Academic Programs

Automotive Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Sioux City Campus

Program Description

This program is designed to prepare the student to perform a wide range of diagnostics, repair, and preventative maintenance tasks on automobiles and light trucks. Students will have extensive hands-on training in engine overhaul, manual and automatic drive train, front end alignment, brake service and repair, fuel systems, ignition systems, and air conditioning. In addition, the program provides training in electrical and electronic control systems, engine performance diagnosis, and on-board computerized engine control systems diagnosis.


John Kraemer, Ext 1466 Room H302,
Shane Sampson, Ext 1310 Room H302,
Greg Strong, BS, BA, Division Chair Ext. 1480 Room B109

Required Classes

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
AUT 115 Automotive Shop Safety 1
AUT 671 Automotive Body Computer Systems 3
AUT 615 Automotive Electricity/Electronics 4
AUT 633 Automotive Electrical Systems 4
MAT 772 Applied Math 3
AUT 807 Automotive Engine Performance 5
AUT 838 Automotive Advanced Fuel and Ignition Systems 5
PSY 102 Human & Work Relations 3
AUT 947 Practicum 4
ART 186 Digital Photography 3
AUT 304 Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles 4
AUT 205 Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles 5
AUT 703 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 3
BCA 206 Applied Computer Concepts 3
AUT 404 Automotive Suspension and Steering 4
AUT 164 Automotive Engine Repair 4
AUT 503 Automotive Brake Systems 3
COM 753 Technical Communications 3


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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400