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Courses for a Degree in Automotive Engineering Technology

In addition to a focus on automotive engineering technology courses, some colleges might require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Core Automotive Engineering Technology Courses:

  • Manual Transmission and Drive Lines
  • Automotive Brake Systems
  • Automotive Electricity/Electronics
  • Automotive engines
  • Suspension, Steering, and Alignment Services
  • Electronic Fuel Management Systems
  • Chassis Electrical/Electronics
  • Engine Flow Analysis
  • Dynamometer Analysis
  • Automotive Fuels and Lubes
  • Emmission Systems
  • Alternate Fuel and Vehicle System
  • Intro to Material Science
  • Material Science Metals
  • Kinematics and Mechanisms
  • Metrology
  • Quality Science Statistics
  • Statistical Process
  • Design of Experiements
  • Model and Prototype Development
  • Fluids/Thermodynamics
  • Advanced Solid Modeling

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology