Nov 28, 2023
Academic Program Code: 922
The Automotive Technology Degree program prepares students for the fast-paced, highly-technical field of automotive diagnosis and repair. Graduates are equipped for entry-level positions and advancement to Master Technician status.
This program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) to meet the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards of quality.
Graduates are prepared for the following State of Michigan or ASE certification tests:
- Engine Repair (A1)
- Automatic Transmission/Transaxle (A2)
- Manual Drive Train and Axles (A3)
- Suspension and Steering (A4)
- Brakes (A5)
- Electrical/Electronic Systems (A6)
- Heating and Air Conditioning (A7)
- Engine Performance (A8)
General Education Courses
Select a minimum of 15 credit hours of course work from the General Education Course list. Course work must be selected as directed from the areas below.
English Composition and Communications
Select one (1) Humanities General Education Elective.
Select one (1) Social Sciences General Education Elective.
Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Select one (1) Natural Sciences Lab/Non Lab General Education Elective or one (1) Mathematics General Education Elective.
General Education Total Credit Hours
GRCC grants college credits for current Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications. For details, contact the department at (616) 234-3006 or the College Web site at www.grcc.edu.
Students intending to transfer to Automotive Management at Ferris State University should elect to take both PH 125 and MA 107 .
In What Order Should I Take Classes?
Please select courses from the Priority I list. Select courses based on the number of credits you are taking in the semester, for example, if you are a part time student you do not have to take all of the courses listed. If you are unable to schedule Priority I courses, move to and select from the list of Priority II, Priority III, and Priority IV courses.
NOTE: This priority schedule assumes the student is prepared to take the courses listed. If prerequisites are required, additional semesters may be required to complete this degree.
Meet with an Academic Program Advisor and consult my Academic Progress for specific degree requirements.