Transportation Technologies (APOETT)

Associate in Applied Science

In this AAS degree, students have a choice to follow any of three different specialty tracks that will prepare them for employment in the transportation industry. This option can be selected if an associate's degree is required for employment or advancement in a field. Each track features a variety of application level classes where students perform lab-oriented practice for the required skills in the automotive service related, auto body repair or motorcycle service fields. Students will learn using the latest technology, methods and tooling in their area of concentration.

Students will select a specialized track in one of the following areas, each of which has its own associated certificated program(s): Auto Service, Auto Body or Motorcycle Service. The program prepares the student for the State of Michigan Mechanics Certification tests as well as the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification Exams. Meet with a divisional advisor or faculty.

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2022-2023 Academic Requirements

In this AAS degree, students have a choice to follow any of three different specialty tracks that will prepare them for employment in the transportation industry. This option can be selected if an associate's degree is required for employment or advancement in a field. Each track features a variety of application level classes where students perform lab-oriented practice for the required skills in the automotive service related, auto body repair or motorcycle service fields. Students will learn using the latest technology, methods and tooling in their area of concentration.

Students will select a specialized track in one of the following areas, each of which has its own associated certificated program(s): Auto Service, Auto Body or Motorcycle Service. The program prepares the student for the State of Michigan Mechanics Certification tests as well as the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification Exams. Meet with a divisional advisor or faculty.

Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 3

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Transportation Technologies
Advisors
Allen Day
Shawn Deron
Robert Lowing
Justin Morningstar
Tim VanSchoick
Niki Lee
Dominique Green

Concentrations

First Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ABR 111   Introduction to Auto Body Repair 4
ABR 112   Introduction to Automotive Refinishing 4
ABR 114   Applied Auto Body Welding 2
ABR 119   The Art of Metal Shaping 2
Elective   Writing Elective(s) 3
Total 15
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ABR 123   Technical Auto Body Repair 4
ABR 124   Technical Automotive Refinishing 4
ABR 140   Aluminum Welding for Automotive Applications 4
Elective   Speech/Comp. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Math Elective(s) 3
Total 18
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ASV 130   Automotive Maintenance 4
Elective   Restricted Elective(s): ABR 116, ABR 130, ABR 209, ABR 231, ASV 131, MST 106, MST 230 4
Elective   Soc. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Arts/Human. Elective(s) 3
Total 14
Fourth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ABR 113   Estimating and Shop Operations 4
ABR 201   Lightweighting Composite Repair 4
Elective   Restricted Elective(s): ABR 116, ABR 130, ABR 209, ABR 231, ASV 131, MST 106, MST 230 4
Elective   Nat. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Total 15
Total Credits Required
62
First Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ABR 114   Applied Auto Body Welding 2
ASV 130   Automotive Maintenance 4
ASV 131   Automotive Electrical 4
Elective   Writing Elective(s) 3
Elective   Math Elective(s) 3
Total 16
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ABR 140   Aluminum Welding for Automotive Applications 4
ASV 132   Automotive Engines 4
ASV 133   Automotive Fuel Systems 4
ASV 134   Automotive Transmissions 4
Elective   Restricted Elective(s): ABR 111, ASV 135, ASV 174, ASV 257, ASV 266, ASV 274, ASV 277, ASV 279, CSS 200, CSS 205, CSS 285, CST 185, MST 110 2
Total 18
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ASV 251   Engine Diagnosis and Repair 2
ASV 254   Suspension and Steering 2
ASV 256   Electrical and Electronic Systems 4
Elective   Speech/Comp. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Arts/Human. Elective(s) 3
Total 14
Fourth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ASV 255   Brakes 2
ASV 258   Engine Drivability 2
ASV 266   Advanced Transmissions 2
Elective   Restricted Elective(s): ABR 111, ASV 135, ASV 174, ASV 257, ASV 266, ASV 274, ASV 277, ASV 279, CSS 200, CSS 205, CSS 285, CST 185, MST 110 2
Elective   Nat. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Soc. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Total 14
Total Credits Required
62
First Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ABR 114   Applied Auto Body Welding 2
MST 110   Motorcycle Service Technology I 4
Elective   Restricted Elective(s): ABR 119, ABR 201, ABR 209, ASV 130, MST 106, MST 112, MST 235 4
Elective   Writing Elective(s) 3
Elective   Math Elective(s) 3
Total 16
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
MST 120   Motorcycle Service Technology II 4
MST 130   Motorcycle Service Technology III 4
MST 230   Advanced Motorcycle Fabrication 3
Elective   Nat. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Total 14
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
MST 140   Motorcycle Service Technology IV 4
MST 220   Dynamometer Operations 4
Elective   Restricted Elective(s): ABR 119, ABR 201, ABR 209, ASV 130, MST 106, MST 112, MST 235 2
Elective   Speech/Comp. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Arts/Human. Elective(s) 3
Total 16
Fourth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ABR 140   Aluminum Welding for Automotive Applications 4
MST 210   Performance Engine Technology 4
MST 225   Advanced Dynamometer Tuning Systems 4
Elective   Soc. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Total 15
Total Credits Required
61