Automotive Technology (Apprentice)

This open enrollment curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers as service technicians in the automotive industry.   VISIT THE AUTO DEPARTMENT WEBSITE   Apply & Register Program Details

This open enrollment curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers as service technicians in the automotive industry.

 

VISIT THE AUTO DEPARTMENT WEBSITE

 


Area of Interest:
Automotive
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Applied Science

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
AUT-101 Automotive Fundamentals 3
AUT-111 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUT-121 Steering & Suspension Systems 4
CIS-105 Computer Literacy 3
...-... Diversity: Humanities Education Elective 3
    16
Second Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
AUT-131 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 3
AUT-141 Automotive Electrical/Electronic Principles 4
MTH.... Mathematics General Education Elective 3/4
...-... Social Science General Education Elective 3
    16/17
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II2 3
AUT-242 Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems 4
AUT-253 Automotive Engines 4
AUT-261 Manual Drive Trains and Axles 4
PHY-103 Physics I (for the Non-Science major) 4
    19
Second Semester
AUT-262 Automatic Transmissions & Transaxles 4
AUT-271 Advanced Automotive Systems I 4
AUT-272 Advanced Automotive Systems II3 4
AUT-286 Automotive Capstone Practicum (360 hours) 3
    15
  Total Minimum Credits 66/67
Note: The program accepts students each semester.
1 Must test into ENG-101 or complete all appropriate prerequisites
2 Prerequisite: ENG-101
3 Corequisite: AUT-271

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Work safely in an automobile repair facility.
  2. Perform basic techniques involved in diagnosis and repair of automobiles.
  3. Explain basic principles of automotive technology.

Employment Opportunities

The program prepares students to work at all automotive service facilities, whether independent service organizations or new car dealerships.

Graduates of this program experience a very high job placement rate in the automotive industry as an:

  • Automotive technician
  • Automotive service writer
  • Automotive parts counter specialist

Special Program Requirements

Applicants must complete the required application form, submit official high school records and college transcripts and arrange to take the College Placement Test. Students should have good mechanical skills. Toward the end of the program, a 360-hour practicum is required.

Contact Person

Christopher Gallo, Director
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4544
email: cgallo@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

15.0803

Program Code

AUT.AAS