Diploma in Automotive Systems Technology (D60160)

The Automotive Systems Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment as Automotive Service Technicians. It provides an introduction to automotive careers and increases student awareness of the challenges associated with this fast and ever-changing field.

Classroom and lab experiences integrate technical and academic course work. Emphasis is placed on theory, servicing and operation of brakes, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, steering/suspension, automatic transmissions/transaxles, engine repair, climate control, and manual drive trains.

Upon completion of this curriculum, students should be prepared to take the ASE exam and be ready for full-time employment in dealerships and repair shops in the automotive service industry.


Refer to the catalog for the current suggested sequence of courses. The catalog is located here. You must see an advisor to register and enroll. The advisor will ensure you are placed in the right sequence of courses to meet your academic and program completion needs.

2011-2012 Gainful Employment Data
Automotive Systems Technology Diploma (D60160)
SOC Code(s)O*Net Occupations
49-2093.00Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
49-2096.00Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
49-3023.01Automotive Master Mechanics
Tuition and FeesBooks and SuppliesTotal Cost of Program
Normal Time to Complete / Semester Credit Hours
1.5 year / 47
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