Associate of Applied Science Degree in Automotive mechanics
The automotive mechanics associate of applied science (AAS) program covers all aspects of Level 1 and 2 certificates. It prepares students for employment in the areas of computerized engine controls, air conditioning, transmissions, alignments, brakes, control systems diagnostics and engine service.

ASE certification is possible for automotive service excellence/master automobile technician. ASE accepts the two-year HCC auto program as one year of work experience.

The associate of applied science program also includes courses that provide a foundation for business and communication skills. 

According to automotive technology instructor Jim Palmer, “When a student finishes the program they will have a basic understanding of a car from bumper to bumper, and walk into any shop very employable.”

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