Program Overview

The College's Automotive Technology program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). The program is conducted in a well-equipped facility with a large fleet of late model domestic and import vehicles. Automobile manufacturers provide substantial support for the program.

Students can pursue a certificate or degree in Automotive Technology or a specialty degree or certificate in Japanese Automotive Technology. Our partnership with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. provides employment opportunities for students enrolled in our programs. The College also provides numerous classes to update the knowledge and skills of practicing technicians.

For gainful employment information, see this program’s gainful employment website.

Automotive Technology (CC) Requirements

Required Courses Units
AUTO 711 Automotive Entry Level Technician - Career Advancement Academy 8 units
COUN 657 Auto Guidance Seminar - Career Advancement Academy 1 unit
Students are required to take English and Math placement tests. If students place at or below ENGL 846 and MATH 811, they are required to take the elective classes.
Elective Courses Units
ENGL 846 Reading & Writing Connections 5 units
MATH 811 Fundamentals of Mathematics 3 units
Total Required Units: 9 - 17