Automotive Service Technology AAS

Automotive and Welding Department | A.A.S. Associate of Applied Science Degree | Two years

Earn your degree in Automotive Service Technology at Clackamas Community College and learn how to repair and maintain passenger cars and light trucks.

Learn what it takes to work in the automotive industry, how to repair and maintain passenger cars and light trucks from experienced faculty members and take advantage of cooperative work experience with local employers while earning your Associate of Applied Science degree in automotive technology from Clackamas Community College. Our mission is to provide quality instruction and training leading to employment, advancement, and/or personal enrichment in the automotive mechanics industry.

ASE Certification

Need auto repair for your car?

Simply fill out our Automotive Repair Application and return it back to us. All vehicles used in our academic automotive programs are selected by instructors depending on their individual training needs. Contact Jessica Matthews at jessem@clackamas.edu or 503-594-3049 if you have any questions.

Automotive Service Technology AAS

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Description and Outcomes

Automotive Service Technology Core Requirements

Complete 6 credits of AM-280
  • AM-280
  • Auto Mechanics/CWE
  • 6
 
Complete the following Core Requirements
  • AM-101
  • Intro to Automotive Service Technology
  • 2
  • AM-129
  • Electrical Systems I
  • 5
  • AM-130
  • Brake Systems
  • 5
  • AM-131
  • Chassis Systems
  • 5
  • AM-133
  • Engine Systems
  • 5
  • AM-142
  • Engine Performance I
  • 5
  • AM-201
  • Automotive Internship
  • 3
  • AM-223
  • Alternative Fuels Transportation Technology
  • 5
  • AM-224
  • Comfort Systems
  • 5
  • AM-225
  • Safety Systems
  • 5
  • AM-228
  • Service Shop Management
  • 4
  • AM-229
  • Electrical Systems II
  • 5
  • AM-235
  • Power Transmission Systems
  • 5
  • AM-242
  • Engine Performance II
  • 5
  • AM-245
  • Automatic Transmission Systems
  • 5
  • WLD-102
  • Introduction to Welding
  • 2
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050 or MTH-065
  • MTH-050
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 4
  • MTH-065
  • Algebra II
  • 4
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-101 or WR-121
  • WR-101
  • Communication Skills: Occupational Writing
  • 3
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete 3 credits. Recommended: COMM-100 or PSY-101. Please refer to the catalog for a list of approved Related Instruction Courses.
 

PE/Health/Safety Related Instruction

Complete 3 credits. Recommended: HE-252 or MFG-107. Please refer to the catalog for a list of approved Related Instruction Courses.
 
Total Credits Required: 90-91
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Contact Us

Dustin Bates

Department Chair, Welding Instructor

503-594-3973

dustinb@clackamas.edu

Barlow Hall 259 and Training Center 112