- School of Engineering Technologies
- Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)
- More Information about Automotive Technology: Honda PACT Emphasis
This major includes advanced operating theories of automotive systems and components. Students learn to apply automotive operating principles and to diagnose malfunctions in automotive systems. The curriculum emphasizes the development of skills in service, repair, and test procedures in relation to Honda/Acura vehicles and systems. Specialized service courses prepare students for advancement in Honda/Acura dealerships. The major also prepares students to take written certification exams (e.g., the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence exams), vehicle safety inspection, and Honda/Acura certifications. Specific courses prepare the student for transfer to four-year majors, such as Automotive Technology Management.
Dealership service specialist, assistant service manager, skill jobs in automotive manufacturing, service equipment representative, independent automotive repair technician, automotive parts manager.
Recommended High School Subjects
Three years of English, two years of algebra, and one year of science.
Special Admissions Requirements
Students in this major will gain valuable experience through an internship with a Honda/Acura dealership. This relationship with the dealership is vital to successful completion of the major and must be established prior to enrollment. Therefore, we ask that prospective students contact us immediately after submitting their application so that we may explain the options available to them.
Special Equipment Needs
See program Tool List for major.
All incoming students must meet placement requirements in math. Students are expected to remediate any deficiencies as explained in the College Catalog (see https://www.pct.edu/catalog/admissions-policy). Students deficient in MTH 004 must remediate before entering any of the automotive majors.
This major is subject to the transfer standards established by the College. Exceptions must be approved by the school dean.
Program GoalsA graduate of this major should be able to:
- understand the theory and application of the physical and scientific principles relevant to the field of automotive service and repair.
- possess technical knowledge and skill level sufficient for entry-level employment and advancement in a Honda or Acura dealership.
- demonstrate adequate and appropriate workplace behaviors.
- pursue ongoing technical skill development sufficient for continued employment in the field of automotive service and repair.
- be successfully employed in the field of automotive service and repair, or transfer into a four-year degree major.
|FYE101||First Year Experience||1||.50||1.50||S||REQ|
|HAD110||Honda Automotive Fundamentals & Dealership Operations||5||3||6||M||REQ|
|HAD120||Honda Brake Systems||3||2||3||M||REQ|
|HAD160||Honda Dealership Internship I||2||M||REQ|
|ENL111||English Composition I||3||3||S||REQ|
|HAD140||Honda Electrical I||4||2||6||M||REQ|
|HAD150||Honda Automotive Engines, Diagnosis, Overhaul & Repair||4||2||6||M||REQ|
|HAD161||Honda Dealership Internship II||2||M||REQ|
|MTH123||Technical Algebra & Trigonometry I||3||2.50||1.50||S||REQ|
|HAD210||Honda Electrical II||6||4||6||M||REQ|
|HAD162||Honda Dealership Internship III||2||M||REQ|
|ENL201||Technical & Professional Communication||3||3||S||REQ|
|HAD220||Honda Steering & Suspension||3||2||3||M||REQ|
|HAD230||Honda Gasoline, CNG & Hybrid Fuel & Emission Systems||5||3||6||M||REQ|
|HAD163||Honda Dealership Internship IV||2||M||REQ|
|CSC124||Information, Technology & Society||3||3||S||REQ|
|HAD240||Honda Heating & Air Conditioning||3||2||3||M||REQ|
|HAD250||Honda Transmissions & Driveline||5||3||6||M||REQ|
|HAD164||Honda Dealership Internship V||2||M||REQ|
|AMT242||Vehicle Safety Inspection||1||1||S||REQ|
|ARP||Core Arts Perspective||3||S||ARP|
|AAP||Core Applied Arts Perspective||3||S||AAP|
|HIP||Core Historical Perspective||3||S||HIP|
|CDP||Core Global & Cultural Diversity Perspective||3||S||CDP|
|SSP||Core Social Science Perspective||3||S||SSP|
Master Automobile Service Technology accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).