Tyler Junior College

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology (AAS)

Associate of Applied Science* | 2014-2015 Catalog

Automotive program courses will enable the participant to seek employment as an entry-level technician. 

The curriculum is designed to meet and/or exceed National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards. The program prepares the successful student to achieve ASE certification.

This is a specialized admissions program. Please see an academic advisor, program professor, or the department chair for details. 

Total Semester Hours: 69
Semester I
AUMT 1405 - Introduction to Automotive Technology 
AUMT 1407 - Automotive Electrical Systems
AUMT 2417 - Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I
COSC 1301 - Introduction to Computing
Semester II
AUMT 2421 - Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair 
AUMT 1419 - Automotive Engine Repair
AUMT 2434 - Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II
ENGL 1301 - Composition I

AUMT 2357 Automotive Alternative Fuels
SPCH 1321 Business & Professional Communication
SOCI 1301 Introductory Sociology OR
  PSYC 2301 General Psychology

Semester III

AUMT 1445 Automotive Climate Control Systems
AUMT 1410 Automotive Brake Systems
AUMT 1416 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR
     MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I

Semester IV

AUMT 2425 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle
AUMT 2413 Automotive Drive Train and Axles
AUMT 2480 Cooperative Education - Automobile
PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics

Courses titled in bold type represent general education requirements.

*For automotive technology degree programs:

NOTE: Applicants must meet the admission requirements for TJC, meet minimum standards on the TSI Assessments in reading, writing, and math, and achieve minimum scores on the Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test.

NOTE: Department specific courses must be taken in sequence and may have a prerequisite course. Exceptions must be approved in writing by the department chair.

All new students are required to attend automotive orientation.

Students are required to furnish their own tools. (See an academic advisor, program professor, or the department chair for required tool list.)

Automotive Technology Contact Information

Bryan Baker, Dept. Chair, Industrial Trades
Office: STC Lobby

Email: bbak@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2390

Advising contact: 903-510-2347