Associate in Science Degree and Certificates of Achievement and Accomplishment
Estimated Average Earnings: $11.96 - $21.56 per hour
The automotive technology program prepares students for employment in the field and provides upgrade opportunities for currently employed personnel. By completing the degree or certificate requirements, the student will gain proficiency in safety practices, automotive service, testing, troubleshooting, brakes, suspension, wheel alignment, engine tune-up, electrical systems, fuel systems (carburetion and fuel injection), emission systems, transmissions, drive trains, engine repair, engine rebuilding, automotive machining, or air conditioning. Competencies will be assessed regularly in accordance with Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards. A student completing degree or certificate requirements may expect to enter industry as a technician in automotive service, repair, tune-up, smog certification, or automotive air conditioning.
Estimated income from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2008-2009, http://stats.bls.gov/oco
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