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Automotive Technology GM ASEP

10-602-5 Associate Degree (AAS) 61 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

If your career goal is to become a GM certified automotive technician, then this is the program for you. This General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program (GM ASEP) will give you the skills and experience to work in a GM dealership service department or AC Delco certified repair facility. Your training will help you become a top-level technician who specializes in the diagnostics and repair of GM vehicles, including on-vehicle computers, automatic transmissions, climate control systems, electrical systems and engines. You’ll work with the latest GM products and technology. This hands-on program will have you well on your way to a successful career as a GM certified technician.

COURSE LIST

*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Technical Studies (42 Credits)

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Brake Systems
10-602-104
3
Focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair vehicle braking systems with an introduction to ABS. (ABS diagnosis, service and repair will be addressed in the Advanced Chassis course.)
Prereq: Completion of Bennett Mech Assess 94602100 w score of >=27% or completion of Applied Science for Transp 10806173; Coreq: Automotive Service Fundamentals 10602107
Automotive Service Fundamentals
10-602-107
2
Focuses on developing skills in professionalism, safety, and the use of basic and power tools in accordance with industry standards. Students are introduced to the automotive service industry and learn to use both comprehensive and manufacturer's service information to perform basic under-hood and under-car services.
Prereq: Completion of Bennett Mechanical Assessment 94602100 with a score of 27% or greater OR Applied Science for Transp 10806173; Coreq: Automotive Uniform 94602001
Steering & Suspension Systems
10-602-124
3
Focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair steering and suspension systems including wheel alignment procedures.
Prereq: Bennett Mech Assess >=27% OR Applied Sci for Transp 10806173 OR active in Auto Collision; Coreq: Auto Srvc Fund 10602107 OR Intro to Auto Refinish 10405181 OR Intro to Collision Rpr 10405180
Electrical & Electronic Systems 1
10-602-125
2
Focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair electrical and electronic systems. Learners apply Ohm's Law to basic electrical circuit diagnosis.
Prereq: Bennett Mech >=27% OR Appl Sci Transp 10806173 OR active in Auto Collision; Coreq: Auto Srvc Fund 10602107 OR Intro Auto Refinish 10405181 OR Intro Coll Rpr 10405180; Auto Elec Kit 94602002
Applied Science for Transportation
10-806-173
1
Engages students in hands-on activities relating the science principles involved with technical measurement, heating and cooling, fluid properties, electricity, and mechanical advantage to applications in the transportation industry.
Intro, Transportation Welding
10-405-147
1
Focuses on welding and cutting safety, and develops skills in welding and cutting of metals used in the transportation trades. Methods of welding include gas metal arc welding (MIG) in the horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions. Methods of cutting include oxy-fuel and plasma arc cutting of metals. Students will learn to set up and maintain welding equipment and weld and cut a variety of types and thicknesses of materials commonly used in the transportation trades.
Coreq: PPE for Welding (94405002)
Electrical 1 - ASEP
10-602-115
3
Designed to provide the ASEP student with basic knowledge of automotive electrical applications. Including basic electrical theory, meters, servicing and repair of General Motors starting and charging systems. Students will also learn to use test equipment for the starting and charging systems diagnosis.
Prereq: Completion of 94602100 Bennett Assessment with score of 27% or greater or completion of 10806175 Science Principles for Transportation; ACCPL Reading >= 47 OR ACT Read >= 15 OR Program Prep; Coreq: Dealership Co-op 1-ASEP (10602141 or 10602141A)
Automotive Engines Measuring - ASEP
10-602-134
3
Focuses on General Motors automotive engine design and construction. All engine parts such as pistons, connecting rods, camshafts and crank shafts are studied and measured in a lab setting. The use of micrometers, plastic gauge and other measuring equipment will be demonstrated and then used by the student.
Prereq: Completion of 94602100 Bennett Assessment with score of 27% or greater or completion of 10806175 Science Principles for Transportation; ACCPL Reading >= 47 OR ACT Read >= 15 OR Program Prep; Coreq: Dealership Co-op 1-ASEP (10602141 or 10602141A)
