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Onondaga Community College

Onondaga Community College is located in Syracuse, New York. OCC offers two-year degree programs that serve as transfer opportunities to baccalaureate degree programs at four-year campuses or for direct entry to the workforce. An advantage of the SUNY system is that credits are easily transferable between campuses for students who want to continue their education beyond the community college level. OCC also offer certificate programs that can generally be completed in one year. Onondaga's Automotive Technology degree program allows you to earn an A.A.S. degree while training on the latest computer-based diagnostic test instrumentation. Basic and specialized automotive courses will help you develop a solid foundation in this fast-paced field. There is intense applied instruction on emissions diagnosis and drivability concerns in laboratory activities. Comprehensive instruction in mathematics, the sciences and liberal arts allows you to develop the diverse skills necessary for advancement in this exciting field. Graduates of the Automotive Technology program are trained to seek employment in related automotive fields or pursue transfer opportunities to four-year colleges.

Contact Information

Gary Ruebsamen, Chairperson
Automotive Technology Department
4585 West Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY 13215-4585
Email: ruebsamg@sunyocc.edu
Phone: 315-498-7201
Fax: 315-498-7204

Joe Barry, Facilitator
Clean Communities of Central New York
4585 West Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY 13215-4585
Email: barryj@sunyocc.edu
Phone: 315-498-2548
Fax: 315-498-7204