Automotive Service Management (ASM)

Description

The Automotive Service Management program includes co-op education at local automotive service companies as well as classroom instruction. These experiences help students develop the knowledge and technical skills that are essential for success in any avenue of the automotive work force.

Graduates of the program earn an Associate of Applied Business degree, and are prepared to take certification exams offered by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

Program Code

ASM.AAB

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Enter the automotive work force as a technician
  • Pursue a career in automotive management
  • Take ASE certification exams

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Electrical /Electronics Specialist
  • Installer
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Service Technician or Mechanic
  • Service Writer
  • Under Car Specialist

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$13/hr - $27/hr

Employment Outlook

Employment of automotive service technicians and mechanics is projected to grow 9 percent through 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Job opportunities for qualified job seekers should be very good.

Education Options

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites

  • Beechmont Toyota
  • Firestone
  • Kings Nissan
  • Pep Boys
  • Sears Automotive

Co-op Salary Projections

$9/hr - $11/hr

Curriculum

Automotive Service Management (ASM)

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
AUTO 100 Introduction to Automotive Technology ( B) 2 3 3
IM 111 Computer Applications 1 ( B) 2 3 3
AUTO 111 Engine Repair 1 ( T) 2 3 3
AUTO 161 Electrical/Electronic Systems 1 ( T) 2 3 3
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)   1 0 1
Semester 2      
AUTO 150 Brakes ( T) 2 3 3
AUTO 162 Electrical/Electronic Systems 2 ( T) 2 3 3
AUTO 181 Engine Performance 1 ( T) 2 3 3
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)   3 0 3
BUS 190 Professional Practices ( B) 1 0 1
MAT 1XX Mathematics Elective (G)   3 0 3
Semester 3      
AUTO 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Automotive ( T) 1 40 2
Semester 4      
LAW 101 Business Law ( B) 3 0 3
AUTO 140 Suspension and Steering ( T) 2 3 3
AUTO 175 Powertrain Systems and Service ( T) 2 3 3
MGT 101 Principles of Management ( B) 3 0 3
ACC 101 Financial Accounting ( B) 3 0 3
Semester 5      
AUTO 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Automotive ( T) 1 40 2
Semester 6      
AUTO 170 Heating and Air Conditioning ( T) 2 3 3
AUTO 182 Engine Performance 2 ( T) 2 3 3
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities Elective (G)   3 0 3
XXX XXX Social/Behavioral Science Elective (G)   3 0 3
Total Credits:   50 113 63

 Electives

First Year Experience Elective  
FYE 100 College Survival Skills 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies 2
FYE 110 Community College Experience 3
English Composition Elective  
ENG 102 English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues 3
ENG 103 English Composition 2: Writing about Literature 3
ENG 104 English Composition 2: Technical Communication 3
ENG 105 English Composition 2: Business Communication 3
Mathematics Elective  
MAT 105 Quantitative Reasoning for the Sciences 3
MAT 111 Business Mathematics 3
MAT 120 Technical Mathematics 3
Arts/Humanities Elective  
Any Transfer Module course from ART, LIT, MUS, PHI, REL, THE, or COMM 130  
Social/Behavioral Science Elective  
Any Transfer Module course from ECO, GEO, HST, LBR, POL, PSY, SOC  

Contacts

Program Chair
Charles (Chuck) Butler, BA, ASE-MCT
(513) 569-1636
Co-op Coordinator
Brian Hooten, MAOL
(513) 569-1634
brian.hooten@cincinnatistate.edu