AUTO 272
Automotive Service Co Op
This cooperative work experience is designed to provide the student with on-the-job training opportunities. Prerequisites: Completion of two semesters of the Automotive Technology Program, a valid drivers license, and instructor recommendation.
Credit Hrs: 6.00  Contact Hrs: 6.00

AUTO 100
Automotive Engines
The objective of this course is to provide the theoretical background necessary to understand the operation of the internal combustion engine. Students will have the opportunity to use the special tools and equipment necessary for servicing engines.
Credit Hrs: 5.00  Contact Hrs: 8.00

AUTO 110
Automotive Brakes
This course is designed to present to the student the basic theory of operation of automotive brake systems. The course will include how to use electronic service information, suggested manufacturer service procedures, and the proper use of special tools to service present automotive brake systems. Co-requisite: AUTO-120.
Credit Hrs: 5.00  Contact Hrs: 8.00

AUTO 120
Automotive Electrical
This course is designed as an overview of automotive electrical/electronic systems. Instruction and lab activities will build from basic electrical principles through microprocessor controls. The use of a variety of electrical measurement, diagnostic equipment, and wiring diagrams are an essential part of this course.
Credit Hrs: 5.00  Contact Hrs: 8.00

AUTO 130
Auto Trans and Power Train
The primary objective of this course is intended to provide the student with a fundamental understanding of the automotive power train. Students will use reference manuals, hand tools, and specific equipment in working with transaxles, transmissions, universal joints, CV joints, and differentials
Credit Hrs: 4.00  Contact Hrs: 6.00

AUTO 140
Automotive Engine Performance I
The objective of this course is to provide the student with a basic understanding of the theory and operation of ignition and fuel systems. Emphasis is placed on the study of specific functions in structure and servicing of modern ignition and fuel systems. Co-requisite: AUTO-120.
Credit Hrs: 5.00  Contact Hrs: 8.00

AUTO 150
Auto Suspension and Steering
Using special tools and equipment, this course presents the basic theory of operation, servicing automotive suspension and steering, and four- wheel alignment.
Credit Hrs: 5.00  Contact Hrs: 8.00

AUTO 200
Automotive Engine Performance II
This course is a continuation of AUTO-140. It is an introduction to information and diagnosis of engine emissions and performance conditions related to basic mechanical, fuel injection, engine management, and ignition systems. The course includes theory of system operation with an emphasis on systematic troubleshooting. There will be hands-on exercises and special tool usage, including scan tools, dvom, inductive ammeter, exhaust gas analyzer, engine/ignition secondary analyzer and signal scopes. Prerequisite: AUTO-120 & AUTO-140.
Credit Hrs: 5.00  Contact Hrs: 8.00

AUTO 220
Automotive Electrical II
An in-depth study of the operation, diagnosis, and repair of automotive body and chassis electrical/electronic systems. Includes the study of lighting, wiper-washer, power window/seat/door locks, instrumentation, inflatable restraints, cruise control, anti-theft, suspension/steering, and audio systems. Course content will also include a study of the operation, testing, diagnosis and service of automotive battery, charging, and cranking systems. Prerequisite: AUTO-120.
Credit Hrs: 5.00  Contact Hrs: 8.00

AUTO 230
Automatic Transmissions
This course is designed to present to the student the basic theory of operation of automatic transmissions. Through the use of training transmissions, the student will disassemble, inspect, measure, test, adjust, and reassemble these training transmissions according to the manufacturer specifications. Prerequisite: AUTO-130.
Credit Hrs: 5.00  Contact Hrs: 8.00

AUTO 270
Automatic HVAC Systems
Automotive Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. In - depth study of automotive heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. The course includes theory of operation, diagnosis, and repair of HVAC systems. Environmental safety issues are stressed including laws and regulations, CFC recovery and recycling, ozone depletion, and new, environmentally safe systems. Computerized automatic temperature controlled systems are also covered. Prerequisite: AUTO-120.
Credit Hrs: 3.00  Contact Hrs: 4.00