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Automotive Technology GM ASEP

10-602-5 Associate Degree (AAS) Full Time 64 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

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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 (45 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 1
    10-602-100
    4Credit
    144
    72

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602100
    • Credits: 4.00

    Focuses on developing skills in professionalism, safety, and the use of basic and power tools. Students are introduced to the automotive service industry and learn to use both comprehensive and manufacturer's service information to perform vehicle maintenance in 9 Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) areas.

    AUTO PLANS (10-602-3 / 10-602-4 / 32-602-1 / 32-602-2)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • SCIENCE 10806173 - Applied Science-Transportation OR Bennett Mechanical Assessment Score Greater than or equal to 27%

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 94602001 - Automotive Uniforms

    AUTO BODY PLANS (10-405-3 / 32-405-1)

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 94405001 - Auto Body Uniform & Safety Kit OR TRANSP 94405007 - Auto Body Uniforms

    CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTION ​(10-522-6)

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 94602005 - CTEI Uniforms/Orientation

  • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 2
    10-602-101
    4Credit
    144
    72

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602101
    • Credits: 4.00

    Focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair vehicle braking systems with an introduction to ABS. Includes the development of skills needed to perform maintenance and repair of chassis and driveline related items.

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 10602100 - Auto MLR 1

  • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 3
    10-602-102
    4Credit
    144
    72

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602102
    • Credits: 4.00

    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. Develops skills needed to diagnose, service, and repair electrical and electronic systems, including batteries, starting, charging, and lighting systems, and computer control systems.

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 10602100 - Auto MLR 1

  • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 4
    10-602-105
    4Credit
    144
    72

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602105
    • Credits: 4.00

    Focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair steering and suspension systems including wheel alignment procedures. Course includes maintenance and light repair of hybrid vehicles, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning as well as supplemental inflatable restraints.

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 10602100 - Auto MLR 1

  • 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: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following: 

    • Accuplacer Reading 243+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Reading 15+ OR Reading Level 2 Coursework

    • TRANSP 10602137 - Dealership Co-op 3 - ASEP

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 10602139 - Dealership Co-op 4 - ASEP

  • 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: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following: 

    • Accuplacer Reading 243+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Reading 15+ OR Reading Level 2 Coursework

    • TRANSP 10602137 - Dealership Co-op 3 - ASEP

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 10602139 - Dealership Co-op 4 - ASEP

  • 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: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Accuplacer Reading 243+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Reading 15+ OR Reading Level 2 Coursework

    • SCIENCE 10806173 - Applied Science-Transportation OR Bennett Mechanical Assessment Score Greater than or equal to 27%

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 10602141 - Dealership Co-op 1 - ASEP OR TRANSP 10602141A - Dealership Co-op 1 - ASEP (A)

    • TRANSP 10602199 - Electrical & Electronics 1-GM

  • 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: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Accuplacer Reading 243+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Reading 15+ OR Reading Level 2 Coursework

    • SCIENCE 10806173 - Applied Science-Transportation OR Bennett Mechanical Assessment Score Greater than or equal to 27%

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 10602141 - Dealership Co-op 1 - ASEP OR TRANSP 10602141A - Dealership Co-op 1 - ASEP (A)

  • 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: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following: 

    • Accuplacer Reading 243+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Reading 15+ OR Reading Level 2 Coursework

    • TRANSP 10602135 - Dealership Co-op 2 - ASEP

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 10602164 - Automotive HVAC-ASEP​

    • TRANSP 10602165 - Advanced Chassis Systems-ASEP

    • TRANSP 10602200 - Electrical & Electronics 2-GM

    • TRANSP 94602004 - MACS Certification

  • 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: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options: 

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 10602137 - Dealership Co-op 3 - ASEP

  • 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: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Accuplacer Reading 243+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Reading 15+ OR Reading Level 2 Coursework

    • SCIENCE 10806173 - Applied Science-Transportation OR Bennett Mechanical Assessment Score Greater than or equal to 27%

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ANY of the following options:

    • TRANSP 10602134 - Auto Engines Measuring-ASEP​ AND TRANSP 10602199 - Electrical & Electronics 1-GM

    • Student is in progress in GM Express Service Technician (30-602-5) Program of Study

  • GM ASEP Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
    10-602-148
    2Credit
    72
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10602148
    • Credits: 2.00

