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Auto Technology Degrees

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Brookdale offers the following degrees in Automotive Technology; click on any degree to read more in our online catalog.

Automotive Technology Program, Automotive Engineering Technician Option, A.A.S.

The thrust of this option is toward employment in engineering laboratories and service industries. This option places greater emphasis on the scientific and mathematical concepts of the automobile design. Job titles include lab technician and automotive engineering assistant. As an A.A.S. degree, this option is not designed for transfer into a four-year institution, although many courses may prove to be transferable.

Automotive Technology Program, Automotive Technology Option, A.A.S.

This program is designed to meet the continual demand for trained automotive technicians. The student participates in hands-on experiences in testing, diagnosing, and repairing automobiles. Emphasis in class and laboratory is placed on real-world, hands-on experience. Upon graduation, the student is fully qualified to work in an auto service center/dealership as an auto technician, and may lead to positions such as service advisor, service manager, parts counter person, and service writer. As an A.A.S. degree, this option is not designed for transfer to a four-year school, but many courses may prove to be transferable.


Automotive Technology Program, General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program, A.A.S.

The GM-ASEP is a special program developed by Brookdale’s Automotive Department in conjunction with General Motors Corporation to upgrade the competency and professional level of the incoming dealership technician. The two-year program will require the student to attend classes at Brookdale for a portion of each semester, and then work in a GM dealership for the remaining portion of the semester. This is a rigorous training program which requires certain testing and prerequisites prior to acceptance. For further information, please contact the Automotive Technology Department, ASEP Coordinator. The GM-ASEP program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).


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