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2015-2016 Catalog 
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Automotive Service Technology (AAS)

  • 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 63-67 credit hours is required.
  • 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.
  • Program Code: General Motors ASEP (8001AAS), Independent Shop ATEP (8043AAS), Heavy Duty Truck (8008AAS)
  • CIPC: General Motors ASEP (470604), Independent Shop ATEP (470604), Heavy Duty Truck (470605)​


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.)

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Admission Requirements

Submit the online application to the program along with a copy of the applicants driving record. Submitting an application does not guarantee admission to the program. An applicant will be contacted by an advisor if they qualify for admittance into the program.

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.  Only 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 , a Social Science general education course (3), and a Humanities general education course (but not a second COMM course) (3).

Major Course Requirements for AAS Degree

Support Courses Required for All Tracks (24 credit hours)


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

Track Requirements

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

General Motors ASEP Track

Independent Shop ATEP Track

Heavy Duty Truck Track