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Honda/Acura (PACT) Degree, Associate in Applied Science

Curriculum AUT.PAC.AAS (C247J)

The Honda Professional Automotive Career Training program (PACT) is a cooperative agreement between Triton College and American Honda Motor Co. which alternates college training and practical experience at a Honda or Acura* dealership facility. Students are prepared in all areas of product servicing.

Upon completion of the program, the degree holder will have met all of Honda/Acura* training requirements, including completing an internship at the sponsoring dealership.
Prospective students must contact the Honda PACT coordinator at Ext. 3456 to apply. Application information can be downloaded at www.triton.edu. Hand tools are required both at the dealership and at Triton.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:

At the successful completion of the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Honda/Acura PACT 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.
*Honda/Acura sponsorship is required at a repair facility.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester One (Fall)

AUT 112Introduction to Automotive Technology

3 credits

AUT 127 #Automotive Electricity & Electronics I

4 credits

AUT 136 #Brakes Systems

4 credits

AUT 240 #Steering, Suspension and Alignment

4 credits

AUT 296 #Automotive Internship I

2 credits

Total Credit Hours:17

Semester Two (Spring)

AUT 114 #Fuel Management Systems

4 credits

AUT 129 #Automotive Electricity & Electronics II

3 credits

AUT 150 #Automotive Power Plants

5 credits

MAT 122 #Technical Mathematics

3 credits

General education/Humanities and Fine Arts

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:18
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 Three (Summer)

AUT 280 #Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning Fundamentals

2 credits

AUT 282 #Advanced Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning

2 credits

AUT 297 #Automotive Internship II

2 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Semester Four (Fall)

AUT 226 #Engine Performance & Diagnosis

5 credits

AUT 275 #Manual Transmissions & Drives

6 credits

RHT 101 #Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I

3 credits

General education/Social and Behavioral Science

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:17

Semester Five (Spring)

AUT 230 #Computerized Engine Controls

5 credits

AUT 277 #Advanced Automatic Transmission & Repair

5 credits

AUT 298 #Automotive Internship III

1 credit

 

RHT 102 #Freshman Rhetoric & Composition II

3 credits

OR

SPE 101 #Principles of Effective Speaking

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:14

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: 72

See AUT course descriptions.

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

Coordinator: Contact Mohsin (Moe) Habeeb, (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3453 or mohsinhabeeb@triton.edu