Automotive Service Technology

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Advisor: Lloyd Adams

EAC supports ASE certification of technicians.
The Automotive Service Technology degree provides an opportunity for all students to develop and upgrade skills needed to be productive and successful upon entry into several automotive service and repair occupations. Additionally, this program develops the career skills necessary for an individual to move into sales, business management, or supervisory positions. The Automotive Service Technology program is recognized for its high level of achievement by meeting local and national industry standards. The degree course work will help prepare students for ASE certification tests.

Curriculum Requirements
AUT 105
Automotive Electrical Fundamentals
2 credits
AUT 106
Internal Combustion Engines
4 credits
AUT 107
Automotive Electrical Systems and Equipment
2 credits
AUT 110
Fuel and Emission Systems
2 to 3 credits
AUT 120
Manual Transmission and Drive Train
3 credits
AUT 131
Steering and Suspension Systems
3 credits
AUT 132
Automotive Brake Systems
2 credits
AUT 180
Automotive Service Techniques OR
AUT 101
Introduction to Automotive Technology
2 to 4 credits
AUT 220
Automotive Electronics and Computerized Vehicle Controls
2 credits
AUT 230
Automatic Transmissions
4 credits
AUT 260
Vehicle Performance and Diagnosis
3 credits
AUT 266
Vehicle Heating and Air Conditioning
3 credits
AUT 280
Advanced Shop
4 credits
Total Curriculum Requirements - 36 to 39 credits GPA of 2.0 or higher
Curriculum Related Requirements
In addition to the required courses above, select from the following Curriculum Related courses to complete a total of 46 curriculum credits
AMT 101
Fundamentals of Machining
2 credits
AMT 104
Machining and Fabrication
3 credits
AMT 110
Introduction to Fab Lab Technology
2 credits
AUT 150
Automotive Painting and Refinishing
3 credits
AUT 297
Workshop OR
AUT 299
Independent Study
1 to 3 credits
COE 101
Job Seeking Strategies
2 credits
COE 111
Cooperative Education I (Occupational)
1 to 4 credits
SBM 110
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
3 credits
SBM 231
Business Planning
1 credits
TEC 112
Basic Hydraulics and Pneumatics
2 credits
WLD 101
3 credits
WLD 108
Welding and Metal Fabrication
3 credits
WLD 201
Repair Welding and Fabrication
3 credits
WLD 260
Flux Cored Arc and Gas Metal Arc Welding
3 credits
WLD 270
Technical Welding
3 credits
Total Curriculum Related Requirements - 7 to 10  credits with a GPA of 2.00 or higher
General Education Requirements
BUS 111
Business Mathematical Calculations OR
MAT 100
Applied Mathematics or higher
3 to 5 credits
ENG 100
Writing Fundamentals or higher
3 credits
CMP 101
Introduction to Computers OR
CMP 103
Introduction to Computer Based Systems
3 credits
Select a sufficient number of credits from the list of General Education courses here to obtain the 18 credits required. You may not exceed nine credits in any GE category, with the exception of Health and Physical Education where the maximum is two credits.
Total General Education Requirements - 18 credits

Courses listed in Curriculum Requirements that qualify for General Education credit (see the General Education section of the catalog) may fulfill both General Education and Curriculum Requirements unless General Education Requirements are specified in the major . Each course taken to satisfy the General Education Requirements of this degree must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.


Total Minimum Degree Requirements - 64 credits

In addition to completing the required courses listed above, you must meet the following general graduation requirements to obtain this degree:

  • Complete at least 16 degree credits at Eastern Arizona College.
  • Attain a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher.
  • File a Graduation Petition through your Gila Hank Online account at least 60 calendar days prior to the end of the semester in which graduation is anticipated.
  • Remove any indebtedness to the College.