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2012-2013 Catalog 
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Automotive Service Technology (AAS)

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  • Program Prerequisite: An interview with the program coordinator or advisor in the desired track is necessary prior to acceptance into the program.
  • Grade Requirements: Minimum grade of “C ” in courses required for this major in addition to an overall GPA of 2.00 or higher.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 63-66 credit hours is required except for the Heavy Duty Truck track which requires a total of 68 credit hours.
  • Assessment Requirements: Students will be required to complete certain assessment instruments as part of the overall requirements for receiving their associate’s degree. Please see the program coordinator or your advisor or your department for specific information regarding assessment.


Automotive Service students should meet each semester with the program coordinator or faculty advisor for their specific track for advisement. Call 801-626-6579 for more information or to schedule an appointment. (Also refer to the Department Advisor Referral List.)

Admission Requirements

Declare your program of study (see Enrollment Services and Information ) and meet with your specific program coordinator or faculty advisor.

National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification Requirement

Automotive Service students are required to take all eight automotive ASE exams. See www.asecert.org for testing information. ASE exam fees are included in the student fees for each course. Exams will be taken twice per year at the end of each semester. Only Collision Repair and Heavy Duty Truck Technology students will be exempt from this requirement.

General Education

Refer to Degree and General Education Requirements  for Associate of Applied Science requirements. The following support courses required for this degree will also be applied toward general education requirements: CHEM 1010  (3) or CHEM 1110  (5), COMM 2110  (3),  NTM 1700 , NTM 1504  or LIBS 1704 , and a Social Science general education course (3).

Major Course Requirements for AAS Degree

Automotive Service Courses Required for All Tracks except Collision Repair (6 credit hours)


* Students wishing to complete a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Automotive Technology after completing their Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree should take the courses marked with an asterisk.

Track Requirements

Select one of the following tracks (see the track coordinator for a suggested course sequence):

Chrysler Cap Track

General Motors ASEP Track

Collision Repair Track

Toyota T-Ten Track

Independent Shop ATEP Track

Heavy Duty Truck Track

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