The Associate's degree in Automotive Technology is designed to prepare students for the in-demand careers in the transportation repair industry. Students will not only be equipped to work in a repair facility but also develop the skills in writing, communication, math and people coping skills required for movement from a line technician into management.
- Estimated Length of Program: 2 years
- Credential Awarded: Associate Degree in Automotive Technology
For those of you who have successfully completed the AUTO.COC Program in the Automotive Technology Department and would like to continue with us in order to earn an Associate in Science Degree in Automotive Technology, this is the program for you.
You may join us for one more year that includes all of the academic courses necessary to earn your Associate Degree, as well as four more sophisticated automotive courses, i.e.: Manual and Automatic Transmission/Transaxles, Driveline and 4x4 Operations, and Diesel Engine Technology - these are the automotive technologies that will raise your knowledge and experience level in support of your following a more profitable and advanced career path in the motor vehicle repair industry. All of our automotive classes are geared toward taking and successfully completing the ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Exams.
Along with your enhanced automotive repair knowledge, you will leave STCC with an Associate's Degree, which will support your future aspirations of career advancement above and beyond the automotive technician's level, as well as position you to go on for your Bachelor's degree should you so desire at some point down the road.
All students are required to take our English, Reading and Mathematics placement examinations. Placement test results will be discussed with the administrative staff of the program during the application process to assure the appropriate registration for any remedial classes is accomplished.
Upon the successful completion of requirements for this program, graduates will earn an Associate Degree in Automotive Technology.