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Plan of Study

The ASSET program is divided into 2 parts:

1. Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR)

2. ASSET Ford-Specific Technology

You can view the plan of study in a print friendly format here.

Maintenance and Light Repair

  • Complete the following general automotive courses:
    1. Auto picAuto 061 – Basic Automotive Systems (Prerequisite)
    2. Auto 062 – Auto Shop Orientation (Prerequisite)
    3. Auto 140 – Suspension and Steering Systems
    4. Auto 150 – Brake System Theory and Operation
    5. Auto 160 – Electrical Systems Theory and Operation
    6. Auto 170 – Heating and AC Systems Theory and Operation
  • Complete any developmental courses listed on your COMPASS Test results.
  • Complete 5 out of the10 required non-technical courses listed below.


ASSET Ford-Specific Technology

On-Campus Quarters Dealership Quarters
1st Quarter 2nd Quarter
Ford 100 – Introduction to Ford Technology
Ford 101 – Basic Engines
Ford 103 – Manual Transmission/Driveline
Non-technical class
Ford 301 – Cooperative Work Experience/Seminar 1
Ford 114 – Steering and Suspension
Non-technical class
3rd Quarter 4th Quarter  
Ford 116 – Automotive Electronics
Ford 108 – Engine Performance
Ford 164 – Electronic Steering/Suspension
Ford 165 – Antilock Braking Systems
Non-technical class
Ford 302 – Cooperative Work Experience/Seminar 2
Ford 111 – Diesel Engines
Non-technical class
5th Quarter 6th Quarter
Ford 102 – Automatic Transmissions
Ford 126 – Advanced Engine Performance
Ford 270 – Advanced Climate Control
Non-technical class
Ford 303 – Cooperative Work Experience/Seminar 3
Non-technical class

Non-Technical Courses required for Associate Degree

ENGL 101 – Beginning Composition Communications Elective – COMM 200 or 204
ENGL 102 – Essay and Research COMM 105 – Speech (or substitute COMM 110)
Humanities Elective – HUM 111,112,113,151,152,or224. CIT 101 – Computer Applications 1
Business Elective – BMGT101, FMGT101, or BMGT231 Math 101 – Business Math (or Math 103 or higher)
Social Science Elective-SSCI 100, 101,102; GEOG 240 or Soc 239 Science Elective – NSCI 101 or PHYS 100

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