Bakersfield College

Auto Tune-Up and Emission Systems

Certificate of Achievement

Gainful Employment Information

This program develops student’s knowledge and skills in the areas of automotive and light truck tune-up and emission control systems. Program includes instruction in theory of ignition, fuel, and computer control systems as well as emission test procedures and complete diagnostic and repair procedures.

To Achieve the Certificate of Achievement
Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Auto Tune-Up and Emissions Systems Certificate of Achievement.

To Transfer Coursework
A minimum of 26 semester units in the major with a grade of ‘C’ or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average of at least 2.0 in all California State University transferable coursework.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate proficiency in technical skills and safety principles required for industrial employment.
  • demonstrate problem solving skills used in industrial design and product development.
  • demonstrate a deep understanding of the core material required for transfer to a four-year university degree program or for certification in the department programs.

Total Units: 26

Required Courses

Course Number Title Units
AUTO B14 Auto Tune-Up: Electrical/Ignition/ Accessories 11.0
AUTO B15 Auto Tune-Up: Fuel Systems and Emission Control 11.0
INDT B10 Occupational Readiness 3.0
  -or equivalent-  

Electives — to equal 26 units

Course Number Title Units
AUTO B59 Automotive Air Conditioning 4.0
AUTO B64 Automotive Electricity and Electronics 4.0
AUTO B61 Basic & Enhanced Area Clean Air Car Course 4.0
AUTO B75A Introduction to Engine Overhaul 3.0
AUTO B2A Engine Repair & Machining 9.0
ELECT B1 Basic Electronics (DC and AC) 4.0
ENGL B50 Introduction to College Composition 4.0
INDT B275 Special Problems in Automotive Technology 2.0

**The courses and unit values on this page are representative of the typical values and courses required by this program. They are taken from the most current catalog, and therefore may not be accurate for the degree or certificate requirements for some students, depending on your year of catalog rights. Please refer to your appropriate catalog or see a counselor for accurate degree requirements.

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