Automotive Technology

Associate of Applied Science

School: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Dean: Melanie Rie,

Program Director: Egbert Shillingford,

Support Staff: TBA

Location: Orangeburg, Phone: 845-359-6011

Degrees Offered:

Program Description:

The degree will provide graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the workforce as competent entry-level automotive technicians. Students will gain mechanical, technical, critical thinking and diagnostic skills, enhance their personal and professional development and learn to communicate effectively.

Program Learning Outcomes:

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

  • Develop and practice proper safety skills
  • Diagnose and repair automotive faults
  • Develop critical thinking skills
  • Develop the skills necessary for effective written and oral communication
  • Explore automotive career options