This certificate prepares you to trace and troubleshoot electrical and electronic problems, and make repairs on automotive electrical systems. The electrical systems to be studied will include on-board computer systems, door locks, automatic windows, airbags, and lighting.
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
Estimated Program Costs
In-state tuition and fees: $2,496.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $2,509.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated housing and meals: $3,825.00/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.
Required Classes for Automotive Electrical | Cert
|SDV 108||The College Experience||1|
|AUT 115||Automotive Shop Safety||1|
|AUT 615||Automotive Electricity/Electronics||4|
|AUT 633||Automotive Electrical Systems||4|
|AUT 671||Automotive Body Computer Systems||3|
All students must attend the summer Program Orientation, or must meet/contact their Automotive Electrical program advisor prior to taking their first course.
All part-time students must meet with an Automotive Electrical program advisor to develop a sequential Plan of Study prior to taking their first course. (failure to do so may result in the student taking longer to complete the program)
Students must take their program core courses in sequence, and during the same semester as is reflected on the published Plan of Study.