Automotive Technology Certificates

WHAT FOLLOWS IS THE PROGRAM OUTLINE. This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities. As a rule, courses with a second digit "0" are designed to transfer. Students planning to transfer should consult a Counselor to verify the transferability of individual courses.  Prerequisites for courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog.  Program Pre-Admission Information is included if applicable.

Basic

First YearCredits
FallSpringSummer
FALL SEMESTER
ATO 1210 Basic Gas Engines5    
ATO 1220 Basic Automotive Electricity3    
ATO 2200 Brake Systems5    
SPRING SEMESTER
ATO 1240 Power Trans & Manual Trans  3.50  
ATO 1250 Engine Performance  3  
ATO 1260 Steering and Suspension Systems  4.50  
SUMMER SEMESTER
ATO 2250 Heating and Air Conditioning    3
Year Total: 13 11 3
 
Total Credit Hours:   27

Advanced

First YearCredits
FallSpring
FALL SEMESTER
ATO 1270 Service Management1  
ATO 2210 Adv Engine Performance & Driveability5  
ATO 2220 Fuel Systems & Emission Controls4.50  
ATO 2230 Automatic Transmissions4.50  
SPRING SEMESTER
ATO 2240 Automotive Accessories  3
ATO 2260 Advanced Drivelines  3
ATO 2270 Automotive Service  4
ATO 2280 Computerized Engine Controls  3
ATO 2290 Automotive Certification  1
Year Total: 15 14
 
Total Credit Hours:  29

Auto Brakes, Suspension, and Alignment

Credit Hours
ATO 1260Steering and Suspension Systems4.50
ATO 2200Brake Systems5
Total Hours9.5

Engine Performance Certificate

Credit Hours
ATO 1220Basic Automotive Electricity3
ATO 1250Engine Performance3
Total Hours6

Drivability Certificate

Credit Hours
ATO 2210Adv Engine Performance & Driveability5
ATO 2220Fuel Systems & Emission Controls4.50
ATO 2280Computerized Engine Controls3
Total Hours12.5

For additional information consult any counselor at (815) 224-0360 or art_koudelka@ivcc.edu (815) 224-0220. Tool list- https://www.ivcc.edu/counseling/AutomotiveToolList.pdf 4/19/2021