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Campus: Larimer Campus and Westminster Campus

Engine Performance Certificate

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your certificate and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a one-year (two semester) Certificate in Engine Performance and enter the workforce. Students explore the diagnosis procedures necessary to troubleshoot automotive system repairs. This certificate program provides students with an overview of electrical systems, general engine diagnosis, ignition systems diagnosis and repair, emissions systems, fuel injection, and exhaust systems. Students use diagnostic scan tools, oscilloscopes, lab scopes, multi-meters and gas analyzers to diagnose live vehicle drivability problems. This certificate prepares students for career paths with automotive repair shops and dealerships. This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed.

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
ASE 102Intro to the Automotive Shop

2

ASE 120Basic Automotive Electricity

2

ASE 123Starting and Charging Systems

2

ASE 130General Engine Diagnosis

2

ASE 134Automotive Fuel and Emissions Systems I

2

ASE 292Automotive Computers & Ignition Systems

3

Total Credit Hours:13

Second Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
ASE 293Auto Fuel Injection & Emissions Systems II

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Total Credit Hours: 16