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Automotive Services Technology – AAS Degree

Programs

Automotive Services Technology

Associate in Applied Science

The Automotive Technology AAS degree at John A. Logan College prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles and light trucks. Through classroom instruction and hands-on training, you will learn how to diagnose, service and repair brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air condition systems. Students will also participate in an auto services lab that will give them an opportunity to participate in all jobs (service manager, service technician, parts technician, quick lube specialist, etc.) of an automotive services shop.

Students who complete the Automotive Technology AAS degree are halfway to earning a bachelor’s degree in Automotive Technology at SIUC. Please refer to the Transfer Planning webpage for more information. https://www.jalc.edu/academic-advisement/transfer-planning/

What You Can Do

Description of what you can do with this program.

Jobs

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Earning Potential

Example: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Automotive Body and Glass Repairers, at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/automotive-body-and-glass-repairers.htm (visited July 23, 2023)

Modes of Instruction
Learn more about the modes of instruction offered at John A. Logan College.

Program Details

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FIRST YEAR – FALL SEMESTER

ORI 100College 1011
MAT 100Math for Applied Tech3
4

FIRST YEAR – SPRING SEMESTER

ACT 151Structural Damage Repair9
ACT 161Damage Analysis1
10

SECOND YEAR – FALL SEMESTER

ACT 201Non-Structural Repair2
ACT 211Refinishing2
4

SECOND YEAR – SPRING SEMESTER

ACT 251Advanced Collision Repair4
ACT 261Advanced Collision Repair Lab II5
9

Total Hours for Degree00

Earn your Hybrid/EV Credential

With these two additional courses you can earn a short-term certificate:

AST 201Hybrid Safety (Online)2
AST 202Hybrid/EV (Summer)5

The Automotive Services Technology Program is a minimum of 65 credit hours. Please use our Tuition and Fees page to calculate your approximate cost.

*Students will be responsible for additional classroom materials and tools.

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Additional Costs for This Program

All students registered for Automotive Services Technology classes will be required to furnish a basic tool set.

The set includes the following:

Drive Sockets (1/4″ sq.)
  • (10) 6-pt Standard (5/32″ through 1/2″)
  • (10) 6-pt. Metric (4, 5, 5.5, 6 through 12 mm)
  • (1) Quick Release Ratchet
  • (1) Extension
Drive Sockets (3/8″ sq.)
  • (9) 6-pt. or 12-pt. Standard (3/8″ through 7/8″)
  • (10) 6-pt. or 12-pt. Metric (10mm through 19mm)
  • (1) Ratchet
  • (1) Extension (3″)
  • (1) Extension (6″)
Drive Sockets (1/2″ sq.)
  • (4) 6-pt. or 12-pt. Standard (15/16″, 1″, 1 1/16″, 1 1/8″)
  • (4) 6-pt. or 12-pt. Metric (21mm, 22mm, 24mm, 27mm)
  • (1) Ratchet
  • (1) Extension (3″)
Wrenches (combination)
  • (7) Standard (3/8″, 7/16″, 1/2″, 9/16″, 5/8″, 11/16″, 3/4″)
  • (7) Metric (10mm, 12mm, 13mm, 14mm, 15mm, 17mm, 19mm)
Screwdrivers
  • (2) Slotted (1 small, 1 large)
  • (2) Phillips (1 small, 1 large)
Pliers
  • (1) Slip Joint Pliers
  • (1) Diagonal Cutting
Additional Tools
  • (1) Hammer
  • (1) Locking Tool Box

Accreditation information

Program learning outcomes information.

Automotive Faculty Contact.

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Joseph Roach

Professor – Auto Collision/Auto Services

Email: josephroach@jalc.edu
Phone: (618) 985-2828 Ext. 8445
Office: VOC7