Associate of Applied Science
The Automotive Technology program is a two-year degree program designed to prepare you to perform a wide range of diagnostics, repairs, and preventative maintenance on automobiles and light trucks. You will have the opportunity to learn in an industry certified facility.
You will have extensive hands-on training in engine overhaul, manual and automatic drive train, front end alignment, brake service and repair, fuel systems, ignition system, and air conditioning. In addition, the program provides training in electrical and electronic control systems, engine performance diagnosis, and on-board computerized engine control systems diagnosis.
The majority of graduates will work in dealerships, independent repair shops, fleet service facilities, and service stations. Over 20 percent will be self-employed.
All Auto Technology students are required to have their own personal tool set to use for classroom/lab projects. You will be in the lab and working the first day of class and tools are required. View the Tools and Purchasing Procedures
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Sioux City Campus
Repair automobiles, trucks, buses, and other vehicles. Master mechanics repair virtually any part on the vehicle or specialize in the transmission system.
- Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
- Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
- Motorcycle Mechanics
- Automotive Master Mechanics
- Automotive Specialty Technicians
- Tire Repairers and Changers
- Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
- Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians