Degree Description

The program will emphasize skills needed to help the student function successfully in the field, including exposure to the skills needed for new technology as it evolves. The AAS will include all 8 ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) areas and cover all the tasks set forth by ASE/NATEF. A key component of the program is to help students become self-directed learners and develop life-long learning skills. Students must pass all occupational courses with a 2.0 or higher. Returning students who have AUTO classes more than 5 years old must repeat the class unless they are current Michigan or ASE certified in that area. Note: students must provide their own hand tools and safety glasses.

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Degree Pathway

  • Students must earn a 2.0 grade or higher in all occupational classes
  • Technicians must be State of Michigan licensed to work in an automotive repair f acility
  • Students need to provide their own handtools for all classes — Tool List
  • Students must have safety glasses for all lab work
  • Good attendance and participation is crucial to a students success in this program. The courses in this program contain lots of hands on lab work which can not be made up after an absence.

Mott Community College’s Automotive Technology program has joined the network of Fiat Chrysler-certified technical training school sites nationwide. Classes began in the winter 2017 semester and three students are currently placed at Chrysler dealerships in Southeast Michigan full time.

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Students need to provide their own handtools for all classes.

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