Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
ATF280Ford Steering/Susp/Brakes4Instruction in the theory of operational service procedures used in the maintenance and repair of Ford Motor Company's base steering, suspension and brake systems. Prerequisite: Admission to ASSET programLoading...
ATF290Adv. Ford Steering/Susp/Brake2Instruction in the theory and operation of advanced Ford Motor Company steering, suspension and brake systems. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Education (ASSET) Program, AFT 280 and AFT 328Loading...
ATF312Ford Automotive Electrical5A study of the electrical systems used in Ford Motor Company vehicles. The instruction will include fundamentals of electricity, series and parallel circuits, schematics, wire repair, diodes, transistors, microprocessors and digital displays. Prerequisite: Mechanical Reasoning assessment, Chair Interview, and Secured employment at Ford and/or Lincoln dealershipLoading...
ATF317Ford Shop Fund and Minor Svc3A study of dealership organizational structure as it relates to the technician. Use of service manuals, electronic troubleshooting manuals and service bulletins are practiced. Also provides entry level automotive task competencies. Prerequisite: Mechanical Reasoning assessment, Chair Interview,  Secured employment at Ford and/or Lincoln dealershipLoading...
ATF320Technical Internship I3Work experience at a sponsoring dealership. The tasks will be consistent with the technician's ability and previous course work. Prerequisite: Chair Interview, and Secured employment at Ford and/or Lincoln dealership. Prerequisite or Corequisite: ATF 312 and ATF 317 Loading...
ATF324Ford Steering/Suspension3Instruction in the theory of operational service procedures used in the maintenance and repair of Ford Motor Company's steering and suspension systems. Prerequisite: ATF 317 Corequisite: ATF 328 Loading...
ATF325Ford Brakes Systems3Instruction in the theory of operational service procedures used in the maintenance and repair of Ford Motor Company's brake systems. Prerequisite: ATF 317 Corequisite: ATF 328 Loading...
ATF326Ford Automotive Climate Ctrl3Theory and operation of Ford Motor Company air conditioning, heating and air distribution systems leading to the diagnosis, service and repair of current models of vehicles. Prerequisite: ATF 328 and ATF 317Loading...
ATF328Ford Electronic Systems Diag5Instruction in the operation and diagnosis/repair of electronic components and systems used on current Ford Motor Company vehicles. Prerequisite: ATF 312 and ATF 317 Loading...
ATF330Technical Internship II3Work experience at a sponsoring dealership. The tasks will be consistent with the technician's ability and previous coursework. Prerequisite: ATF 320 Loading...
ATF333Ford Engine Diagnosis/Repair4Principles and operation of Ford Motor Company engines. Service procedures and engine component diagnostics, repair and/or replacement will be emphasized. Prerequisite: ATF 328 and ATF 317 Loading...
ATF336Ford Fuel Systems and Injection3Introduction to the different types of fuels and theory of basic fuel delivery systems including diagnosis, repair and/or replacement of components in Ford electronic engine control systems. Prerequisite: ATF 328 and ATF 317 Corequisite: ATF 337 Loading...
ATF337Ford Driveability and Emissions4Diagnosis and service of microprocessor-controlled fuel and ignition systems. Computer-based scan tools, digital meters and other high-technology instruments will be used. Prerequisite: ATF 328 and ATF 317Loading...
ATF340Technical Internship III3Work experience at a sponsoring dealership. The tasks will be consistent with the technician's ability and previous coursework. Prerequisite: ATF 330 Loading...
ATF344Ford Driveline and 4x4 Diag/Rpr2Students will study rear axle and differential design and operation, driveshaft construction, transfer case design and operation. Students will also perform diagnosis and repair operation of each. Prerequisite: ATF 328 and ATF 317 Loading...
ATF346Ford Transmission and Transaxle4This is the study of Ford automatic transmissions and transaxles including design, operation, diagnosis and repair. Prerequisite: ATF 328 and ATF 317 Loading...
ATF350Technical Internship IV3Work experience at a sponsoring dealership. The tasks will be consistent with the technician's ability and previous coursework. Prerequisite: ATF 340 Loading...
ATF352Ford Systems/Tech. Update3Update on emerging and new technologies released by Ford Motor Company and the industry during the course of the ASSET program. Prerequisite: ATF 328 and ATF 317 Loading...
ATF362Ford Diesel Engine Technology4The study of diesel engine construction, operation, diagnosis and repair in Ford vehicles. This will include oil, fuel, intake and exhaust systems. Prerequisite: ATF 328 and ATF 317 Loading...