Advanced Transportation Technologies
Associate in Science

The Associate of Science in Advanced Transportation Technologies degree program offers students the opportunity to learn the academic and occupational skills needed by entry-level technicians in the advanced transportation industry.  

The curriculum was developed with industry guidance and prepares students with foundation courses. A key focus is on electronic technologies used in light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicles. The program has special emphasis on the CNG, hybrid, electric, and alternate fuel vehicles being introduced by the major manufacturers.

The degree program’s emphasis is on engine performance and emission systems, vehicle computer systems, electronic controls, and vehicle system diagnostics that are used in both conventional and alternate fueled vehicles. In addition to the degree option, the advanced transportation technology certificate program is designed to be as flexible as possible in offering students and working technicians the opportunity to gain the needed knowledge and skills with a short-term commitment.

Semester 1

Course Code Title Units
AUTO 010 Introduction to Automotive Technology 4
AUTO 011B Auto Electronics & Electrical Systems 4
ENG 001A English Composition  4
KINE Kinesiology Activity  1

Semester 2

Course Code Title Units
AUTO 011C Advanced Automotive Electrical Systems 4
AUTO 014A Automotive Engine Management 4
AUTO 021A Automotive Diagnosis & Troubleshooting 2
MATH 049 Intermediate Algebra or any math course from COD GE Area C4 B 3-4
KINE  Kinesiology Activity  1


Course Code Title Units
COD GE Area C1 Natural Sciences 3
COD GE Area C2 Social and Behavioral Sciences 3

Semester 3

Course Code Title Units
AUTO 040E CNG Diagnosis & Repair 4
AUTO 043A Intro to Hybrid, Electric & Fuel-Cell Vehicle Technology 3
AUTO 045A Intro to Alternative Fuel Vehicles 2
COD GE Area C3 Arts, Humanities and Culture 3
COD GE Area C5 Personal Growth and Development 3

Semester 4

Course Code Title Units
AUTO 043B Hybrid, Fuel-Cell & Electric Vehicle Diagnosis & Repair 3
AUTO 095A Automotive Technology Work Experience 2
AUTO Major Electives 8

Please see a Counselor if you need help selecting COD GE courses.


Major Electives List