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Multi-Manufacturer Automotive

Immerse Yourself in Auto Tech and the Business of Car Repair

In our multi-manufacturer automotive A.A.S. degree program, you’ll develop the advanced knowledge and skills that lead to a wide range of automotive industry jobs. Hands-on training is combined with classes that deepen your understanding of auto design and technology. This one-of-a-kind associate degree program, available only at MCC, gives you the smarts, work connections, and experience you need for a long-lasting career.

Earn While You Learn, and Gain a Direct Pipeline to an Automotive Career

MCC's associate degree program in multi-manufacturer automotive technology requires a major commitment and offers big rewards. You'll attend a combination of day and evening classes at our Applied Technologies Center for 5 semesters. At the same time, you'll earn an income and valuable on-the-job experience 12-16 hours per week through a sponsorship.  

Paid sponsorship opportunities can include:

  • Van Bortel Subaru, Ralph Honda, West Herr Ford and many more car dealers
  • Repair shops such as Browncroft Garage and Firestone
  • Auto recycling facilities such as Wilbert’s

The Road to Certified Automotive Technician Starts Here

At MCC's Applied Technologies Center you’ll work with the latest technology, tools and equipment, and have the opportunity to earn industry certifications including:

  • EPA 609 (Air Conditioning)
  • New York State Inspector License
  • ASE Certified Automotive Technician
  • Subaru Level II

This one-of-a-kind MCC program gives you the knowledge and experience to become a valuable member of any service team. You’ll have expertise in:

  • Maintenance procedures
  • Hydraulic braking systems
  • Electrical test equipment
  • Diagnostic scan tools
  • Engine repair
  • Steering & suspension
  • Heating & air conditioning

To learn more about the multi-manufacturer automotive associate degree program from Monroe Community College, contact the admissions office at admissions@monroecc.edu or (585) 292-2200.

MULTI-MANUFACTURER AUTOMOTIVE

A.A.S. Degree - Career Program

Department:Applied Technologies

School(s): Applied Sciences & Technologies

MCC Program Code: AT13

***This program is no longer offered at MCC.***
Please visit the Academic Programs page for a list of current programs.

This program's design is based on: New MCC General Education

Description
MCC’s Multi-Manufacturer Automotive(MMA) prepares students for rewarding careers as Automotive Service Technicians. This program allows students to work with various makes of vehicles, developing a broader understanding of the diverse automotive market. Students will receive classroom instruction from experienced instructors, participate in extensive hands-on lab activities, and gain real world experience to create a comprehensive automotive education. They will earn money while completing their degree by participating in required student work experiences. Students will work with the latest technology, tools and equipment and have opportunities to earn industry certifications.
A minimum grade of C is necessary in all required automotive classes for continued matriculation in the program.
Students must purchase a required list of tools, and will need to transport them to and from school for lab sessions. Student discounts are available.
Upon completion:
• Students will have an opportunity to earn ASE Certifications
• Students will gain real world automotive experience
• Students will have an opportunity to obtain a New York State Inspector License
• Students will have an opportunity to acquire an EPA 609 (Air Conditioning) Certification
There are two scheduling options for students entering to earn the MMA A.A.S. degree: • The first option is a full-time two-year program, alternating college instruction with on-the-job training. • The second option is a part-time three-year program, allowing technicians to work full-time during the day and attend classes in the evening.

Program Learning Outcomes
1. Apply mathematical skills as appropriate to fulfill job responsibilities.
2. Demonstrate the use of soft skills necessary for successful employment within the automotive service industry.
3. Communicate effectively in an automotive service setting
4. Demonstrate competency in OSHA safety practices used within the automotive service industry.
5. Perform current vehicle engine service to NATEF standards.
6. Perform current vehicle brake service to NATEF standards.
7. Perform current vehicle electrical and electronic systems service to NATEF standards.
8. Perform current vehicle automatic transmission and transaxle service to NATEF standards.
9. Perform current vehicle manual drivetrain and axle systems service to NATEF standards. 4 of 38
10. Perform current vehicle suspension and steering systems service to NATEF standards.
11. Perform current vehicle heating and air conditioning systems service to NATEF standards.
12. Perform current vehicle engine performance systems service to NATEF standards.
13. Utilize appropriate systems necessary for success within the automotive service industry to obtain industry certifications.

Employment Potential
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Requirements for Program Entrance
ENG 101 ready and Elementary Algebra with Geometry (or Math 098 currently registered in or higher). A student entering this program must possess a valid driver’s license.





Distribution Requirements Credit Hours
OPTION 1: FULL-TIME FORMAT
FIRST SEMESTER (FALL 1): 12 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition3
MMP 151 Introduction to Automotive Service4.5
MMP 155 Automotive Braking Systems4.5
Total 12
SECOND SEMESTER (SPRING 1): 12.5 Credit Hours
MMP 152 Automotive Electrical I3
MMP 156 Steering and Suspension4.5
MMP 271 MMAP Work Experience I1
MTH 135 Introduction to Technical Mathematics4
Total 12.5
THIRD SEMESTER (SUMMER 1): 9.5 Credit Hours
MMP 203 Automotive Electrical II4
MMP 158 Engine Repair4.5
MMP 272 MMAP Work Experience II1
Total 9.5
FOURTH SEMESTER (FALL 2): 13 Credit Hours
MMP 201 Engine Performance I3
MMP 159 Heating and Air Conditioning3
MMP 273 MMAP Work Experience III1
ECO 103 Personal Money Management3
SPC 141 Interpersonal Speech Communication3
Total 13
FIFTH SEMESTER (SPRING 2): 16 Credit Hours
MMP 204 Transmissions and Drivetrain 4
MMP 202 Engine Performance II 4
MMP 274 MMAP Work Experience IV 1
HEG 215 Global Health and Culture 3
PHY 105 Automotive Physics 4
Total 16
TOTAL CREDITS 63
OPTION 2 – PART-TIME FORMAT
FIRST SEMESTER (FALL 1): 7.5 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition3
MMP 151 Introduction to Automotive Service4.5
Total7.5
SECOND SEMESTER (SPRING 1): 8 Credit Hours
MMP 152 Automotive Electrical I3
MMP 271 MMAP Work Experience I1
MTH 135 Introduction to Technical Mathematics4
Total 8
THIRD SEMESTER (SUMMER 1): 9.5 Credit Hours
MMP 203 Automotive Electrical II4
MMP 155 Automotive Braking Systems4.5
MMP 272 MMAP Work Experience II1
Total 9.5
FOURTH SEMESTER (FALL 2): 8.5 Credit Hours
MMP 273 MMAP Work Experience III1
ECO 103 Personal Money Management3
MMP 156 Steering and Suspension4.5
Total 8.5
FIFTH SEMESTER (SPRING 2): 8 Credit Hours
MMP159 Heating and Air Conditioning 3
MMP 274 MMAP Work Experience IV 1
PHY 105 Automotive Physics 4
Total 8
SIX SEMESTER (SUMMER 2) 8.5 Credit Hours
MMP 204 Transmissions and Drivetrain4
MMP 158 Engine Repair4.5
Total8.5
SEVEN SEMESTER (FALL 3) 6 Credit Hours
MMP 201 Engine Performance I3
SPC 141 Interpersonal Speech Communication3
Total6
EIGHTH SEMESTER (SPRING 3) 7 Credit Hours
MMP 202 Engine Performance II4
HEG 215 Global Health and Culture3
Total7
TOTAL CREDITS63
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