Automotive Technology, Associate in Science

The major in Automotive Technology is designed to develop a strong base of knowledge and skills that will serve as a foundation for further study and/or pursuit of a career.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. At the completion of the Associate of Science Degree in Automotive Technology the student will gain an appreciation of the environment and safety for themselves, others, and our community.
  2. At the completion of the Associate of Science Degree in Automotive Technology, students will gain skills and knowledge in the area of their concentration.
  3. At the completion of the Associate of Science Degree in Automotive Technology the student will reinforce their previous learning by applying knowledge of measurements, calculations, scientific concepts and principles to the working knowledge of sophisticated automotive equipment.
  4. At the completion of the Associate of Science Degree in Automotive Technology the student will be equipped with skills that promote personal and social development. Students will engage with professional communities that require adherence to requirements and encourage leadership within these business organizations.

General Education

Complete one of the following general education patterns:

  • San Joaquin Delta College Associate Degree General Education (AA-GE) pattern (24 units)
  • California State University General Education (CSU-GE) pattern (40 units)
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum - CSU Version (IGETC-CSU) pattern (37 units)

Students are advised to double-count courses in the major to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of major and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.

Restricted Electives

Complete 18 units selected from:

AUTOBODY 080A

Auto Body Repair

2

AUTOBODY 080B

Auto Body Repair

2

AUTOBODY 080C

Auto Body Repair

2

AUTOBODY 080D

Auto Body Repair

2

AUTOBODY 080E

Auto Body Repair

2

AUTOBODY 080F

Auto Body Repair

2

AUTOBODY 080G

Auto Body Repair

2

AUTOBODY 080H

Auto Body Repair

2

AUTOBODY 081A

Intro Auto Collision Repair Lab

1

AUTOBODY 081B

Beg. Auto Collision Repair Lab

1

AUTOBODY 081C

Intermediate Auto Collision Repair Lab

1

AUTOBODY 081D

Adv. Auto Collision Repair Lab

1

AUTOBODY 084A

Intro. Auto Collision Repair

5

AUTOBODY 084B

Beg. Auto Collision Repair

5

AUTOBODY 084C

Intermediate Auto Collision Repair

5

AUTOBODY 084D

Adv. Auto Collision Repair

5

AUTOBODY 087C

Auto Body Specialization

3-4

AUTOBODY 098V

Work Experience: Auto Body Technology

1-4

AUTOMECH 072

Basic Brakes, Suspensions, Wheel Alignment, and Maint.

3

AUTOMECH 073

Basic Engine Performance and Electrical Systems

3

AUTOMECH 074/ AGEGR 074

Basic Engines

3

AUTOMECH 087A

Automobile Mechanics Specialization

3-4

AUTOMECH 087B

Auto Electrics Specialization

3-4

AUTOMECH 091

Starting, Charging, and Electrical Systems

6

AUTOMECH 092

Brakes, Suspension, and Steering

6

AUTOMECH 094

Manual Drivetrain and Axles

5

AUTOMECH 095

Air Conditioning, Heating, and Electrical Systems

6

AUTOMECH 096A

Fuel Management and Computer Controls

6

AUTOMECH 096B

Ignition Systems and Electronic Engine Controls

6

AUTOMECH 097

Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles

6

AUTOMECH 098V

Work Experience: Auto Mechanics

1-4

Minimum Major Units Required: 18

Complete all courses with a grade of "C" or better.

Minimum Degree Units Required: 60