Degree Automotive Technician

Competency or
Program Requirement
Course Number and Title Required
Credits
Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communications Choose any Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communications listed 3
Continuing Learning and Information Literacy/Ethics CSA*H105 Introduction to Software Applications or CSC*H101 Introduction to Computers 3
Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking/Written Communication ENG*H101 Composition 3
Historical Knowledge BBG*H231 Business Law I 3
Oral Communication Choose any Oral Communication course listed 3
Quantitative Reasoning MAT*H121 Applications for Business and other Careers, MAT*H135 Topics in Contemporary Mathematics, MAT*H167 Principles of Statistics 3
Scientific Knowledge♢♢ PHY*H110 Introduction to Physics 4
Scientific Reasoning♢♢ Waived 0
Social Phenomena ECN*H101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Written Communication Choose any Written Communication listed 3

Program Requirements

ATP*H100 Integrated Automotive 3
ATP*H130 Brake Systems 3
ATP*H110 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
ATP*H150 Suspension and Steering Systems 3
ATP*H210 Engine Performance 3
ATP*H120 Engine Repair 3
ATP*H185 Automotive Service & Parts Management 2
ATP*H261 Manual Drivetrain and Axles 2
ATP*H220 Automotive Emissions 3
ATP*H262 Automatic Transmission and Transaxles 2
ATP*H140: Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 3
ATP*H190 Metallurgy/Welding or ATP Course Approved by Coordinator 2
ATP*H290 Co-op Work Experience I 3
ATP*H291 Co-op Work Experience II 3
Total Credits: 66

Notes:

Any given course may only be used to satisfy one of the competency areas even if it is listed under more than one.

MAT*H137 and courses numbered lower than MAT*H137 will not transfer to Connecticut State Universities as Quantitative Reasoning courses.

♢♢At least one Scientific Knowledge and Understanding OR Scientific Reasoning course must have a lab component.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Apply Language Arts and Communications skills related to the occupation, including but not limited to: reading, writing, and oral communication.
  2. Perform Mathematics related to the occupation, including but not limited to: algebraic expressions, arithmetic, decimals and graphs.
  3. Use scientific methods and critical thinking to solve problems in Science related to the occupation, including but not limited to: electricity, chemical reactions, heat motion, and hydraulics.
  4. Demonstrate Workplace Skills related to the occupation, including but not limited to, preparing a resume, seeking employment, maintaining a safe and healthy workplace environment, demonstrating workplace ethics and teamwork.
  5. Apply knowledge of theory and safety to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation.
  6. Identify and use appropriate tools, testing and measurement equipment to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation.
  7. Use current reference and training materials from accepted industry publications and standards to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation.
  8. Apply knowledge of general engine diagnosis and repair, including but not limited to the engine's: cylinder heads, valve train, block, lubrication, and cooling system.
  9. Apply knowledge of general transmission and transaxle maintenance, adjustment, diagnosis and repair.
  10. Apply knowledge of suspension and steering systems (including wheel and tire), diagnosis, service, adjustments, alignment and repair.
  11. Apply knowledge of general disc and/or drum brake system hydraulics, power assist, and ABS (antilock brakes), maintenance, adjustment diagnosis and repair.
  12. Apply knowledge of general electrical/electronic systems, including but not limited to: starting, charging, lighting, wiring, accessories, diagnosis and repair.
  13. Apply knowledge of general heating and air conditioning systems and their components, maintenance, adjustment, diagnosis and repair.
  14. Apply knowledge of general engine performance, including but not limited to: computer controls, ignition, fuel, exhaust, and emission systems, and their maintenance, diagnosis, adjustments and repair.
  15. Apply knowledge of computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, graphs and other software related to the occupation.

Degree Automotive Technician Management

Competency or
Program Requirement
Course Number and Title Required
Credits
Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communications Choose any Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communications listed 3
Continuing Learning and Information Literacy/Ethics CSA*H105 Introduction to Software Applications or CSC*H101 Introduction to Computers 3
Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking/Written Communication ENG*H101 Composition 3
Historical Knowledge BBG*H231 Business Law I 3
Oral Communication Choose any Oral Communication course listed 3
Quantitative Reasoning MAT*H121 Applications for Business and other Careers, MAT*H135 Topics in Contemporary Mathematics, or MAT*H167 Principles of Statistics 3
Scientific Knowledge◊◊ PHY*H110 Introduction to Physics 4
Scientific Reasoning◊◊ Waived 0
Social Phenomena ECN*H101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Written Communication Choose any Written Communication listed 3
Program Requirements ATP*H100 Integrated Automotive 3
ATP*H120 Engine Repair 3
ATP*H130 Brake Systems 3
ATP*H110 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
ATP*H150 Suspension and Steering Systems 3
ATP*H185 Automotive Service & Parts Management 2
BBG*H101 Introduction to Business 3
BES*H118 Small Business Management 3
ACC*H113 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
BMG*H202 Principles of Management 3
ACC*H117 Managerial Accounting 3
Total Credits: 60

Notes:

Any given course may only be used to satisfy one of the competency areas even if it is listed under more than one.

MAT*H137 and courses numbered lower than MAT*H137 will not transfer to Connecticut State Universities as Quantitative Reasoning courses.

