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DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES


Associate in Science Degree

To receive an Associate in Science degree from El Camino College, a student must complete at least 60 units in degree applicable college courses which must include general education requirements and course work in an approved transfer major or associate degree program. Course work toward the degree must be completed with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher. A minimum of 12 of the required 60 degree applicable units must be successfully completed at El Camino College. A notation of “Graduation with Honors” is earned with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students must file an intent to graduate in the evaluations area located in the Admissions Office by the deadline date published in the schedule of classes.

El Camino College Major Requirements:
At least 50% of the major requirements for the Associate in Science Degree must be completed at El Camino College.

Complete a minimum of 8 units from: 

Automotive Technology 22A Introduction to Tune-Up, Electrical and Fuel Systems

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 23 Major Tune-Up and Emission Controls

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 24 Fuel Systems and Emissions

 (4 units)


Complete a minimum of 8 units from: 

Automotive Technology 22B Advanced Tune-Up, Electrical and Fuel Systems

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 25 Automotive Electrical Systems

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 26 Automotive Testing and Diagnosis

 (4 units)


Complete a minimum of 8 units from:

Automotive Technology 33 Transmission, Drive Train and Drive Axles

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 34 Automatic Transmissions

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 35 Manual Transmissions, Drive Train and Drive Axles

 (4 units)

Complete a minimum of 8 units from: 

Automotive Technology 11 Brakes, Suspension and Four Wheel Alignment

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 14 Brakes

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 16 Suspension and Four Wheel Alignment

 (4 units)


1 course from: 

Automotive Technology 41 Engine Rebuilding

(8 units)

Automotive Technology 42 Engine Repair

(8 units)

Automotive Technology 43 Introduction to Engine Repair

(4 units)

Automotive Technology 45 Automotive Machining

(4 units)


Recommended Electives: 

Machine Tool Technology 101abcd Introduction to Conventional and CNC Machining

(4 units)

Technical Mathematics 1 Technical Mathematics for Technical Students

(3 units)

Welding 15ab  Basic Welding for Allied Fields

(3 units)

Total Units: 36-40


Certificate of Achievement

A Certificate of Achievement will be granted to the student completing the courses in the Automotive Brakes/Suspension, Transmission/Drive Train Technician or Automotive Engine Rebuilding/Repair Technician or Automotive Technician I or Automotive Technician II or Automotive Tune-up Technician options. At least 50% of the courses required for the Certificate of Achievement must be completed at El Camino College.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 2.0 grade point average.
A Certificate of Achievement with Honors is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 3.0 grade point average.
A Certificate of Achievement with High Honorsis awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 3.5 grade point average or above.

Automotive Technician I Option:

Complete a minimum of 8 units from:

Automotive Technology 33 Transmission, Drive Train and Drive Axles

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 34 Automatic Transmissions

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 35 Manual Transmissions, Drive Train and Drive Axles

 (4 units)

Complete a minimum of 8 units from:

Automotive Technology 22A Introduction to Tune-Up, Electrical and Fuel Systems

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 23 Major Tune-Up and Emission Controls

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 24 Fuel Systems and Emissions

 (4 units)

Complete a minimum of 8 units from:

Automotive Technology 22B Advanced Tune-Up, Electrical and Fuel Systems

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 25 Automotive Electrical Systems

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 26 Automotive Testing and Diagnosis

 (4 units)

1 course from: 

Automotive Technology 41 Engine Rebuilding

(8 units)

Automotive Technology 42 Engine Repair

(8 units)

Automotive Technology 43 Introduction to Engine Repair

(4 units)

Automotive Technology 45 Automotive Machining

(4 units)

Complete a minimum of 8 units from: 

Automotive Technology 11 Brakes, Suspension and Four Wheel Alignment

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 14 Brakes

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 16 Suspension and Four Wheel Alignment

 (4 units)

Total Units: 36-40


Automotive Technician II Option:

Complete a minimum of 8 units from: 

Automotive Technology 22A Introduction to Tune-Up, Electrical and Fuel Systems

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 23 Major Tune-Up and Emission Controls

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 24 Fuel Systems and Emissions

 (4 units)


Complete a minimum of 8 units from: 

