Automotive Technology Requirements

Associate Degree Option    Diploma Option    Admission Criteria   

Technology Requirements    Additional PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Curriculum – Associate Degree Option

FALL SEMESTER 
  • ENGL 100 - Communication in the Workplace - 3 Credit Hours OR
    • ENGL 101T - Composition - 3 Credit Hours 
  • SSS 100 - Student Success Seminar - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 110 - Manual Drive Train/Axles Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 111 - Manual Drive Train/Axles Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 112 - Automatic Transmissions Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 113 - Automatic Transmissions Lab - 3 Credit Hours 
  • AT 122 - Brake Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 123 - Brake Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
SPRING SEMESTER 
  • SPCM 101T - Fundamentals of Speech - 3 Credit Hours 
  • CIS 101 - Computer Essentials - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 120 - Suspension and Steering Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 121 - Suspension and Steering Lab - 3 Credit Hours 
  • AB 121 - Auto Body Servicing - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 130 - Engine Repair Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 131 - Engine Repair Lab - 3 Credit Hours 
FALL SEMESTER 
  • AT 210 - Electrical Systems Theory - 6 Credit Hours 
  • AT 211 - Electrical Systems Lab - 6 Credit Hours 
  • MATH 100 - College Math - 3 Credit Hours
SPRING SEMESTER 
  • PSYC 100 - Psychology at Work - 3 Credit Hours OR 
    • PSYC 101T - General Psychology - 3 Credit Hours  
  • AT 230 - Engine Performance Theory - 4 Credit Hours 
  • AT 231 - Engine Performance Lab - 4 Credit Hours 
  • AT 213 - Heating/Air Conditioning Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 214 - Heating/Air Conditioning Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
  • SOC 150T - Social Problems - 3 Credit Hours OR 
    • SOC 250T - Courtship and Marriage - 3 Credit Hours

See Additional Details in Catalog 

Curriculum – Diploma Option

FALL SEMESTER 
  • ENGL 100 - Communication in the Workplace - 3 Credit Hours OR 
    • ENGL 101T - Composition - 3 Credit Hours 
  • SSS 100 - Student Success Seminar - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 110 - Manual Drive Train/Axles Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 111 - Manual Drive Train/Axles Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 112 - Automatic Transmissions Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 113 - Automatic Transmissions Lab - 3 Credit Hours 
  • AT 122 - Brake Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 123 - Brake Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
SPRING SEMESTER 
  • CIS 101 - Computer Essentials - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 120 - Suspension and Steering Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 121 - Suspension and Steering Lab - 3 Credit Hours 
  • AB 121 - Auto Body Servicing - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 130 - Engine Repair Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 131 - Engine Repair Lab - 3 Credit Hours 
FALL SEMESTER 
  • AT 210 - Electrical Systems Theory - 6 Credit Hours 
  • AT 211 - Electrical Systems Lab - 6 Credit Hours 
  • MATH 100 - College Math - 3 Credit Hours 
SPRING SEMESTER 
  • PSYC 100 - Psychology at Work - 3 Credit Hours OR 
    • PSYC 101T - General Psychology - 3 Credit Hours  
  • AT 230 - Engine Performance Theory - 4 Credit Hours 
  • AT 231 - Engine Performance Lab - 4 Credit Hours 
  • AT 213 - Heating/Air Conditioning Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AT 214 - Heating/Air Conditioning Lab - 2 Credit Hours

See Additional Details in Catalog  

Admission Criteria  

2 of the following: 
  • ACT: 15 
  • SAT: 830
  • HS GPA: 2.0 GPA - HS English grade “C” average or better 
  • GED: 500 
  • College GPA: 2.0 GPA - Based on 12+ credits 
  • Professional Discretion 
If students do not meet two of the above requirements, they are required to take the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER: 
  • Writing: 243 
  • Arithmetic: 217  

Additional Program Requirements   

Uniforms  
Uniforms are required for this program and are available from the Southeast Tech Bookstore. 
 
Tools 

Tools are provided in the classroom, and the Southeast Tech Bookstore has additional tools for purchase to use in the workplace.   

Safety Test 

Students enrolled in the Automotive Technology program must pass a safety test with a score of 84% before being allowed in the auto labs. It is preferred that students complete this requirement prior to JumpStart, and are allowed three attempts to pass before remedial work is required. This test is proctored at the Southeast Tech Testing Center.  

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical Institute's Automotive Technology program is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech Support Center.

VIEW BYOL DETAILS

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