◊◊At least one Scientific Knowledge and Understanding OR Scientific Reasoning course must have a lab component.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Apply Language Arts and Communications skills related to the occupation, including but not limited to: reading, writing,and oral communication.
  2. Perform Mathematics related to the occupation, including but not limited to: algebraic expressions, arithmetic, decimals and graphs.
  3. Use scientific methods and critical thinking to solve problems in Science related to the occupation, including but not limited to: electricity, chemical reactions, heat, motion, and hydraulics.
  4. Demonstrate Workplace Skills related to the occupation, including but not limited to, preparing a resume, seeking employment, maintaining a safe and healthy workplace environment, demonstrating workplace ethics and teamwork.
  5. Apply knowledge of Computer Applications including word processing, spreadsheets, graphs and other software related to the occupation.
  6. Apply knowledge of theory and safety to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation.
  7. Identify and use appropriate tools, testing and measurement equipment to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation.
  8. Use current reference and training materials from accepted industry publications and standards to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation.
  9. Apply knowledge of general engine diagnosis and repair, including but not limited to the engines: cylinder heads, valve train, block, lubrication, and cooling system .
  10. Apply knowledge of suspension and steering systems (including wheel and tire), diagnosis, service, adjustments, alignment and repair.
  11. Apply knowledge of general disc and/or drum brake system, hydraulics, power assist, and ABS (antilock brakes), maintenance, adjustment, diagnosis, and repair.
  12. Apply knowledge of general electrical/electronic systems, including but not limited to: starting, charging, lighting, wiring, accessories, diagnosis and repair.
  13. Demonstrate basic knowledge of management, human resources, and organizational development in an entry-level management position.
  14. Understand and practice the various functions of management as well as the nature and responsibilities of a manager.
  15. Interpret management information from various sources such as financial statements, annual reports, and publications.
  16. Demonstrate a responsible attitude in relationships with employers, fellow employees, working groups, and the macro-environment.

Certificate Automotive Fundamentals

Course No. Title Credits
ATP*H100 Integrated Automotive Systems 3
ATP*H130 Brakes 3
ATP*H150 Steering and Suspension 3
Elective Automotive 2-3
Elective Mathematics 3
  Total Credit Hours 14-15

To ensure appropriate placement, placement test results and course prerequisites should be reviewed with the Program Coordinator and/or advisor.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Perform mathematics related to the occupation, including but not limited to: algebraic expressions, arithmetic, decimals and graphs.
  • Relate knowledge of theory and safety to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation.
  • Identify and use appropriate tools, testing and measurement equipment to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation.
  • Use current reference and training materials from accepted industry publications and standards to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation.
  • Relate knowledge of general engine diagnosis and repair, including but not limited to the engine's: cylinder heads, valve train, block, lubrication, and cooling system.
  • Relate knowledge of suspension and steering systems (including wheel and tire), diagnosis, service, adjustments, alignment and repair.
  • Relate knowledge of general disc and/or drum brake system, hydraulics, power assist, and ABS (antilock brakes), maintenance, adjustment, diagnosis, and repair.

Certificate Advanced Engine Performance

To ensure appropriate placement, placement test results and course prerequisites should be reviewed with the Program Coordinator and/or advisor.

Course No. Title Credits
ATP*H100 Integrated Automotive Systems 3
ATP*H120 Engine Repair 3
ATP*H110 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
ATP*H210 Engine Performance 3
ATP*H220 Automotive Emissions 3
ATP*H291 Cooperative Work Experience ll 3
  Total Credit Hours 18

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Perform mathematics related to the occupation, including but not limited to: algebraic expressions, arithmetic, decimals and graphs.
  • Use scientific methods and critical thinking to solve problems in science related to the occupation, including but not limited to: electricity, chemical reactions, heat, motion, and hydraulics.
  • Demonstrate workplace skills related to the occupation including but not limited to: preparing a resume, seeking employment, maintaining a safe and healthy workplace environment, demonstrating workplace ethics and teamwork.
  • Apply knowledge of theory and safety to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation.
  • Identify and use appropriate tools, testing and measurement equipment to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation.
  • Use current reference and training materials from accepted industry publications and standards to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation.
  • Apply knowledge of general engine diagnosis and repair: including but not limited to the engine's: cylinder heads, valve train, block, lubrication, and cooling system.
  • Apply knowledge of general electrical/electronic systems, including but not limited to: starting, charging, lighting, wiring, accessories, diagnosis and repair.
  • Apply knowledge of general engine performance, including but not limited to: computer controls, ignition, fuel, exhaust, and emission systems, and their maintenance, diagnosis, adjustments, and repair.

Certificate General Automotive Service

To ensure appropriate placement, placement test results and course prerequisites should be reviewed with the Program Coordinator and/or advisor.

Course No. Title Credits
ATP*H100 Integrated Automotive Systems 3
ATP*H110 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
ATP*H120 Engine Repair 3
ATP*H130 Brakes 3
ATP*H150 Steering and Suspension 3
ATP*H290 Cooperative Work Experience I 3
  Total Credit Hours 18

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Perform mathematics related to the occupation, including but not limited to: algebraic expressions, arithmetic, decimals and graphs.
  • Use scientific methods and critical thinking to solve problems in science related to the occupation, including but not limited to: electricity, chemical reactions, heat, motion, and hydraulics.
  • Demonstrate workplace skills related to the occupation, including but not limited to: preparing a resume, seeking employment, maintaining a safe and healthy workplace environment, demonstrating workplace ethics and teamwork.
  • Apply knowledge of theory and safety to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation.
  • Identify and use appropriate tools, testing and measurement equipment to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation.
  • Use current reference and training materials from accepted industry publications and standards to accomplish certain tasks related to the occupation.
  • Apply knowledge of general engine diagnosis and repair, including but not limited to the engine's: cylinder heads, valve train, block, lubrication, and cooling system.
  • Apply knowledge of suspension and steering systems (including wheel and tire), diagnosis, service, adjustments, alignment and repair.
  • Apply knowledge of general disc and/or drum brake system, hydraulics, power assist, and ABS (antilock brakes), maintenance, adjustment, diagnosis, and repair.
  • Apply knowledge of general electrical/electronic systems, including but not limited to, starting, charging, lighting, wiring, accessories, diagnosis and repair.