsorship at a Honda/Acura dealer. Emphasis is placed upon the development of the necessary skills and knowledge required to function in Honda/Acura dealerships repairing and maintaining Honda/Acura mode 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.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
AUMT 1310 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUMT 1312 Basic Automotive Service 3
AUMT 1316 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems 3
15

SEMESTER II

AUMT 2311 Automotive Electronic Controls 3
AUMT 2321 Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair 3
AUMT 2325 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle 3
AUMT 2332 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle II 3
AUMT 2380 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
15

SEMESTER III

AUMT 1345 Automotive Climate Control Systems 3
AUMT 1306 Automotive Engine Removal and Installation 3
6

SEMESTER IV

AUMT 1319 Automotive Engine Repair 3
AUMT 2313 Manual Drive Train and Axles 3
AUMT 2317 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I 3
AUMT 2334 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II 3
AUMT 2381 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
+++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
18

SEMESTER V

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
++++Elective Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
+Elective Any 3 or 4 credit MATH course OR 3-4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra AND (3)
++Elective Natural Science (4)
12-16
Minimum Hours Required 66-70

+Elective - any student enrolling in TECM 1341 must take one Natural Science course from the AAS Core Options for Natural Science. Other college level MATH meets the requirement for MATH and Natural Sciences.

++Natural Science Elective - any student enrolling in TECM 1341 must take one Natural Science course from the AAS Core Options for Natural Science.

+++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 Sciences.

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.

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY -- SERVICE TECHNICIAN

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

Brookhaven only

  • 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.SERVICE.TECH

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for entry level employment as an automotive technician. This program reflects a building-block approach from simple to complex and includes theory, diagnosis, repair and maintenance of automobiles, including late model vehicles with electronic systems. Emphasis is placed on operational theory, practical skills and accepted shop procedures.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUMT 1310 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUMT 1316 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
12

SEMESTER II

AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
AUMT 2321 Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair 3
AUMT 2311 Automotive Electronic Controls 3
+Elective Any 3 or 4 credit MATH course OR 3-4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra AND (3)
++Elective Natural Science (4)
12-16

SEMESTER III

AUMT 1391 Special Topics in Auto/Automobile Mechanic/Technician 3
+++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
6

SEMESTER IV

AUMT 1345 Automotive Climate Control Systems 3
AUMT 1319 Automotive Engine Repair 3
AUMT 1306 Automotive Engine Removal and Installation 3
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
14

SEMESTER V

AUMT 2317 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I 3
AUMT 2334 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II 3
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2-3
+++++Elective Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
11-12

SEMESTER VI

AUMT 2313 Automotive Drive Train and Axles 3
AUMT 2325 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle 3
AUMT 2332 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle II 3
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2-3
11-12
Minimum Hours Required 66-72

+Elective - any student enrolling in TECM 1341 Technical Algebra must take one Natural Science course from the AAS Core Options for Natural Science. Other college level MATH meets the requirement for MATH and Natural Science.

++Natural Science Elective - any student enrolling in TECM 1341 Technical Algebra must take one Natural Science course selected from the AAS Core Options for Natural Science.

+++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

++++Elective - a minimum of six credit hours of cooperative work experience are required for graduation. Students may elect to complete the cooperative work experience through the completion of 3 two-hour courses. If a student elects this option, they need to begin the courses by the fourth semester of the degree. Students choosing to complete the cooperative work experience requirement by completing the 2 three-hour courses should wait until their last two semesters of course work. The courses must be selected from the following list:

AUMT 1281 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
AUMT 2280 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
AUMT 2380 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
AUMT 2281 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
AUMT 2381 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3

+++++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Sciences.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four year institution of their choice.

