Automotive Service Technology AAS

Automotive 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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Descriptions and Outcomes

Automotive Service Technology Core Requirements

Complete 6 credits of AM-280
  • AM-280*
  • Auto Mechanics/CWE
  • 6
 
Complete WLD-102 or AB-112
  • AB-112
  • Collision Repair Welding I
  • 2
  • WLD-102
  • Introduction to Welding
  • 2
 
Complete the following Automotive Service Technology Core Requirements
  • AM-121
  • General Auto Repair I
  • 3
  • AM-122
  • General Auto Repair II
  • 3
  • AM-129
  • Electrical Systems
  • 7
  • AM-130
  • Brake Systems
  • 7
  • AM-131
  • Chassis Systems
  • 7
  • AM-133
  • Engine Systems
  • 7
  • AM-223
  • Hybrid Service Technology
  • 3
  • AM-224
  • Comfort Systems
  • 4
  • AM-228
  • Service Shop Management
  • 4
  • AM-235
  • Power Transmission Systems
  • 7
  • AM-243
  • Fuel & Emission Control Systems
  • 7
  • AM-244
  • Advanced Electrical Systems
  • 7
  • AM-245
  • Automatic Transmission Systems
  • 7
 

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 page 82 of 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 page 82 of the catalog for a list of approved Related Instruction Courses.
 

*May be taken after the first year
 
Note: Alternative course schedule is available. Contact the Automotive Department, 503-594-3047 for more information.
 
Total Credits Required: 94-95