2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Apr 13, 2024  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Technology Program Video

Automotive Technology (A.A.S.)

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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 ASE Education Foundation, 1503 Edwards Ferry Rd, NE, Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176.  The Web address is http://www.asealliance.org/.

General Education Requirements - 16 Credit Hours

The Missouri Department of Higher Education has identified a common set of general education courses that have been adopted statewide. These courses are called the “CORE 42.”  CORE 42 courses are guaranteed to transfer to any Missouri public college or university to satisfy general education requirements.

Courses in knowledge areas below, designated with the CORE 42 logo indicates courses in that area have been evaluated and provided a MOTR number for transfer to all Missouri public institutions of higher education.

Courses that do not have this designation may still transfer to public and private colleges and universities in Missouri and elsewhere, but students are encouraged to check the transfer equivalency website of the institution to which they plan to transfer to confirm.

Please refer to the MDHE Core Transfer Curriculum for detailed information on CORE 42 courses.

Written Communications - 3 Credit Hours

Oral Communications - 3 Credit Hours

Social and Behavioral Sciences - 3 Credit Hours

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