2014 - 2015 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Automotive Technology
Degree Plan: Dealership-Sponsored Technician AAS



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(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
FORD ASSET TRACK:

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 OR 2
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician (2)
14

SEMESTER II

AUMT 1319 Automotive Engine Repair 3
AUMT 2317 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I 3
AUMT 2334 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II 3
AUMT 2321 Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair 3
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician OR 2
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician (2)
14

SEMESTER III

AUMT 1345 Automotive Climate Control Systems 3
AUMT 2313 Automotive Drive Train and Axles 3
AUMT 2325 Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxle I 3
AUMT 2332 Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles II 3
AUMT 1391 Special Topics in Auto/Automobile Mechanic/Technician 3
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician OR 2
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician (2)
17

SEMESTER IV

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
+Elective MATH Elective 3
++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
+++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
15
FORD ASSET MINIMUM REQUIRED HOURS:
60

 

GM ASEP TRACK:

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

SEMESTER II

AUMT 1319 Automotive Engine Repair 3
AUMT 2317 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I 3
AUMT 2334 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II 3
AUMT 2321 Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair 3
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
15

SEMESTER III

AUMT 1345 Automotive Climate Control Systems 3
AUMT 2313 Automotive Drive Train and Axles 3
AUMT 2325 Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxle I 3
AUMT 1391 Special Topics in Auto/Automobile Mechanic/Technician 3
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
15

SEMESTER IV

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
+Elective MATH Elective 3
++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
+++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
15
GM ASEP MINIMUM REQUIRED HOURS:
60

+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-Students enrolled in the Ford ASSET Track are required a minimum of six credit hours of cooperative work experience for graduation. Students must select to complete the cooperative work experience through the completion of three (3) two-credit hour courses or two (2) three-credit hour courses. 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 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

++++Elective-Students enrolled in the GM ASEP Track are required a minimum of nine credit hours of cooperative work experience for graduation. Students must select to complete the cooperative work experience through the completion of three (3) three-credit hour courses. The courses must be selected from the following list:

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

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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