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Dallas County residents pay $177 per three-hour class — that is $59 per credit hour, or just $708 for a full-semester load of 12 credit hours.
Compare that to what you’d pay elsewhere! See tuition rates for tuition according to your place of residency.
If you are a Dallas County high school graduating senior, you may qualify for Rising Star funds to help pay for this program. The Rising Star program offers academic support services and up to $4,000 for tuition and books, if you have established financial need.
All campus-based courses are designed to include approximately 34 percent lecture and 66 percent laboratory activities, including Web- or computer-based components. All awards include a cooperative work experience component requiring a minimum of part-time work in a course-related occupation.See the Courses, Degrees, Certificates and Specialty Programs page for detailed information on courses and links to the catalog.
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The Brookhaven and Eastfield Automotive Technology programs also are certified by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) to teach automotive repair.
All students of automotive programs are encouraged to participate in the programs offered by each college through Student Life. The Student Life Office on each campus coordinates all student clubs and organizations, from student government and leadership to program clubs.
Eastfield College has an Automotive Car Club and also sponsors student participation in the VICA SkillsUSA contest.
Brookhaven’s Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP) holds an annual intercollegiate competition, the ASEP Challenge, in which students of member community college ASEP programs from the south central region compete for bragging rights and the coveted ASEP Challenge traveling plaque.
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See a chart of degree plans by college or visit the credit programs home page.
Automotive Technology courses are designed for direct entry into the workplace. However, if you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree, please visit the Transfer Services website for guidance on the transfer process.
The University of North Texas offers direct transfer of core automotive courses for credit in the Applied Technology and Performance Improvement program. Students may apply up to 36 hours of automotive course work for credit toward the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree. Much of the core work can also be accomplished through distance learning.
If you're interested in transferring your automotive credits to a program with a focus on business, check out Northwood University’s Automotive Marketing program.
The faculty in each program are factory-trained technicians with years of automotive service and teaching experience. Many have advanced degrees and all have ASE certifications. We invite you to explore their credentials and compare them with instructors of any institution offering automotive training.
Our automotive programs offer the latest technology in automotive training by world-class faculty for an affordable price. See profiles of some of our Automotive Technology faculty.
Note: Links to the following websites are provided for your convenience and information, and do not constitute official endorsement by the colleges of DCCCD.
If you have questions about the Automotive Technology program that aren’t answered on our website, please feel free to contact us.