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Automotive Service Technology

Overview

Take your passion for the hottest cars and latest technology, and turn it into a career with ASUN’s automotive service technology program.  Learn to diagnose and repair automobiles with hands-on training using the latest diagnostic equipment and techniques to repair everything from engines to sophisticated computerized engine control systems. Students learn under the direction and supervision of ASE Master Certified technicians.  Unlike many of the more expensive nationally known competitors, ASUN has smaller class sizes and our educators are known for providing the personal attention that many students need for success. 

Some employers that have hired our students include Cavenaugh Auto Group, Central Dealerships, Glen Sain motors, City of West Memphis and Fletcher Auto Group.        

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"ASUN has highly-recommended automotive service technology programs at an affordable price. I like that the classes are hands-on rather than just book work."

Billy Henson
Automotive Service Technology Student

The Automotive Service Technology Department at ASUN offers the following degree or certificate options. Explore further for details such as the length of each program and get a step closer to your goals.

Automotive Service Technology
Associate of Applied Science

Length of Program: 1.5 years

Total Program Cost:   $6,855   

Campus Availability: Marked Tree

Course Availability: Fall, Spring & Summer

Courses:

Prerequisites

ENG 0051 Writing Seminar
ENG 0053 English Fundamentals

Required

General Education Core (15 credit hours)
AST 1105 Automotive Engine Repair
AST 1106 Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems
AST 1203 Automotive Brake Systems
AST 1205 Automotive Suspension and Steering
AST 1206 Automotive Engine Performance
AST 1604 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning
AST 2105 Automatic Transmission and Transaxles
AST 2205 Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles
ENG 1203 Workplace Essentials
ENG 1003 English I
MATH 1013 Mathematical Applications

Fundamental Computer Elective (3 credit hours)

Social Science Elective (3 credit hours)

Directed Electives (6 credit hours)

Elective

AST 1003 Hybrid, Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicle Technologies (3 credit hours)

Associate of Applied Science
Degree Plan

Technical Certificate

Length of Program: 1.5 years

Total Program Cost: $5,430 

Gainful Employment Information

Campus Availability: Marked Tree

Course Availability: Fall, Spring & Summer

Courses:

Required

AST 1105 Automotive Engine Repair
AST 1106 Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems
AST 1203 Automotive Brake Systems
AST 1205 Automotive Suspension and Steering
AST 1206 Automotive Engine Performance
AST 1604 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning
AST 2105 Automatic Transmission and Transaxles
AST 2205 Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles
ENG 1203 Workplace Essentials
MATH 1013 Mathematical Applications

Technical Certificate Degree Plan