Printed on 4/16/2021

Automotive Technology GM ASEP

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

*If general education courses are required, they 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.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Technical Studies (42 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Brake Systems
    10-602-104
    3Credit
    126
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 126
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10602104
    • Credits: 3.00

    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
    2Credit
    90
    18
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10602107
    • Credits: 2.00

    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
    3Credit
    126
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 126
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10602124
    • Credits: 3.00

    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 Auto MLR 1 10602100
  • Electrical & Electronic Systems 1
    10-602-125
    2Credit
    90
    18
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 90
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10602125
    • Credits: 2.00

    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 Assess >=27% OR Applied Sci for Transp 10806173 OR active in Auto Collision; Coreq: Auto Srvc Fund 10602107 OR Auto MLR 1 10602100; Auto Elec Kit 94602002
  • Applied Science for Transportation
    10-806-173
    1Credit
    54
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10806173
    • Credits: 1.00

    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.

  • Transportation Welding, Intro to
    10-442-111
    1Credit
    36
    18
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10442111
    • Credits: 1.00

    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
    3Credit
    99
    63
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 99
    • Outside Effort Hours: 63
    • Course Number: 10602115
    • Credits: 3.00

    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: Bennett Assessment 27% or greater OR Applied Sci for Transp 10806173; Read – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 47+, Next Gen 243+, ACT 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105; Coreq: Dealership Co-op 1-ASEP 10602141 OR 10602141A
  • Automotive Engines Measuring - ASEP
    10-602-134
    3Credit
    99
    63
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 99
    • Outside Effort Hours: 63
    • Course Number: 10602134
    • Credits: 3.00

    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: Bennett Assessment 27% or greater OR Applied Sci for Transp 10806173; Read – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 47+, Next Gen 243+, ACT 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105; Coreq: Dealership Co-op 1-ASEP 10602141 OR 10602141A
  • Dealership Co-op 1 - ASEP
    10-602-141
    2Credit
    432
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 432
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10602141
    • Credits: 2.00

    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 27% or greater OR Applied Sci for Transp 10806173; Read – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 47+, Next Gen 243+, ACT 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105; Coreq: Electrical 1-ASEP 10602115 AND Auto Engines Measuring-ASEP 10602134; OR Active in 30-602-5
  • Dealership Co-op 2 - ASEP
    10-602-135
    2Credit
    432
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 432
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10602135
    • Credits: 2.00

    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: Bennett Assessment 27% or greater OR Applied Sci for Transp 10806173; Read – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 47+, Next Gen 243+, ACT 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105; Coreq: Dealership Co-op 1-ASEP 10602141 OR 10602141A
  • Electrical 2 - ASEP
    10-602-116
    3Credit
    99
    63
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 99
    • Outside Effort Hours: 63
    • Course Number: 10602116
    • Credits: 3.00

    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: Read – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 47+, Next Gen 243+, ACT 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105; Dealership Co-op 2-ASEP 10602135; Coreq: Dealership Co-op 3-ASEP 10602137
  • Dealership Co-op 3 - ASEP
    10-602-137
    2Credit
    432
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 432
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10602137
    • Credits: 2.00

    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: Read – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 47+, Next Gen 243+, ACT 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105; 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
    2Credit
    54
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 10602164
    • Credits: 2.00

    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: Read – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 47+, Next Gen 243+, ACT 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105; Dealership Co-op 2-ASEP 10602135; Coreq: Dealership Co-op 3-ASEP 10602137; MACS Certification 94602004
  • Advanced Chassis Systems-ASEP
    10-602-165
    2Credit
    54
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 10602165
    • Credits: 2.00

    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: Read – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 47+, Next Gen 243+, ACT 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105; Dealership Co-op 2-ASEP 10602135; Coreq: Dealership Co-op 3-ASEP 10602137
  • Fuel Systems - ASEP
    10-602-120
    3Credit
    99
    63
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 99
    • Outside Effort Hours: 63
    • Course Number: 10602120
    • Credits: 3.00

    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: Read – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 47+, Next Gen 243+, ACT 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105; Dealership Co-op 3-ASEP 10602137; Coreq: Dealership Co-op 4-ASEP 10602139
  • Driveline/Manual Transmission - ASEP
    10-602-122
    3Credit
    99
    63
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 99
    • Outside Effort Hours: 63
    • Course Number: 10602122
    • Credits: 3.00

    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: Read – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 47+, Next Gen 243+, ACT 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105; Dealership Co-op 3-ASEP 10602137; Coreq: Dealership Co-op 4-ASEP 10602139
  • Dealership Co-op 4 - ASEP
    10-602-139
    2Credit
    432
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 432
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10602139
    • Credits: 2.00

    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: Read – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 47+, Next Gen 243+, ACT 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105; Coreq: Dealership Co-op 3-ASEP 10602137
  • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle-ASEP
    10-602-167
    3Credit
    99
    63
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 99
    • Outside Effort Hours: 63
    • Course Number: 10602167
    • Credits: 3.00

    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: Read – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 47+, Next Gen 243+, ACT 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105; Dealership Co-op 3-ASEP 10602137; Coreq: Dealership Co-op 4-ASEP 10602139

    General Studies (15 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • College Technical Math 1A
    10-804-113
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10804113
    • Credits: 3.00

    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: Alg – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 51+, Next Gen 250+, ACT Math 18+ OR Alg Prep 10834109 OR Math & Logic 10804133 OR Not pursuing a degree.
  • Written Communication
    10-801-195
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801195
    • Credits: 3.00

    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: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 18+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 10831103 OR Not pursuing a degree
  • Economics
    10-809-195
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809195
    • Credits: 3.00

    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: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Oral/Interpersonal Comm
    10-801-196
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801196
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on developing effective listening techniques and verbal and nonverbal communication skills through oral presentation, group activity, and other projects. The study of self, conflict, and cultural contexts will be explored, as well as their impact on communication.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Psychology of Human Relations
    10-809-199
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809199
    • Credits: 3.00

    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: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree

    Suggested Electives (4 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Automotive Internship
    10-602-106
    2Credit
    432
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 432
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10602106
    • Credits: 2.00

    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
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10602152
    • Credits: 3.00

    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: Read – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 47+, Next Gen 243+, ACT 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105; 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
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10602153
    • Credits: 3.00

    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: Read – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 47+, Next Gen 243+, ACT 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105; Coreq: Psychology of Human Relations for Auto 10809199E
  • Introduction to Light Duty Diesel Engines
    10-412-131
    2Credit
    54
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 10412131
    • Credits: 2.00

    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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