Automotive Technology
Bachelor of Science

Curriculum Grid

The following Curriculum Grid shows each learning outcome (as defined and approved by the members of our National Advisory Committee) and the courses that are currently addressing them.  Many of the courses are existing WSU courses, five are revised courses, and eleven are new courses.

 

Career Paths    
1. Field Service Operations    
2. Collision Repair and Insurance Management    
3. Advanced Vehicle Systems    
     
Knowledge of the following principles, practices, and/or content: Career Path WSU Course(s)
     
1. civil rights, diversity, ethnicity All SOC SS/DV1020 Social Problems (3) and
BSAD 3000 Introduction to Business (3)
2. grammar, spelling and punctuation All English EN1010 Introduction to Writing (3) and
English EN2010 Intermediate Writing (3)
3. negotiation techniques and methods All PS 3363 Contract and Sales Negotiation Techniques (3)
4. marketing and advertising All PS 2443 Advertising Methods (3)
5. logistics and demographics All BSAD 3000 Introduction to Business (3)
6. personnel management All PS 3563 Principles of Supervision (3)
7. overall vehicle knowledge All Automotive Service Technology A.A.S. degree and work experience.
8. applicable laws, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures All BSAD 3000 Introduction to Business (3)
9. hazardous waste management All ATTC 3020 Introduction to Safety Management and Hazardous Materials (3)
10. employer objectives, organization, structure and mission All BSAD 3000 Introduction to Business (3)
11. field or employer specific terminology All Automotive Service Technology A.A.S. degree and work experience and Employer Specific Training.
12. automotive dealership operations and standards 1,2 ATTC 3620 Automotive Business Practices (3)
13. proper operation of dealership sales, service, and parts departments 1,2 ATTC 3620 Automotive Business Practices (3)
14. specific specialty area of assignment All Employer Specific Training
15. basic departmental financial management All BSAD 3000 Introduction to Business (3) or ATTC 3620 Automotive Business Practices (3)
16. accounting policies and practices All ATTC 3620 Automotive Business Practices (3) or ATTC 3620 Automotive Business Practices (3)
17. inventory management 1,2 BSAD 3000 Introduction to Business (3) or ATTC 3620 Automotive Business Practices (3)
18. basic manufacturing 3 MFET SI2410. Quality Concepts and Statistical Applications (3)
19. basic engineering 3 MFET SI2410. Quality Concepts and Statistical Applications (3)
     
Skills / Ability to:   WSU Course(s)
     
1. demonstrate a positive "can do" attitude All Intuitive
2. be flexible and accept change All ATTC 3000 Introduction to Automotive Technology (Prerequisite or corequisite requirement for all ATTC courses)
3. present oneself in a professional manner in both appearance and conduct All ATTC SI4720 Capstone Project (2)
4. deal with customers/co-workers in an ethical manner which shows sensitivity, tact, integrity, and professionalism All PS 4203 Ethical Sales and Service (3)
5. speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally All NTM 3250 Business Communications (3)
6. demonstrate customer service skills, make a difference to the customer All PS 3203 Customer Service Techniques (3)
7. demonstrate professional technical sales skills All PS 1143 Fundamental Selling Techniques (3) and
PS 3363 Contract Sales and Negotiation (3)
8. communicate verbally in a professional manner All NTM 3250 Business Communications (3)
9. work independently with little or no supervision All SST 3563 Principles of Supervision (3) and ATTC 3880 Cooperative Practicum (3)
10. self-motivated enough to be able to plan, organize and prioritize time and workload in order to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines All PS 3563 Principles of Supervision (3)
11. develop and safeguard professional relationships; demonstrate interpersonal networking skills All PS 3203 Customer Service Techniques (3) or
COMM HU2110 Interpersonal and small group communications (3)
12. demonstrate computer information literacy (including: email, typing, Internet navigation, Microsoft Office Professional (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)) All NTM 1700 Introduction to microcomputer applications (3) and
NTM 1504 Computer Information Literacy Competancy Exam (1) and
(NTM 2080 Database Applications (1) Optional) and
NTM 3070 Advanced Spreadsheet Applications (1) and
TNTM3090 Advanced Electronic Presentations (1)
13. demonstrate analytical skills All PHIL HU1250 Critical Thinking (3) or/and
ATTC SI4720 Capstone Project (2)
14. work with or contribute to a work group or team to complete assigned task(s) All PS 3702 Developing team leadership skills (2)
15. lead the work of others by motivating, monitoring, reviewing, training co-workers and/or delegating work All PS 3702 Developing team leadership skills (2)
16. communicate in professional written form All NTM 3250 Business Communications (3)
17. compose and produce technical reports, documents and related material All ENGL 3100 Professional and Technical Writing (3)
18. present technical information in a professional manner to a variety of audiences All ENGL 3100 Professional and Technical Writing (3) and
NTM 3090 Advanced Electronic Presentations (1)
19. monitor or track information or data All NTM 2080 Database Applications (1) and
NTM 3070 Advanced Spreadsheet Applications (1) and
NTM 3532 Internet Database Integration (3)
20. evaluate information against a set of standards All  
21. weigh the relative costs and benefits of a potential action and make a decision, acumen. All PHIL HU1250 Critical Thinking (3) or/and
ATTC SI4720 Capstone Project (2)
22. demonstrate hands-on technical skills as an automotive technician 1,3 Automotive Service Technology A.A.S. degree and work experience. And the following courses:
ATTC 3260 Advanced Electrical Systems (3)
ATTC 3760 Advanced Automotive Technologies (3)
ATTC 4560 Advanced Propulsion Systems (3)
ATTC 4760 Alternate Fuel Systems (3)
ATTC 4860 Automotive Standards, Laws, and Regulations (3)
23. demonstrate hands-on technical skills as a collision repair technician 2 Automotive Service Technology A.A.S. degree and work experience and the following courses:
ATTC 3280 Advanced Painting and Refinishing (3)
ATTC 3480 Advanced Structural Analysis and Damage Repair (3)
ATTC 3680 Automotive Damage Analysis and Estimating (3)
ATTC 3760 Advanced Automotive Technologies (3)
ATTC 4380 Advanced Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair (3)
24. demonstrate hands-on skills estimating vehicle damage 2 ATTC 3680 Automotive Damage Analysis and Estimating (3)
     
