Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
AUT111Intro to Auto Tech I6This course starts with an introduction to occupations with a directed focus on automotive repair technology and related industries. Students use specialized equipment, service information and service bulletins. The course will develop student knowledge and skills in entry level tasks required when working in a repair related occupation.Loading...
AUT112Intro to Auto Tech II6This course focuses on minor vehicle maintenance and minor repair procedures. This class builds on the skills developed in AUT111. Students use specialized equipment, service information and service bulletins. The course will develop student knowledge and skills in entry level tasks required when working in a repair related occupation. Prerequisite or Corequisite: AUT 111.Loading...
AUT114Shop Fund and Minor Service4A study of the organizational structure in a dealership/ repair facility as it relates to the technician. Students use service manuals, electronic troubleshooting manuals and service bulletins. The course will also develop competencies in entry level tasks required when working in a dealership or repair facility.Loading...
AUT140Welding for Automotive Mechani2Skills will be developed in oxy-acetylene fusion and braze welding, shielded metallic arc welding as well as oxy-fuel flame cutting. Safety is emphasized and basic welding theory is discussed. Warnings concerning the danger and liability involved in welding high-strength steels will be stressed (auto body and chassis, etc.).Loading...
AUT163Automotive Engine Repair3Course will provide instruction in the theory and operation of 4-stroke cycle engines. Emphasis will be placed on both design and proper disassembly/reassembly procedures. Prerequisite: AUT 114 or AUT 111.Loading...
AUT173Adv Automotive Engine Repair3Provides instruction in proper diagnosis of engine malfunctions and repair or replacement of defective components and assemblies. Diagnosis procedures, repair and adjustment will be emphasized. Prerequisite: AUT 163Loading...
AUT242Basic Automotive Powertrain6Principles of operation and construction of automotive power trains. Includes instruction in the theory of hydraulic and mechanical systems used in automatic transmissions.Loading...
AUT243Adv Automotive Powertrain6The student will study powertrain and drive line systems. Proper diagnosis procedures, service and repair will be emphasized through hands-on experience. Prerequisite: AUT 242Loading...
AUT404Basic Suspension and Steering4Instruction in the theory of operation and service procedures used in the maintenance and repair of automotive steering and suspension systems.Loading...
AUT524Auto Brake Systems and Service4Instruction in the theory of operation and service procedures of automotive brakes.Loading...
AUT535Adv Auto Brakes and Alignment5The student will study advanced brakes and alignment theory, practice proper diagnosis, service and repair procedures through hands-on experience. Prerequisite: AUT 524, 404Loading...
AUT601Auto Electrical I4Provides instruction in theory and operation of automotive electrical circuits. Safety, meters and service information will be emphasized.Loading...
AUT612Auto Electrical II4This course focuses on minor electrical diagnosis repair procedures. Students use specialized equipment, service information and service bulletins. The course will develop student knowledge and skills in entry level tasks required when working in a repair-related occupation. Prerequisite or Corequisite: AUT 601.Loading...
AUT615Auto Electricity/Electronics4Provides instruction in theory and operation of automotive electrical circuits. Safety, meters and service information will be emphasized.Loading...
AUT652Adv Automotive Electricity3Provides instruction in the diagnosis, repair and service of electrical and electronic components found on current vehicles. Prerequisite or Corequisite: AUT 615Loading...
AUT704Auto Heating and AC4Provides instruction in the theory of operation, diagnosis, and service of auto air conditioning and heating systems.Loading...
AUT823Advanced Automotive Tune-up4Provides instruction in testing, diagnosis and repair of the automobile's ignition, electrical and fuel systems. Modern test equipment, procedures and technology are utilized. Prerequisite or Corequisite: AUT 842Loading...
AUT834Automotive Fuel Systems4A course designed to acquaint the student with basic fuel system principles. Instruction will be offered in the theory, cleaning, repair and adjustment of automotive fuel systems. Prerequisite or Corequisite: AUT 114 and AUT 615.Loading...
AUT842Auto Computerized Eng Controls4This course builds upon the knowledge and skills learned in previous automotive courses to prepare the student to service On-Board Diagnosis 2 computer-controlled vehicles. The theory and operating principles of automotive computers, sensors and control devices will be emphasized. Lab instruction on late model cars will be included. Prerequisite: AUT 834. Prerequisite or Corequisite: AUT 652.Loading...
AUT845Electrical Systems Diagnosis2Instruction in techniques and procedures required to diagnose and service microprocessor-controlled body electrical systems. Prerequisite: AUT 615, AUT 652Loading...
AUT870Automotive Service Management2Provides instruction in customer relations, service sales, shop management and business practices in the automotive shop.Loading...
AUT933Technical Internship I3The intern will work in a participating repair facility. The intern must complete a minimum of 225 hours of work during the internship. The tasks will be consistent with the technician's ability and previous course work. A task list will be issued to each repair facility. Prerequisites: AUT 114, AUT 615, AUT 404, AUT 524Loading...