Automotive Technology AS Degree & Certificates

Automotive Technology offers both an Associates of Science degree and two Certificates of Achievement: MLR Automotive & MLR Automotive minoring in Diesel.

To receive a Certificate of Completion AND the Associates Degree students at minimum must complete all of the required courses, seventeen (17) units, as well as nine (9) units from the elective courses, plus one unit from CWE 188 Cooperative Work Experience Education. That is a total of 27 program units.  There are a minimum of 27 general education units required that can be found HERE. The Associates Degree requires you to have at least 60 units before earning the award. That leaves another 6 units that you can fulfill by taking additional automotive technology courses or other courses offered by College of the Canyons

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Degree and Certificate Student Learning Outcome:
Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge required for employment in the automotive industry.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 27
 
MLR Automotive

To receive a Certificate of Completion majoring in MLR Automotive Technology students must complete all of the required courses as well as nine (9) units from the elective courses.

Reguired Core Classes
AUTO-101 Engine Fundamentals | 4.0 units
AUTO-102 Engine Performance | 4.0 units
AUTO-103 Automotive Electrical | 5.0 units
AUTO-109 Automotive Brake Systems | 4.0 units
CWE-188  Cooperative Work Experience Education | 1.0 unit
Electives
AUTO-094 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning | 3.0 units
AUTO-104 Steering, Suspension and Alignment | 3.0 units
AUTO-105 Automatic Transmissions | 5.0 units
AUTO-106 Manual Transmissions | 5.0 units
AUTO-110 Diesel Engines | 3.0 units
AUTO-111 Diesel Fuel Systems | 3.0 units

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MLR Automotive minoring in Diesel

To receive a Certificate of Completion majoring in MLR Automotive Technology with a minor in Diesel, students must complete all of the required courses as well as three (3) units from the elective courses.

Required Core Classes
AUTO-101 Engine Fundamentals | 4.0 units
AUTO-102 Engine Performance | 4.0 units
AUTO-103 Automotive Electrical | 5.0 units
AUTO-109 Automotive Brake Systems | 4.0 units
AUTO-110 Diesel Engines | 3.0 units
AUTO-111 Diesel Fuel Systems | 3.0 units 
CWE-188  Cooperative Work Experience Education | 1.0 unit
  
Electives
AUTO-094 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning | 3.0 units 
AUTO-104 Steering, Suspension and Alignment | 3.0 units 
AUTO-105 Automatic Transmissions | 5.0 units 
AUTO-106 Manual Transmissions | 5.0 units