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Auto Mechanic I (CRT.AUTO)

This program prepares students with entry-level skills and knowledge of basic maintenance, electricity, engine and vehicle management systems, engine repair and brake systems needed in the automotive repair industry. Students gain valuable hands on knowledge to prepare them for a career as an automotive technician as well as ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification. Instruction is provided by ASE certified instructors with a shop/lab that is equipped with modern equipment. Lab manual expense is approximately $340. A list of recommended tools can be obtained from counselors or automotive instructors. Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.

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FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
CORE
AUT-048
Intro to Automotive Technology

AUT-048
Intro to Automotive Technology

This course is a study of chemicals, shop safety and operations, tools and equipment, and careers in automotive technology. Techniques associated with electrical/electronics, heating and air conditioning, engine repair, brakes, steering and suspension, and engine performance will be discussed.

Course Outline

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2.0
CORE
AUT-050
Engine Repair

AUT-050
Engine Repair

This course is a study of engine design, diagnosis, removal, cylinder head and valve train repair. Short block repair, lubricating systems, cooling systems will be discussed and hands on reassembly of the engine is included.

Course Outline

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5.0
CORE
AUT-051
Electrical Systems I

AUT-051
Electrical Systems I

This course is a study of the principles of electricity and electrical circuit design and diagnosing. Covers battery diagnosis and service. Starting Systems diagnosis and repair will be discussed.

Course Outline

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4.0
CORE
AUT-080
Steering and Suspension

AUT-080
Steering and Suspension

This course is a study of steering systems, front and rear suspension systems. It also covers basic wheel alignment, diagnosis and repair culminating in complete four wheel computerized alignment.


Course Outline

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4.0

Semester Totals

15.0
Second Semester
CORE
AUT-052
Engine Performance I

AUT-052
Engine Performance I

This course is a study of computerized engine control system operation and diagnosis. Focusing on computer networks, sensors and ignition systems beginning with and building on basic ignition systems and culminating with computerized unit ignition systems.

Course Outline

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5.0
CORE
AUT-053
Brake Systems

AUT-053
Brake Systems

This course is a study of the hydraulic principles of drum, disc, and ABS brake systems. Diagnosis and repair of power assisted, drum, disc, and antilock brake systems will be discussed.

Course Outline

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4.0
ELE
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Career Elective

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Career Elective

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

12.0

Total Program Hours

27.0
Suggested Electives
AUT-076
Auto Transmissions/Transaxles

AUT-076
Auto Transmissions/Transaxles

This course is a study of automatic transmissions/transaxles maintenance, diagnosis and adjustment. On board and off board hydraulic control operations and repair are discussed.


Course Outline

5.0
AUT-082
Manual Dr Train and Axles

AUT-082
Manual Dr Train and Axles

This course is the study of the diagnosis and repair of clutches, manual transmissions, transaxles and differentials. CV joints, drive shafts, front-wheel drive and four-wheel drive operations will be discussed.


Course Outline

5.0
WEL-062
Welding Blueprint Read/Layout

WEL-062
Welding Blueprint Read/Layout

This course teaches students to read and interpret welding symbols and blueprints and to perform a minor welding layout. Math skills especially fractions are emphasized, reviewed and reinforced throughout this course.

Course Outline

3.0
MTT-050
Intro to Machining Procedures

MTT-050
Intro to Machining Procedures

A study designed to highlight the theory and application of cutoff machines, drill press, engine lathe, milling machines, and basic benchwork involving layout and hand tools.

Course Outline

3.0
IND-044
Fluid Power

IND-044
Fluid Power

Provides technician with basic concepts of pneumatics and hydraulics. This includes: fluid properties and laws, safety concerns, conductor types and sizing, pump operation and horsepower requirements, directional, pressure and flow control valves, fluid symbols. Trainers provide hands-on experience for students.

Course Outline

3.0
 
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Suggested Electives
AUT-076
Auto Transmissions/Transaxles

AUT-076
Auto Transmissions/Transaxles

This course is a study of automatic transmissions/transaxles maintenance, diagnosis and adjustment. On board and off board hydraulic control operations and repair are discussed.


Course Outline

5.0
AUT-082
Manual Dr Train and Axles

AUT-082
Manual Dr Train and Axles

This course is the study of the diagnosis and repair of clutches, manual transmissions, transaxles and differentials. CV joints, drive shafts, front-wheel drive and four-wheel drive operations will be discussed.


Course Outline

5.0
WEL-062
Welding Blueprint Read/Layout

WEL-062
Welding Blueprint Read/Layout

This course teaches students to read and interpret welding symbols and blueprints and to perform a minor welding layout. Math skills especially fractions are emphasized, reviewed and reinforced throughout this course.

Course Outline

3.0
MTT-050
Intro to Machining Procedures

MTT-050
Intro to Machining Procedures

A study designed to highlight the theory and application of cutoff machines, drill press, engine lathe, milling machines, and basic benchwork involving layout and hand tools.

Course Outline

3.0
IND-044
Fluid Power

IND-044
Fluid Power

Provides technician with basic concepts of pneumatics and hydraulics. This includes: fluid properties and laws, safety concerns, conductor types and sizing, pump operation and horsepower requirements, directional, pressure and flow control valves, fluid symbols. Trainers provide hands-on experience for students.

Course Outline

3.0
×
Suggested Electives
AUT-076
Auto Transmissions/Transaxles

AUT-076
Auto Transmissions/Transaxles

This course is a study of automatic transmissions/transaxles maintenance, diagnosis and adjustment. On board and off board hydraulic control operations and repair are discussed.


Course Outline

5.0
AUT-082
Manual Dr Train and Axles

AUT-082
Manual Dr Train and Axles

This course is the study of the diagnosis and repair of clutches, manual transmissions, transaxles and differentials. CV joints, drive shafts, front-wheel drive and four-wheel drive operations will be discussed.


Course Outline

5.0
WEL-062
Welding Blueprint Read/Layout

WEL-062
Welding Blueprint Read/Layout

This course teaches students to read and interpret welding symbols and blueprints and to perform a minor welding layout. Math skills especially fractions are emphasized, reviewed and reinforced throughout this course.

Course Outline

3.0
MTT-050
Intro to Machining Procedures

MTT-050
Intro to Machining Procedures

A study designed to highlight the theory and application of cutoff machines, drill press, engine lathe, milling machines, and basic benchwork involving layout and hand tools.

Course Outline

3.0
IND-044
Fluid Power

IND-044
Fluid Power

Provides technician with basic concepts of pneumatics and hydraulics. This includes: fluid properties and laws, safety concerns, conductor types and sizing, pump operation and horsepower requirements, directional, pressure and flow control valves, fluid symbols. Trainers provide hands-on experience for students.

Course Outline

3.0
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