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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!

Automotive Technology Program Sheet (2.3Mb)



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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.

Auto Emphasis Requirements
(2014-2015 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours23
AUTOS102Introduction to Automotive Technology3
AUTOS121Basic Electrical Systems3
AUTOS122Engine Performance I3
AUTOS131Auto Electrical 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 (2014-2015 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours33
General Requirements10
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 or better
Computational Skills
MATHS105Intermediate Algebra (or higher)4
Program Requirements23
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: Spring - 2015


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

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
37151J01Daniel Hildebrand
TEC216
Monday
6:00p - 10:00p
1/12 - 5/2
TEC105
Monday
6:00p - 10:00p
1/12 - 5/2

Tuition and fees: $597 (additional charges may apply)

AUTO 152
4 CR

Theory, diagnosis, and repair of automotive brake systems.

Prerequisite: AUTO/DESL S121 or concurrent enrollment.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
37152J01Ray Kaiser
TEC216
Wednesday
6:00p - 8:00p
1/12 - 5/2
TEC105
Saturday
9:00a - 1:00p
1/17 - 4/25

Tuition and fees: $776 (additional charges may apply)

Theory, diagnosis, and repair of manual drive train components. Course content includes clutches, manual transmissions and transaxles, four-wheel drive components, and drive axles.

Corequisite: AUTO S102.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
37153J01
TEC216
Friday
12:30p - 4:15p
1/12 - 5/2
TEC105
Friday
12:30p - 4:15p
1/12 - 5/2

Tuition and fees: $597 (additional charges may apply)

AUTO 194
1 - 6 CR

Provides supervised workplace experience in selected industry settings. Integrates knowledge and practice to achieve basic level competencies. Requires a valid Alaska driver's license and a personal tool box meeting industry standards. May be repeated for up to 6 credits.

Prerequisite: Advisor approval.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
37154J01
ARR
1/12 - 5/2

Prerequisite: Advisor approval required to register.

Tuition and fees per credit hour: $179; (additional charges may apply)

Diagnosis and repair of light vehicle diesel engines. Emphasis on maintenance and drivability issues.

Prerequisite: AUTO/DESL S121 or instructor permission.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
37155J01Tom Dolan
TEC216
Mon, Wed
1:00p - 5:00p
1/12 - 3/2
TEC105
Mon, Wed
1:00p - 5:00p
1/12 - 3/2

Tuition and fees: $597 (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.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
37156J01Ragan Burns
TEC105
Friday
5:30p - 11:00p
1/12 - 5/2

Tuition and fees: $687 (additional charges may apply)

 
 

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