Automobile Servicing (AUS.AAS)

Engineering/Manufacturing and Industrial TechnologyEngineering/Manufacturing and Industrial Technology

Associate in Applied Science

Engineering/Manufacturing and Industrial Technology

Auburn Hills Campus

The Automotive Service Technician associate in applied science degree is designed to prepare students for entry-level servicing operations in the automotive field. This program consists of ten specialized courses designed in accordance with the mandatory Auto Mechanic Certification tests required for state licensure. Completion of the program should prepare the student to become certified by the state of Michigan in up to eight areas of specialization. A large portion of class time will be spent in the laboratory allowing the student to gain work experience in an automobile servicing situation.

Students involved in this program are expected to provide their own eye and ear protection, as well as appropriate work uniforms. Students will perform all service operations in a safe and proper manner, developing appropriate work habits, and employability skills.

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Major Requirements
AUT 1000Automotive Fundamentals3
AUT 1100Automotive Brake Systems Service4
AUT 1200Front Suspension & Steering Service4
AUT 1300Automotive Electrical Systems Servicing4
AUT 1350Automotive Advanced Electrical and Electronics4
AUT 1400Engine Support Systems Servicing4
AUT 1500Automotive Tune-Up & Emissions Service4
AUT 1600Automotive Transmission Servicing4
AUT 1700Manual Transmission and Axle Service4
AUT 1800Automotive Air Conditioning & Heating Service4
Required Supportive Courses
AUT 2000Cooperative Internship3
MCT 1100Fluid Power Systems3
WEL 1000Introduction to Welding: Theory and Practice I3
WEL 1050Defects and Discontinuities in Welding3
Total Credit Hours for Program-Related Courses51
General Education Requirements
Communication / English (3-credits)3
Fine Arts / Humanities (3-credits)3
Mathematics / Science (3-credits)3
Social Science (3-credits)3
Written Communication (3-credits)3
Additional elective credits needed to meet requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree0
Total Credit Hours66

A minimum cumulative 2.00 grade point average (GPA) overall is required for graduation.