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Automotive Technology Program Guide

Required Courses:
Associate of Technical Science (ATS) Degree (complete both years)
Certificate of Completion (complete year one)
Offered at Wenatchee campus

Prior to enrollment in the automotive technology program, the student must achieve appropriate scores on the placement test that will qualify him or her for MATH 093 or higher (or have completed MATH 090), READ 100 and ENGL 100. Additionally, each student must have a valid driver's license and a qualifying interview with one of the automotive program instructors during which he or she will also take a mechanical aptitude test.

First Year - Fall Quarter Credits
AUTO 100 Shop Procedures 1
AUTO 110 Electrical Systems 4
AUTO 112 Engine Repair 3
AUTO 113 Engine Performance 4
OCED 101* Technical Reading 5
     
First Year - Winter Quarter  
AUTO 114 Automatic Transmission and Transaxles 4
AUTO 115 Manual Drive Trains and Axles 4
AUTO 116 Suspension and Steering 4
OCED 102* Writing in the Workplace/Technical English or higher 5
     
First Year - Spring Quarter  
AUTO 117 Brake Systems 4
AUTO 118 Heating and Air Conditioning 4
BCT 116 Professional Work Relations 3
HLTH 051 Basic First Aid 1
MATH 093* Elementary Algebra or higher 5
  Total Credits for Certificate 51
     
Second Year - Fall Quarter  
AUTO 210 Advanced Electrical Systems 4
AUTO 213 Advanced Engine Performance 8
Elective   5
     
Second Year - Winter Quarter  
AUTO 212 Advanced Engine Repair 4
AUTO 217 ABS/Brakes/Scanners 4
AUTO 219 Engine Drivability 4
AUTO 296** Cooperative Work Experience 5
     
Second Year - Spring Quarter  
AUTO 220*** Advanced Technical Practices 12
WELD 128 Basic Welding 3
  Total Credits for Degree 100

*Placement score required.
**Cooperative Work Experience can be taken any quarter with instructor's permission.
***More in-depth training (study) in any offered automotive area to satisfy AUTO 220.