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Butte College 2016-2017 Catalog. Program details:

Automotive Technology

Career/Technical
AS Degree in Automotive Technology
Certificate of Achievement in Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology Program
www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/automotive/
Rob Holt, Chair (530) 895-2549
Department Office: SC 115 (530) 879-6103
Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

About the Program
The Automotive Technology program is a vocational core of courses designed to prepare students for employment as automotive technicians. Training is given in both theory and practical skills in the operation, maintenance and repair of today's automotive systems. Courses are held in a completely modern and well-equipped lab where the students learn the practical skills and work habits essential to sound pre-employment training. The program's goal is to produce a highly-skilled apprentice, entry-level technician with strong basic skills in both principles of operation and system service procedures. Butte College offers several ASE/NATEF-certified programs that lead to successful careers in the Automotive Technology industry. Each program has its advantages and offers different entry levels and income.

For more information, refer to the Butte Automotive Website:

www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/automotive/

Career Opportunities
For Career information please refer to our website: www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/automotive

Gainful Employment Information
Certificate of Achievement in Automotive Technology:
www.butte.edu/curriculum/gainful-employment/0132300CA.html



Admission to the Program
There is a limitation on enrollment into the Automotive program. If you are interested in this program and would like to make an appointment to get on the Automotive waiting list, please refer to our website:
www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/automotive/

From our greeting page follow the links:

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Fill out the information fields on the Appointment Contact Information Sheet, and then click the "Send Form" button. You will receive an appointment confirmation within two to three weeks.

To obtain an Associate's degree, students must complete both the major requirements and the graduation requirements listed at the beginning of the Career and Technical Education Programs section of that catalog.

Note that some courses have a prerequisite (P), corequisite (C), or both (P/C). Prerequisites and corequisites are listed within each course description in that catalog.


AS Degree in Automotive Technology 60 Units Minimum

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Explain the principles of operation and maintenance required to repair all systems of the modern automobile.
  • Safely and correctly maintain, diagnose and repair specific areas of the vehicle.
Required courses for the major: 48.5 Units

AUT 6 Automotive Electrical Systems Lecture Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)2
AUT 7 Automotive Electrical Systems Lab Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)2
AUT 8 Auto Engines Lecture Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)2.5
AUT 9 Automotive Engines Lab Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)2.5
AUT 21 Automotive Brakes/Suspension and Steering Systems Lab Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)3
AUT 22 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Lecture Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)2
AUT 23 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Lab Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)2
AUT 52 Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles Lecture Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)3
AUT 53 Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles Lab Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)3
AUT 56 Manual Transmissions/Drivetrains Lecture Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)2
AUT 57 Manual Transmissions/Drivetrains Lab Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)2
AUT 30 Engine Performance and Emission Controls Lecture Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)5
AUT 31 Engine Performance and Emission Controls Lab Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)5


Certificate of Achievement in Automotive Technology 48.5 Units

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Explain the principles of operation and maintenance required to repair all systems of the modern automobile.
  • Safely and correctly maintain, diagnose and repair specific areas of the vehicle.
Required courses for the certificate:
AUT 6 Automotive Electrical Systems Lecture Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)2
AUT 7 Automotive Electrical Systems Lab Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)2
AUT 8 Auto Engines Lecture Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)2.5
AUT 9 Automotive Engines Lab Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)2.5
AUT 21 Automotive Brakes/Suspension and Steering Systems Lab Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)3
AUT 22 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Lecture Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)2
AUT 23 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Lab Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)2
AUT 52 Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles Lecture Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)3
AUT 53 Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles Lab Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)3
AUT 56 Manual Transmissions/Drivetrains Lecture Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)2
AUT 57 Manual Transmissions/Drivetrains Lab Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)2
AUT 30 Engine Performance and Emission Controls Lecture Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)5
AUT 31 Engine Performance and Emission Controls Lab Has prerequisite(s) and corequisite(s)5

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