Automotive Electrical and Electronics Specialist

This program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to operate, maintain, and repair electrical and electronic equipment within an automobile. This includes instruction in electrical circuitry, simple gearing, linkages, and the use of test equipment. 

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Pass the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) smog licensing certification exam.
  • Pass the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) national certification exam.
  • Pass the International Mobile Air Conditioning Association (IMAC) certification exam. 
Required Courses (23 units) Units
AUT-6A Automotive Electrical Systems 4
AUT-6B Automotive Electrical Systems II 4
AUT-7 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 4

Automotive Engine Performance I

AUT-8B Automotive Engine Performance 2 4
AUT-50 Automotive Principles 4

Associate of Science Degree

The Associate of Science Degree in Automotive Technology - Electrical will be awarded upon completion of the degree requirements, including general education and other graduation requirements as described in the college catalog.

This Program Pathway will allow a full-time student to complete this program in 10-12 months. For students who require a part time pathway, please see a counselor for more information.