Motorsports Technology

The Motorsports Technology program at Greenville Technical College is designed to prepare students for many different jobs in the motorsports industry, whether that’s right here in the Motorsports corridor from Charlotte to Atlanta or anywhere in the country. The program teaches a wide variety of courses related to high-performance vehicles, emphasizing hands-on learning both in the shop and through experiences such as field trips to racetracks and race shops around the Carolinas.

Greenville Technical College is the only college in South Carolina where students can enroll in the General Technology Associate in Applied Science degree with a concentration in Motorsports, a two-year program that provides extensive experience in Motorsports, with cross training in automotive and auto body techniques. 
    

Real world experience

Greenville Technical College’s Motorsports program offers a real-world experience by working with the college’s race car, built to Rev Oil Pro Cup Series standards. The car was built from the ground up by students, with sponsorships and donations from many partners.

A career you can count on

With a strong base of marketable skills, graduates can go to work for a race team, an auto body shop, a fabrication shop, or other automotive businesses. Many aspiring motorsports professionals start with small teams or motorsports-related support industries.

With the creation of Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), which puts South Carolina in the forefront of the nation’s automotive and motorsports industry, many high-paying jobs are projected in the next few years for skilled high-performance automotive professionals.

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What you’ll learn in the program

Greenville Technical College’s Motorsports Technology program teaches a wide variety of courses related to high-performance automobiles from introductory courses to advanced courses in

  • welding
  • motorsports operations
  • frame and chassis fabrication
  • high-performance engines
  • chassis setup
  • dyno testing
  • tires, shocks
  • motorsports marketing

Program details and courses

Motorsports Performance Engines
Certificate in Applied Science 

This program trains students in the skills required for proper performance engine building, setup, and testing.

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Race Chassis Building and Setup
Certificate in Applied Science

This program trains students in the proper method and procedures of a race chassis setup.

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General Technology
Associate in Applied Science

This degree program offers students the opportunity to design a program of study to meet their individual needs, combining major courses, general education courses, and additional hours.

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