Automotive Service Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree

(60 Semester Credit Hours)

Curriculum for Fall Start

  •  Fall
    Course # Course Name Hours
    AST 1004 Gasoline Engine Theory 4
    AST 1103 Automotive Brake Systems 3
    AST 1113 Introduction to Automotive Drive Trains
    ENGL 1013 Composition I
    Must pass with a "C" or better
    TMAT 1203 Technical Math II
    (or higher math)
    Must pass with a "C" or better
    Total Hours   16
  •  Spring
    Course # Course Name Hours
    AST 1003 Automotive Electronics
    (Prerequisite:  TMAT 1103 or higher)
    3
    AST 1005 Engine Performance
    (prerequisite:  AST 1004)
    5
    AST 1203 Automotive Climate Control
    AST 1213 Automotive Chassis and Steering
    CIS 1113 Fundamental Computer Operation
    Total Hours   17
  •  Fall
    Course # Course Name Hours
    AST 1223 Advanced Auto Drive Trains
    (Prerequisite: AST 1113)
    AST 2103 Advanced Auto Electronics
    (Prerequisite:  AST 1003)
    3
    AST 2113 Advanced Engine Performance
    (Prerequisite: AST 1005)
    ENGL 1023 Composition II
    (Prerequisite:  ENGL 1013)
    Must pass with a "C" or better
    Total Hours   12
  •  Spring
    Course # Course Name Hours
    3 Hours AST Approved Elective 3
    3 Hours Social Science elective 3
    AST 2203 Diesel Theory 3
    AST 2303 Alternative Automotive Fuels and Technologies 3
    WLD 1403 Welding for Trades and Industry 3
    Total Hours   15


Curriculum for Spring Start

  •  Spring
    Course # Course Name Hours
    AST 1003 Automotive Electronics 3
    AST 1203 Automotive Climate Control 3
    AST 1213 Automotive Chassis and Steering
    ENGL 1013 Composition I
    Must pass with a "C" or better
    TMAT 1203 Technical Math II
    (or higher math)
    Must pass with a "C" or better
    Total Hours   15
  •  First Summer Session (five-week course)
    Course # Course Name Hours
    AST 1004 Gasoline Engine Theory 4
    AST 2103 Advanced Automotive Electronics
    (prerequisite:  AST 1003)
    Total Hours   7
  •  Fall
    Course # Course Name Hours
    AST 1103 Automotive Brake Systems 3
    AST 1113 Introduction to Automotive Drive Trains 3
    CIS 1113 Fundamental Computer Operation 3
    ENGL 1023 Composition II
    (Prerequisite: ENGL 1013)
    Must pass with a "C" or better
    3
    Total Hours   12
  •  Spring
    Course # Course Name Hours
    3 Hours Any Approved Social Science 3
    AST 1005 Engine Performance
    (prerequisite: AST 1004)
    5
    AST 2203 Diesel Theory 3
    AST 2303 Alternative Automotive Fuels and Technologies 3
    Total Hours   14
  •  Fall
    Course # Course Name Hours
    3 Hours AST Approved Elective 3
    AST 1223 Advanced Auto Drive Trains
    (prerequisite: AST 1113)
    3
    AST 2113 Advanced Engine Performance
    (prerequisite: AST 1005)
    3
    WLD 1403 Welding for Trades and Industry 3
    Total Hours   12


Approved Electives must be approved by the program director.