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Automotive Technology Degree and Certificate

This program prepares the student for an entry level position in the automotive industry with emphasis on engine management systems, emission controls, and complete automotive systems diagnosis and repair. The program also prepares the student for all 9 Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications including Advanced Engine Performance (L-1) as well as the state Enhanced Area (EA) Smog Certification Test.

Requirements for Degree or Certificate

AT 100 - Technical Basics for the Automotive Professional
AT 105 - Mathematics for Automotive Technology
AT 110 - Automotive Brakes
AT 130 - Manual Drive Trains and Axles
AT 180 - Automotive Data Acquisition
AT 310 - Heating and Air Conditioning Systems
AT 311 - Suspension and Steering Systems
AT 313 - Automatic Transmission and Transaxles
AT 314 - Automotive Engine Repair
AT 330 - Automotive Electrical Systems
AT 331 Advanced Automotive Electrical Systems
AT 332 California State Smog Check Inspector Training
AT 333 Engine Performance & Electronic Engine Controls

Course Descriptions

Associate Degree Requirements: A.S. Degrees may be obtained by completion of the required courses, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total.

See ARC Graduation Requirements.

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