2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Graduation Map: Automotive Service Technology, TC


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Program Overview

The Technical Certificate in Automotive Service Technology provides students with competencies in service areas of the Automotive Services Excellence program. Graduates may enter the workforce as automotive repair technicians. The program is certified as a master-level training program by the Automotive Service Excellence Foundation (ASE).

ACTS Course Numbers

The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and equitable treatment in the application of credits for admissions and degree requirements. Go to https://adhe.edu/students-parents/transfer-info-for-students for more information.

Degree Requirements

-  This certificate requires successful completion of 48 credit hours

-  A minimum 2.00 cumulative grade-point average required for graduation

-  Satisfaction of all financial obligations due to the college is required for graduation

- Please note: additional prerequisite courses may be required if minimum placement test scores are not met

Career Opportunities

Automotive Repair Technicians

Semester One


Recommended Sequence

Complete all 16 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  AST 1104  Automatic Transmiss/Transaxle w/Lab 4    
  AST 1205  Power Trains With Lab 5    
  AST 1503  Climate Control With Lab 3    
  AST 2304  Engine Repair 4    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Two


Complete all 16 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  AST 1403  Automotive Brake Systems 3    
  AST 2103  Chassis and Steering 3    
  AST 2410  Electrical Fundamentals 10    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Three


Complete all 16 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  AST 2210  Engine Performance 10    
  COLL 1300  Career Essentials* OR ENGL 1311  English Composition I 3    
  MATH 1330  Technical Mathematics (or higher MATH) 3    

*ENGL 1312  OR SPCH 1300  may be substituted if already completed

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR - APPLY FOR GRADUATION

Total 48 Credit Hours


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