Automotive Technology | AAS - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Automotive Technology | AAS

Automotive Technology | AAS

Associate of Applied Science
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes Automotive Technology Toolbook
This program is eligible for free tuition

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

Meet Your Advisor

Lorena Carmona
Lorena Carmona
Career Navigator
Sioux City Campus
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Required Classes for Automotive Technology | AAS


Meet Your Faculty and Staff

John Kraemer
John Kraemer
Automotive Technology Instructor
Sioux City Campus, ITC Room H302
Shane Sampson
Shane Sampson
Automotive Technology Instructor
Sioux City Campus Room H302
Greg Strong
Greg Strong
Division Chair
Sioux City, Room B109

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $13,130.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $13,520.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Tools (one time): $6,175.94
Estimated books: $200.00/semester **
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,275.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.
** The cost of books varies per program.