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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.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:

At the successful completion of the Associate in Applied Science Degree in General Motors/AC Delco program, the graduate will be able to:

  • demonstrate OSHA & EPA recognized safety practices and procedures;
  • demonstrate vehicle symptoms by performing diagnostic evaluations;
  • demonstrate complex automotive diagnostic procedures;
  • calculate math skills related to automotive technology;
  • demonstrate ethical work habits through questioning and answering techniques; and
  • demonstrate communication skills through verbal evaluations.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester One (Fall)

Course NumberTitleCredits
AUT 112Introduction to Automotive Technology

3 credits

AUT 114Fuel Management Systems #

4 credits

AUT 127Automotive Electricity & Electronics I #

4 credits

AUT 296Automotive Internship I #

2 credits

MAT 122Technical 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)

Course NumberTitleCredits
AUT 129Automotive Electricity & Electronics II #

3 credits

AUT 136Brakes Systems #

4 credits

AUT 150Automotive Power Plants #

5 credits

AUT 297Automotive Internship II #

2 credits

General education/Humanities and Fine Arts

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:17

Semester Three (Summer)

Course NumberTitleCredits
AUT 280Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning Fundamentals #

2 credits

AUT 282Advanced Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning #

2 credits

Total Credit Hours:4

Semester Four (Fall)

Course NumberTitleCredits
AUT 226Engine Performance & Diagnosis #

5 credits

AUT 275Manual Transmissions & Drives #

6 credits

AUT 298Automotive Internship III #

1 credit

RHT 101Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I #

3 credits

General education/Social and Behavioral Science

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:18

Semester Five (Spring)

Course NumberTitleCredits
AUT 230Computerized Engine Controls #

5 credits

AUT 240Steering, Suspension and Alignment #

4 credits

AUT 277Advanced Automatic Transmission & Repair #

5 credits

AUT 299Automotive Internship IV #

1 credit

 

RHT 102Freshman Rhetoric & Composition II #

3 credits

OR

SPE 101Principles 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: Christopher May, ASEP, Ext. 3456, Email: christophermay@triton.edu