CURRICULUM GUIDE

Automotive Technology
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0140  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

This certificate program prepares individuals to take the State of Michigan
Mechanics Certification Tests to become licensed automotive technicians
through the Secretary of State.  State certification tests are available at
the end of fall and spring semester in the LCC Automotive Program Office.  The
Automotive Technology Program is a National Automotive Technicians Education
Foundation (NATEF) Certified Training Program, evaluated by the National
Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Transportation Technologies Department located at the LCC Aviation
Center, 3428 W. Hangar Drive, Lansing, MI 48906, telephone number (517) 267-

REQUIREMENTS (See Note 1)                                    TOTAL: 39 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
AUTO 100    Auto Service I                                                   3
AUTO 110    Auto Electrical Theory                                           5
AUTO 120    Auto Drivetrain                                                  3
AUTO 130    Automotive Engines                                               3
AUTO 140    Automotive Brakes                                                3
AUTO 150    Auto Steering & Suspension                                       3
AUTO 160    Auto Heat & Air Conditioning                                     3
AUTO 215    Engine Performance/Tune-Up                                       5
AUTO 225    Automotive Computers                                             5
AUTO 280    Automotive Service Laboratory                                    6

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   39

1.    It is recommended that students have the equivalent of a Math Level 4 to
      be successful in this curriculum. Math placement testing is available in
      the Assessment Center, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center, Suite 2100,
      telephone number (517) 267-5500.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III
AUTO 100          AUTO 120          AUTO 150
AUTO 110          AUTO 140          AUTO 225
AUTO 130          AUTO 160          AUTO 280
                  AUTO 215