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY -- SERVICE TECHNICIAN

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

Cedar Valley and Eastfield only

  • 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.SERV.TECH

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for entry level employment as an automotive technician. This program reflects a building-block approach from simple to complex and includes theory, diagnosis, repair and maintenance of automobiles, including late model vehicles with electronic systems. Emphasis is placed on operational theory, practical skills and accepted shop procedures.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUMT 1306 Automotive Engine Removal and Installation 3
AUMT 1319 Automotive Engine Repair 3
AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
+Elective Any 3 or 4 credit MATH course OR 3-4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra AND (3)
++Elective Natural Science (4)
15-19

SEMESTER II

AUMT 1310 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUMT 1316 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems 3
AUMT 2321 Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair 3
+++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
14

SEMESTER III

AUMT 1345 Automotive Climate Control Systems 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
6

SEMESTER IV

AUMT 2311 Automotive Electronic Controls 3
AUMT 2317 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I 3
AUMT 2334 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II 3
+++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2-3
++++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
14-15

SEMESTER V

AUMT 2313 Automotive Drive Train and Axles 3
AUMT 2325 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle 3
AUMT 2332 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle II 3
+++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2-3
++++Elective Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
14-15
Minimum Hours Required 63-69

+Elective - any student enrolling in TECM 1341 Technical Algebra must take one Natural Science course from the DCCC AAS Core Options for Natural Science. Other college level MATH meets the requirement for MATH and Natural Science.

++Natural Science Elective - any student enrolling in TECM 1341 Technical Algebra must take one Natural Science course selected from the DCCC AAS Core Options for Natural Science.

+++Elective - a minimum of six credit hours of cooperative work experience are required for graduation. Students may elect to complete the cooperative work experience through the completion of 3 two-hour courses. If a student elects this option, they need to begin the courses by the second semester of the degree. Students choosing to complete the cooperative work experience requirement by completing the 2 three-hour courses should wait until their last two semesters of course work. The courses must be selected from the following list:

AUMT 1281 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
AUMT 2280 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
AUMT 2380 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
AUMT 2281 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
AUMT 2381 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3

++++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the DCCC AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

+++++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the DCCC AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Science.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four year institution of their choice.

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY -- TOYOTA TECHNICIAN-TRAINING AND EDUCATION NETWORK

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

Eastfield only

  • 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

This specialized program is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as Automotive technicians in Toyota/Lexus dealership service organizations. Sponsorship at a Toyota/Lexus dealer is not required to begin the program; however, award of manufacturer certifications tied are contingent on obtaining and sustaining sponsorship at a Toyota/Lexus dealer. Emphasis is placed upon the development of the necessary 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.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUMT 1312 Basic Automotive Service 3
AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
AUMT 2321 Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair 3
+Elective Any 3 or 4 credit MATH course OR 3-4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra AND (3)
++Elective Natural Science (4)
15-19

SEMESTER II

AUMT 2311 Automotive Electronic Controls 3
AUMT 1319 Automotive Engine Repair 3
AUMT 2317 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I 3
AUMT 2334 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
15

SEMESTER III

AUMT 1345 Automotive Climate Control Systems 3
AUMT 2380 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
9

SEMESTER IV

AUMT 2381 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
AUMT 1306 Automotive Engine Removal and Installation 3
AUMT 1310 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUMT 1316 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems 3
+++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
15

SEMESTER V

AUMT 2313 Manual Drive Train and Axles 3
AUMT 2325 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle 3
AUMT 2332 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle II 3
++++Elective Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
12
Minimum Hours Required 66-70

+Elective - any student enrolling in TECM 1341 must take one Natural Science course from AAS Core Options for Natural Science. Other college level MATH meets the requirement for MATH and Natural Sciences.

++Natural Science Elective - any student enrolling in TECM 1341 must take one Natural Science course from the AAS Core Options for Natural Science.

+++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 Sciences.

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.

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY -- TRANSMISSION SERVICE TECHNICIAN

(Level I Certificate)

Brookhaven, Cedar Valley and Eastfield only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: C1.AUMT.TRANSMISSION

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
AUMT 2313 Automotive Drive Train and Axles 3
9

SEMESTER II

AUMT 2325 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle 3
AUMT 2332 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle II 3
+Elective Cooperative Education - Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2-3
8-9
Minimum Hours Required 17-18

+Elective - a minimum of two credit hours of cooperative work experience courses must be selected from the following:

AUMT 1280 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
AUMT 1380 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
AUMT 2280 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2
AUMT 2380 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3

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.

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