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2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Automotive Technology
Degree Plan: Dealership-Sponsored Technician A.A.S.

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)

Brookhaven campus only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

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.

FORD ASSET EMPHASIS:
Course Course Title Credit Hours
AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
AUMT 1319 Automotive Engine Repair 3
+Elective Mathematics Elective 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
AUMT 2321 Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair 3
AUMT 1310 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUMT 1316 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems 3
+++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
(ONE 2-Credit Hour Course)
(2)
AND
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
(ONE 2-Credit Hour Course)
(2)
OR
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
(ONE 3-Credit Hour Course)
3
Semester Total 15-16
Course Course Title Credit Hours
AUMT 1345 Automotive Climate Control Systems 3
Semester Total 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
AUMT 2313 Automotive Drive Train and Axles 3
AUMT 2325 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle 3
AUMT 2332 Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles 2 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
(ONE 2-Credit Hour Course)
2
OR
++++Elective Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
(ONE 3-Credit Hour Course)
(3)
Semester Total 14-15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
AUMT 2317 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis 1 3
AUMT 2334 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis 2 3
AUMT 1391 Special Topics in Auto/Automobile Mechanic/Technician 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
Semester Total 15
FORD ASSET EMPHASIS MINIMUM REQUIRED HOURS: 60

 

GM ASEP EMPHASIS:
Semester 1
Course Course Title Credit Hours
AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
AUMT 1319 Automotive Engine Repair 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
Semester Total 12
Semester 2
Course Course Title Credit Hours
AUMT 1310 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUMT 1316 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems 3
AUMT 1345 Automotive Climate Control Systems 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
AUMT 1380 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
Semester Total 15
Semester 3
Course Course Title Credit Hours
+++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Semester Total 3
Semester 4
Course Course Title Credit Hours
AUMT 2321 Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair 3
AUMT 2317 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis 1 3
AUMT 2334 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis 2 3
+Elective Mathematics Elective 3
AUMT 2380 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
Semester Total 15
Semester 5
Course Course Title Credit Hours
AUMT 1391 Special Topics in Auto/Automobile Mechanic/Technician 3
AUMT 2313 Automotive Drive Train and Axles 3
AUMT 2325 Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles 1 3
++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
AUMT 2381 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
Semester Total 15
GM ASEP EMPHASIS MINIMUM REQUIRED HOURS: 60

+Mathematics 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 Emphasis 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:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
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

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.