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Automotive Technology Courses

AUTO 100                                     1 credit
Shop Procedures

Includes use and maintenance of special tools and equipment, service and repair record keeping, use of technical reference materials, and regulations governing the automotive repair industry. Special emphasis placed on development of a positive attitude toward personal safety, a safe workplace and treatment of hazardous materials. Prerequisites: instructor's signature.

AUTO 110                                   4 credits
Electrical Systems

Modular, self-paced course presenting fundamental principles and terminology. Ohm's Law, wiring diagrams, diagnostic and test instruments. Diagnosis and repair of batteries, starting systems, charging systems, lighting systems, operator information systems, and on-board body, computer control systems. Leadership and human relations are an integral part of instruction. Prerequisites: AUTO 100, instructor's signature.

AUTO 112                                   3 credits
Engine Repair

Modular, self-paced course covering internal combustion engine mechanical systems, components and operation. Diagnosis of component systems malfunctions. Practical application in cylinder head reconditioning and repair. Leadership and human relations are an integral part of instruction. Prerequisites: AUTO 100, instructor's signature.

AUTO 113                                   4 credits
Engine Performance

Modular, self-paced instructor-guided course encompassing spark-system management, fuel-system management, emissions control, computerized engine control systems sensors and actuators, and use of diagnostic equipment. Leadership and human relations are an integral part of instruction. Prerequisites: AUTO 100, 110 and instructor's signature.

AUTO 114                                   4 credits
Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Modular self-paced course of study of theory, application, diagnosis and repair of fluid power, hydraulics, power transmission and final drive units as applied to automatic transmissions and transaxles. Leadership and human relations are an integral part of instruction. Prerequisites: AUTO 100 and instructor's signature.

AUTO 115                                   4 credits
Manual Drivetrains

Modular, self-paced course of study in theory, diagnosis, adjustment and repair of manual drive train components including clutch, transmission, driveline and axles. Leadership and human relations are an integral part of instruction. Prerequisites: AUTO 100, instructor's signature.

AUTO 116                                   4 credits
Suspension Steering and Alignment Laboratory

Study and application of automotive suspension and steering systems. Studies include two-wheel and four-wheel alignment, diagnosis, adjustment, and repair of systems and system components. Leadership and human relations are an integral part of instruction. Prerequisites: AUTO 100 and instructor's signature.

AUTO 117                                   4 credits
Brake Systems

Modular course covering theory, diagnosis, adjustment and repair of automotive brake systems including brake hydraulic systems, drum-brake and disc-brake systems, brake power boosters, parking brake systems and anti-skid brake systems. Leadership and human relations are an integral part of instruction. Prerequisites: AUTO 100 and instructor's signature.

AUTO 118                                   4 credits
Auto Heating and Air Conditioning

Modular self-paced course on automotive heating and air conditioning systems, including diagnosis, service and repair of system components, theory of operation, and system controls. Leadership and human relations are an integral part of instruction. Prerequisites: AUTO 100 and instructor's signature.

AUTO 191                                   2 credits
Auto Project Laboratory I

For first-year automotive students who require extra project laboratory time to update or enhance their skills to meet program or certification requirements. Students will be directed to complete ASE/NATEF tasks. Graded on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisites: enrollment in automotive program or instructor's signature.

AUTO 192                                   2 credits
Auto Project Laboratory II

For first-year automotive students who require extra project laboratory time to update or enhance their skills to meet program or certification requirements. Students will be directed to complete ASE/NATEF tasks. Graded on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisites: enrollment in automotive program, completion of AUTO 100 and 113, or instructor's signature.

AUTO 193                                   2 credits
Auto Project Laboratory III

For first-year automotive students who require extra project laboratory time to update or enhance their skills to meet program or certification requirements. Students will be directed to complete ASE/NATEF tasks. Graded on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisites: enrollment in automotive program, completion of AUTO 114 and 116, or instructor's signature.

AUTO 210                                   4 credits
Advanced Electrical Systems

Modular, self-paced course presenting fundamental principles and terminology. Ohm's Law, wiring diagrams, diagnostic and test instruments. Diagnosis and repair of batteries, starting systems, charging systems, lighting systems, operator information systems, and on-board body, computer control systems. Leadership and human relations are an integral part of instruction. Prerequisites: AUTO 100, instructor's signature.

AUTO 212                                   4 credits
Advanced Engine Repair

Modular, self-paced course covering internal combustion engine mechanical systems, components and operation. Diagnosis of component systems malfunctions. Practical application in cylinder head reconditioning and repair. Leadership and human relations are an integral part of instruction. Prerequisites: AUTO 100, 112, or instructor's signature.

AUTO 213                                   8 credits
Advanced Engine Performance

Modular, self-paced instructor-guided course encompassing spark-system management, fuel-system management, emissions control, computerized engine control systems sensors and actuators, and use of diagnostic equipment. Leadership and human relations are an integral part of instruction. Prerequisites: AUTO 100, 113, or instructor's signature.

AUTO 217                                   4 credits
A.B.S. Brakes/Scanners

Course covering theory and the use of scan tools in the diagnosis, adjustment and repair of automotive brake systems including brake hydraulic systems, drum and disc-brake systems, brake power boosters, parking brake systems and anti-skid brake systems. Leadership and human relations are an integral part of instruction. Prerequisites: AUTO 100, 117, or instructor's signature.

AUTO 219                                   4 credits
Engine Drivability

Modular, self-paced, instructor-guided course covering diagnosis of actual live drivability problems and use of diagnostic equipment, including standard-industry scopes and scan tools. Leadership and human relations are an integral part of instruction. Prerequisites: AUTO 100, 113, or instructor's signature.

AUTO 220                               12 credits
Advanced Technical Practices

Designed as a review of previously completed classes as selected by the student and the advisor/instructor for the purpose of review and/or area specialization. Course outline consists of a composite of the learning competency packets that the student has completed during previous participation in automotive classes. Prerequisites: instructor's signature.

AUTO 291                                   2 credits
Auto Project Laboratory IV

For second-year automotive students who require extra project laboratory time to update or enhance their skills to meet program or certification requirements. Students will be directed to complete ASE/NATEF tasks. Graded on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisites: enrollment in automotive program and completion of the first year certificate or instructor's signature.

AUTO 292                                   2 credits
Auto Project Laboratory V

For automotive students who require extra project laboratory time to update or enhance their skills to meet program or certification requirements. Students will be directed to complete ASE/NATEF tasks. Graded on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisites: enrollment in automotive program and completion of the first-year certificate or instructor's signature.

AUTO 293                                   2 credits
Auto Project Laboratory VI

For automotive students who require extra project laboratory time to update or enhance their skills to meet program or certification requirements. Students will be directed to complete ASE/NATEF tasks. Graded on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisites: enrollment in automotive program, completion of AUTO 217 or instructor's signature.

AUTO 196/296                1-5 credits
Cooperative Work Experience

Designed to provide students with on-the-job practical field experience. One credit for each five hours of work experience per week. Variable credit. Prerequisites: instructor's permission.


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