Automotive Technology (AAS)

This curriculum is designed to educate and train personnel to fill the mechanical, technical, and supervisory positions in the automotive industry. Successful completion of the program leads to the degree of Associate in Applied Science. Upon completing the program students will be prepared to work as an Auto Mechanic, Automotive Service Technician, Automotive Technician, or Automotive Parts Specialist. Students who wish to complete a program in two years are advised to use a sequence of courses recommended by their counselor or by the instructor. If a student wishes to attend college on less than a full-time basis, the program may be extended beyond two years.

Source: MCC 2020-21 Catalog

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 15-18 CR. HRS. 
ENG 101 English Composition 3
Choose One (1) Course from: 3
BCOM 102 Advanced Bus and Tech Communications
ENG 102 English Composition
COM 201 Public Speaking
Choose One (1) Course from: 3-4
BUS 127 Human Relations
ANTH 103 Cultural Diversity in Contemporary Society
ECON 101A Principles of Macroeconomics
Choose Two (2) Courses From: 6-8
TMAT 101A Technical Math I
TMAT 102A Technical Math II
TMAT 201 Technical Math III
MATH 100A Intermediate Algebra
MATH 111 Algebra with Coordinate Geometry (recommended for transfer)
MATH 112 Trigonometric Functions with Coordinate Geometry
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS  18 CR. HRS.
AT 114 Automotive Power Plants (Engine Rebuilding ) 3
AT 120 Introduction to Electrical Systems I 3
AT 122 Fuel Systems and Emission Controls 3
AT 150A Automotive Brakes 3
AT 210 Powertrains (Manual Drivetrains) 3
AT 212 Alignment and Suspension 3
CHOSE ONE OPTION 22-23 CR-HRS.
Option 1: AUTOMOTIVE MANAGEMENT TRACK
AT 121 Electrical Systems II 3
AT 123 Engine Tune-up (Driveability) 3
AT 140 Intro to Hybrids and Alternative Fuels 3
AT 160A Automotive Air Conditioning 3
AT 211 Automatic Transmissions 3
AT 214 Service Management 3
AT 223 Advanced Engine Performance 3
AT 230 Automotive Services 2
OPTION 2: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING TRACK
ECON 101A Principles of Macroeconomics 4
HIST 101A Western Civilization to 1500 3
MATH 161 Calculus I 4
PHIL 202 Introduction to Ethics 3
PHYS 201C&L College Physics I Lecture and Lab 3
PSYC 201 General Psychology 3
REQUIRED ELECTIVES MINIMUM 3-7 CR. HRS.
Electives must be chosen from the following list or have departmental approval.
COM 201 Public Speaking 3
CSS 100A College Success Seminar 3
ECON 101A Principles of Macroeconomics 4
HE 110 Industrial Safety and Workplace Training 1
HP 101 Hydraulics/Pneumatics 3
MET 101 Industrial Materials 3
MET 201 Mettalurgy 3
MT 101B Basic Machining 3
PHYS 201 CL&L College Physics I Lecture and Lab 5
W 101A Basic Welding 3
TECH 290CI Cooperative Internship 3
Total 62