Automotive Technology Requirements

Automotive Air Conditioning Mechanic Certificate

  • Required
    • ADX 170 Climate Control
    • ADX 171 Climate Control Lab

4 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $676.00
  • Fees**
    • 32.00
  • Books***
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $758.00***

Manual Transmision/Drive Train Technician Certificate

  • Required
    • AUT 130 Manual Transmission
    • AUT 131 Manual Transmission Lab

5 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $845.00
  • Fees**
    • 40.00
  • Books***
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $935.00***

Automotive Transmission/Transaxle Technician Certificate

  • Required
    • AUT 180 Automatic Transmissions/Transaxle
    • AUT 181 Automatic Transmissions/Transaxle Lab

5 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition
    • *$845.00
  • Fees**
    •  40.00
  • Books***
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $935.00***

Brake Repairer Certificate

  • Required
    • AUT 110 Brake Systems
    • AUT 111 Brake Systems Lab

5 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $845.00
  • Fees**
    • 40.00
  • Books***
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $935.00***

Front End Mechanic Certificate

  • Required
    • AUT 160 Suspension and Sterring Systems
    • AUT 160 Suspension and Sterring Systems Lab

5 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $845.00
  • Fees**
    • 40.00
  • Books***
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $935.00***

Engine Repairer Certificate

  • Required
    • AUT 150 Engine Repair
    • AUT 151 Engine Repair Lab Lab

5 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $845.00
  • Fees**
    • 40.00
  • Books***
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $935.00***

Automotive Electrician Mechanic Certificate

  • Required
    • ADX 120 Basic Automotive Electricity
    • ADX 121 Basic Automotive Electricity Lab
    • ADX 260 Electrical Systems
    • ADX 261 Electrical Systems Lab

10 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $1,690.00
  • Fees**
    • 80.00
  • Books***
    • $100.00

Total Cost Estimate $1,870.00***

Tune-Up Mechanic Certificate

  • Required
    • ADX 120 Basic Automotive Electricity
    • ADX 121 Basic Automotive Electricity Lab
    • ADX 260 Electrical Systems
    • ADX 261 Electrical Systems Lab
    • AUT 140 Basic Fuel and Ignition Systems
    • AUT 141 Basic Fuel and Ignition Systems Lab
    • AUT 142 Emissions Systems
    • AUT 143 Emissions Systems Lab
    • AUT 240 Computer Control Systems and Diagnosis
    • AUT 241 Computer Control Systems and Diagnosis Lab

25 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $4,225.00
  • Fees**
    • 200.00
  • Books***
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $4,475.00***

Automotive Technician Diploma

  • Required
    • ADX 120 Basic Automotive Electricity
    • ADX 121 Basic Automotive Electricity Lab
    • ADX 150 Engine Repair
    • ADX 151 Engine Repair Lab
    • ADX 170 Climate Control
    • ADX 171 Climate Control Lab
    • ADX 260 Electrical Systems
    • ADX 261 Electrical Systems Lab
    • AUT 110 Brake Systems
    • AUT 111 Brake Systems Lab
    • AUT 130 Manual Transmissions
    • AUT 131 Manual Transmissions Lab
    • AUT 140 Basic Fuel and Ignition Systems
    • AUT 141 Basic Fuel and Ignition Systems Lab
    • AUT 142 Emissions Systems
    • AUT 143 Emissions Systems Lab
    • AUT 160 Suspension and Sterring Systems
    • AUT 161 Suspension and Sterring Systems Lab
    • AUT 180 Automatic Transmissions/Transaxle
    • AUT 181 Automatic Transmissions/Transaxle Lab
    • AUT 240 Computer Control Systems and Diagnosis
    • AUT 241 Computer Control Systems and Diagnosis Lab
    • COE 199 Cooperative Education/AUT 198 Practicum
    • Digital Literacy
    • Area 1 General Education - Written Communication, Oral Communication, or Humanities/Heritage
    • Area 2 General Education - Social/Behavioral Science, Natural Science, or Quantitative Reasoning
  • Tuition*
    • $10,816.00
  • Fees**
    • 512.00
  • Books***
    • $400.00
  • Misc. (Graduation Fees, Exit Exams)***
    • $45.00

Total Cost Estimate $11,773.00***

Automotive Technician Associate Degree

First Semester

  • AUT 142 Emissions Systems
  • AUT 143 Emissions Systems Lab
  • ADX 260 Electrical Systems
  • ADX 261 Electrical Systems Lab
  • AUT 240 Computer Control Systems and Diagnosis
  • AUT 241 Computer Control Systems and Diagnosis Lab
  • Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning(General Education)

Second Semester

  • ADX 150 Engine Repair
  • ADX 151 Engine Repair Lab
  • AUT 110 Brake Systems
  • AUT 111 Brake Systems Lab
  • AUT 160 Suspension and Sterring Systems
  • AUT 161 Suspension and Sterring Systems Lab
  • Natural Science (General Education)

Third Semester

  • ADX 120 Basic Automotive Electricity
  • ADX 121 Basic Automotive Electricity Lab
  • AUT 180 Automatic Transmissions/Transaxle
  • AUT 181 Automatic Transmissions/Transaxle Lab
  • Digital Literacy
  • Writing (General Education)

Summer Session

  • Social Interaction (General Education)
  • Heritage/Humanities (General Education)

Fourth Semester

  • ADX 170 Climate Control
  • ADX 171 Climate Control Lab
  • AUT 130 Manual Transmissions
  • AUT 131 Manual Transmissions Lab
  • AUT 140 Basic Fuel and Ignition Systems
  • AUT 141 Basic Fuel and Ignition Systems Lab

72 Total Credit Hours

This is a suggested schedule only - always consult your advisor.

  • Tuition*
    • $12,168.00
  • Fees**
    • 576.00
  • Books***
    • $700.00
  • Misc. (Graduation Fees, Exit Exams)***
    • $45.00

Total Cost Estimate $13,489.00***

Note:

*Tuition is based on $169.00 per credit hour and is calculated on maximum credit hours.
**KCTCS BuildSmart Investment for Kentucky Competitiveness Fee of $8.00 per credit hour.
***Represents an approximate cost.