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Automotive Technology, Certificate of Completion

Requirements

Five options are available: a One-Year Certificate, a Two-Year Diploma, an Associated in applied Science Degree, an Associate in Science, and the Bachelor of Science in Technology Management degree.

Total Program Credits: 31365体育比赛投注

Discipline Core Requirements: 31 Credits
  AUT 1110   Brake Systems 2
  AUT 111L   Brake Systems Lab 1
  AUT 1120   Manual Power Trains 2
  AUT 112L   Manual Power Trains Lab 1
  AUT 1130   Engine Repair 2
  AUT 113L   Engine Repair Lab 1
  AUT 1160   Automotive Electrical Systems 2
  AUT 116L   Automotive Electrical Systems Lab 1
  AUT 1170   Engine Electrical Systems 2
  AUT 117L   Engine Electrical Systems Lab 1
  AUT 1210   Suspension and Steering Systems 2
  AUT 121L   Suspension and Steering Systems Lab 1
  AUT 1220   Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles 2
  AUT 122L   Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Lab 1
  AUT 1230   Engine Performance 2
  AUT 1260   Tech Math for Mechanics 3
  MKTG 2200 Written Business Communication WE 3
  Any approved Behavioral Science, Social, or Political Science Distribution course  2

Graduation Requirements:365体育比赛投注

  1. Completion of a minimum of 31 semester credits
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above. (Departments may require a higher GPA.)
  3. Residency hours -- minimum of 10 credit hours through course attendance at UVU
  4. Completion of specified departmental requirements

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track365体育比赛投注. 

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
AUT 1110 Brake Systems 2
AUT 111L Brake Systems Lab 1
AUT 1120 Manual Power Trains 2
AUT 112L Manual Power Trains Lab 1
AUT 1130 Engine Repair 2
AUT 113L Engine Repair Lab 1
AUT 1160 Automotive Electrical Systems  2
AUT 116L Automotive Electrical Systems Lab 1
AUT 1260 or MATH 1010 Quantitative Literacy 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
AUT 1170 Engine Electrical Systems 2
AUT 117L Engine Electrical Systems Lab 1
AUT 1210 Suspension and Steering Systems 2
AUT 121L Suspension and Steering Systems Lab 1
AUT 1220 Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles 2
AUT 122L Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Lab 1
AUT 1230 Engine Performance 2
MKTG 2200 or ENGL 1010 Written Business Communication WE or Introduction to Writing 3
Social Science 2
  Semester total: 16
  Degree total: 31

Department

Name:

Transportation Technologies365体育比赛投注

Location:

SA 306

Telephone:

801-863-8349

Email:365体育比赛投注

daviska@fishncamp.com 365体育比赛投注

Web Address:365体育比赛投注

fishncamp.com/auto365体育比赛投注

Chair:

Don Wilson 365体育比赛投注

 
 

Mission Statement

365体育比赛投注The mission of the UVU Department of Transportation Technologies is to conduct academic and applied teaching. The training programs provide qualified employees for entry-level positions in all categories of the Automotive, Power Sports, Collision / Refinish, and Diesel repair technology industries. These programs will afford students the opportunity to attain a one, two, and/or four-year degree at the completion of their training. The training provided will have an emphasis on basic skills and principles which will allow participants to adapt to new and ever changing technologies. Current and foreseeable technology will be utilized in presenting and practicing basic performance skills.

 
 
  • Administrative Support: Katreena Davis
  • Office: SA 306b
  • Telephone: 801-863-8349
  • Email:  daviska@fishncamp.com
 
 

Automotive Technology

  • Program Coordinator: Todd Low
  • Office: SA 325b
  • Telephone: 801-863-6434 or 801-863-8349
  • Email:  Lowto@fishncamp.com 

Advisory Committee:365体育比赛投注

365体育比赛投注Dave Johnson, DJ Auto; Dustin Sweeten, Powerhouse Motorsports; Chet Milburn, Factory Motorparts; Ben Powell, Torque Shop; Tim Urry, LH Miller Ford, Mark Anderson, Utah County Health; Andrew Gibson, CarQuest; Phil Crocket, LH Miller Chevrolet; Mike McCoy, Gears Transmission; Nate Clarke, Toyota

