This degree program, one of the largest of its kind in the west, prepares students for lucrative careers as automotive technicians as well as related automotive occupations. Instruction is provided on state-of-the-art equipment in both classrooms and labs. ASE Master Certified technicians provide all instruction, with the focus on understanding automotive systems operation and how to effectively and efficiently diagnose and service these systems. Additionally, emphasis is placed on preparing students to personally pass ASE certification exams. This degree places an emphasis on the current and emerging technology used in hybrid and alternative fueled vehicles.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
- Demonstrate diagnostic and repair routines as related to the major systems of the automobile.
- Prepare to take the following ASE/NATEF certification exams: ASE A1, ASE A4, ASE A5, ASE A6, and ASE A7.
- Demonstrate knowledge in the use of both printed and electronic repair information and service literature.
- Demonstrate use of both mechanical and PC based computerized diagnostic equipment.
- Demonstrate understanding of diagnostic and repair literature.