Degrees Offered - Chassis and Drive Train (Certificate) | TJC

Degrees Offered - Chassis and Drive Train (Certificate)

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TJC’s Chassis and Drive Train certificate program provides you with up-to-date specialty training in many high-performance applications of diesel and automotive upgrades.

You will receive hands-on repair and diagnosis of modern hi-tech diesel and gasoline-powered vehicles with an emphasis on performance. Please see the department chair, a program professor, or an academic advisor for details on this program.

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Degree Type
Available Online
Available Hybrid
Degree Plan

Recommended Course Sequence:

Prerequisite Credit Hours
AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUMT 1407 Automotive Electrical Systems 4
Fall Semester Credit Hours
AUMT 1310 Automotive Brake Systems (#) 3
AUMT 1257 Automotive Brake Systems Theory (#) 2
AUMT 1416 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems (#) 4
Spring Semester Credit Hours
AUMT 2413 Automotive Drive Train and Axles (+) 4
AUMT 2425 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle (+) 4
Total Semester Hours 24

For Automotive Technology certificate programs:


NOTE: Department-specific courses must be taken sequentially and may have a prerequisite course. Exceptions must be approved in writing by the department chair. Some courses are only offered during Fall or Spring semesters but not both. Please plan accordingly.
# Indicates course only taught in the fall semester
+ Indicates course only taught in the spring semester

NOTE: Applicants must meet the admission requirements for TJC and take the Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test. Bennett test scores will not be used to exclude a student from enrollment in the program.

All required AUMT courses must be completed with a “C” or better.

All new students are required to attend automotive orientation.

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