A.A.S. Degree: 64 Hours
Under the supervision of certified instructors experienced in the industry, students learn fundamentals of automotive systems design, operation, diagnosis and repair. Classroom concepts and theory are applied in the shop environment where troubleshooting, service procedures, estimating and customer relations are practiced. The automotive industry is changing and growing, with increasing emphasis on safety and electronics. Potential employers include automotive dealerships, independent repair shops, service stations, and product sales and service. The degree program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), 101 Blue Seal Drive, S.E. Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175, (703) 669-6650.