Automotive Drivability Systems Associate Degree

General

Program Description

The National Automotive Technology Education Foundation (NATEF) certified Automotive Technology programs prepare students for a range of employment opportunities. Courses in the automotive drivability systems degree program are designed to give the student experience in base automotive technology with a focus on automotive electrical, computer, and engine performance. This program can be used to prepare the student for entry level employment or to further the skills of currently working technicians. It can be taken alone or in conjunction withother automotive related courses and is designed to complement the automotive undercar systems AAS for those students that wish to receive a dual associate degree with minimal additional credit hours. Some of the automotive technology programs transfer to four-year colleges and universities. To explore transfer opportunities, please see a counselor.

Currently enrolled students should check their Degree Works audit for specific course and program information. Students should also consult with a counselor or advisor for program specific information.

Required Classes

  • Shop Fundamentals
  • Ethics & Employability Skills
  • Intro to Automotive Electrical
  • Auto Electrical/Electronic Sys
  • Auto Chassis Electron Systems
  • Automatic Trans/Axle Repair
  • Automatic Transmission/Axle
  • Fuel & Emissions Systems
  • Adv Fuel & Emissions Systems
  • Engine Overhaul
  • Engine Mechanical Theory
  • Auto Heat/Air Condition System
  • Light Duty Diesel Engines
  • Alternative Auto Propulsion
  • Adv Auto Heat/Air Conditioning
  • Automotive Internship
  • College Writing I
  • College Writing & Research
  • Technical Mathematics
  • Safety & First Aid
Last updated April 2018

About the School

With four campuses in Kalamazoo, Michigan – the Texas Township Campus, the Groves Campus, the Arcadia Commons Campus and the Bronson Healthy Living Campus – Kalamazoo Valley Community College offers a ... Read More

With four campuses in Kalamazoo, Michigan – the Texas Township Campus, the Groves Campus, the Arcadia Commons Campus and the Bronson Healthy Living Campus – Kalamazoo Valley Community College offers associate degrees in 25 areas of study. Read less