Automotive Repair Technology

Automotive Repair Technology provides intensive career preparation through a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on application. The program is accredited and certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), and is led by Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) master certified instructors. Instructors provide students the fundamental knowledge and experience needed to become entry level technicians in the automotive industry. The Automotive Repair Technology curriculum is reviewed by an advisory board composed of local and regional industry members annually.

Degrees

Courses

  • AMM 100 Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair
    Provides students with the basics of automotive maintenance including the identification of vehicle systems and basic repairs. Topics include workplace safety, basic shop procedures, tool identification, proper use of fasteners and precision measurement. Co-requisite: AMM 101.
  • AMM 101 Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Lab
    Provides students with the basics of automotive maintenance including the identification of vehicle systems and basic repairs. Topics include workplace safety, basic shop procedures, tool identification, proper use of fasteners and precision measurement. Co-requisite: AMM 100
  • AMM 110 Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair II Lecture
    Provides students with the basics of automotive maintenance including the identification of vehicle systems and basic repairs. Topics include; Electricity, Suspension and Steering, Passenger Comfort and Engine Performance. Co-requisite: AMM 111.
  • AMM 111 Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair II Lab
    Provides students with the basics of automotive maintenance including the identification of vehicle systems and basic repairs. Topics include; Electricity, Suspension and Steering, Passenger Comfort and Engine Performance. Co-requisite: AMM 110.
  • AMM 200 Automotive Engines
    The student will receive information concerning the complete rebuilding of the automobile engine. This instruction will include checking guides, and installing rod, main and cam bearings, timing gears and chain, pistons and rings. emphasis is on proficiency in the use of the micrometer to measure wear of cylinders, pistons, and crankshafts. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge to pass the A-1 ASE certification examinations. Co-requisite: AMM 201. Prerequisite: AMM 111.
  • AMM 201 Automotive Engines Lab
    The student will receive practical application concerning the complete rebuilding of the automobile engine. This instruction will include checking guides, and installing rod, main and cam bearings, timing gears and chain, pistons and rings. emphasis is on proficiency in the use of the micrometer to measure wear of cylinders, pistons, and crankshafts. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge to pass the A-1 ASE certification examinations. Co-requisite: AMM 200. Prerequisite: AMM 111.
  • AMM 210 Automotive Electrical
    This course is on basic electricity designed to give the student an understanding of electrical theory to include amp flow, voltage, resistance, Ohms Law, electrical circuits, reading wiring diagrams and how to read and use digital or analog volt/ohm/amp meters. Emphasis is placed on diagnosis and repair of electrical systems and their components. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge for the A-6 ASE certification examinations. co-requisite: AMM 211. Prerequisite: AMM 201.
  • AMM 211 Automotive Electrical Lab
    This course is on basic electricity designed to give the students an understanding of electrical theory to include amp flow, voltage, resistance, Ohms Law, electrical circuits, reading wiring diagrams and how to read and use digital or analog volt/ohm/amp meters. Emphasis is placed on diagnosis and repair of electrical systems and their components. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge for the A-6 ASE certification examinations. Co-requisite: AMM 210. Pre-requisite: AMM 200.
  • AMM 220 Automotive Manual Transmission
    This course covers classroom theory and complete repair and rebuilding process of manual transmissions/transaxles, transfer cases, differentials and axles. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge to pass the A-3 ASE certification examination. Co-requisite AMM 221; Pre-requisite AMM 210.
  • AMM 221 Automotive Manual Transmission Lab
