AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY - ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS ( Official )
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Program Type: AS Degree/Certificate of Achievement

Division: Engineering & Technology

Program Description:
The curriculum prepares the students for entry level employment in Automotive electrical/electronics systems. This certificate is also available to automotive professionals who wish to update and/or upgrade their knowledge in automotive electrical/electronic systems. Students will receive instruction and hands-on experience in proper service and diagnostic techniques used to repair automotive electrical/electronic systems. The use of precision measuring equipment and specialty tools are emphasized. Students are encouraged to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)exam for electrical/electronic systems (A6).

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade C or better.

Effective Academic Year: 2009-2010

Required Units in the Major:    19-20

Required Courses
  AUTO 032 - AUTOMOTIVE FUNDAMENTALS (4.0 units)
  &
  ELTN 130 - INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS (3.0 units)
  &
  AUTO 050 - AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS (3.0 units)
  &
  ENGL 435 - VOCATIONAL ENGLISH AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (BASIC) (2.0 units)
  &
  TECH 107A - TECHNICAL CALCULATIONS (3.0 units)
  OR
  ELTN 109A - APPLIED ALGEBRA FOR ELECTRONICS (4.0 units)
  &
  AUTO 151 - AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS (4.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives
  ELTY 012 - BASIC ELECTRICITY-ELECTRONICS (INDUSTRIAL ARTS) (2.0 units)
  ELTN 109B - APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRONICS (3.0 units)
  OR
  ELTN 117 - SURVEY OF DIGITAL ELECTRONICS AND MICROCONTROLLERS (3.0 units)
  OR
  LIB 010A - INTERNET AND WEB-BASED INFORMATION RESOURCES (1.0 units)
  OR
  LIB 010B - ADVANCED INTERNET AND WEB-BASED RESOURCES (1.0 units)