Elroy Gathright, Program Coordinator/Instructor
The Automotive Technology Program prepares individuals to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles. Instruction includes the diagnosis of malfunctions of five (5) areas of ASE/NATEF certification (Engine Repair, Electrical and Electronic Systems, Engine Performance, Brakes, and Steering and Suspension Systems).
Progression: To meet graduation requirements for this program, students must successfully complete the specified courses listed below with a “C” average (GPA of 2.00) or better. A grade of “C” or higher is required in each ATV course to progress in the program.
Minimum admission requirements (in addition to general admission requirements):
Attain a 17 composite score on the ACT;
Score a 251 or higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Reading Section and a 230 or above on the ACCUPLACER NG Algebra Section;
Earn a “C” or above in CTE 1113 - Occupational Math ;
Complete 15 semester hours with a “C” average or above from an accredited college or university and demonstrate competency for Intermediate Algebra. Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement.
To be considered full-time, students in the Automotive Technology Program must be enrolled in 15 or more semester credit hours at MCC.