Automotive Technology

The Automotive Technology program at Lake Region State College is student-centered with both classroom lectures and hands-on experiences. Our graduates leave as highly qualified and motivated individuals that work in a variety of fields in the automotive industry including automotive dealerships, independent shops and service centers. The Certificate and Diploma are offered under a competency based career and technical education format which provides self-paced, individualized instruction

Curriculum is structured to include training in the eight areas of skills as stated by the National Institution for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). Voluntary certification testing with ASE upon completion of the program is strongly encouraged. 

Automotive Technology has become an industry driven by science and technology. The Automotive Technology program at Lake Region State College is nationally certified by ASE Education Foundation, which ensures that instruction is provided by qualified faculty, with proper tools and equipment and up-to-date curriculum. Technicians are trained in the latest testing equipment and special tools needed to repair all types of automobiles.

Associate in Applied Science

AUTO 111 Engine Fundamentals 6
AUTO 112 Engine Overhaul 6
AUTO 148 Suspension and Steering 4
AUTO 158 Brakes 4
AUTO 161 Electronics 3
AUTO 162 Electrical Systems 6
AUTO 181 Fuel Systems 3
AUTO 182 Computer Controls 3
AUTO 208 Hybrid and Light Duty Diesel 4
AUTO 221 Auto Transmission Fundamentals 4
AUTO 222 Auto Transmission Diagnostic and Repair 4
AUTO 238 Manual Drivelines 6
AUTO 278 Heating and Air Conditioning 3
AUTO 288 Engine Performance II 6
ENGL 105 Technical Communications 3
TECH 238 Basic Welding 2
*General Education Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 6
*General Education English and Communications 3
*General Education Math, Science and Computer Science 6
*General Education Physical Education (HPER) 2
TOTAL CREDITS   84

 

Diploma

AUTO 111 Engine Fundamentals 6
AUTO 112 Engine Overhaul 6
AUTO 148 Suspension and Steering 4
AUTO 158 Brakes 4
AUTO 161 Electronics 3
AUTO 162 Electrical Systems 6
AUTO 181 Fuel Systems 3
AUTO 182 Computer Controls 3
AUTO 208 Hybrid and Light Duty Diesel 4
AUTO 221 Auto Transmission Fundamentals 4
AUTO 222 Auto Transmission 4
Diagnostic and Repair
AUTO 238 Manual Drivelines 6
AUTO 278 Heating and Air Conditioning 3
AUTO 288 Engine Performance II 6
ENGL 105 Technical Communications 3
MATH 100 Or higher 3
TECH 238 Basic Welding 2
TOTAL CREDITS 70

 

Certificate

AUTO 111 Engine Fundamentals 6
AUTO 112 Engine Overhaul 6
AUTO 148 Suspension and Steering 4
AUTO 158 Brakes 4
AUTO 161 Electronics 3
AUTO 162 Electrical Systems 6
AUTO 181 Fuel Systems 3
AUTO 182 Computer Controls 3
MATH 100 Or higher 3
TOTAL CREDITS< 38