Advanced Vehicle Systems

B.S. in Advanced Vehicle Systems

This degree allows students to study all of the systems that comprise a modern automobile in-depth.  When coupled with a minor or with clusters from areas such as engineering, manufacturing technology, electrical engineering, business, or others, graduates of this degree are prepared for diverse careers in the automotive industry.   Courses are hands-on and interactive, allowing students to gain practical experience as they learn to understand technology and develop the problem-solving skills that will make them valuable in the workforce.

Examples of jobs for graduates of this degree:

  • Service engineer
  • Research and development technician
  • Test engineer
  • Engineering technician
  • Electrical engineering technician
  • Manager
  • Automotive educator
  • Automotive writer
  • Service technician

Suggested course sequence (PDF)


  1. Provide communities and workplaces with highly-skilled, integrity-filled, professionals.
  2. Understand technical concepts and apply them to various automotive subsystems.         
  3. Apply critical thinking skills to evaluate problems, assimilate information, and implement solutions.         
  4. Demonstrate quality workmanship.        
  5. Recognize the need and possess a desire for lifelong learning.   
  6. Communicate with clarity and accuracy in both speaking and writing.      
  7. Demonstrate leadership skills and interact effectively with others.          
  8. Graduate with professional certifications.            
  9. Possess Competitive job-seeking skills.