Oakland Community College 


Associate in Applied Science (AUS.AAS)

   The Automobile Servicing Associate in Applied Science Degree and Certificate programs are designed to prepare students to qualify for entry-level servicing operations in the automotive field. This program consists of eight specialized courses designed in accordance with the mandatory Auto Mechanic Certification tests required for state licensure. Completion of the program should prepare the student to become certified by the state of Michigan in up to eight areas of specialization. A large portion of class time will be spent in the laboratory allowing the student to gain work experience in an automobile servicing situation.
   Students involved in this program are expected to provide their own eye and ear protection, as well as appropriate work uniforms. Students will perform all service operations in a safe and proper manner, developing appropriate work habits.

Major Requirements Credits
ATA 1100* Brake System Service 4
ATA 1200* Front Suspension and Steering Service 4
ATA 1300* Automotive Electrical Systems Servicing 4
ATA 1400* Engine Support Systems Servicing 4
ATA 1500* Engine Tune-up and Emissions Service 4
ATA 1600* Automatic Transmissions Minor Servicing 4
ATA 1700* Manual Transmission and Rear Axle Servicing 4
ATA 1800* Automotive Air Conditioning and Heating Service 4
Required Supportive Courses
ATF 1400 Introduction to Hydraulics 3
ATW 1120 Introduction to Gas/Arc/MIG/TIG Welding 3
BUS 1100 Introduction to Business 4
EEC 1020 DC Fundamentals 3
IND 1403* Cooperative Internship 3
IND 2403* Advanced Cooperative Internship 3
See degree requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree.
General Education Requirement
See General Education Distribution Requirements
* When all courses marked with an asterisk are completed, students may apply for a certificate.