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ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE

Your Butler experience will prepare you to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service and maintain all types of automobiles. Skills included are brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, and suspension and steering. Additional lab fees are assessed to each program course and subject to change. Students are required to purchase their own tools by the end of the first week of class. Estimated cost is $3,000. National companies offer discounts at the beginning of training. These classes prepare students for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification test. These classes are in high demand and fill quickly. The Automotive Technology program is Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified.

General Education Requirements 18 Hours

Communications 6
__English Comp I (EG 101)
__Interpersonal Communication(SP 102)

Science and Math 9
__Math Requirement (MA 114 or above)
__Science Requirement (PH 109 or CH 105 or above)
__Computer Science Requirement

Social/Behavioral Science Requirement 3
__Sociology (BS 105) or __General Psychology (BS 160)


Required Courses 34 Hours

Semester 1
__Engine Performance I (AT 101) 4
__Auto Electrical Systems I (AT 102) 3
__Automotive Brakes I (AT 103) 3
__Engine Performance II (AT 104) 3
__Auto Electrical Systems II (AT 105) 2
__Automotive Brakes II (AT 106) 3

Semester 2
__Engine Performance III (AT 201) 3
__Auto Electrical Systems III (AT 202) 3
__Suspension and Steering I (AT 203) 2
__Engine Performance IV (AT 204) 3
__Auto Electrical Systems IV (AT 205) 2
__Suspension and Steering II (AT 206) 3


Related Electives 10
__Small Business Management (BA 109) 3
__Intro to Business (BA 110) 3
__Personal Finance (BA 112) 3
__Principles of Management (BA 210) 3
__Personal Selling (BA 215) 3
__Industrial Mgmt. & Supervision (IT 141) 3
__Industrial Safety (IT 205) 3
__Cooperative Education (AT 197) 2

A total of 62 credit hours is required for this degree. In addition to the 18 credit hours of general education requirements and 34 credit hours of required courses, choose 10 credit hours from the list of related electives below:

Automotive Technology
Career Program Degree Offered: Associate in Applied Science Credits Required: 62 Contact: Mike Fatkin, Lead Instructor, at 316.322.3257 or Becki Foster, Technical Advancement Director, at 316.322.3277

Program Information
These classes prepare students for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification test.

Recommendation
These classes are in high demand and fill quickly. Enrollment is limited.

Accreditation
NATEF was founded with a single mission: “To evaluate technician training programs and recommend qualifying programs for certification (accreditation) by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.”

Additional Costs/Tool Requirement
An additional $25 lab fees is assessed to each program course and subject to change. Students are required to purchase their own tools at the beginning of the program at an estimated cost of $2,500 to $3,000. National companies offer discounts at the beginning of training. Approximate uniform cost is $150 per year.

Prior to Admission
Students must have appropriate ACT scores or take the ASSET test. Students must score a minimum of 37 Reading, 35 Writing, and 35 Numerical Math on the ASSET test.

After Butler
Recent graduates hold positions as Automotive Dealership Technicians, Automotive Dealership Service Writers, and Independent Automotive Technicians.

Median Wage for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics in South Central Kansas is $22,485 per year. (Source: Workforce Planning Guide & Wage Survey, Local Area IV 2003 Edition, KDHR.)


AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE


Your Butler experience will prepare you to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Skills include brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair and suspension and steering. Additional lab fees are assessed to each program courses and subject to change. Students are required to purchase their own tools by the end of the first week of class. Estimated cost is $3,000. National companies offer discounts at the beginning of training. These classes prepare students for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification test. These classes are in high demand and fill quickly. The Automotive Technology program is Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified.

Required Courses 34 Hours
One-Year Program
Semester 1
__Engine Performance I (AT 101) 4
__Auto Electrical Systems I (AT 102) 3
__Automotive Brakes I (AT 103) 3
__Engine Performance II (AT 104) 3
__Auto Electrical Systems II (AT 105) 2
__Automotive Brakes II (AT 106) 3
Semester 2
__Engine Performance III (AT 201) 3
__Auto Electrical Systems III (AT 202) 3
__Suspension and Steering I (AT 203) 2
__Engine Performance IV (AT 204) 3
__Auto Electrical Systems IV (AT 205) 2
__Suspension and Steering II (AT 206) 3
Certificate requires 34 credit hours.

Automotive Technology Career Program
Certificate Offered: Automotive Technology Credits Required: 34 Contact: Mike Fatkin, Lead Instructor, at 316.322.3257 or Becki Foster, Technical Advancement Director, at 316.322.3277

Program Information
These classes prepare students for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification test.

Recommendations
Classes are in high demand and fill quickly. Enrollment is limited.

Accreditation
NATEF was founded with a single mission: “To evaluate technician training programs and recommend qualifying programs for certification (accreditation) by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.”

Additional Costs/Tool Requirement
An additional $25 lab fees is assessed to each program course and subject to change. Students are required to purchase their own tools at the beginning of the program at an estimated cost of $2,500 to $3,000. National companies offer discounts at the beginning of training. Approximate uniform cost is $150 per year.

Prior to Admission
Students must have appropriate ACT scores or take the ASSET test. Students must score a minimum of 37 Reading, 35 Writing, and 35 Numerical Math on the ASSET test.

After Butler
Recent graduates hold positions as Automotive Dealership Technicians, Automotive Dealership Service Writers, and Independent Automotive Technicians.

Median Wage for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics in South Central Kansas is $22,485 per year. (Source: Workforce Planning Guide & Wage Survey, Local Area IV 2003 Edition, KDHR.)