Automotive Systems Technology Diploma in Career and Technical Education Pathway (D60160P)

Career and College Promise provides seamless dual enrollment educational opportunities for eligible North Carolina high school students in order to accelerate completion of college certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees that lead to college transfer or provide entry-level job skills.

Required Courses
(Take When Available)
ENG 111--Expository Writing
MAT 115--Mathematical Models
AUT 141--Suspension and Steering
AUT 151--Brake Systems
AUT 161--Basic Auto Electricity
AUT 181--Engine Performance I
AUT 183--Engine Performance II
AUT 281--Advanced Engine Performance
AUT 110--Intro to Auto Technology
AUT 116--Engine Repair
AUT 116A--Engine Repair Lab
AUT 141A--Suspension and Steering Lab
AUT 151A--Brake Systems Lab
AUT 163--Advanced Auto Electricity
ACA 115--Success and Study Skills
Student Application Procedures
  1. The high school will document eligibility criteria (high school GPA and PLAN or other assessment scores) on the student's transcript. A Home school or non-public high school student must submit a transcript and official test scores from an approved assessment test.
  2. Students must complete a college application and concurrent enrollment form to be admitted into a Career and College Promise pathway: Career and College Promise Enrollment Form.
Career Technical Education Pathway
  1. The Career and College Promise Career Technical Education Pathway leads to a certificate or diploma aligned with a high school Career Cluster.
  2. To be eligible for enrollment, a high school student must meet the following criteria:
    1. Be a high school junior or senior;
    2. Have a weighted GPA of 3.0 on high school courses or have the recommendation of the high school principal or his/her designee; and
    3. Meet the prerequisites for the career pathway.
  3. High school counselors should consider students' PLAN scores in making pathway recommendations.
  4. College Career Technical Education courses may be used to provide partial or full fulfillment of a four-unit career cluster. Where possible, students should be granted articulated credit based on the local or state North Carolina High School to Community College articulation agreement.
  5. To maintain eligibility for continued enrollment, a student must
    1. Continue to make progress toward high school graduation, and
    2. Maintain a 2.0 in college coursework after completing two courses.
  6. A student must enroll in one program of study and may not substitute courses in one program for courses in another. The student may change his or her program of study major with approval of the high school principal or his/her designee and the college's chief student development administrator.