2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Graduation Map: General Technology - Automotive Option, AAS


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Program Overview

The Associate of Applied Science in General Technology - Automotive option provides students with competencies in all eight service areas of the Automotive Services Excellence program. Graduates may enter the workforce as automotive repair technicians. The Automotive program is certified by Automotive Services 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 degree requires successful completion of 60 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


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 2304  Engine Repair 4    
  COLL 1300  Career Essentials* 3    

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

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 & Steering 3    
  AST 2410  Electrical Fundamentals 10    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Three


Complete all 16 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  AST 1103  Conversion & Installation of AFS 3    
  AST 1503  Clinate Control with Lab 3    
  AST 2210  Engine Performance 10    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Four


Complete all 12 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  BUS 1403  Microcomputer Applications OR CIS 1103  Computer Concepts 3    
  ENGL 1311  English Composition I 3    
  MATH 1330  Technical Mathematics (or higher) 3    
  Social Science (must have ANTH, ECON, GEOG, HIST, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI prefix) 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR - APPLY FOR GRADUATION

Total 60 Credit Hours


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