Automotive Technology with High Performance Engineering with Service Management

Is High Performance Automotive Training with Service Management for You?

Does the challenge of getting the peak performance out of a vehicle appeal to you? The Associate in Occupational Science degree program in Automotive Technology with High Performance Engineering could be exactly what you are looking for. This program pairs automotive maintenance and repair training with instruction in high performance systems to prepare the student for general automotive and high performance specialties and service.

With the additional Service Management course work, students are provided the strong foundation in business management, including customer service, communications skills, employee relations, inventory management and an understanding of business financial reports, These skills may give students the ability to advance more rapidly in the workplace or manage their own business.

Program Description

Program Description
The Associate in Occupational Science (A.O.S.) degree program in Automotive Technology with High Performance Engineering offers ASE/NATEF based training in the practical aspects of automotive maintenance and repair with emphasis on logical diagnostics procedures and effective repair methods. Students receive classroom and laboratory training using modern test equipment and specialized tools. Students gain hands-on experience in a realistic high performance shop environment where they must demonstrate specific proficiencies. Course content provides students with the knowledge and skills required for entry-level employment as an automotive repair technician in an automotive service center.

The Service Management course work provides students with a strong foundation in business management, customer service, communications skills, employee relations, inventory management as well as understanding business financial reports. Students with Service Management Skills may have the ability to advance more rapidly in the workforce or choose to start and manage their own business.

Students attend classes four days per weeks on various schedules.

Curriculum

Curriculum
Course NumberCourse RequirementsClock HoursCredit Hours
ORN120Fundamentals of Technology1004
AUT121Basic Gasoline Engine1004
AUT122Vehicle Electrical & Electronics I 1004
AUT123Steering & Alignment1004
AUT124Brakes1004
AUT125Drivelines I1004
AUT126Drivelines II 1004
AUT227Vehicle Electrical & Electronics II1004
AUT228Environmental Comfort System1004
AUT229Automotive Diagnostics & Fuels1004
AUT230Advanced Diagnostics & Emissions1004
EPM211HP Engine Block, Cylinder Head & Valve 1004
EPM212HP Fuels & Ignition1004
EPM213Asian Engine Management1004
ACC170Accounting I502
CIS118Computer Applications502
COM220Principles of Speech502
ENG260Technical Writing502
PSY121Occupational Health and Safety502
PSY217Industrial Psychology502
SM210Service Management I502
SM220Service Management II502
SM230Service Management III502
SM240Service Management IV502
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  • Students attend class four (4) days per week on various schedules.
  • Program length is approximately 75 weeks – all schedules.
  • At the successful completion of the program, the student will receive a diploma in Automotive Technology with High Performance Engineering.

Possible Career Track

Possible Career Track
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Program Available at: Main Campus, and Virginia Beach Campus.