Program Overview

Automotive Service A.A.S. (Plan 24AH)

Master Automotive Service Technology


Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences Division, Room T302, (847)543-2044

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/aut
Degree: Associate in Applied Science
Plan 24AH

The Automotive Technology program offers courses leading to an Associate in Applied Science, Automotive Technician. This program will provide students with a solid foundation and a variety of skills to enter the automotive industry, or to pursue further undergraduate study. The program is Master Certified by National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be prepared to take the ASE technician certification exams. Students who pass the ASE certifications exams and have completed the work experience required by ASE will be awarded certification by ASE.

Completion of this program prepares students for employment in the areas of automotive repair. Fifteen hours of required General Education coursework is built into the program.

To complete an A.A.S., students are strongly encouraged to meet with an Academic Success Advisor to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements.

Recommended Plan of Study


First Semester

16 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course^

College Success Seminar

2

course

Introduction to Automotive Technology

3

course

Engine Repair

4

course

Auto Electrical I

4

course

Applied Math or

other higher level Math course

3

Second Semester

15 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Braking Systems

4

course

Suspension and Alignment

4

course

Air Conditioning and Heating

4

course

Technical Composition or

course

English Composition I

3

Summer Semester

6 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Humanities: Ancient Times to Middle Ages or

other Humanities and Fine Arts Elective (I/M)

3

course

Introduction to Sociology or

other Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective

3

Third Semester

16 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Auto Electrical II

4

course

Powertrain Controls

4

course

Powertrain Management

4

course*

Automotive Service (4 credits) or

course

Job Readiness Skills (1 Credit) and

course

Internships (1-3 credits)

4

Fourth Semester

14 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Manual Drive Train and Axles

4

course

Automatic Transmissions and Trans Axles

4

course

Advanced Driveline Systems       

3

course

Communication Skills or

course

Fundamentals of Speech

3

Total Hours for A.A.S. Degree

67

CLC 120 is an institutional requirement for graduation.

*Meet with faculty advisor in advance to determine best time to take this class; some students should take it in final semester

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, contact the Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences division at (847) 543-2044.