Brief Program Description/Goals
The competencies the student is expected to achieve in the program are based on the tasks described by National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Students will receive training in the following areas: automatic transmission/transaxle, brakes, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, heating and air conditioning, manual drive train and axles, and suspension and steering. The program has a Cooperative Education requirement.
What Is Unique About The Program
The Automotive Mechanics Technology program is a competency-based program designed following the standards specified by NATEF and is certified by NATEF.
- Valid driver’s license
- ENG 19 and/or ENG 21, OR ESL 11 & 13 & 14, OR Placement in ENG 22/60 or ESL 23
- "C" or higher in MATH 25 or in 50 or in 53, OR Placement in higher MATH
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the AMT program, students will be able to:
- Gain employment in the automotive industry in any of the eight NATEF areas: engine repair, automatic transmission/transaxle, manual drive train and axles, suspension and steering, brakes, electrical/electronics systems, heating and air conditioning, and engine performance;
- Increase their marketability through learning time management and team work skills; and,
- Gain personal knowledge and experience in vehicle repair.
Degrees That Can Be Earned
- Certificate of Completion (CC)
- Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Itemized Estimate of Educational Costs
- Tuition based on total credits taken.
- Tools/supplies for 5 semester program aproximately $3,500.
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