Oct 03, 2023  
College Catalog 2020-2021 
College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Automotive Technology - Maintenance & Light Repair (MLR), Certificate

Suggested sequence (may be modified to meet your needs):

Credit Hours Required: 24

Semester 1

Automotive Technology - Additional Program Information

Program Options
Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science   Automotive Technology 


Certificate   Master Automobile Service Technology (MAST)  54  
Certificate   Automobile Service Technology (AST)  33  
Certificate   Maintenance & Light Repair (MLR) 24  
Certificate   Engine Machining  12  


Contact Information
Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor Dan Claus 586.445.7010 clausd@macomb.edu South Campus
Professor Kurtis LaHaie 586.445.7267 lahaiek@macomb.edu South Campus
Professor Dan Prater 586.445.7015 praterd@macomb.edu South Campus
Professor Dave Roland 586.445.7379 rolandd@macomb.edu South Campus
Professor Matt Rossow 586.445.7227 rossowm@macomb.edu South Campus

Program Description:

The Automotive Technology program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and abilities required for entry level positions in the automotive industry. Students successfully completing this program will have the technical skills required to properly diagnose, repair, and maintain the parts and systems comprising the modern automobile.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Utilize the proper shop equipment and tools needed to diagnose and complete vehicle repairs.

2. Resolve potentially hazardous situations related to automotive service.

3. Utilize the proper data from shop manuals and computer resources as required to complete vehicle repairs.

4. Summarize information as it applies to vehicle servicing in writing or verbally in a comprehensive manner.

5. Strategize the achievements of professional growth with in all areas of the automobile service repair.

6. Exhibit professional and ethical behaviors in the Automotive Lab while adhering to professional technician protocol.


The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Automotive Technology program and the certificate programs are ASE (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence) certified through NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation), 101 Blue Seal Drive, Suite 101, Leesburg, Virginia 20175, 703.669.6650.

Career Opportunities:

Transfer Pathways:

Students intending to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree need to make early decisions concerning an academic major and a transfer destination. Statistics show that students who make these decisions early are more likely to persist to graduation than their undecided counterparts. Students planning to transfer credits earned at Macomb are strongly urged to see a counselor or academic advisor as early as possible in their college careers.