Dealership Co-op 1 - ASEP
10-602-141
2
Provides a period of employment at a General Motors dealership that follows a student learning plan. It is designed to give students occupational experience in the automotive field.
Prereq: Bennett Assessment (94602100) score >= 27% OR Applied Sci for Transp (10806173); ACCPL Read >= 47 OR ACT Read >= 15 OR Program Prep; Coreq: Electrical 1-ASEP (10602115); Auto Engines Measuring-ASEP (10602134)
Dealership Co-op 2 - ASEP
10-602-135
2
Emphasizes a period of involved employment at a General Motors Dealership carried out through an organized student learning plan. Its purpose is to allow students to gain meaningful occupational experience in the automotive field.
Prereq: Completion of 94602100 Bennett Assessment with score of 27% or greater or completion of 10806175 Science Principles for Transportation; ACCPL Reading >= 47 OR ACT Read >= 15 OR Program Prep; Coreq: Dealership Co-op 1-ASEP (10602141 or 10602141A)
Electrical 2 - ASEP
10-602-116
3
Is designed to provide the ASEP student with the knowledge of automotive electrical applications. General Motors electrical components, terminology, controls and operation of the basic computer controlled devices are emphasized.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 47 OR ACT (Read) >= 15 OR Program Prep, Dealership Co-op 2-ASEP (10602135); Coreq: Dealership Co-op 3-ASEP (10602137)
Dealership Co-op 3 - ASEP
10-602-137
2
Emphasizes a period of involved employment at a General Motors Dealership carried out through an organized student learning plan. Its purpose is to allow students to gain meaningful occupational experience in the automotive field.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 47 OR ACT (Read) >= 15 OR Program Prep; Dealership Co-op 2-ASEP (10602135) Coreq: Electrical 2-ASEP (10602116); Automotive HVAC-ASEP (10602164); Advanced Chassis Systems-ASEP (10602165)
Automotive HVAC-ASEP
10-602-164
2
Focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service, and repair General Motors climate control systems including heating, cooling, and air distribution. Upon successful completion of the Mobile Refrigerant Handling unit (ATCP-136), a state certificate will be issued.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 47 OR ACT Read >= 15 OR Program Prep; Dealership Co-op 2-ASEP (10602135); Coreq: Dealership Co-op 3-ASEP (10602137)
Advanced Chassis Systems-ASEP
10-602-165
2
Focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service, and repair General Motors antilock brake, vehicle stability enhancement, and electronic steering and suspension systems.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 47 OR ACT Read >= 15 OR Program Prep; Dealership Co-op 2-ASEP (10602135); Coreq: Dealership Co-op 3-ASEP (10602137)
Fuel Systems - ASEP
10-602-120
3
Focuses on the entire General Motors gasoline and diesel fuel systems, including fuel tanks, gauges, fuel pump modules, fuel quality and fuel injection. Other topics covered will be the operation of all fuel-related components, emission related computer controlled sensors, and their operation as it relates to fuel delivery and emission systems.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 47 OR ACT Read >= 15 OR Program Prep; Dealership Co-op 3-ASEP (10602137) Coreq: Dealership Co-op 4-ASEP (10602139)
Driveline/Manual Transmission - ASEP
10-602-122
3
Designed to give an ASEP student the basic knowledge and skills needed to service General Motors manual transmissions, drivelines, differentials and axles. The ASEP student receives hands-on practice in the repair of these units.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 47 OR ACT Read >= 15 OR Program Prep; Dealership Co-op 3-ASEP (10602137) Coreq: Dealership Co-op 4-ASEP (10602139)
Dealership Co-op 4 - ASEP
10-602-139
2
Emphasizes a period of involved employment at a General Motors Dealership carried out through an organized student learning plan. Its purpose is to allow students to gain meaningful occupational experience in the automotive field.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 47 OR ACT Read >= 15 OR Program Prep; Coreq: Dealership Co-op 3-ASEP (10602137)
Automatic Transmission/Transaxle-ASEP
10-602-167
3
Designed to give an ASEP student the basic knowledge and skills needed to service General Motors automatic transmissions/transaxles. Principles of hydraulics and electronic controls applied to GM automatic transmissions are covered. Students overhaul a variety of GM units.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 47 OR ACT Read >= 15 OR Program Prep; Dealership Co-op 3-ASEP (10602137) Coreq: Dealership Co-op 4-ASEP (10602139)

