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Automotive Service - Diploma

64 Credits
DIP 3416
Degree Description

Learners graduating with a diploma in Automotive Service receive intense training and experience in the diagnosis, repair and service of contemporary vehicles.

Admission Dates: Fall and Spring Semester


Offered on the North Mankato Campus
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2019-2020 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (28 Courses)

Complete all of the following courses: NOTE: For qualified sophomores, COE may be substituted for up to 2 credits of Auto Lab.
AST 1112 Introduction to Auto Service (2 Credits)
AST 1130 Introduction to Hybrid Electric Vehicles (1 Credit)
AST 1212 Basic Electrical (2 Credits)
AST 1222 Advanced Electrical/Electronics (2 Credits)
AST 1233 Starting and Charging Systems (3 Credits)
AST 1311 Engine Diagnosis (1 Credit)
AST 1323 Lower Engine Service (3 Credits)
AST 1332 Upper Engine Service (2 Credits)
AST 1341 Engine Lab (1 Credit)
AST 1412 Clutch & Drive Line (2 Credits)
AST 1423 Manual Transmission/Transaxle & 4X4 (3 Credits)
AST 1513 Suspension/Steering & Wheel Alignment (3 Credits)
AST 1613 Brakes (3 Credits)
AST 1622 Advanced Brakes (2 Credits)
AST 1714 Introduction to Engine Operation (2 Credits)
AST 2432 Rear Axle/Differential (2 Credits)
AST 2442 Automatic Transmission I (2 Credits)
AST 2452 Automatic Transmission II (2 Credits)
AST 2462 Automatic Transmission III (2 Credits)
AST 2723 Fuel Systems I (3 Credits)
AST 2733 Introduction to Automotive Computers (3 Credits)
AST 2743 Fuel Systems II (3 Credits)
AST 2752 Engine Performance & Drivability (2 Credits)
AST 2812 Basic Air Conditioning (2 Credits)
AST 2911 Auto Lab I (1 Credit)
AST 2921 Auto Lab II (1 Credit)
AST 2931 Auto Lab III (1 Credit)
AST 2941 Auto Lab IV (1 Credit)

Required Liberal Arts and Sciences (6 Credits)

Complete 6 MNTC credits from MNTC goals 1-10.

Technical Electives (1 Credit)

Complete 1 credit from the following courses:
AST 1622 Advanced Brakes (2 Credits)
AST 2822 Advanced Heating and Air Conditioning (2 Credits)
AST 2951 Individualized Study (1 - 8 Credits)
AST 2961 Cooperative Occupational Experience (1 - 8 Credits)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.