Automotive Technology 22B Advanced Tune-Up, Electrical and Fuel Systems

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 25 Automotive Electrical Systems

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 26 Automotive Testing and Diagnosis

 (4 units)


Complete a minimum of 8 units from:

Automotive Technology 33 Transmission, Drive Train and Drive Axles

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 34 Automatic Transmissions

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 35 Manual Transmissions, Drive Train and Drive Axles

 (4 units)

Complete a minimum of 8 units from: 

Automotive Technology 11 Brakes, Suspension and Four Wheel Alignment

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 14 Brakes

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 16 Suspension and Four Wheel Alignment

 (4 units)



1 course from: 

Automotive Technology 41 Engline Rebuilding

(8 units)

Automotive Technology 42 Engine Repair

(8 units)

Automotive Technology 43 Introduction to Engine Repair

(4 units)

Automotive Technology 45 Automotive Machining

(4 units)



Complete 6-10 units from the following:

English A
or qualifying score for
English 1A on the English Placement test
Writing the College Essay

(3 units)

Technical Mathematics 1 Technical Mathematics for Technical Students

(3 units)

Welding 15ab* Basic Welding for Allied Fields

(3 units)

Machine Tool Technology 46 Basic Machine Tool Operations

(3 units)

Machine Tool Technology 101abcd* Introduction to Conventional and CNC Machining

(4 units)

* One semester of

Total Units: 42-50


Automotive Brakes/Suspension, Transmission/Drive Train Technician Option:
(Pending approval by the California Community Colleges System Office)

Complete a minimum of 8 units from:

Automotive Technology 11 Brakes, Suspension and Four Wheel Alignment

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 14 Brakes

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 16 Suspension and Four Wheel Alignment

 (4 units)

Complete a minimum of 8 units from:

Automotive Technology 33 Transmission, Drive Train and Drive Axles

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 34 Automatic Transmissions

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 35 Manual Transmissions, Drive Train and Drive Axles

 (4 units)

Total Units: 16


Automotive Tune-Up Technician Option:
(Pending approval by the California Community College System Office)

Complete a minimum of 8 units from:

Automotive Technology 22A Introduction to Tune-Up, Electrical and Fuel Systems

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 23 Major Tune-Up and Emission Controls

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 24 Fuel Systems and Emissions

 (4 units)

Complete a minimum of 8 units from:

Automotive Technology 22B Advanced Tune-Up, Electrical and Fuel Systems

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 25 Automotive Electrical Systems

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 26 Automotive Testing and Diagnosis

 (4 units)

Total Units: 16


Automotive Engine Rebuilding/Repair Technician Option:
(Pending approval by the California Community College System Office)

Automotive Technology 41 Engine Rebuilding

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 42 Engine Repair

(8 units)



And

Automotive Technology 43 Introduction to Engine Repair

(4 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 45 Automotive Machining

(4 units)



Total Units: 12



Certificate of Accomplishment

A Certificate of Accomplishment is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 2.0 grade point average or above.

A Certificate of Accomplishment will be granted upon completion of the required courses in the Automotive Air Conditioning Technician or Automotive Brakes and Suspension Technician or Automotive Engine Rebuilding and Repair Technician or Automotive Transmission and Drive Train Technician options.

Automotive Brakes and Suspension Technician Option:

Automotive Technology 11 Brakes, Suspension and Four Wheel Alignment

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 14 Brakes

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 16 Suspension and Four Wheel Alignment

 (4 units)

Total Units: 8


Automotive Engine Rebuilding and Repair Technician Option:

Automotive Technology 41 Engine Rebuilding

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 42 Engine Repair

(4 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 43 Introduction to Engine Repair

 (4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 45 Automotive Machining

 (4 units)

Total Units: 8


Automotive Transmission and Drive Train Technician Option:

Automotive Technology 33 Transmission, Drive Train and Drive Axles

(8 units)

or    
Automotive Technology 34 Automatic Transmissions

(4 units)

and    
Automotive Technology 35 Manual Transmissions, Drive Train and Drive Axles

 (4 units)

Total Units: 8


Automotive Air Conditioning Technician Option:

Automotive Technology 81 Automotive Air Conditioning

(3 units)

Total units: 3

 Last Published 2/3/14