Automotive Technology: Mopar CAP Emphasis
Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

This curriculum covers fundamental and advanced operating theories of automotive systems and components. Students learn to apply automotive operating principles and to diagnose malfunctions in automotive systems. The course work emphasizes the development of skills in service, repair, and test procedures on Chrysler vehicles and systems. Specialized service courses prepare students for advancement in Chrysler Group LLC dealerships. The major also prepares students to take written certification examinations (e.g., the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence examinations), vehicle safety inspection, and Chrysler Group certifications. Specific courses prepare the student for transfer to four-year majors, such as Automotive Technology Management.

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Classes

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Accreditation & Industry Connections

Mopar CAP

After graduation

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, median annual wage for automotive service technicians and mechanics was $36,610 in May 2012. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $20,810, and the top 10 percent earned more than $60,070.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 224,150 $17.00 $35,360
Automobile Dealers 201,910 $20.79 $43,250
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 59,670 $16.27 $33,830
Local Government (OES Designation) 18,780 $23.04 $47,930
Gasoline Stations 18,720 $16.73 $34,800

*Statistics reported in May 2012

Special Admissions Requirement

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Internship Requirement

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Transfer Procedures

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Performance Standards

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Clubs & Activities

Penn College Motorsports Association

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SkillsUSA

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