As a modern automotive service technician, you will need advanced skills to perform service and maintenance on state of the art vehicles. Advanced technologies in areas such as computer controlled fuel and ignition systems, computer controlled suspension, anti-lock brakes and microcomputer-controlled heating and air conditioning systems demand the automotive technician possess a solid background in electronic systems and diagnostic procedures.
Onondaga Community College’s Automotive Technology degree program allows you to earn an A.O.S. degree while training on the latest computer based diagnostic test instrumentation. Fundamental through specialized automotive hybrid courses will develop a solid foundation in this changing field. The program has extensive instruction on emissions diagnosis and drivability concerns in laboratory activities. Comprehensive instruction in applied mathematics and the sciences will allow you to have the diverse skills necessary for advancement in this exciting field.