2013 - 2014 Catalog
Program: Automotive Technology
Degree Plan: Toyota Technician-Training and Education Network AAS

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(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.