 
 

Collision Repair Technology365体育比赛投注

  • Program Coordinator: Terrance Orr
  • Office: SA 326d
  • Telephone: 801-863-8268 or 801-863-8349
  • Email: orrte@fishncamp.com


Advisory Committee:

365体育比赛投注Steve Powell, State Farm; Ken Murdock, American Fork Collision; Kendal Klines, Lone Peak Collision; Jon Bauer, Harmons Collision; Trace Coccimiglio, Valet Autobody; Don Edmunds, Bear River Mutual Insurance; Jason Proctor, ABRA Autobody & Glass; Travis Olson, Unique Autobody; Brian Nichols, Cascade Collision; Tyler Judd, UTA; Sam Christopherson, Cleggs Collision; Taylor Edwards, Cascade Collision; Ken King, Larry H. Miller Collision; Denay Weiss, Larry H. Miller Collision; Chad Crane, Snap On Tools;.

 
 

Diesel Mechanics Technology

  • Program Coordinator: Kent Walker
  • Office: SA 323a
  • Telephone: 801-863-6433 or 801-863-8349
  • Email:  walkerke@fishncamp.com

 

Advisory Committee:

365体育比赛投注Terry Smith, Utah Trucking Association; Mike Hanyon, Extreme Diesel; Casey Muhlstein, Muhlstein Diesel Repair; Grant Martin, Smith Power Products; John Pennington, Sunroc; Tanner Thompson, Intermountain; Scott Simonson, Smith Power Products; David Anderson, Geneva Rock

 
 

Faculty

Paul Bean(1997)

Associate Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



B.S., Industrial Education, Brigham Young University; M.Ed., Instructional Technology, Utah State University.

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Cris Boggess(1999)

Associate Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



A.A.S., Collision Repair Technology, Utah Valley University.

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Dean Bohl(2001)

Associate Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



A.A.S., Diesel Equipment Technology, Utah Valley State College.

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Matthew Hasara(2014)

Assistant Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



B.S., Resource Management, Brigham Young University.

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Jeff Holm(2016)

Professional In Residence

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



No Degree.

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Trent Jennings(2019)

Assistant Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



B.S., Technology Management, A.A.S., Diesel Mechanics, Utah Valley University.

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Todd Low(1990)

Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



A.A.S., Utah Technical College; A.S., Automotive, Utah Valley Community College; B.S., Industrial Education, Brigham Young University; M.S., Utah State University.

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Thomas Moore(2016)

Lecturer

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



A.A.S. Drafting Technology, Utah Valley University; B.S., M.S., Technology & Engineering, Brigham Young University.

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Terrance Orr(2007)

Associate Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



B.S., Technology Management, Utah Valley State College; M.Ed., Instructional Technology, Utah State University.

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Zachery Taylor(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



B.S., Technology Teaching Education, Brigham Young University; B.S., Technology Management, Utah Valley University.

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David Tyler(2019)

Lecturer

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



 

Kent Walker(2007)

Associate Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



A.A.S., Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Utah Technical College; B.S., Business Management, Brigham Young University; M.Ed., Instructional Technology, Utah State University.

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Don Wilson(1995)

Associate Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
Department Chair, Faculty



A.A.S., Collision Repair Technology, B.S., Technology Management, Utah Valley State College; M.Ed., Instructional Technology, Utah State University.

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Careers

Careers:  
Recognizing that a successful career in automotive technology involves much more than mechanical ability to replace parts, Utah Valley University has designed this curriculum for the individual who has ability and aptitude to become a skilled automotive technician.  Opportunities are available in: general automotive repair, steering/suspension and alignment, tune-up, cooling system and air conditioning brakes, engine rebuilding, automatic and manual transmissions, computerized electronic ignition and fuel injection, and emission controls.  Training for service advisors, shop foreman, and shop managers is also provided. 

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