2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Automotive Technology
Degree Plan: Toyota Technician-Training and Education Network 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)

Eastfield campus only

(Block Scheduling available at Eastfield College)

  • 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.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.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

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 Dallas 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.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
AUMT 2321 Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair 3
+Elective Mathematics Elective 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
AUMT 1316 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems 3
AUMT 1310 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUMT 2311 Automotive Electronic Controls 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
AUMT 1345 Automotive Climate Control Systems 3
AUMT 1319 Automotive Engine Repair 3
AUMT 2380 Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
AUMT 1306 Automotive Engine Removal and Installation 3
AUMT 2317 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis 1 3
AUMT 2334 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis 2 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
AUMT 2325 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle 3
AUMT 2307 Hybrid Systems Diagnostics 3
AUMT 2313 Automotive Drive Train and Axles 3
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Semester Total 15
Minimum Hours Required 60

+Mathematics 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.