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Students and Faculty working under liftThe local automotive repair industry is looking for bright, well-trained individuals that are willing to work hard and upgrade their skills regularly. Although beginning salaries are comparable to other technical careers, experienced auto technicians can earn $40,000 to $60,000 per year. Some top notch technicians earn even more!

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Power Technology O.E. with an emphasis in Automotive

Occupational endorsements are programs of study designed to give students intensive training in a specific occupational field.

Typically an occupational endorsement is less than 30 credits, and is not an eligible program for financial aid.

Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours23
AUTOS102Introduction to Automotive Technology3
AUTOS121Basic Electrical Systems3
AUTOS122Engine Performance I3
AUTOS131Electrical II3
AUTOS152Brake Systems4
AUTOS160Manual Drive Train and Axles3
AUTOS162Suspension and Alignment4

Automotive Technology Certificate

Certificates are programs of study designed to prepare students to secure entry-level employment in their chosen field.

Typically a certificate is 30 credits (one year).

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours33
General Requirements10
Program Requirements23

General Requirements

Written Communication Skills

ENGLS111Methods of Written Communication3

Oral Communication Skills

Select one from the following (3 credits):

COMMS111Fundamentals of Oral Communications*3
COMMS235Small Group Communication & Team Building*3
COMMS237Interpersonal Communication*3
COMMS241Public Speaking*3
* Grade of C (2.00) or better

Computational Skills

MATHS105Intermediate Algebra (or higher)4

Program Requirements

AUTOS102Introduction to Automotive Technology3
AUTOS121Auto Electrical I3
AUTOS122Engine Performance I3
AUTOS131Auto Electrical II3
AUTOS152Brake Systems4
AUTOS160Manual Drive Train and Axles3
AUTOS162Suspension and Alignment4

UAS is an open enrollment institution, this means that you do not have to be in a UAS degree program to take a class. Anyone can take our classes as long as they meet the course pre-requisites.

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AUTO Classes: Fall - 2015


Introduction to all components on an automobile. Includes career information for the automotive industry, shop safety, hand tools, fasteners, and basic automotive service.

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78464J01Daniel Hildebrand
TEC105
Monday
6:00p - 10:00p
8/31 - 12/12

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

Covers history and origins of electrical theory through the generation of electricity. Includes diagnosis, minor repair and general service of alternators, starters and batteries.

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78500J01Neil Voelckers
TEC
Tue, Thu
6:00p - 10:00p
9/1 - 10/15

Stacked with DESL S121.

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

General engine diagnosis and engine-related service.

Prerequisite: AUTO/DESL S121 or concurrent enrollment.

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78501J01
TEC105
Wednesday
6:00p - 10:00p
8/31 - 12/12

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

AUTO 131
3 CR

Theory, diagnosis, and repair of automotive electrical systems, to include testing tools, schematics, and computers.

Prerequisite: AUTO/DESL S121.

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78502J01
TEC
Tue, Thu
6:00p - 10:00p
10/20 - 12/10

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

Laboratory course in automotive repair and maintenance. Students are required to develop a personal study based on the task list for the eight (8) ASE repair areas. Power Technology students are encouraged to take this course. Student projects are limited to component repair and running vehicles with current registration. Pass/Fail grading. May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisite: AUTO S102.

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78467J01Ragan Burns
TEC105
Friday
5:30p - 11:00p
8/31 - 12/12

Tuition and fees: $720 (additional charges may apply)

 
 

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