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Automotive Fundamentals - AF12 Diploma

Program Description: The Automotive Fundamentals Diploma program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the automotive service and repair profession. Learning opportunities enable students to develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of automotive mechanics theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an Automotive Fundamentals diploma that qualifies them as entry-level technicians.

Locations Offered:
Valdosta
Ben Hill Irwin

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 165 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Start Terms:

  • This program begins each Fall and Spring semester on the Ben Hill and Valdosta campuses.
Gainful Employment Information
Curriculum
General Core Courses 8
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations & Professional Development 2
Occupational Courses 18
AUTT 1010 Introduction to Automotive Technology 2
AUTT 1030 Automotive Brake Systems 4
AUTT 1050 Auto Suspension and Steering Systems 4
AUTT 1060 Automotive Climate Control Systems 5
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
COLL 1010 College and Career Success Skills 3
COMP 2000 Intro. to Technology and Computer Application 3
Auto Electrical Course Option - Choose One of the Following (7 Hours) 7
AUTT 1020 Automotive Electrical Systems 7
OR Complete Both of the Following (7 Hours) 7
AUTT 1021 Automotive Electrical Systems I 4
AUTT 1022 Automotive Electrical Systems II 3
Auto Engine Performance Course Option - Choose One of the Following (7 Hours 7
AUTT 1040 Automotive Engine Performance 7
OR Complete Both of the Following (7 Hours) 7
AUTT 1041 Automotive Engine Performance I 3
AUTT 1042 Automotive Engine Performance II 4
Faculty & Staff
Advisor

Automotive Repair Technology Instructor

Advisor

Automotive Instructor


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