    This course covers classroom theory and complete repair and rebuilding process of manual transmissions/transaxles, transfer cases, differentials and axles. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge to pass the A-3 ASE certification examination. Co-requisite AMM 220; Pre-requisite AMM 211.
  • AMM 230 Automatic Transmissions
    This course covers classroom theory of automatic transmissions/transaxles. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge to pass the A-2 ASE certification examinations. Co-requisite AMM 231; Pre-requisite AMM 220.
  • AMM 231 Automatic Transmission Lab
    This course covers disassembly and rebuilding process of automatic transmissions/transaxles. Co-requisite AMM 230; Pre-requisite AMM 220
  • AMM 240 Engine Performance
    Introduction to alternative fuel injection systems. Students will study fuel pumps, fuel filters, fuel injection system operation, diagnosis and repair and emission systems related to fuel injection. Students will learn to use automotive scan tools, automotive oscilloscopes, engine analyzers, gas analyzers, and other specialized fuel system tools and equipment. The course is structured to provide students with the background knowledge to take ASE certification examinations. Co-requisite AMM 241; Pre-requisite AMM 230.
  • AMM 241 Engine Repair Lab
    Introduction to fuel injection systems. Students will study fuel pumps, fuel filters, fuel injection system operation, diagnosis and repair and emission systems related to fuel injection. Students will learn to use automotive scan tools, automotive oscilloscopes, engine analyzers, gas analyzers and other specialized fuel system tools and equipment. The course is structured to provide students with the background knowledge to take ASE certification examinations. Co-requisite AMM 241; Pre-requisite AMM 230.
  • AMM 250 Suspension and Alignment
    Introduction to automotive alignment and suspension theory, diagnosis and repair. The student will learn automotive terminology, shop and personal safety. Students will learn suspension and alignment principles, two and four wheel alignment, suspension diagnosis and repair, tire and wheel diagnosis and repair. Class will consist of concepts learned in the classroom. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge to for the A-4 ASE certification examination. Co-requisite AMM 251; Pre-requisite AMM 240.
  • AMM 251 Suspension and Steering Lab
    Introduction to automotive alignment and suspension theory, diagnosis and repair. The student will learn automotive terminology, shop and personal safety. Students will learn suspension and alignment principles, two and four wheel alignment, suspension diagnosis and repair, tire and wheel diagnosis and repair. Class will consist of concepts learned in the classroom. This class is structured to provide the students with the background and knowledge for the A-4 ASE certification examination. Co-requisite AMM 250; Pre-requisite AMM 240.
  • AMM 260 Automotive Brake Systems
    Training in theory, diagnosis and repair of automotive brake systems. Students will study disc, drum and anti-lock brake systems. This course is structured to provide competency-based application of NATEF automotive repair tasks in a working shop environment and will provide students with the background and knowledge to take the ASE certification examinations. Co-requisites AMM 261; Pre-requisite AMM 250.
  • AMM 261 Automotive Brake Systems Lab
    Training in theory, diagnosis and repair of automotive brake systems. Students will study drum, disc and anti-lock brake systems. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge to pass the A-5 ASE certification examinations. Co-requisite AMM 260; Pre-requisite AMM 250.
  • AMM 270 Passenger Comfort Systems
    Introduction to Climate Control and Comfort systems. The student will learn air conditioning terminology, system safety, refrigeration principles, operation of the refrigeration systems. Students will learn the proper use of specialized tool and equipment. The student will become familiar with all major components of a typical climate control system. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge for the A-7 ASE certification examination. Co-requisite AMM 271; Pre-requisite AMM 261.
  • AMM 271 Passenger Comfort Lab
    Introduction to Climate Control and Comfort systems. The student will learn air conditioning terminology, system safety, refrigeration principles, operation of the refrigeration systems. Students will learn the proper use of specialized tool and equipment. The student will become familiar with all major components of a typical climate control system. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge for the A-7 ASE certification examination. Co-requisite AMM 270; Pre-requisite AMM 260.

