Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog

Automotive Technology (ATOAS)


Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree
Program Location: South Omaha Campus

The Automotive Technology program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), hands-on, and focuses on preparing students for careers in the automotive field. The program works closely with regional and national industry to encourage growth and training in preparation for real-world work environments. This program utilizes the most current technology and testing equipment to enhance the training required by today’s automotive industry.

Recommended Program Map    

Click here    to see the recommended Program Map for this degree. Courses are listed by quarter to show the fastest path to your degree and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a quarter, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your map, please call 531-622-2400.

Graduation Requirements

Major Requirements: 72
General Education: 22.5
Total credit hours required: 94.5

The Automotive Technology program is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellent (ASE), hands-on, and focuses on preparing students for careers in the automotive field. The program works closely with regional and national industry to encourage growth and training in preparation for real-world work environments. This program utilizes the most current technology and testing equipment to enhance the training required by today’s automotive industry.

The following General Education courses are recommended for Automotive Technology (ATMAS): Communication: COMS 1000, Quantitative/Numeracy Skills: MATH 1240, Professionalism/Life Skills and Information Technology: INFO 1001 

Associate in Applied Sciences General Education Requirements (22.5 credit hours)


The following are General Education requirements for an Associate in Applied Sciences degree (AAS). Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.

Communication


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1 Level I course from the list of Communication General Education courses in the current course catalog.

Quantitative/Numeracy


1 Course     4.5 - 5.0 credit hrs. 

Please check your degree program for recommended Math course.

Select 1 college level math course from the list of General Education math courses in the current course catalog.

*Based on the Math course you select, pre-requisites may be required.

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1course from the list of Humanities or Social Sciences General Education course options in the current course catalog. 

       OR

Scientific Inquiry


1 Course     4.5-6.0 credit hrs.   

Select 1 course from list of Natural or Social Science General Education courses in the current course catalog.

       OR

*Students choosing a Social Sciences course to satisfy the Scientific Inquiry requirement should take a Humanities course to satisfy the Critical Thinking/Creativity and Social/Cultural Awareness competency.

Professionalism/Life Skills & Information Literacy


1 Course     4.5

Select one of the following courses.