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Automotive Technology Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 76
Program Start: Fall

2020–2021 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

Course Descriptions: Show All | Hide All

Semester 1
AUT-106 Introduction to Automotive Technology 4WK1 2 $502.00
AUT-109 Introduction to Automotive Technology II 4WK1 2 $402.00
AUT-504 Automotive Brake Systems 4WK3 4 $804.00
AUT-537 Automotive Advanced Brake Systems 4WK4 4 $804.00
AUT-643 Auto Starting, Charging, and Electrical 4WK2 4 $834.00
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $603.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- O E 3 $603.00
MAT-121 College Algebra -OR- 4 $804.00
Math Elective 3
Total Credits 19

Semester 2
AUT-307 Automotive Manual Transmissions and Transaxles 4WK2 4 $834.00
AUT-404 Automotive Suspension and Steering 4WK1 4 $814.00
AUT-704 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 4WK4 4 $824.00
AUT-842 Automotive Computerized Engine Controls 4WK3 4 $804.00
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $603.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- O E 3 $603.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology O E 3 $603.00
Total Credits 19

Semester 3
AUT-164 Automotive Engine Repair 4WK1 4 $914.00
AUT-204 Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles 4WK4 4 $804.00
AUT-610 Automotive Electrical I 4WK3 4 $804.00
AUT-631 Automotive Electronics 4WK2 4 $854.00
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3 $603.00
ENG-105 Composition I O E 3 $603.00
Total Credits 19

Semester 4
AUT-315 Automotive Differentials and 4-Wheel Drive 4WK4 4 $804.00
AUT-827 Automotive Ignition Systems 4WK3 4 $804.00
AUT-834 Automotive Fuel Systems 4WK2 4 $854.00
AUT-886 Comprehensive Application 4WK1 4 $804.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3 $603.00
Total Credits 19

Math Electives
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 $804.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $603.00
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3 $603.00
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 $804.00
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 $804.00
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 $804.00

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

Course calculations are based on 2020–2021 tuition and fees and course fees.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Academic/College Success Advisor

Natasha Ceaser
Butler Hall 122
Buchanan Hall 126
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Program Advisors

Gerrot Jacobson
Butler Hall 128
319-296-2329 ext.1759
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Brian Thomas
Butler Hall 128
319-296-2329 ext.1325
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Administrative Assistant

Connie Smith
Buchanan Hall 128
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Business and Applied Technologies

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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