Automotive Technology

Students who pursue an applied science degree in Automotive Technology at Amarillo College receive specialized training in engine repair, transmission repair, and electronic and fuel systems. All Automotive Faculty are Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified.

Automotive Technology

What can you do with a Automotive Technology degree or certificate?


Automotive technology encompasses careers in the inspection, repair, and maintenance of a vehicle's mechanical and electronic systems, including those found on cars, trucks, motorcycles, and industrial vehicles. Common job titles include automobile service technician and mechanic. Workers in this field also might choose to specialize in a specific automotive area or equipment, such as tires, alternative fuel vehicles, diesel vehicles, emissions systems, or specialty fabrications.

Automotive Technology

Follow your path to a certificate or stack them to get your degree


AUMT.CERT.CHSS - 30 hrs

1st Semester – 15 hrs

AUTM 1305

Introduction to Automotive Technology

3 hrs

AUTM 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems

3 hrs

MCHN 1320 Precision Tools & Measurement

3 hrs

AUTM 1319 Automotive Engine Repair

3 hrs

AUTM 1213 Automotive Suspension & Steering Systems Theory

2 hrs

AUTM 1191

Special Topics in Automotive (ASE Prep)

1 hr

2nd Semester – 15 hrs

AUMT 2337

Automotive Electronics

3 hrs

AUMT 1310

Automotive Brake Systems

3 hrs

AUMT 1316

Automotive Suspension & Steering Systems

3 hrs

AUMT 1345

Automotive Climate Control Systems

3 hrs

AUMT 2317

Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I

3 hrs

AUMT.CERT.PTRN – 45 hrs

1st Semester – 15 hrs

AUTM 1305

Introduction to Automotive Technology

3 hrs

AUTM 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems

3 hrs

MCHN 1320 Precision Tools & Measurement

3 hrs

AUTM 1319 Automotive Engine Repair

3 hrs

AUTM 1213 Automotive Suspension & Steering Systems Theory

2 hrs

AUTM 1191

Special Topics in Automotive (ASE Prep)

1 hr

2nd Semester – 15 hrs

AUMT 2337

Automotive Electronics

3 hrs

AUMT 1310

Automotive Brake Systems

3 hrs

AUMT 1316

Automotive Suspension & Steering Systems

3 hrs

AUMT 1345

Automotive Climate Control Systems

3 hrs

AUMT 2317

Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I

3 hrs

3rd Semester – 15 hrs

AUMT 2305

Automotive Engine Theory

3 hrs

AUMT 2313

Automotive Drive Train and Axles

3 hrs

AUMT 2325

Automotive Automatic Transmission & Transaxle

3 hrs

AUMT 2334

Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II

3 hrs

AUMT 2328

Automotive Service

3 hrs

AUMT.AAS – 60 hrs

1st Semester – 15 hrs

AUTM 1305

Introduction to Automotive Technology

3 hrs

AUTM 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems

3 hrs

MCHN 1320 Precision Tools & Measurement

3 hrs

AUTM 1319 Automotive Engine Repair

3 hrs

AUTM 1213 Automotive Suspension & Steering Systems Theory

2 hrs

AUTM 1191

Special Topics in Automotive (ASE Prep)

1 hr

2nd Semester – 15 hrs

AUMT 2337

Automotive Electronics

3 hrs

AUMT 1310

Automotive Brake Systems

3 hrs

AUMT 1316

Automotive Suspension & Steering Systems

3 hrs

AUMT 1345

Automotive Climate Control Systems

3 hrs

AUMT 2317

Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I

3 hrs

3rd Semester – 15 hrs

AUMT 2305

Automotive Engine Theory

3 hrs

AUMT 2313

Automotive Drive Train and Axles

3 hrs

AUMT 2325

Automotive Automatic Transmission & Transaxle

3 hrs

AUMT 2334

Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II

3 hrs

AUMT 2328

Automotive Service

3 hrs

4th Semester – 15 hrs

ENGL 1301

Composition 1

3 hrs

(1 of these options)

(Social & Behavioral Sciences)

3 hrs

(1 of these options) (Mathematics)

3 hrs

(1 of these options 
or 1 of these options)
(Language, Philosophy, & Culture)
-or- (Creative Arts)

3 hrs

(1 of these options) (Speech)

3 hrs