Preferred outcomes, skills, qualifications and credentials:   WSU Course(s)
     
1. Automotive industry internship experience All ATTC 3880 Cooperative Practicum (2)
2. National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications www.ase.com All Automotive Service Technology A.A.S. degree and work experience.
3. Inter-Industry Conference On Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) certifications/training www.i-car.org 2 Automotive Service Technology A.A.S. degree and work experience.
4. Manufacturer specific technical training All Automotive Service Technology A.A.S. degree and work experience.
5. Public speaking skills All COMM HU1020 Principles of Public Speaking (3) or
COMM 3120 Advanced Public Speaking (3)
6. French Canadian language skills All  
7. Spanish language skills All  
8. Business aptitude All ATTC 3620 Automotive Business Practices (3) or
ATTC 4780 Autobody Business Practices (3)
9. Knowledge of State/Federal Emissions testing programs 1,3 Automotive Service Technology A.A.S. degree and work experience and ATTC 3000 Introduction to Automotive Technology (1)
10. Knowledge of State/Federal Safety Inspection testing programs 1,3 Automotive Service Technology A.A.S. degree and work experience and ATTC 3000 Introduction to Automotive Technology (1)
     
Behavioral Expectations:   WSU Course(s)
     
1. Integrity - Behaves with honor and dignity; does the right thing. All PS 4203 Ethical Sales and Service (3)
2. Reliability - Sticks with it to get the job done All Intuitive
3. Trustworthy and Honest - Holds self and others to highest standards All Intuitive
4. Passion for Excellence All Intuitive
5. Initiative - Thinks outside the box All ATTC 3000 Introduction to Automotive Technology (1) and Intuitive
6. Innovation and Technical Excellence - Discovers better ideas and applies expertise All Intuitive
7. Commitment to Quality - Applies a 6-Sigma mindset 3 MFET SI2410. Quality Concepts and Statistical Applications (3)
8. Courage - Fights to turn dreams into realities All Intuitive
9. Community Commitment - Acts to enhance the community All Intuitive
     
Other outcomes, skills, qualifications and credentials:   WSU Course(s)
     
1. Be willing to travel as part of job All n/a
2. Be willing to relocate as part of job All n/a
3. Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (Dean's list is a plus) All n/a
4. Accomplishments and participation in Skills USA, Ford AAA program, or other college automotive activities is a plus. All n/a
5. Graduate of one of the following programs is a plus:   n/a
Toyota Technical Education Network (T-TEN) associate's degree program graduate www.toyota.com/about/tten 1,3 n/a
General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP) associate's degree program graduate www.gmasepbsep.com 1,3 n/a
Chrysler College Automotive (CAP) associate's degree program graduate www.cap.daimlerchrysler.com 1,3 n/a
Honda Professional automotive Career Training (PACT) associate's degree program graduate www.hondacareers.com 1,3 n/a
Ford Automotive Student Service Educational Training (ASSET) program graduate. www.fordasset.com 1,3 n/a
6. Possess a valid driver's license All n/a
7. Have a good driving record All n/a
8. Pass a background check All n/a
9. Pass a drug test All n/a

 


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