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Automotive Parts Specialist

Certificate of Proficiency

30606

Advisor:
Brian Coppola

The Automotive Parts Specialist certificate program develops skills necessary for entry into the automotive parts sales career area. The program is designed to provide in one year much of the basic automotive skills training needed to be productive and efficient in an automotive parts sales position. Additionally, the certificate program provides salesmanship training necessary for this career area. The certificate course work will help you prepare for the ASE certification test in Automotive Parts Specialist.

 

Core Automotive Curriculum Requirements

Select at least 10 credits from the following courses:

AUT 101
or
AUT 180
or
AUT 280

Introduction to Automotive Technology
or
Automotive Shop Service Techniques
or
Advanced Shop

2 to 4 credits

2 credits

3 credits

AUT 105

Automotive Electrical Fundamentals

2 credits

AUT 106

Internal Combustion Engines

4 credits

AUT 107

Automotive Electrical Systems and Equipment

2 credits

 

Driveability Area Curriculum Requirements

Select at least 6 credits from the following courses:

AUT 110

Fuel and Emission Systems

2 to 3 credits

AUT 220

Automotive Electronics and Computerized Engine Controls

3 credits

AUT 260

Engine Performance and Driveability

2 credits

AUT 265

Vehicle Emission Strategies and Testing

2 credits

 

Chassis & Power Train Area Curriculum Requirements

Select at least 6 credits from the following courses:

AUT 120

Power Transmission

3 credits

AUT 131

Steering and Suspension Systems

3 credits

AUT 132

Automotive Brake Systems

2 credits

AUT 230

Automatic Transmissions

4 credits

AUT 266

Automatic Heating and Air Conditioning

3 credits

 

Curriculum Related Requirements

Select at least 6 credits from the following courses: 

CMP 101 or
CMP 103

Introduction to Computers or
Introduction to Computer Based Systems

3 credits

SBM 101 or
SBM 201

Sales and Customer Service or
Small Business Management

3 credits

COE 101 or
COE 111

Job Seeking Strategies or
Cooperative Education

2 credits
1 to 3 credits

 

Total Minimum Certificate Requirements

28 credits

 

In addition to completing the course requirements above with a grade of "C" or better, you must meet an academic requirement by one of the following methods:

  • Completion of ENG 100, Writing Fundamentals, or higher with a grade of "C" or better.
  • EAC COMPASS writing placement score of 85 or higher entered into your student record.
  • Completion of BUS 111, Business Mathematical Calculations, with a grade of "C" or better.
  • Completion of MAT 120, Intermediate Algebra, or higher with a grade of "C" or better.
  • EAC COMPASS mathematics placement score of 61 or higher entered into your student record.