About this program
- Dealership service specialist
- Assistant manager
- Skilled jobs in automotive manufacturing
At Penn College, we believe your educational experience should go beyond specialized skills. Real-world ready means taking a broader approach that builds communication skills, inspires collaboration, and encourages exploration of arts, history, and science.
Specialization requires in-depth knowledge and high-level proficiency. Students learn and apply major-specific concepts, skills, and methods.
- Manual Transmission and Transaxle Principles (AMT111)
- Brake Systems (AMT112)
- Steering and Suspension (AMT113)
- Fundamentals of Automatic Transmissions (AMT119)
- Automotive Electrical Fundamentals (AMT109)
- Automotive Fuel and Emission Control Systems (AMT121)
- Engine Principles (AMT122)
- Engine Electrical Systems (AMT126)
- Hybrid Electric Vehicle (AMT104)
- Engine Performance (AMT236)
- Engine Repair (AMT266)
- Powertrain Electronics (AMT264)
- Vehicle Safety Inspection (AMT242)
- Automotive Chassis and Wheel Service (AMT243)
- Automotive Air Conditioning Systems and Service (AMT274)
- Electrical/Electronic Accessory Service (AMT276)
Perspectives are points of view, offering a variety of ways of understanding, interacting, and influencing the world. Students identify, explain, and utilize the approaches used by academics and professionals to study, analyze, or understand problems, and offer solutions.
Foundations are the practical, intellectual, and social skills: communication, collaboration, critical and ethical thinking, quantitative thinking, and technological literacy that are crucial to every student at every stage of education and at every stage of life.
- First Year Experience (FYE101)
- Technical Algebra and Trigonometry I (MTH124) or
- College Algebra and Trigonometry I (MTH180)
- Information, Technology, and Society (CSC124)
- English Composition I (ENL111)
- Technical and Professional Communication (ENL201)
- Physics Survey (PHS103) or
- Physics with Technological Applications (PHS114)
Work with experts to become an expert
Penn College's strong partnerships impact every step of your journey – from your first day in the classroom and labs, to career placement (oftentimes before graduation) and beyond.
Follow your passion
Automotive Technology Management, Online
Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) Online
Automotive Technology Management
Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.)
Collision Repair Technology
Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)
Lead and put your skills to the test
Penn College Motorsports Association
The club activities offer members exclusive exposure to the racing industry with tours of performance shops and opportunities to test their driving ability by participating in track days, autocross, and other driver skill events
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Corvette club continues to benefit scholarship funds at Penn College
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Students supplement lab work with Honda field trip
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The community as their classroom
Automotive students, faculty compete in ‘Green Grand Prix’
Members of the Penn College Motorsports Association participated in the 15th annual Toyota Green Grand Prix, which promotes innovation in sustainable transportation technologies while launching the season-opening weekend at New York’s renowned Watkins Glen International racetrack.