General Motors/AC Delco, Associate in Applied Science

Curriculum AUT.GMC.AAS (C247C)

The General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP) and AC Delco Professional Service Center (PSC) program is a cooperative agreement between Triton College, General Motors and AC Delco*, which alternates college training and practical experience at a GM dealership or AC Delco PSC facility. Students are prepared in all areas of product servicing.

Prospective students must contact the General Motors ASEP coordinator at Ext. 3454 to apply. Application information can be downloaded at www.triton.edu. Hand tools are required both at the dealership and at Triton.

Program is a National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) division of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified.

*GM sponsorship is required at a Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac or AC Delco PSC repair facility.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester One (Fall)

AUT 112Introduction to Automotive Technology

3 credits

AUT 114 #Fuel Management Systems

4 credits

AUT 127 #Automotive Electricity & Electronics I

4 credits

AUT 296 #Automotive Internship I

2 credits

MAT 122 #Technical Mathematics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

MAT 122◊: Meets the Mathematics and Science general education requirement at Triton College. Consulting with the automotive coordinator is recommended for students who are planning to transfer.

Semester Two (Spring)

AUT 129 #Automotive Electricity & Electronics II

3 credits

AUT 136 #Brakes Systems

4 credits

AUT 150 #Automotive Power Plants

5 credits

AUT 297 #Automotive Internship II

2 credits

General education/Humanities and Fine Arts

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:17

Semester Three (Summer)

AUT 280 #Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning Fundamentals

2 credits

AUT 282 #Advanced Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning

2 credits

Total Credit Hours:4

Semester Four (Fall)

AUT 226 #Engine Performance & Diagnosis

5 credits

AUT 275 #Manual Transmissions & Drives

6 credits

AUT 298 #Automotive Internship III

1 credit

RHT 101 #Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I

3 credits

General education/Social and Behavioral Science

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:18

Semester Five (Spring)

AUT 230 #Computerized Engine Controls

5 credits

AUT 240 #Steering, Suspension and Alignment

4 credits

AUT 277 #Advanced Automatic Transmission & Repair

5 credits

AUT 299 #Automotive Internship IV

1 credit

 

RHT 102 #Freshman Rhetoric & Composition II

3 credits

OR

SPE 101 #Principles of Effective Speaking

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:18

RHT 101◊, SPE 101◊: Students must complete RHT 101◊ with SPE 101◊, or RHT 101◊ with RHT 102◊. Students intending to transfer are encouraged to complete all three courses: RHT 101◊, RHT 102◊ and SPE 101◊ to meet university requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 73

See AUT course descriptions.

See Humanities or Fine Arts and Social or Behavioral Sciences General Education requirements.

Coordinator: Kenneth Davis, ASEP, Ext. 3454