Metallica Scholars Initiative
Students in Automotive Technology who are selected for the Metallica Scholars Initiative will receive up to $625 in scholarship money, to be applied to the Fall 2023 semester. Submit your application by September 8.
Become a Qualified Auto Mechanic with Hands-On Training
About the Program
Automotive Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles.
What Students Learn
Instruction includes the diagnosis of malfunctions of all eight areas of ASE/NATEF certification:
- Engine Repair
- Electrical and Electronic Systems
- Engine Performance
- Steering and Suspension Systems
- Manual Drivetrains and Axles
- Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles
- Heating and Air Conditioning
Degree Options and Requirements
Graduates will earn a work-ready student certification through the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to four-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC advisor.
All students completing a career or technical program must complete a MGCCC Board-approved Technical Skills Attainment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.
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Automotive Technology Coursework
For class times, visit the MGCCC class schedules.
|ATT 1134 - Advanced Electrical/Electronic||4|
|ATT 1313 - Manual Drive Trains/Transaxles||3|
|ATT 2333 - Steering and Suspension Systems||3|
|ATT 2434 - Engine Performance II||4|
|ATT 2923 - Supervised Work Experience in Automotive Technology||3|
Total Credits: 37
|ATT 2444 - Engine Performance III||4|
|ATT 2323 - Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles||3|
|ATT 2922 - Supervised Work Experience in Automotive Technology||2|
Total Credits: 9
Associate of Applied Science Degree
|ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I or ENG 1033 Technical English||3/4|
|SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I or LLS 1721 - Employment Readiness and SPT 2172 - Interpersonal Communication||3**|
|Math/Natural Science Elective||3/4*|
|Social/Behavioral Science Elective||3|
|Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3|
Total Credits: 15/17
Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.