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Getting Started

Getting Started

To take classes in the Auto Technology Department, you need to be accepted as a student at Columbus State.  If you have not already completed this process, carefully follow Columbus State's GETTING STARTED guide. 

Once you have applied and been accepted to CSCC and have completed the COMPASS/ESL placement testing, you are ready to register for classes. Most automotive classes are offered in 8-week terms.The Automotive Faculty suggest the following classes for your 1ST SEMESTER:

 

Full-Time Students (Associate Degree)

COLS 1100 OR COLS 1101 COLLEGE SUCCESS  
CSCI 1101 COMPUTER CONCEPTS & APPLICATIONS  
ENGL 1100 COMPOSITION I  
AUTO 1101 BASIC AUTO SYSTEMS 1ST TERM
AUTO 1106 AUTO SHOP ORIENTATION & SERVICE  1ST TERM
AUTO 1160 ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS: THEORY & OPERATION I 1ST TERM
AUTO 1140 SUSPENSION & STEERING: THEORY & OPERATION 2ND TERM
AUTO 1150 BRAKE & SYSTEMS: THEORY & OPERATION 2ND TERM
AUTO 1170 HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING: THEORY & OPERATION 2ND TERM


Part-Time Students (Associate Degree)

COLS 1100 OR COLS 1101 COLLEGE SUCCESS  
AUTO 1101 BASIC AUTO SYSTEMS 1ST TERM
AUTO 1106 AUTO SHOP ORIENTATION & SERVICE 2ND TERM



Maintenance & Light Repair (Certificate Only) 

AUTO 1101 BASIC AUTO SYSTEMS 1ST TERM
AUTO 1106 AUTO SHOP ORIENTATION & SERVICE  1ST TERM
AUTO 1160 ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS: THEORY & OPERATION I 1ST TERM
AUTO 1140 SUSPENSION & STEERING: THEORY & OPERATION 2ND TERM
AUTO 1150 BRAKE SYSTEMS: THEORY & OPERATION 2ND TERM
AUTO 1170 HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING: THEORY & OPERATIONS 2ND TERM

 

During AUTO 1101 you will be given advice on what classes to take next.  If you have any further questions, please contact your Automotive Faculty Advisor.