Programs of Study Home | Programs of Study | Automotive Technology Accredited byNATEFLearn from the best! The program is led by Automotive Service Excellence-certified instructors.Placement Accredited byNATEFLearn from the best! The program is led by Automotive Service Excellence-certified instructors.Placement Accredited byNATEFLearn from the best! The program is led by Automotive Service Excellence-certified instructors.Placement Faculty SpotlightKevin UhlerKevin stays current by working on projects outside SCC. More Automotive Technology Featured Videos WelcomeSCC's Automotive Technology program has a reputation for graduating technicians who possess a high level of skills necessary in today's high-tech auto industry. Students receive hands-on training in one of the most respected programs in the region using state-of-the-art equipment.You're a Good Fit for this program because . . . OverviewStudents receive intense hands-on training in the areas of engine repair, automatic transmission and transaxle, manual drive train and axles, suspension and steering, brakes, electrical/electronic systems, heating and air conditioning, and engine performance. All instructors are Automotive Service Excellence certified. The program is 18 months long and is certified by the National Automotive Technical Education Foundation. The program works with manufacturers, local dealers and independent shops to assure that SCC is providing the most comprehensive, up-to-date education to its students. Select Automotive Technology students also participate on one of SCC's Engine Build Competition Teams. The teams race against the clock at various events throughout the year to see who can get the engine started first. Not only is the Engine Build Competition spectator-friendly, it promotes teamwork and camaraderie.MissionThe mission of the Automotive Technology program is to prepare individuals for employment as high-quality entry-level technicians in the automotive repair field.Employment OutlookThe number of jobs for automotive service technicians and mechanics is projected to grow faster than average for all occupations during the next decade. Employment growth will create many new jobs, but total job openings will be significantly larger because many skilled technicians are expected to retire and will need to be replaced. The average beginning hourly salary of recent SCC program graduates is $13.45, with a range of $10-$18.75.Starting TermsLincoln Campus, Summer Quarter, Winter Quarter. Milford Campus, All Quarters.Automotive Technology-AASCurriculumPROGRAM CLASSES Take AUTT-1007 AUTT-1103 AUTT-1107 AUTT-1108 AUTT-1203 AUTT-1206 AUTT-1221 AUTT-1205 AUTT-1222 AUTT-1306 AUTT-1406 AUTT-1408 AUTT-1506 AUTT-2102 AUTT-2303 AUTT-1106 AUTT-1207 AUTT-1202 AUTT-1215 AUTT-1212; & AUTT-1200 OR AUTT-1712AUTT-1007 Auto Shop Safety & RepairAUTT-1103 Drive TrainsAUTT-1107 HVAC IAUTT-1108 Automotive Fuel & Control SystAUTT-1203 Manual Trnsmiss/Trnsaxles ThyAUTT-1206 Automotive ElectricityAUTT-1221 Engine TheoryAUTT-1205 Brake Systems TheoryAUTT-1215 Brake Systems LabAUTT-1212 Steering & Suspension LabAUTT-1222 Engine IIAUTT-1306 Automotive Ignition SystemsAUTT-1406 Automotive Electronics IAUTT-1408 Advanced Engine PerformanceAUTT-1506 Automotive Electronics IIAUTT-2102 Automatic Trnsmsson/TrnsaxleAUTT-2303 Manual Trnsmiss/Trnsaxle LabAUTT-1106 Electrical ConceptsAUTT-1207 HVAC IIAUTT-1202 Steering & Suspension TheoryAUTT-1200 Information SystemsAUTT-1712 Intro to Hybrid VehiclesTake WELD-1176 or WELD-1181WELD-1176 Automotive & M/C WeldingWELD-1181 Auto ASEP, ASSET, CAP WeldingAUTOMOTIVE ELECTIVETake TRUK-1101 or AUTT-1011;TRUK-1101 Class A CDL Driver TrainingAUTT-1011 Intro to Automotive TechnologyGENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSTake SPCH-1090, SPCH-1110 OR SPCH-2810;SPCH-1090 Fund of Human CommunicationsSPCH-1110 Public SpeakingSPCH-2810 Business & Professional CommunTake ENGL-1010 or ENGL-1015;ENGL-1010 Composition IENGL-1015 Composition & LiteratureTake the followingPHYS-1150 Descriptive Physics (with Lab)Take 2 classes from any of the 4 groups. No two classes may from the same group.GROUP 1: MATHEMATICSMATH-1040 Business MathMATH-1080 Algebra & TrigonometryMATH-1100 Intermediate AlgebraMATH-1150 College AlgebraMATH-1180 Elementary StatisticsMATH-1400 Applied CalculusMATH-1600 Calc & Analytic Geometry IMATH-1050 Thinking MathematicallyMATH-2030 Contemporary MathematicsMATH-1200 TrigonometryMATH-1300 PrecalculusGROUP 2: SOCIAL SCIENCEANTH-1120 General AnthropologyANTH-1020 Intro to Cultural AnthECON-1200 Personal FinanceECON-2110 MacroeconomicsECON-2120 MicroeconomicsGEOG-1420 World Regional GeographyHIST-1000 Western Tradition IHIST-1010 Western Tradition IIHIST-1820 Survey of Asian HistoryHIST-2010 Amer Hist I (Early America)HIST-2020 Amer Hist II (Late America)HIST-2100 Survey World Hist to 1500 CEHIST-2110 World History since 1500 CEHIST-2960 Survey of African American HisPOLS-1000 American GovernmentPOLS-1040 Comparative PoliticsPOLS-1600 Introduction to International RelationsPSYC-1250 Interpersonal RelationsPSYC-1810 Introduction to PsychologySOCI-1010 Introduction to SociologySOCI-1020 Diversity in SocietySOCI-2150 Issues of Unity and DiversityPOLS-1080 Intro to Political ScienceGROUP 3: HUMANITIESARTS-1010 Intro to Visual Arts (Art Appreciation)ARTS-1050 Intro to Art Hist & Crit IARTS-1060 Intro to Art Hist & Crit IIARTS-2650 Intro to Native America ArtARTS-2750 Women in ArtGERM-1010 Beginning German IHUMS-1100 Introduction to HumanitiesHUMS-1200 Contemporary Arts & IdeasPHIL-1060 Applied EthicsPHIL-1150 Intro Logic/Critical ThinkingPHIL-2610 Intro to Comparative ReligionsRELS-2610 Intro to Comparative ReligionsMUSC-1010 Introduction to MusicMUSC-2750 Introduction to American MusicMUSC-2800 World MusicMUSC-2870 History of Rock MusicSIGN-1010 Beginning ASL ISPAN-1010 Beginning Spanish ITHEA-1010 Introduction to TheatreTHEA-1140 Basic ActingPHIL-1010 Introduction to PhilosophyGROUP 4: COMPUTER TECHNOLOGYBSAD-1010 Microsoft Applications IINFO-1010 Computer LiteracyBSAD-1050BSAD-1050 Introduction to BusinessRequirementsEach student enrolling in a program at SCC is required to take a COMPASS, ACT or ASSET assessment test prior to acceptance into the program. This test is used to determine if the student's skill level in basic reading, written expressions and mathematics is consistent with the program requirements. Students may be required to complete preparatory coursework before advancing to certain program courses. Specific information about preparatory coursework is available through campus admissions and career advising staff.Students enrolling in the program are required to provide hand tools for use in the lab and for use after graduation. While this can appear to be expensive, it also is an investment in your future since the tools will be used for many years. During the first week of each quarter, students will be offered opportunities to purchase these tool sets from various manufacturers at considerable discount. If you already have the tools, it is not necessary for you to make additional purchases. Contact the program for the required tool list.Students enrolled in the program are required to wear uniform shirts while in the classroom or lab. These shirts can be purchased through the SCC Bookstore.Students must attend each class and lab session in a regular and punctual manner.Maintain academic standards and adhere to academic policies.Maintain a minimum grade-point average of 2.0 in each program course.Maintain all school requirements to attain an associate degree.Be responsible for program costs: tuition, fees and books.Provide a basic tool set and lockable storage.CostsIt appears your Web browser is not configured to display PDF files. You can download the PDF file here.