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Engine Performance and Emissions Specialist, Associate in Science Degree

Banner Code: 2_AS_AUTO

Control Number: 44257

Financial Aid Eligible


The program is designed to prepare students for careers in the automotive industry. The curriculum aligns with the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification areas A1 Engine Repair, A6 Automotive Electrical, and A8 Engine Performance. This prepares students for employment in advanced level diagnostics. Upon completion of this program, students will have developed the skills required to diagnose and repair fuel and emissions related systems.

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Diagnose drivability and emission systems using industry accepted diagnostic tools and equipment.
  2. Assess drivability and emission related input/output values using diagnostic tools and comparing findings to published manufacturer's specifications.
  3. Perform an emission system repair procedure utilizing published manufacturer's service procedures.

Potential careers students may enter upon completion are as follows:

  • Automotive service and repair
  • Fleet service
  • Public transportation
  • Automotive aftermarket industry
  • Marine repair

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
AUTO G110Engine Repair5
AUTO G120Electrical/Electronic Systems: Introductory5
AUTO G121Electrical/Electronic Systems: Advanced5
AUTO G130Engine Performance: Basic Theory/Diagnosis4.5
AUTO G131Engine Performance: Advanced4.5
AUTO G181Automotive Express Service4
Total Units28