Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Technology AAS: 307

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The ASE-NATEF Master Certified curriculum prepares students for employment in the automotive service industry as a repair technician. The curriculum also prepares students for seven ASE automobile technician certification exams: ASE A-1, A-4, A-5, A-6, A-8, and L-1. Students are exposed to the following areas of expertise: undercar (brakes, suspension, steering, and alignment), electrical (engine and chassis/body), engineer performance (computer controlled fuel injection, ignition, and emission control systems), engine repair and HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning). All automotive (AUTO) classes consist of a lecture section and a lab (shop) section. Some AUTO classes also include a lab discussion section. Successful completion of this program, AUTO 130  and AUTO 220 , leads to the award of an AAS degree and the powertrain specialist certificate. Successful complete of this program AUTO 130  and AUTO 220  also prepares students for all ASE automobile technician certification exams. This combination is designed for individuals seeking ASE a master automobile technician status.

General Education Course Selections

Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education Course Requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence

All students should review the Program Advising Guide and consult an advisor.

Second Semester

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

Total Credit Hours: 60

* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or elective.

Program Outline / Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Foundation Courses

  • English Foundation 3 semester hours (ENGF)
  • Mathematics Foundation 3 semester hours (MATF)

Distribution Courses

General Education Elective

  • General Education Elective 4 semester hours (GEEL)

Total Credit Hours: 60

* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , if needed, for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or elective.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Identify and describe operation of automotive components and systems.
  • Demonstrate safe and effective use of tools and equipment related to the automotive service and repair industry.
  • Diagnose, service, and repair automotive systems and components.

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