The Butte College Automotive Technology program is an ASE/NATEF certified school and is designed to prepare students for employment as automotive technicians in both dealerships and independent garages. All automotive classes are offered at the Skyway Center in Chico. The Skyway Center is a modern facility and completely outfitted with the power and hand tools needed to hone the student's skills. The goal of the department is to train highly-skilled entry-level technicians with work habits that will make them successful. The Automotive Department has partnered with American Honda and Subaru. This allows for make specific training and certification via the PACT Program (Honda and Acura) and Subaru.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: Accumulate, record, and analyze agricultural financial data. Analyze specific agricultural markets to explain and predict changes in price and economic behavior.
Students planning an accounting career should be detail-oriented, be able to analyze and interpret facts and figures quickly and accurately, and make sound decisions. They must also be able to communicate the results. Patience, persistence, self-discipline, and concentration are essential. High school students considering an accounting career are encouraged to take English, mathematics, computer, accounting, and related business courses.