2020-2021 College Catalog

Automotive Technology Diploma

Program Description (Major Code: AT14)

The Automotive Technology Diploma program at Atlanta Technical College is a sequence of courses designed to introduce and prepare students for careers in the automotive industry and the repair profession. These learning opportunities encourage students to develop foundations in academic, technical and professional skills required for job placement, retention, and advancement within the industry. The program emphasizes a curriculum in automotive mechanics theory and practical applications necessary for skillful employment. Program graduates receive an Auto Technology diploma that qualifies them as well rounded entry-level technicians. This program does not administer certification testing.

Admissions Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Completion of high school or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
  • Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the Office of Enrollment Services

Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.

Course Outline

Curriculum

General Education Courses (8 Credits)

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev

2

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

Occupational Courses (50 Credits)

FYES 1001First Year Experience Seminar

3

AUTT 1010Automotive Technology Intro

2

AUTT 1020Automotive Electrical Systems

7

AUTT 1030Automotive Brake Systems

4

AUTT 1040Automotive Engine Performance

7

AUTT 1050Auto Suspension&Steering Syst

4

AUTT 1060Automotive Climate Ctrl Syst

5

AUTT 2010Automotive Engine Repair

6

AUTT 2020Auto Manual Drive Train&Axles

4

AUTT 2030Automatic Transmiss&Transaxles

5

COMP 1000Intro to Computers

3

Total Credit Hours: 58

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 5 Credits

Estimated Program Cost (without Purchase of Tools): $8,122