Automotive Service Sales & Marketing
The Automotive Service Sales and Marketing degree prepares students for careers in automotive service specializing in the customer relations and marketing of service related retail sales.
Students have the option of developing technical skills in either automotive maintenance and repair, or in collision repair.
Internships provide actual work experience in production and customer relations while business courses further develop skills in management, marketing, and sales.
Graduates have a diverse set of skills and abilities that could prepare them for "green" careers focused on energy, renewable energy, and the environment. Read more...
About the curriculum
View the classes you will be attending in the College Catalog.
Accreditation & Industry Connections
List of jobs via the College Catalog.
According to the US Department of Labor*, median hourly wages of automotive service technicians and mechanics, including commission, were $17.39 in May 2011. The middle 50 percent earned between $12.91 and $22.86 per hour. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $9.91, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $28.65 per hour. Median annual wages in the industries employing the largest numbers of service technicians were as follows:
|Automotive repair and maintenance||$16.87/hr|
|Automotive parts, accessories, and tire stores||$16.16/hr|
*Statistics reported in May 2011
View general transfer procedures via the College Catalog.
Tools, Uniforms & Supplies
Uniforms and tools are available for purchase through The College Store.
Clubs & Activities
Penn College Motorsports Association
Vocational Industrial Clubs of America (VICA)
Automotive Service Sales & Marketing Advisory Committee
Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.