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Automotive Systems Technology -
Toyota T-Ten

Curriculum Description

The Automotive Systems Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment as automotive service technicians. It provides an introduction to automotive careers and increases student awareness of the challenges associated with this fast and ever-changing field.

Classroom and lab experiences integrate technical and academic coursework. Emphasis is placed on theory, servicing and operation of brakes, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, steering/suspension, automatic transmission/transaxles, engine repair, climate control, and manual drive trains.

Upon completion of this curriculum, students should be prepared to take the ASE exam and be ready for full-time employment in dealerships and repair shops in the automotive service industry.

After completion of the T-TEN program, students should be prepared to take the ASE and Toyota certification exams. Students should be ready for full-time employment in Toyota and Lexus dealerships nationwide.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science NEW MODEL 2012

A60160
NC CIP: 47.0604
Day, Partial Online
POS Approved: Fall 2012

Fall 1st 8-weeks

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
AUT 110 Intro to Auto Technology 2 2 0 3
AUT 161 Basic Auto Electricity 4 3 0 5
Totals

Class Hours: 6
Lab/Shop Hours: 5
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 8

Fall 2nd 8-weeks

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
AUT 163 Adv Auto Electricity 2 3 0 3
AUT 283 Adv Auto Electronics 2 2 0 3
AUT 116 Engine Repair 2 3 0 3
AUT 116A Engine Repair Lab 0 3 0 1
Totals

Class Hours: 6
Lab/Shop Hours: 11
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 10

Spring 1st 8-weeks

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
AUT 151 Brake Systems NEW REQUISITES 2 3 0 3
AUT 151A Brakes Systems Lab NEW REQUISITES 0 3 0 1
AUT 141 Suspension & Steering Sys NEW REQUISITES 2 3 0 3
AUT 141A Suspension & Steering Lab 0 3 0 1
ENG 111 Expository Writing Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 7
Lab/Shop Hours: 12
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 11

Spring 2nd 8-weeks

Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
AUT 113
OR
Automotive Servicing I 0 6 0 2
COE 112 Co-op Work Experience I (0) (0) (20) (2)
Totals

Class Hours: 0
Lab/Shop Hours: 6
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 2

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
AUT 171 Auto Climate Control NEW REQUISITES 2 4 0 4
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ English 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 5
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 10

Fall 1st 8-weeks

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
AUT 181 Engine Performance I NEW REQUISITES 2 3 0 3
AUT 181A Engine Performance 1 Lab 0 3 0 1
AUT 183 Engine Performance 2 2 6 0 4
AUT 285 Intro to Alternative Fuels NEW REQUISITES 2 2 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 6
Lab/Shop Hours: 14
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 11

Fall 2nd 8-weeks

Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
COE 112
OR
Co-op Work Experience I (0) (0) (20) (2)
COE 122 Co-op Work Experience II (0) (0) (20) (2)
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
PSY 118
OR
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 3
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

Spring 1st 8-weeks

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
AUT 221 Auto Transm/Transaxles NEW REQUISITES 2 3 0 3
AUT 221A Auto Transm/Transax Lab 0 3 0 1
AUT 231 Man Trans/Axles/Drtrains NEW REQUISITES 2 3 0 3
AUT 231A Man Trans/Ax Drtrians Lab 0 3 0 1
PHY 122 Applied Physics II 3 2 0 4
Totals

Class Hours: 7
Lab/Shop Hours: 14
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 12

Spring 2nd 8-weeks

Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
AUT 213
OR
Automotive Servicing 2 1 3 0 2
COE 122 Co-op Work Experience II (0) (0) (20) (2)
Totals

Class Hours: 1
Lab/Shop Hours: 3
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 2

Total Credit Hours: 69

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

English - Select One: COM 110, COM 120, COM 231, ENG 112, ENG 114, ENG 115

Humanities/Fine Arts - Select One: ART 111, ENG 125, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 121, HUM 170, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 240, or REL 110.

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.

General Education Courses 

Written Communication:

COM 110, COM 120, ENG 111, ENG 112, ENG 114

Oral Communication

COM 231, ENG 115 

Behavioral and Social Science:

PSY 118, PSY 150

Humanities and Fine Arts:

ART 111, ENG 125, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 121, HUM 170, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 240, REL 110

Sciences:

PHY 122

Technology:

AUT 181, AUT 283

A60160