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LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

CURRICULUM GUIDE

 

Automotive Technology

Associate in Applied Science Degree

 

Curriculum Code: 0238  (Effective Fall 2004 - Summer 2009)

 

This program prepares individuals to work in the automotive field as a technician. Students learn all aspects of automobile repair, diagnosis and maintenance. This program prepares the individual to take the State of Michigan Mechanics Certification Tests and become a licensed automotive technician through the Secretary of State. State certification tests are available at the end of fall and spring semester in the LCC Automotive Program Office. The Automotive Technology Program is a National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) Certified Training Program, evaluated by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). Not all courses in this program transfer to all colleges. Students planning to transfer should see an academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any course.

 

PREREQUISITES
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for skills assessment and advising information.

 

INFORMATION
Contact the Transportation Technologies Department, West Campus Building, Room M103, telephone number (517) 267-5880.

 

REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  47 CREDITS

CODE

TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

AUTO 100

Auto Service I

3

AUTO 110

Auto Electrical Theory

5

AUTO 120

Auto Drive Train

3

AUTO 121

Automatic Transmissions I

5

AUTO 122

Automatic Transmissions II

3

AUTO 130

Automotive Engines

3

AUTO 140

Automotive Brakes

3

AUTO 150

Auto Steering & Suspension

3

AUTO 160

Auto Heat & Air Conditioning

3

AUTO 215

Engine Performance/Tune-Up

5

AUTO 225

Automotive Computers

5

AUTO 235

Adv Computer/ABS Brake System

3

WRIT 124

Technical Writing

3

 

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  22-25 CREDITS

Complete the indicated number of credits from EACH CHOICE listed below.

 

CHOICE 1:  General Education Core Areas

13-16 Credits

(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are available for each core area.)

 

Communication Core Area

3

 

Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area

3-4

 

Mathematics Core Area

3-4

 

Science Core Area

4-5

 

Writing Core Area (See Note 1)

0

 

CHOICE 2:  Automotive Related (See Note 2)

9 Credits

AUTO 133

Small Engine Repair

3

AUTO 134

Light Duty Diesel Engines

3

AUTO 141

Non-Structural Repair

3

AUTO 145

Introduction to Refinishing

5

AUTO 260

Intro to Alternative Fuels

2

AUTO 261

Alternative Fuels-CNG

3

AUTO 262

Alternative Fuels-LPG

3

AUTO 280

Automotive Service Laboratory

4-6

AUTO 285

Automotive Internship (See Note 3)

3

MACH 105

Machine Tool Survey

3

MACH 135

Metallurgy and Heat Treat

4

 

 

MINIMUM TOTAL

69

 

NOTES:

 

1.

Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for this Core area.

2.

Contact the Automotive Technology Program Coordinator at (517) 483-1375 for additional automotive related classes that will satisfy this area.

3.

AUTO 285 may be repeated one time for a total of 6 credits toward this degree.

 

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

 

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III

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AUTO 100

AUTO 121

AUTO 120

AUTO 235

AUTO 110

AUTO 160

AUTO 122

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AUTO 130

AUTO 215

AUTO 150

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AUTO 140

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AUTO 225

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WRIT 124

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