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Automotive Service Technology - Associate in Applied Science

Program Code: AAS.15844

In addition to being trained to enter the automotive field as a technician or service writer, you will have a broader based education by completing the associate degree. You may also choose to continue your education by seeking a baccalaureate degree. Both certificate and associate degree are available. Both the certificate and associate degree options provide hybrid technology.

General Education Courses

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
ENG ---3Any Approved College Composition I Course ______________
ENG 1133Technical Communication ______________
MIT 1182Safety Practices and Procedures ______________
MGT 1103Business Mathematics ______________
LW 223W2Wellness in Technical Trades ______________
POL ---3/4Any Approved American Government Requirement ______________

Level 1 (MLR) Maintenance and Light Repair

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
AUTO 1013Engine Repair Level 1 ______________
AUTO 1023Automatic Transmission Level 1 ______________
AUTO 1032Manual Drive Trains and Axles Level 1 ______________
AUTO 1043Suspension and Steering Level 1 ______________
AUTO 1052Brakes Level 1 ______________
AUTO 1064Electrical/Electronic Systems Level 1 ______________
AUTO 1072Heating and Air Conditioning Level 1 ______________
AUTO 1083Engine Performance Level 1 ______________
AUTO 1101MLR Internship ______________
AUTO 1491MLR Capstone ______________

Level 2 (AST) Automotive Service Technology

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
AUTO 1511Engine Repair Level 2 ______________
AUTO 1521AutomaticTransmission Level 2 ______________
AUTO 1531Manual Drive Trains and Axles Level 2 ______________
AUTO 1542Suspension and Steering Level 2 ______________
AUTO 1551Brakes Level 2 ______________
AUTO 1562Electrical-Electronic Systems Level 2 ______________
AUTO 1571Heating and Air Conditioning Level 2 ______________
AUTO 1582Engine Performance Level 2 ______________
AUTO 1601AST Internship ______________

Level 3 (MAST) Master Automotive Service Technology

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
AUTO 201W1Engine Repair Level 3 ______________
AUTO 202W3Automatic Transmission Level 3 ______________
AUTO 2031Manual Drive Trains and Axles Level 3 ______________
AUTO 2041Suspension and Steering Level 3 ______________
AUTO 2051Brakes Level 3 ______________
AUTO 2061Electrical-Electronic Systems Level 3 ______________
AUTO 2071Heating and Air Conditioning Level 3 ______________
AUTO 208W2Engine Performance Level 3 ______________
AUTO 2491AUTO Capstone ______________

Electives (Not required)

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
AUTO 2161Hybrid Electrical Vehicle Safety ______________
AUTO 2265Hybrid Electric Vehicle Service I ______________

64/65Total Credits


1 - Before enrolling in an Automotive Service Skills Internship, the student must have a current State of Michigan Motor Vehicle Training Permit; Motor Vehicle Mechanic Certifications in all areas; or a combination of both that would cover all areas. The student must consult with the automotive faculty before starting their internships. The student will be responsible for obtaining the place of employment for the internships which must be acceptable by Delta College. Two internships are required for an associate degree and the certificate.
2 - A grade of "C" (2.0) or higher is required in all classes in Level 2 and Level 3.
3 - All classes in Level 2 and Level 3 are Key courses and must be completed within 5 years of completing degree. Failure to complete within the stated time frame will require you to repeat this course. See graduation requirements page in catalog.
4 - For those students who are planning to transfer to a four-year college and/or university, we recommend that you visit the website of the school to which you may transfer for appropriate information about their requirements and the Delta College courses that will transfer to that institution. Visit the Delta College Articulation website for information on agreements with other 4-year colleges and universities to transition from Delta College associate degree programs to a baccalaureate program. Other options include 3 + 1 programs, online programs, and international programs.
5 - Any college level Composition II course with a minimum grade of "C" may be substituted for ENG 113. MTH 118 with a minimum grade of "C" may be substituted for MGT 110. See a counselor or advisor in D-102.

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