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CIP Code: 470604
Program Type: Diploma
Program Length: 56 Semester Credit Hours

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Program Description:

The purpose of the Automotive Technology program is to provide specialized classroom instruction and practical shop experience to prepare individuals to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles. The program prepares the individual to select, safely use, and maintain hand and power tools, jacks, and hoisting equipment; provides instruction in the diagnosis of malfunctions and the repair of engines; analysis of fuel, electrical, cooling, and brake systems; drive train; and suspension systems is included.

The competencies in the automotive technology program are closely correlated with the knowledge required to prepare an individual for the certification test given by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). The content is organized into competency-based courses of instruction that specify occupational competencies that the individual must successfully complete according to the priorities for tasks established by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

Contact Information:


Thomas Richard
(337) 421-6592 ext. 4319
thomas.richard@sowela.edu

automotive Technology

Diploma/Certificate Options

Course No.

Course Title

Lecture

Lab

Total Credit Hrs

AUTO 1002

Introduction to Automotive Technology

2

1

3

AUTO 1602

Electrical/Electronic I

2

3

5

AUTO 1612

Electrical/Electronic II

2

3

5

TCA – Electrical Technician (13)

13

AUTO 1802

Engine Performance I

2

3

5

AUTO 1812

Engine Performance II

2

3

5

AUTO 1822

Engine Performance III

2

2

4

TCA – Engine Performance Technician (14)

14

AUTO 1102

Engine Repair

2

3

5

TCA – Engine Repair Technician (5)

5

AUTO 1202

Automatic Transmission & Transaxle

1

4

5

TCA – Automatic Transmission &
Transaxle Technician (5)

5

AUTO 1702

Heating and Air Conditioning

1

3

4

TCA – Heating & Air Conditioning
Technician (4)

4

AUTO 1302

Manual Drive Train

2

3

5

TCA – Manual Drive Train Technician (5)

5

AUTO 1402

Steering & Suspension

2

3

5

AUTO 1502

Brakes

2

3

5

TCA – Manual Brake & Steering
Technician (10)

10

TD – Automotive Technology (56)

CIP Code: 470604
Total Clock Hrs: 1350

 

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