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DEGREE: A.S. Automotive Mechanics Technology
Code #1028
Required Program
Units
Total Units Required
42
DEGREE TOTAL (INCLUDING GE)
60

Associate in Science Degree
The Automotive Mechanics Technology Associate in Science (A.S.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60- unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.

General Focus: Courses in the general program are designed to emphasize skills development in efficient diagnosis, maintenance, and repair of the automobile. A wide variety of makes and models of vehicles are used in laboratory practice. Students can enter the General Program in Automotive Mechanics Technology at any semester, Summer, Fall, or Spring. Certificate programs as well as an A.S. degree in Automotive Mechanics Technology are available.

DEGREE: A.S. Automotive Mechanics Technology (FORD ASSET)
Code #2016
Required Program
Units
A minimum of 3 units from the following
3
 
A minimum of 3 units from the following
3
 
A minimum of 2 units from the following
2
 
Second Year – Fall Semester:
4
A minimum of 3 units from the following
3
 
A minimum of 3 units from the following
3
 
Second Year – Summer Semester:
A minimum of 2 units from the following
2
 
Total Units Required
63.5

Associate in Science Degree
The Automotive Mechanics Technology Associate in Science (A.S.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60- unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.

ASSET Focus: Courses in the Ford ASSET program are part of a 2-year sequence of classes designed to prepare people to enter Ford dealerships as automotive technicians. Only Ford products are included in the laboratory portions of these courses. Entry into the program occurs once a year in the Fall semester and students must be sponsored by a Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealership. Students spend 2 years full-time in the program in staggered classroom and work experience segments. The process of application to this program includes taking CRC assessment exams, assembling a job search portfolio, attending a counseling appointment and resume/interview workshops, interviewing with the ASSET instructor, and obtaining employment with a sponsoring dealership. All courses in the ASSET program are taken from the specific Ford perspective. For more program and application information, call (916) 691-7391.