Automotive Technology (WATC)
Location: UAFS campus
Options: Morning and afternoon
With nearly 300 million registered vehicles on the road, the United States is one of the world's largest automobile markets. If you're an analytical thinker, love technology, and working with your hands, then WATC's automotive technology program is for you.
Certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Inc. (NATEF), this program provides you with the skills needed to inspect, maintain, and repair automotive engines and complex vehicle computer systems to begin a career as an entry-level automotive technician. Successful completion of the courses can lead to certification by the National Institute for Automotive Services Excellence (ASE).
Career Titles: Automotive Technician, Service Technician, Field Service Technician, Service Writer
Industry: Automotive Dealerships, Independent Repair Shops, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Transportation
Outlook: 4 percent growth
Arkansas Median Wage: $40,470
Students might consider automotive if you’re an analytical thinker, love technology, and working with your hands.
|Automotive Theory & Maintenance||Electrical Systems||Engine Performance I||Manual Transmissions & Drivetrains|
|Braking Systems||Suspension & Steering||Automotive Engines||Engine Performance II|
Sample schedule only. Actual schedules may vary.
Credentials students can potentially earn while in WATC:
- Certificate of Proficiency in Automotive Undercar Technology
- Certificate of Proficiency in Automotive Drivetrain Technology
- Technical Certificate in Automotive Technology
Degree options to complete at UAFS:
- Associate of Science in General Technology - Automotive