Major Academic Plan for A.T.C. in Automotive Technology


A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs.  Program requirements are based on Catalog Year. 

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
AUTM 0100E Electrical Systems 3 C F  
AUTM 0100M Engine Repair 3 C F  
AUTM 0100S Automotive Technology Fundamentals and Safety 2 C F  
AUTM 0102 Automotive Electrical 8 C F AUTM 0100E, AUTM 0100M, AUTM 0100S
Semester Total16
Second Semester
AUTM 0101 Advanced Engine Mechanical and Repair 4 C SAUTM 0110M 
AUTM 0105 Steering/Suspension 4 C S AUTM 0101, AUTM 0106, AUTM 0120
AUTM 0106 Brakes 4 C S AUTM 0101, AUTM 0105, AUTM 0120
AUTM 0120 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 4 C S AUTM 0101, AUTM 0105, AUTM 0106
Semester Total16
Third Semester
AUTM 0103 Engine Performance 8 C F AUTM 0107, AUTM 0108
AUTM 0107 Manual Drivetrains and Axles 4 C F AUTM 0103, AUTM 0108
AUTM 0108 Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles 4 C F AUTM 0103, AUTM 0107
Semester Total16
Fourth Semester
AUTM 0109 Live Work 8 C S, SuAUTM 0100E, AUTM 0100M, AUTM 0100S, AUTM 0101, AUTM 0102, AUTM 0105, AUTM 0106, AUTM 0120 
AUTM 0201 Advanced Electrical Systems 8 C S  
Semester Total16