Automotive Technology, A.A.S.

NTU Campus Will Be Closed on August 21, 2017

Navajo Technical University will observe the 2017 Solar Eclipse and has authorize all NTU personnel eight (8) hours of administrative leave on Monday, August 21, 2017. In addition, NTU students/faculty will be granted leave and will be scheduled to make up their class instruction hours on the following Friday, September 1, 2017.

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Automotive Technology, A.A.S.


Automotive Technology program concentrates primarily on traditional gas powered engines. The students will be able to demonstrate on Lab Job Sheets, pass the practice tests to prepare to become ASE certified, understand an ASE certified technician’s responsibility to nature and the environment regarding shop waste disposal, basic understanding of Work Order Intake and Delivery processes. This degree will allow students to learn the scope of skills and knowledge required of those who earn an A.A.S. in Automotive Technology.

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Automotive Technology (67 Credits)

Semester ONECredits
MTH-121   College Algebra 4
ENG-105   Applied Technical Writing 3
CMP-101   Introduction to Computers 3
AUT-101   Introduction to Automotive Technology 3
AUT-103   Electrical and Electronic Systems 4
Semester TWO 
ENG-112   Technical Research and Writing 3
NAV-110   Foundations of Navajo Culture 3
PHY-111   Introduction to Physics 4
AUT-102   Brake Systems 4
AUT-104   Chassis, Suspension, and Steering 4
Semester THREE 
AUT-113   Tune-up and Engine Performance 4
AUT-114   Automatic Transmissions / Transaxle Overhaul 4
AUT-212   Heating / Air Conditioning Systems 3
AUT-215   Engine Repair 4
AUT-285   Practicum in Automotive Technology I 3
Semester FOUR 
COM-150   Interpersonal Communication 3
AUT-203   Advanced Electrical and Electronic Systems 4
AUT-213   Advanced Tune-up and Engine Performance 4
AUT-286   Practicum in Automotive Technology II 3
Total Required Credit Hours67


Steven J. Kollas, Technical Instructor of Automotive Technology
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Master Auto Technician, ASE
NM Level 2 Vocational/Technical Licensure A.A.S., Business Auto Technology, Northwestern Business College Technical Center, Ohio


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