Automotive Service Technician

AOS Degree – Code #0451

This specialization includes 1,800 hours of practical and classroom training in general automotive repair geared to automotive dealership and independent garage practice. Students receive experience on all types of automobiles, including domestic, imported, gasoline, diesel, and alternative fuels. All systems of the automobile are covered in the instruction including the latest gasoline fuel injection, electronic controls, emission controls, and automatic transmission overhaul.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

DIRECT ENTRY INTO BACCALAUREATE DEGREE PROGRAM

Alfred State automotive service technician graduates may enter directly into the technology management BBA degree program.

OCCUPATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

Employment and transfer rate of 100 percent – 53 percent are employed; 47 percent transferred to continue their education.

RELATED PROGRAMS

Autobody Repair

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Mechanical Engineering Technology

Motorsports Technology

Welding

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS/RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommended: Algebra

TECHNICAL STANDARDS

Applicants in the automotive service technician program must meet the following physical requirements:

CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE

Graduates may take Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exams. Students are eligible for New York State inspection certification upon successful completion of their freshman year.