The associate of applied science degree with specialization in automotive engineering technology is structured to provide the technical knowledge and mechanical abilities necessary to work in today’s growing automotive research and development industry.
In addition to the two-year associate degree program, Monroe County Community College offers a certificate program in automotive engineering technology. We recognize that many employers place value on a certificate which authenticates specialized educational preparation. The basic core subjects of automotive repair are covered in these courses. Skill development and job procurement are the primary objectives of this program, and all courses taken in this certificate program are applicable toward the associate of applied science degree.
AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY MISSION STATEMENT
The Automotive Engineering Technology program provides students with opportunity to seek employment in research and testing areas of an automotive industry as an engineering technician upon completion of coursework leading to a certificate or an associate’s degree.
Graduates of the Automotive Engineering Technology program will be able to:
- Recognize and demonstrate skills to perform effectively as an automotive engineering technician
- Describe and apply concepts associated with design and repair of major automotive systems
- Identify and describe components of conventional, hybrid, electric and autonomous vehicle drive systems in automobiles
- Demonstrate troubleshooting skills by identifying root-cause and defining procedures to solve a problem
- Setup and perform testing using a wide variety of automotive instrumentation and test systems
- Recognize if test data is valid, analyze data using defined protocols and generate test reports
- Recognize, explain and practice safe work practices to design, repair and test automobiles