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2023 - 2024 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog 
2023 - 2024 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Technology, AAS

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Campus: Scott Community College

The Automotive Technology associate degree prepares graduates to secure positions in dealerships or independent garages as a technician or service writer in training, or to advance within the industry. Students completing the degree will work in a paid co-op position, which often results in full-time employment.

Students may begin this program in the spring term with slight modifications to the course sequence.

Graduates from our program are prepared to pass certification exams in all of the following eight areas: Engine Repair, Manual Drive Train and Axles, Brakes, Heating and Air Conditioning, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle, Suspension and Steering, Electrical/Electronic Systems, and Engine Performance.

The Automotive Technology program has achieved certification from National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Automotive Technology program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to complete the “Three C’s”: concern, cause, and correction.
  2. Identify the use of appropriate tools and testing and measurement equipment required to accomplish certain automotive tasks.
  3. Locate and use current reference and service information from accepted automotive publications and resources.
  4. Perform automotive diagnostic and repair tasks in accordance with manufacturer’s recommended procedures and safety precautions as published.

Plan of Study

Term Total: 17.00 Credits

Term Total: 14.00 Credits

Term Total: 8.00 Credits

Term Total: 15.00 Credits

Term 5

Term Total: 12.00 Credits

Automotive Technology, AAS Total: 66.00 Credits

Non-discrimination Statement / Equal Educational Opportunities

It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).


If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact EICC’s Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-5222, equity@eicc.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730- 1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

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