Automotive Technology: Emissions Specialization, A.A.S.

Associate of Applied Science
Campuses: Alexandria, Manassas

This curriculum is designed to train technicians for the automotive field. Students completing this program will be ready for full-time employment as automotive technicians. Job opportunities include line technician, new car make-ready, and customer service representative.

Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an academic advisor or counselor for further information.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
AUT 100 Introduction to Automotive Shop Practice 2
AUT 111 Automotive Engines I 4
AUT 121 Automotive Fuel Systems I 4
Choose One
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
ENG 131 Technical Report Writing I
Choose One
PHY 130 Survey of Applied Physics 3
PHY 101 Introduction to Physics I
MTH 111 Basic Technical Mathematics
Choose One
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
SDV 101 Orientation to (a Specific Discipline)
Total 17-18
2nd Semester
AUT 122 Automotive Fuel Systems II 4
AUT 215 Emissions Systems Diagnosis and Repair 2
1AUT 241 Automotive Electricity I 4
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3
Total 16
3rd Semester
AUT 236 Automotive Climate Control 4
Total 4
4th Semester
AUT 141 Auto Power Trains I 4
AUT 242 Automotive Electricity II 4
AUT 265 Automotive Braking Systems 4
2 Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Total 15
5th Semester
AUT 142 Auto Power Trains II 4
AUT 226 Advanced ASM Emissions Diagnostics 2
AUT 266 Auto Alignment, Suspension, and Steering 4
3 Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Total 13
Total credits for the Associate of Applied Science = 65-66
Two Years Credits
1st Semester
Introduction to Automotive Shop Practice
AUT
100
2
AUT
111
4
AUT
121
4
Choose One
ENG
111
3
ENG
131
Choose One
PHY
130
3
PHY
101
MTH
111
Choose One
SDV
100
1
Orientation to (a Specific Discipline)
SDV
101
Total 17-18
2nd Semester
AUT
122
4
AUT
215
2
1AUT
241
4
CST
110
3
ITE
115
3
Total 16
3rd Semester
AUT
236
4
Total 4
4th Semester
AUT
141
4
AUT
242
4
AUT
265
4
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
2
3
Total 15
5th Semester
AUT
142
4
Advanced ASM Emissions Diagnostics
AUT
226
2
Auto Alignment, Suspension, and Steering
AUT
266
4
3
3
Total 13
Total credits for the Associate of Applied Science = 65-66

1 May substitute DSL 141 plus DSL 143. Both courses must be taken in order to make this substitution.

2 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives.

3 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.

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