Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technician Associate of Applied Technology Degree / Associate in Applied Science – T Degree

CIP Code

47.0604

This ASE-certified program prepares students for entry-level positions as automotive technicians. This degree builds upon the Automotive Technician program by providing an additional quarter of study focused specifically on hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles. Students participate in realistic training that prepares them for employment and ASE certification.

Program Length
This program is approximately eight quarters long, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements. Must have required tools and textbooks.
Admission Dates
Fall and spring quarters. Summer and winter quarters with instructor’s permission only. Hybrid courses are taught summer quarter only.

Completion Requirements

Prerequisite(s)

Successful completion of ENG 094 or meet appropriate placement and be concurrently enrolled in MAT 092 or meet appropriate placement while enrolled in IAUT. Successful completion of Introduction to Automotive or Ford Maintenance & Light Repair Technician certificate, or equivalent with a “C+” (2.3) in each IAUT and FAUT class in order to register for first quarter classes in Automotive Technician or Automotive Collision Technician programs. A valid driver’s license is required.

Introduction To Automotive List

IAUT 104Introduction to Automotive Electrical

4

IAUT 105Introduction to Automotive Trades

4

IAUT 115Introduction to Automotive Steering, Suspension & Brakes

5

IAUT 130Automotive HVAC

2

IAUT 140Basic Automotive Welding

4

Total Credit Hours:19

Program Course List

AUT 147Automotive Brakes

6

AUT 149Automotive Suspension, Steering, & Wheel Alignment

7

AUT 157Automotive Brakes, Suspension, Steering, & Wheel Alignment Lab

6

AUT 174Engine Minor Mechanical Repair

6

AUT 175Engine Major Mechanical Repair

7

AUT 178Engine Mechanical Lab

3

AUT 209Electronic Systems

7

AUT 212Electrical Systems

9

AUT 217Automotive Ignition Systems

7

AUT 223Automotive Fuel Systems

7

AUT 236Automotive Emissions Systems

7

AUT 239Automotive Clutches & Manual Transmissions

9

AUT 243Automotive Axles, Drivelines, Differentials & Transfer Cases

6

AUT 246Manual Drive Trains & Axles Lab

4

AUT 247Automatic Transmissions

7

AUT 250Automatic Transaxles

7

AUT 251CAPAutomatic Transmission/Transaxle Lab

4

AUT 255Automotive Air Conditioning, Heating & Ventilation

6

AUT 270Introduction to Hybrid Safety

4

AUTH 105Hybrid/Alternate Fuel Introduction & Safety

2

AUTH 110Alternate Fuel Vehicle Systems

2

AUTH 115Toyota Hybrid System Overview

2

AUTH 120Toyota Prius Hybrid System

2

AUTH 125Honda Hybrid System Overview

2

AUTH 130Honda Civic IMA Hybrid System

2

AUTH 135Ford Escape/Mercury Mariner Hybrid System Overview

2

AUTH 140General Motors & Other Hybrid Systems Overview

2

AUTH 145Advanced Lab & Final Exam Preparation

2

Total Credit Hours:156

Note: Must take AUT 209 and AUT 212 prior to AUT 255.

AAT Requirements

Technical Course Requirements

156

Computer Literacy Requirement

3

AAT General Education Requirements

18

Total Credit Hours:177

Computer Literacy Requirement: Complete an approved computer literacy course or successfully pass the computer literacy exam.

AAT General Education Requirements: See list above

AAS-T Requirements

Technical Course Requirements

156

Computer Literacy Requirement

3

AAS-T Degree General Education Requirements

23

Total Credit Hours:182

Computer Literacy Requirement: Complete an approved computer literacy course or successfully pass the computer literacy exam.

AAS-T Degree General Education Requirements: See list above

General Degree Requirements

Students in Automotive Technician, Ford MLR, or Automotive Collision Technician programs must pass all program classes with a grade of “C” (2.0) or higher in order to enroll in the next quarter program courses shown on the degree or certificate education plan. To remain in the program, all students must have the required textbooks by the start of the third week of classes and the required tools by the start of the second quarter. To receive a certificate or degree in an automotive program, all courses must be completed with a “C (2.0) GPA or higher.

AAT Degree General Education Requirements (18 credits)

ENGL& 101English Composition I

5

Or

CMST& 220Public Speaking

5

 

Any 100-Level Math Class

5

PSYC& 100DIVGeneral Psychology

5

COLL 102College Success for All

3

NOTE: CMST 220 or higher

PSYC 100DIV: PSY 112DIV, SOC& 101DIV, or other humanities course that meets the diversity requirement.

AAS-T Degree General Education Requirements (23 credits)

All AAS-T degrees must have a minimum of 20 credits of transferable general education. These credits replace the academic courses required for the AAT degree. Required credits include:

5 credits in communication:

ENGL& 101English Composition I

5

5 credits in quantitative reasoning:

MATH& 107Math in Society

5

MATH& 141Precalculus I

5

MATH& 142Precalculus II, Functional Trigonometry

5

MATH& 146Introduction to Statistics

5

MATH& 151Calculus I

5

5 credits in a social science that meets the diversity requirement:

PSYC& 100DIVGeneral Psychology

5

SOC& 101DIVIntroduction to Sociology

5

5 credits in social science, humanities, or science;

Choose one from the following:

ART& 100Art Appreciation

5

ASL& 121American Sign Language I

5

ASL& 122American Sign Language II

5

BIOL& 160General Biology w/Lab

5

BIOL& 175Human Biology w/Lab

5

BIOL& 241Human A & P I

5

BIOL& 242Human A & P II

5

BIOL& 260Microbiology

5

CHEM& 110Chemical Concepts w/Lab

5

CHEM& 121Intro to Chemistry

5

CHEM& 131Introduction to Organic/Biochemistry

5

CMST& 220Public Speaking

5

GEOL& 110Environmental Geology with Lab

5

HIST& 146US History I

5

HIST& 147US History II

5

HIST& 148US History III

5

HUM& 101Introduction to Humanities

5

MUSC& 105Music Appreciation

5

PHYS& 114General Physics I with Lab

5

POLS& 202American Government

5

PSYC& 100DIVGeneral Psychology

5

PSYC& 200Lifespan Psychology

5

PSYC& 220Abnormal Psychology

5

SOC& 101DIVIntroduction to Sociology

5

3 credits in College Success:

COLL 102College Success for All

3