Automotive Service TechnologyAssociate of Applied Science DegreeThe program focuses on the repair and maintenance of passenger cars and light trucks. Course work includes cooperative work experience working for a local employer. Those who wish to specialize may take advanced mechanic studies courses for more in-depth experience. Students may enter the program any term. PROGRAM OUTCOMESUpon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:perform inspections on major automotive systems, including steering, suspension, and brakes;demonstrate and perform testing and servicing on all hybrid systems,understand and perform basic repairs to automotive electrical systems,diagnose, service, test and repair modern automotive brake systems, including ABS and traction control/vehicle stability systems;diagnose, service, and repair front and rear suspensions of different designs;diagnose and repair engine problems, including cylinder head and valvetrain, block, reciprocating assembly, and cooling system;service and repair fuel storage and delivery systems, electronic fuel injection systems and emission controls;rebuild manual and automatic transmissions, for both front and rear wheel drive vehicles.CAREERSCareer opportunities include: automotive service mechanic/technician, recreational vehicle service technician and truck service mechanic/technician.For information contact the Automotive Department, 503-594-3047.AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: 1ST YEARFALL TERM CreditsAM-121 General Auto Repair I 3AM-129 Electrical Systems 7AM-130 Brake Systems 7WINTER TERM CreditsAM-122 General Auto Repair II 3AM-131 Chassis Systems 7MTH-050 Technical Mathematics I or MTH-065 Algebra II 3-4SPRING TERM CreditsAM-123 General Auto Repair III 3AM-133 Engine Systems 7WR-101 Communication Skills: Occupational Writing or WR-121 English Composition 3-4SUMMER TERM CreditsAM-280* Auto Mechanics/CWE 6AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE: 2ND YEARFALL TERM CreditsAM-245 Automatic Transmission Systems 7WLD-102 Introduction to Welding or AB-112 Collision Repair Welding I 2— — Human Relations requirement (Recommended: PSY-101 or COMM-100**) 3— — PE/Health/Safety/First Aid requirement (Recommended: HE-252 or MFG-107) 3WINTER TERM CreditsAM-243 Fuel & Emission Control Systems 7AM-244 Advanced Electrical Systems 7SPRING TERM CreditsAM-224 Comfort Systems 4AM-228 Service Shop Management 4AM-235 Power Transmission Systems 7 Credits required for degree 93-95*May be taken after the first year**COMM-100 may be substituted by taking all of the following: COMM-100A, COMM-100B and COMM-100CNote: Alternative course schedule is available. Contact the Automotive Department, 503-594-3047 for information.Information from the 2014-2015 catalog.