Students in class

Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology

Career Studies Certificate

PURPOSE: This curriculum is designed to meet the need for automotive technicians with education in the advanced technologies used on current vehicles. Such advanced technologies include electric, plug-in hybrid, and fuel cell electric vehicles, as well as the advanced control systems used on these and other advanced vehicles. The program provides instruction on the theory of operation, application, and diagnosis of the systems used in these vehicles.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Auto Mechanic, State Safety Inspector, Service Advisor, Maintenance Technician, Parts Clerk, and Service Writer

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission

PROGRAM NOTES: To enroll in this program, students must have the following background or the program head’s approval: (1) experience in the automotive repair field and (2) completion of AUT 241 – Automotive Electricity I, AUT 242 – Automotive Electricity II, and AUT 245 – Automotive Electronics. Students interested in entering this program are required to meet with the program head before registering for their first semester.

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION: Please see http://www.reynolds.edu/curriculum/gainful-employment-html/ge_info_221-909-46.html to access gainful employment disclosure information for this program.

COURSE

TITLE

LEC.
HRS.

LAB.
HRS.

CRS.
CRE.

AUT 230

Introduction to Alternate Fueled and Hybrid Vehicles

3

0

3

AUT 253

Electric Vehicles

3

3

4

AUT 254

Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles

3

3

4

AUT 243

Automotive Control Electronics

3

3

4

AUT 256

Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

3

3

4

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Humanities/Social Science Elective

3

0

3

TOTAL

18

12

22

Total Minimum Credits for Career Studies Certificate in Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology 22

03.13.15

1 A list of approved electives is available from the program head.

Name Program Email Phone
Alan Crouch Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Technology CSC acrouch@reynolds.edu 523-5969
Lawrence Schwendeman Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Technology CSC lschwendeman@reynolds.edu 523-5938