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
CodeCourseCredits
First Year / First Semester
AUT-101Automotive Fundamentals3
AUT-111Automotive Brake Systems3
AUT-121Steering & Suspension Systems4
CIS-105Computer Literacy3
...-...Diversity: Humanities Education Elective3
  16
Second Semester
ENG-101English Composition I13
AUT-131Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning3
AUT-141Automotive Electrical/Electronic Principles4
MTH....Mathematics General Education Elective3/4
...-...Social Science General Education Elective3
  16/17
CodeCourseCredits
Second Year / First Semester
ENG-102English Composition II23
AUT-242Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems4
AUT-253Automotive Engines4
AUT-261Manual Drive Trains and Axles4
PHY-103Physics I (for the Non-Science major)4
  19
Second Semester
AUT-262Automatic Transmissions & Transaxles4
AUT-271Advanced Automotive Systems I4
AUT-272Advanced Automotive Systems II34
AUT-286Automotive Capstone Practicum (360 hours)3
  15
 Total Minimum Credits66/67
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