General Studies (15 Credits)

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
College Technical Math 1A
10-804-113
3
Included topics are solving linear equations; graphing; percent; proportions; measurement systems; computational geometry; and right triangle trigonometry. Emphasis will be on the application of skills to technical problems. Successful completion of College Technical Math 1A and College Technical Math 1B is the equivalent of College Technical Math 1.
Prereq: ACCPL Arithmetic >= 65 OR ACT Math >= 18 OR Program Prep OR Not pursuing a degree.
Written Communication
10-801-195
3
Teaches the writing process which includes prewriting, drafting and revising. Through writing assignments, students analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Class sessions and assignments involve giving oral presentations and using computers.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 54 & Sentence >= 83 OR ACT (Read/Engl) >= 18 OR Program Prep OR Not pursuing a degree.
Economics
10-809-195
3
Provides a foundation of economic concepts and institutions so that students can apply economic thinking to their own decisions as consumers, employees and citizens in a market-oriented economic system. Topics include supply and demand, employment, prices and production, fiscal policy, monetary policy, market structures, and international trade and finance.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 54 & Sentence >= 83 OR ACT (Read/Engl) >= 18 OR Program Prep OR Not pursuing a degree.
Oral/Interpersonal Comm
10-801-196
3
Focuses on developing various communication skills including speaking and listening. Students practice intrapersonal/interpersonal and nonverbal communication skills through oral presentations, group activities and written projects.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 54 & Sentence >= 83 OR ACT (Read/Engl) >= 18 OR Program Prep OR Not pursuing a degree.
Psychology of Human Relations
10-809-199
3
Explores the relationship between the general principles of psychology and people's everyday lives. Students seek a deepened sense of awareness of themselves and others, and to improve their relationships at work, in the family and in society.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 54 & Sentence >= 83 OR ACT (Read/Engl) >= 18 OR Program Prep OR Not pursuing a degree.

Suggested Electives (4 Credits)

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Automotive Internship
10-602-106
2
This course will provide students with work experience on actual vehicles in area shops.
Prereq: Students must have completed the first semester of their auto program
Automotive Service Consulting
10-602-152
3
Examines the responsibilities and procedures associated with the multi-faceted role of an automotive service consultant. It provides an understanding of how service techniques are used to maximize customer satisfaction and profitability. Content follows guidelines established by ASE for Automotive Service Consultant (C1) certification, and integration with Oral/Interpersonal Comm reinforces the students' communication skills.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 47 OR ACT Read >= 15 OR Program Prep; Coreq: Oral/Interpersonal Comm for Auto (10801196E). Prior completion of the non-auto Oral/Interpersonal Comm will not satisfy the coreq.
Automotive Service Management
10-602-153
3
Explores the duties and practices assigned to service managers in the successful operation of an automotive service facility. The success of any organization most often depends on the execution and management of such strategic issues as business development, personnel and fiscal operations. Integration with Psychology of Human Relations (10-809-199) provides a unique perspective on the personnel processes from recruitment of employees to supervision and performance assessment.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 47 OR ACT Read >= 15 OR Program Prep; Coreq: Psychology of Human Relations for Auto (10809199E).
Introduction to Light Duty Diesel Engines
10-412-131
2
Introduces students to diesel engine operation fundamentals. Air intake, exhaust, fuel systems and emission standards will be covered. Covers maintenance, tune-ups, including fuel pump and injector replacement. Students will learn to troubleshoot drivability and fuel economy complaints.
Coreq: Import Engine Repair (10602182) OR Engine Repair 2 (10602123) OR Automotive Engines Measuring - ASEP (10602134)

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