    Designed to give an ASEP student the basic knowledge and skills needed to service General Motors automatic transmissions/transaxles. Principles of hydraulics, diagnostics, and electronic controls applied to GM automatic transmissions are covered. Students overhaul a variety of modern GM automatic transmissions.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following: 

    • Accuplacer Reading 243+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Reading 15+ OR Reading Level 2 Coursework

    • TRANSP 10602137 - Dealership Co-op 3 - ASEP

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 10602139 - Dealership Co-op 4 - ASEP

  • Automotive HVAC-ASEP
    10-602-164
    2Credit
    72
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • 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. Students will learn and practice proper handling of R134a/ 1234YF refrigerants and will also be Federal 609 certified to perform automotive refrigerant repairs.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following: 

    • Accuplacer Reading 243+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Reading 15+ OR Reading Level 2 Coursework

    • TRANSP 10602135 - Dealership Co-op 2 - ASEP

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 10602137 - Dealership Co-op 3 - ASEP OR TRANSP 10602137A - Dealership Co-op 3 - ASEP (A)

    • TRANSP 10602165 - Advanced Chassis Systems-ASEP​

    • TRANSP 10602200 - Electrical & Electronics 2-GM

    • TRANSP 94602004 - MACS Certification

  • Advanced Chassis Systems-ASEP
    10-602-165
    2Credit
    72
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • 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: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following: 

    • Accuplacer Reading 243+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Reading 15+ OR Reading Level 2 Coursework

    • TRANSP 10602135 - Dealership Co-op 2 - ASEP

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 10602137 - Dealership Co-op 3 - ASEP OR TRANSP 10602137A - Dealership Co-op 3 - ASEP (A)

    • TRANSP 10602164 - Automotive HVAC-ASEP​

    • TRANSP 10602200 - Electrical & Electronics 2-GM

    • TRANSP 94602004 - MACS Certification

  • Electrical and Electronics 1-GM
    10-602-199
    3Credit
    108
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 10602199
    • Credits: 3.00

    Designed to provide the ASEP student with basic knowledge of automotive electrical applications. Including basic electrical theory, meters, electronic component theory and testing, servicing and repair of General Motors wiring, terminals, and communication systems.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Accuplacer Reading 243+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Reading 15+ OR Reading Level 2 Coursework

    • TRANSP 10602100 - Auto MLR 1 OR TRANSP 10602107 - Auto Service Fundamentals

    • SCIENCE 10806173 - Applied Science-Transportation OR Bennett Mechanical Assessment Score Greater than or equal to 27%

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 10602134 - Auto Engines Measuring-ASEP​

    • TRANSP 10602141 - Dealership Co-op 1 - ASEP OR TRANSP 10602141A - Dealership Co-op 1 - ASEP (A)

  • Electrical and Electronics 2-GM
    10-602-200
    2Credit
    72
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10602200
    • Credits: 2.00

    Designed to provide the ASEP student with the knowledge of automotive electrical applications. General Motors electrical components, terminology, computer control functions and Hybrid/EV vehicle strategies.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Accuplacer Reading 243+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Reading 15+ OR Reading Level 2 Coursework

    • TRANSP 10602135 - Dealership Co-op 2 - ASEP

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 10602137 - Dealership Co-op 3 - ASEP OR TRANSP 10602137A - Dealership Co-op 3 - ASEP (A)

    • TRANSP 10602164 - Automotive HVAC-ASEP​

    • TRANSP 10602165 - Advanced Chassis Systems-ASEP​

    • TRANSP 94602004 - MACS Certification

  • 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.

    General Studies (15 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Written Communication
    10-801-195
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

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

    Develops writing skills which include prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. A variety of writing assignments are designed to help the learner analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Also develops critical reading and thinking skills through the analysis of a variety of written documents.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • 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: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • College Technical Math 1A
    10-804-113
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

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

    Topics include: 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 Mathematics 1A and College Technical Mathematics 1B is the equivalent of College Technical Mathematics 1.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Accuplacer Algebra 250+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Math 18+ OR MATH 10804133 - Math & Logic OR Algebra Level 1 Coursework

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Economics
    10-809-195
    3Credit
    54
    108

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

    This course is designed to give an overview of microeconomics, macroeconomics, and international economics. Concepts include scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment and global economic issues.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • 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 our everyday lives. Students are given the opportunity to achieve a deepened sense of awareness of themselves and others. This understanding enables students to improve their relationships with others at work, in the family, and in society.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

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