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Degree Plans - 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 an academic advisor, program professor, or the department chair for details on this program.

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Degree Plan

Recommended Course Sequence:

Prerequisite Credit Hours
AUMT 1305 Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUMT 1407 Automotive Electrical Systems 4
First Semester Credit Hours
AUMT 1310 Automotive Brake Systems     3
AUMT 1257 Automotive Brake Systems Theory 2
AUMT 1416 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems 4
Second 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: 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.

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.

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

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

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