Automotive Technology Associate Degree

PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Trent Hulehan | (864) 646-1391 | thulehan@tctc.edu 

Student repairing car engine

Driver's safety depends on the diagnosis and repairs made by auto mechanics. With more computerized automotive systems in today's increasingly complex cars, mechanics must have an understanding of both mechanical and electrical principles. Many automotive technicians now specialize in a particular area, such as air-conditioning, transmission, or brakes.

According to MoneyTalks News, the average pay for auto service technicians and mechanics is about $40,000 per year.

PROGRAMS

Automotive Technology Associate Degree

Certificate Options

SCHEDULING AND ENTRY OPTIONS
Day and evening classes are available. Although major courses begin in the Fall Semester, students may enter any term. Full-time students usually complete requirements in five terms. Part-time students, day or evening, should allow nine to eleven consecutive terms to earn the degree. General Education course requirements can be completed at any time during the program. Courses can be completed in any order subject to the completion of course prerequisites.

TRANSITION FROM HIGH SCHOOL
Advanced placement opportunities are available to those completing certain high school courses. Click here for more information.

CO-OP OPPORTUNITIES
Current co-op opportunities are available with the following company: BMW

JOB OUTLOOK
Typical employers include automotive service centers and dealership service departments. Anticipated average salary information is located here.

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Division Office
(864) 646-1375
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Cleveland Hall, Room 131

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday:
8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Friday:
8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.