Automotive Service Major (Bachelor of Science)

A student majoring in Automotive Service must complete a minimum of 82 quarter hours in the major consisting of the core courses and technical requirements. In addition, the student must complete required cognates, the general studies program, and all baccalaureate degree requirements as outlined in this bulletin. Students will be required to take A1-A8 ASE exams prior to graduation as their exit exam.

Core Requirements:

AUTO 134Internal Combustion Engine Theory

2

AUTO 135Internal Combustion Engine Laboratory

2

AUTO 145Manual Drive Trains and Axles

2

AUTO 146Manual Drive Trains and Axles Laboratory

2

AUTO 156Electrical Systems

2

AUTO 157Electrical Systems Laboratory

2

AUTO 280Practicum

2

AUTO 314Engine Performance

2

AUTO 315Engine Performance Laboratory

2

AUTO 335Suspension and Steering Systems

2

AUTO 336Suspension and Steering Systems Laboratory

2

AUTO 337Brake Systems and Traction Control

2

AUTO 338Brake Systems and Traction Control Laboratory

2

AUTO 355Climate Control Systems

2

AUTO 356Climate Control Systems Laboratory

2

AUTO 357Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles

2

AUTO 358Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Laboratory

2

AUTO 365Diesel Engines

3

AUTO 414Advanced Engine Performance

3

AUTO 434High Performance Engine Tuning

3

AUTO 466Body Electronics and Computer Systems

3

AUTO 473Alternative Fuels

3

AUTO 480Advanced Practicum

2

AUTO 495Colloquium

0

TECH 204Fundamentals of Electronics

4

TECH 235Materials and Processes

4

TECH 241Fabrication and Machining I

2

TECH 321Technology and Society

4

TECH 335Computer Controlled Prototyping in Technology

3

TECH 380Space Planning and Design

3

TECH 499Senior Project

1

Electives

8

Total Credit Hours:82

AUTO 495: Open only to students of junior standing or higher. Automotive degree candidates must satisfactorily complete two quarters, at least one of which must be during the senior year.

Electives: 4 credits must be within the Technology Department. Electives must be chosen from AVIA, TECH, CPTR, FINA, GBUS, ECON, ACCT, MKTG, MGMT, GRPH, and/or PHTO in consultation with and approved by the academic advisor assigned by the department chair.

Cognate:

ACCT 201Principles of Accounting

4

CIS 140Computer Business Applications

4

MGMT 275Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (or MKTG 275)

4

or

MGMT 371Principles of Management

4

PHYS 201Conceptual Physics

3

PHYS 202Conceptual Physics

3

PHYS 204Conceptual Physics Laboratory

1

PHYS 205Conceptual Physics Laboratory

1