Undergraduate certificates are programs of 30 credits or more that offer focused instruction in a concentrated area. Certificates often provide the knowledge and skills needed for entry-level positions in specific employment sectors.
The undergraduate certificate in general automotive technology is designed to prepare students for a career in the automotive maintenance and repair industry. Curriculum design is based on automotive task lists developed by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation.
The undergraduate certificate in general automotive technology differs from the AAS
program in that it does not require students to take the 12 credits of general education
requirements (GER's) written communication, oral communication, and quantitative skills.
A total of 49 credits is required to complete the undergraduate certificate.
Accreditation: The Automotive Technology AAS degree and undergraduate certificate are accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation.