The Automotive Undercar Specialist certificate/degree prepares
students to apply technical knowledge related to service,
diagnosis and repair of; Braking, Steering, and Suspension
systems found on modern automobiles. Emphasis placed
on hydraulics, wheel alignment, and vibration correction
procedures. Antilock brakes, traction control, vehicle stability
control, and ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) are
covered.

Program Learning Outcomes:

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

  • Demonstrate personal and shop safety procedures needed
    to safely work in an automotive shop environment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to diagnose, service and repair
    automotive suspension and steering systems using
    industry approved equipment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to diagnose, service and repair
    automotive brake systems systems using industry
    approved equipment.
  • Utilize common shop equipment to correct wheel
    alignment and vibration concerns.
  • Demonstrate ability to test and diagnose electronic
    suspension, steering, and braking systems found on
    modern automobiles.
Required Courses (20 units) Units
AUT-4A Automotive Steering and Suspension 4
AUT-4B Advanced Suspension and Brake System 4
AUT-5 Automotive Brakes 4
AUT-6A Automotive Electrical Systems 4
AUT-50 Automotive Principles 4

Associate of Science Degree

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