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2019-2020 College Catalog 
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mopar College Automotive Program, (MoparCAP), AAAS Planning Guide

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How to use this Planning Guide:

This planning guide provides in-depth information about the requirements for this degree. Review this information with your advisor and develop a plan for completion. 

  • Click on “print degree planner”  for a print-friendly version of this planning guide; when you apply for graduation, you will use this form to document the classes you have taken.
  • The Class Schedule will tell you when classes are available this quarter. 
  • The Annual Schedule  can provide information about when classes are typically offered throughout the year.

Program Description:

The Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences degree is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills leading to an entry-level position as a MoparCAP (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) Technician.

AAAS Degree (129-134 Credits)

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. However, the information is subject to change without notice and final career decisions are the responsibility of the student.

Program Prerequisites:

  • Instructor Interview and Permission
  • Automotive Skills Test
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Proof of Insurability
  • All dealers require drug testing
  • Employment at an FCA dealership by no later than first month of program
  • Students who have not yet earned a high school dipoloma or GED may start the program and must complete the diploma or GED prior to receiving the MOPAR-CAP AAAS degree

General Education Core Requirements - 15-20 Credits

Communication Skills (5 Credits)

Choose either ENGL& 101  or BTWRT 215 .

Multicultural Understanding (3-5 Credits)

Choose one of the following: BUS 103 CMST 203 CMST 285 EDUC& 240 , GWS 284 , HIST 245 , HUM 105 , or MCS 105 .

Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning (5 Credits)

Choose either BUS 102  or MATH 070 .

Human Relations (2-5 Credits)

Choose one of the following: BUS 104 , BUS 105 BUS 250 BUSTC 114 , or CMST& 101 .

Approval To Graduate

Student Name, SID and Date: ____________________________________________________

Faculty Advisor and Date: _______________________________________________________

Division Dean and Date: ________________________________________________________

Credential Approval and Date: ____________________________________________________

Program Advisor:

Rob Allred
206-564-5844 rallred@shoreline.edu Rm 2157

Program Information:

Length of Program: 129-134 Credits, 5 quarters
Completion Award: AAAS
Enrollment: Fall
Approximate Quarterly Costs:
Uniform Fee $50
Tools and Equipment (estimate, all quarters) $4000
Additional Instructional Fees $25-$85
(in addition to tuition, books and parking)

Website: www.shoreline.edu/auto

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Mopar Career Automotive Program (MoparCap)-What is it?

Shoreline Community College offers an Associate degree in Applied Arts and Science for students who are interested in entering the automotive service industry. The Mopar Career Automotive Program (MoparCAP) is affiliated with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, and provides students with the fundamental skills to succeed in the workplace along with valuable hands-on experience. Students participate in a combination of classroom instruction, lab instruction, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles dealership training. As students progress through the curriculum, they learn about the major automobile components and systems, including brakes, suspension, emissions, transmissions, electrical systems, heating and air conditioning, powertrains and engine management systems. Students develop skills in automotive diagnostics, tune-ups and repairs. Students will also develop an understanding of automotive service business principles as they apply to the service technician. While taking courses, students also work under the guidance of a master technician at a sponsoring MoparCAP Dealership. These internships give students the opportunity to integrate their learning and further develop their skills in service technology. Employment at a Fiat/Chrysler FCA dealership is mandatory.

Program Outcomes:

Students who successfully complete this program -by achieving a grade of 2.0 or better for each individual course in the program-should be able to:

  1. Apply fundamentals of automotive service training, including the basics of automotive diagnostics and repair, pre-delivery inspection and warranty repair procedures.
  2. Identify, inspect, disassemble and assemble basic components of automotive power plants.
  3. Apply knowledge of the function, construction, operation troubleshooting and servicing of disc, drum and ABS brake systems, steering, suspension and wheel alignment.
  4. Use electronic engine analyzers and scanners to test and tune ignition, fuel injection and emission systems.
  5. Apply understanding of electrical principles, semi-conductors, microprocessors and wiring diagrams to diagnose and repair malfunctions of automotive electrical systems.
  6. Apply knowledge of the function, construction, operation, troubleshooting and service of front and rear wheel drive manual and automatic transmissions and transaxles.
  7. Test, service and repair heating and air-conditioning systems.

Career Opportunities-What can I do with a Degree in Mopar Career Automotive Program (MoparCAP)?

The demand for dealer-trained technicians should remain strong over the next decade. Employment opportunities exist as a MoparCAP Technician. With additional experience and education, many technicians can become a Parts or Service Manager: some may seek positions in sales, management or open their own related business.

Potential employers include: Students who successfully complete the Mopar CAP Program may be hired in an FCA new car dealership service department as a MoparCAP-Certified entry level automotive technician.

Automotive Service Technician and Mechanic: https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/49-3023.00

For more, please visit career information and resources at https://www.shoreline.edu/counseling-center/career-counseling.aspx

Shoreline Community College

16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133-5696



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