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Automotive Technology, A.A.S.


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The automotive technology program provides quality training relevant to current trends in automotive repair technology. The program enhances a student’s employment potential and opportunities; provides knowledge and skills relevant to current trends in automotive repair; provides a solid foundation for continuing education in related fields; and provides a flexible, career-oriented path of training and education.

Housed in the spacious shop facility of the Neil and Doris McMurry Career Studies Center, the automotive technology program is one of 30 career programs at Casper College designed to prepare students for the work force. Students can earn a one-year certificate or a two-year associate of applied science degree, which includes general education coursework with automotive, machine tool and welding electives.

Note: To graduate with a certificate or degree, students must earn a “C” or better in all major requirements.

(Recommended Curriculum)


General Education (Minimum 17 credits)


General education coursework can be completed from within or outside of the major field of study.

1. Exploration and Participation


(One course minimum)

  • Laboratory science
  • Mathematics

2. Communication


(One course minimum)

3. Relationship with the World


  • Human behavior
  • U.S. and Wyoming constitutions (3CR)
  • Cultural environment

4. General Education Electives


  • Must be chosen from areas 1, 2, or 3 above.

5. Physical Education (1CR)


Major Requirements


Approved electives (15CR)


Approved electives may be any other AUTO, WELD,, and/or MCHT courses.

Graduation Requirements


A minimum of 64 approved semester credits are required for graduation. For specific graduation requirements see “Academic Policies ” and “Degree Requirements .”

Note:


* Approved electives may be any other AUTO, WELD,, and/or MCHT courses.

Only courses numbered 1000 or above can be used toward the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Business, Associate of Fine Arts and Associate of Applied Science Degrees.

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