This program allows a student to prepare for a career with an emphasis in engine performance. The student will be qualified to take the State of California Bureau of Automotive Repair Smog License exam upon completion of this program.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete this program will be able to:
Demonstrate skills for employment in the automotive industry.
Apply industry specific skills related to engine performance.
Apply knowledge of all phases of engine electrical system, computer system diagnostics and repair.
Demonstrate preparation for related ASE certification exams.
*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.
†CWE 180* should be taken after completing at least 9 units of the Automotive Tune-up Specialist Certificate program.
Associate in Science Degree
Completion of the certificate program and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate in Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.
General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees
Refer to the Graduation Requirements or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.