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Automotive Technician

Automotive students working on a car engineProgram Description

This program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in the automotive industry as apprentice technicians, parts specialists, service consultants, or specialists in one of the many areas of the automotive industry. 

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Associate in Science Degree                            Accredited by: ASE logo

The Associate in Science Degree can be obtained upon completion of the 45 unit major, and the 21 unit general education requirements. All courses in the major must be completed with a grade of C or better, or a P if the course is taken on a Pass/No Pass basis.

Students also have the option to earn a Certificate of Achievement in the following areas:

  • Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles
  • Electrical and Body Systems
  • Maintenance and Light Repair

Students will be prepared to take the following ASE Certification and BAR Licensing Examinations:

  • A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A8, C1, & G1
  • Smog Check Inspector & Smog Check Repair Technician License Examination

See the College Catalog for information on individual classes.