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Automotive Collaboration with Art

PSU faculty, S. Portico Bowman (Professor of Art, Department of Art) and Nico Prelogar, (Instructor, Automotive Technology) were paired together to provide the content of the ART 470-81 Art in the Automotive course.

ART 470-81 Art in the Automotive fulfills the General Education Fine Art credit for the Bachelor’s Degree in the Applied Science of Automotive Technology, Pittsburg State University, College of Technology.

Automotive collaboration with Art project

Each student displayed a drawing, written statement, and a 3-dimensional clay or polymer model based on their drawing


Automotive Programs

The Automotive Technology Department offers a 2-Year Automotive Service Program and a 4-Year Automotive Technology Program. Both programs offer students unique opportunities in the Automotive field.

Why do many students choose to study Automotive Technology at Pittsburg State?

  • Graduates are highly recruited by leading edge dealerships and corporations
  • The 2-Year Program is an NATEF-accredited program
  • The 4-Year Program is considered by the industry as 1 of the top 4 programs of its kind in the country.


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Senior Capstone Portfolio (Word)

What can you do with an Automotive degree?  Take a look at our recent graduates!

Pete and Jon with CorvetteJonathan Burton is a 2012 Automotive Technology  graduate is a Service Parts Engineer for General Motors.  Pete Allen is a Powertrain Integration Service Engineer also working for General Motors.  Pete received his PSU Automotive Technology degree in 2010 and his Master's degree from PSU in 2011.  Both work and live in the Detroit metro area.

Kelsey Bailey 2011 Graduate

Kelsey Bailey, 2011 graduate, was hired by Sherwin Williams Automotive Finishes in their Management Training Program and was recently promoted to Branch Manager in their Fort Smith, Arkansas store.
Nathon CooperNathan Cooper, 2010 Diesel and Heavy Equipment graduate,  works for Central Power Systems and Service with Off-Highway Inside Sales Support in the metro Kansas City area. 

lex Brevitz

Alex Brevitz, a May 2013 graduate of the PSU Automotive Technology program, and is a Management Trainee for Murphy-Hoffman Company in Olathe, KS.

Tim Engle

Tim Engle, 2009 graduate of the Automotive Technology program at PSU, is working at a Davis-Moore dealership in Wichita, KS as an Assistant Service Manager.