Automotive Technology: General Motors / ASEP Option

Camden County College, General Motors Corporation and General Motors dealerships jointly sponsor this selective admission program. It is designed specifically for automotive technicians mutually selected for the program by Camden County College and area General Motors dealerships.   VISIT THE AUTO DEPARTMENT WEBSITE   Apply & Register Program Details

Camden County College, General Motors Corporation and General Motors dealerships jointly sponsor this selective admission program. It is designed specifically for automotive technicians mutually selected for the program by Camden County College and area General Motors dealerships.

 

VISIT THE AUTO DEPARTMENT WEBSITE

 


Area of Interest:
Automotive
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Applied Science
Code Course Credits
First Semester (Fall) 15 weeks
AUT-101 Automotive Fundamentals 3
AUT-111 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUT-141 Automotive Electrical/Electronic Principles 4
...-... Diversity - Humanities General Education Elective 3
    13
Second Semester (Spring)
Dealership Experience First 9 weeks
AUT-181 Automotive Practicum I 3
Second 9 weeks
AUT-121 Steering & Suspension Systems 4
AUT-131 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 3
CSC-101 Computer Literacy 3
...-... Social Science General Education Elective 3
    16
Dealership Experience (Summer) 9 weeks
AUT-182 Automotive Practicum II 3
    3
Code Course Credits
Third Semester (Fall) 9 weeks
ENG-101 English Composition I 3
AUT-242 Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems 4
AUT-253 Automotive Engines 4
Dealership Experience 9 weeks
AUT-283 Automotive Practicum III 3
    14
Fourth Semester (Spring) 9 weeks
ENG-102 English Composition II 3
AUT-271 Advanced Automotive Systems I 4
AUT-272 Advanced Automotive Systems II 4
MTH-... Mathematics General Education Elective 3
Dealership Experience 9 weeks
AUT-284 Automotive Practicum IV 3
    17
Fifth Semester (Summer) 9 weeks
AUT-261 Manual Drive Trains & Axles 4
AUT-262 Automatic Transmissions & Transaxles 4
PHY-103 Physics I (for the Non-Science major) 4
    12
  Total Minimum Credits 75

Program Goals

  • To provide students with the ability to be successful and productive employees of General Motors dealerships by having completed and passed four, nine-week practicums at General Motors dealerships.
  • To instill in the students a willingness to exercise safe working habits.
  • To develop the students’ ability to integrate social and decision-making skills and good work habits into the everyday work environment of automotive service and repair.
  • To insure students possess the ability to successfully complete update-training seminars, workshops, manufacturer’s courses and College classes in automotive technology.
  • To provide students with a General Education foundation.
  • To prepare students for employment.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Work safely in a GM repair facility.
  2. Integrate social and decision-making skills with standard professional work habits.
  3. Explain basic principles of automotive technology as it applies to General Motors manufactured automobiles.
  4. Diagnose and repair General Motors automobiles.

Employment Opportunities

  • The GM sponsor provides a uniform, an hourly wage and
    a workplace where students obtain on-the-job training.
  • ASEP graduates experience a very high job placement rate
    with their sponsoring dealerships.

Special Admissions Requirements

  • Applicants must complete the required application form,
    submit official high school records and college transcripts
    and, if applicable, arrange to take the College Placement Test.
  • After applying for admission, students will receive test
    information from the ASEP Director.
  • Applicants must bring an abstract of their driving record from
    the NJDMV.
  • After being accepted by the College, students must be
    sponsored by a General Motors dealer before beginning the
    program.
  • Students must purchase or possess a basic tool set before
    beginning their first college practicum at the sponsoring
    dealerships. (The College provides a list of the required tools.)
  • Students must have clean driving record, and be able to pass
    drug and background checks.

Contact Person

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

Additional information

CIP Code

15.0803

Program Code

GMA.AAS