2013 - 2014 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

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



This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013.
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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

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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