Degrees

Degrees

Courses

Courses

  • AMM 100 Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair
    Provides students with the basics of automotive maintenance including the identification of vehicle systems and basic repairs. Topics include workplace safety, basic shop procedures, tool identification, proper use of fasteners and precision measurement. Co-requisite: AMM 101.
  • AMM 101 Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Lab
    Provides students with the basics of automotive maintenance including the identification of vehicle systems and basic repairs. Topics include workplace safety, basic shop procedures, tool identification, proper use of fasteners and precision measurement. Co-requisite: AMM 100
  • AMM 110 Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair II Lecture
    Provides students with the basics of automotive maintenance including the identification of vehicle systems and basic repairs. Topics include; Electricity, Suspension and Steering, Passenger Comfort and Engine Performance. Co-requisite: AMM 111.
  • AMM 111 Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair II Lab
    Provides students with the basics of automotive maintenance including the identification of vehicle systems and basic repairs. Topics include; Electricity, Suspension and Steering, Passenger Comfort and Engine Performance. Co-requisite: AMM 110.
  • AMM 200 Automotive Engines
    The student will receive information concerning the complete rebuilding of the automobile engine. This instruction will include checking guides, and installing rod, main and cam bearings, timing gears and chain, pistons and rings. emphasis is on proficiency in the use of the micrometer to measure wear of cylinders, pistons, and crankshafts. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge to pass the A-1 ASE certification examinations. Co-requisite: AMM 201. Prerequisite: AMM 111.
  • AMM 201 Automotive Engines Lab
    The student will receive practical application concerning the complete rebuilding of the automobile engine. This instruction will include checking guides, and installing rod, main and cam bearings, timing gears and chain, pistons and rings. emphasis is on proficiency in the use of the micrometer to measure wear of cylinders, pistons, and crankshafts. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge to pass the A-1 ASE certification examinations. Co-requisite: AMM 200. Prerequisite: AMM 111.
  • AMM 210 Automotive Electrical
    This course is on basic electricity designed to give the student an understanding of electrical theory to include amp flow, voltage, resistance, Ohms Law, electrical circuits, reading wiring diagrams and how to read and use digital or analog volt/ohm/amp meters. Emphasis is placed on diagnosis and repair of electrical systems and their components. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge for the A-6 ASE certification examinations. co-requisite: AMM 211. Prerequisite: AMM 201.
  • AMM 211 Automotive Electrical Lab
    This course is on basic electricity designed to give the students an understanding of electrical theory to include amp flow, voltage, resistance, Ohms Law, electrical circuits, reading wiring diagrams and how to read and use digital or analog volt/ohm/amp meters. Emphasis is placed on diagnosis and repair of electrical systems and their components. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge for the A-6 ASE certification examinations. Co-requisite: AMM 210. Pre-requisite: AMM 200.
  • AMM 220 Automotive Manual Transmission
    This course covers classroom theory and complete repair and rebuilding process of manual transmissions/transaxles, transfer cases, differentials and axles. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge to pass the A-3 ASE certification examination. Co-requisite AMM 221; Pre-requisite AMM 210.
  • AMM 221 Automotive Manual Transmission Lab
    This course covers classroom theory and complete repair and rebuilding process of manual transmissions/transaxles, transfer cases, differentials and axles. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge to pass the A-3 ASE certification examination. Co-requisite AMM 220; Pre-requisite AMM 211.
  • AMM 230 Automatic Transmissions
    This course covers classroom theory of automatic transmissions/transaxles. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge to pass the A-2 ASE certification examinations. Co-requisite AMM 231; Pre-requisite AMM 220.
  • AMM 231 Automatic Transmission Lab
    This course covers disassembly and rebuilding process of automatic transmissions/transaxles. Co-requisite AMM 230; Pre-requisite AMM 220
  • AMM 240 Engine Performance
    Introduction to alternative fuel injection systems. Students will study fuel pumps, fuel filters, fuel injection system operation, diagnosis and repair and emission systems related to fuel injection. Students will learn to use automotive scan tools, automotive oscilloscopes, engine analyzers, gas analyzers, and other specialized fuel system tools and equipment. The course is structured to provide students with the background knowledge to take ASE certification examinations. Co-requisite AMM 241; Pre-requisite AMM 230.
  • AMM 241 Engine Repair Lab
    Introduction to fuel injection systems. Students will study fuel pumps, fuel filters, fuel injection system operation, diagnosis and repair and emission systems related to fuel injection. Students will learn to use automotive scan tools, automotive oscilloscopes, engine analyzers, gas analyzers and other specialized fuel system tools and equipment. The course is structured to provide students with the background knowledge to take ASE certification examinations. Co-requisite AMM 241; Pre-requisite AMM 230.
  • AMM 250 Suspension and Alignment
    Introduction to automotive alignment and suspension theory, diagnosis and repair. The student will learn automotive terminology, shop and personal safety. Students will learn suspension and alignment principles, two and four wheel alignment, suspension diagnosis and repair, tire and wheel diagnosis and repair. Class will consist of concepts learned in the classroom. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge to for the A-4 ASE certification examination. Co-requisite AMM 251; Pre-requisite AMM 240.
  • AMM 251 Suspension and Steering Lab
    Introduction to automotive alignment and suspension theory, diagnosis and repair. The student will learn automotive terminology, shop and personal safety. Students will learn suspension and alignment principles, two and four wheel alignment, suspension diagnosis and repair, tire and wheel diagnosis and repair. Class will consist of concepts learned in the classroom. This class is structured to provide the students with the background and knowledge for the A-4 ASE certification examination. Co-requisite AMM 250; Pre-requisite AMM 240.
  • AMM 260 Automotive Brake Systems
    Training in theory, diagnosis and repair of automotive brake systems. Students will study disc, drum and anti-lock brake systems. This course is structured to provide competency-based application of NATEF automotive repair tasks in a working shop environment and will provide students with the background and knowledge to take the ASE certification examinations. Co-requisites AMM 261; Pre-requisite AMM 250.
  • AMM 261 Automotive Brake Systems Lab
    Training in theory, diagnosis and repair of automotive brake systems. Students will study drum, disc and anti-lock brake systems. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge to pass the A-5 ASE certification examinations. Co-requisite AMM 260; Pre-requisite AMM 250.
  • AMM 270 Passenger Comfort Systems
    Introduction to Climate Control and Comfort systems. The student will learn air conditioning terminology, system safety, refrigeration principles, operation of the refrigeration systems. Students will learn the proper use of specialized tool and equipment. The student will become familiar with all major components of a typical climate control system. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge for the A-7 ASE certification examination. Co-requisite AMM 271; Pre-requisite AMM 261.
  • AMM 271 Passenger Comfort Lab
    Introduction to Climate Control and Comfort systems. The student will learn air conditioning terminology, system safety, refrigeration principles, operation of the refrigeration systems. Students will learn the proper use of specialized tool and equipment. The student will become familiar with all major components of a typical climate control system. This class is structured to provide the student with the background and knowledge for the A-7 ASE certification examination. Co-requisite AMM 270; Pre-requisite AMM 260.