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AUTOA 101
Intro to Auto (3)

For students interested in the automobile from a business, technical, and/or consumer perspective. Subjects covered include automotive career exploration, consumer information, minor maintenance & safety inspection, and an introduction to technical systems. Also automotive history and current social issues associated with the automobile.

AUTOA 103
Intro to Battery Tech (5)

This is an introductory course covering battery fundamentals, theory, and applications. Students will develop a fundamental understanding of basic electrical (voltage, amperes, ohms, DC-AC, and wave-forms). They will develop knowledge of high voltage safety and precautions., and applications of batteries in automotive and clean energy. Dual listed as NRG 103.

AUTOA 110
Intro to Shop Procedures & Safety (4)

This course introduces the career of auto service technology and its many career ladders. Also, students will learn basic shop safety, and use and care of auto shop tools. Intended primarily for ESL students. Prerequisite: CASAS score of 220 or higher and ESLAB 040.

AUTOA 111
Electrical Systems (8)

The fundamental principles of electricity and solutions for electrical problems in autos using Ohm's law. Diagnosis and service for basic auto electrical issues. Intended primarily for ESL students. Prerequisite: CASAS score of 220 or higher and ESLAB 040.

AUTOA 112
Automotive Engines (4)

This course covers the following skill areas: engine repair including components, design, construction and theory of the internal combustion engine. Intended primarily for ESL students. Prerequisite: AUTOA 110 Introduction to Shop Procedures and Safety.

AUTOA 113
Steering & Suspension (8)

This course is designed for students entering the automotive service field and covers diagnosis, repair and alignment of 2-, 4-, and all-wheel drive systems. Intended primarily for ESL students. Prerequisite: AUTOA 110 Introduction to Shop Procedures and Safety.

AUTOA 114
Brakes (6)

This course is designed for students entering the automotive service field and covers the following skill areas: inspection, diagnosis, and repair of conventional and ABS braking systems. Intended primarily for ESL students. Prerequisite: AUTOA 110 Introduction to Shop Procedures and Safety.

AUTOA 115
Drive Train (4)

This course is designed for students entering the automotive service field and covers the following skill areas: basic service of manual and automatic transmissions and transaxles. Intended primarily for ESL students. Prerequisite: AUTOA 110 Introduction to Shop Procedures and Safety.

AUTOA 116
Heating/Air Conditioning (2)

This course is designed for students entering the automotive service field and covers the diagnosis and service of automotive heating and air conditioning systems. Intended primarily for ESL students. Prerequisite: AUTOA 110 Introduction to Shop Procedures and Safety.

AUTOA 121
General Service Tech I (18)

For entry-level automotive students. Course provides introduction to fundamentals, maintenance and inspection of the following automotive systems: Engine Design & Performance, Lubrication & Cooling, Electrical, and Air Conditioning. Integrates basic education skills, career exploration, and employability skills development (IBEST). Mandatory decimal grading.

AUTOA 122
General Service Tech II (18)

For entry-level automotive students. Course provides introduction to the fundamentals, maintenance, and inspection of the following automotive systems: Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Axle, Differential, Manual and Automatic Transmission, and 4-wheel drive. Integrates basic education skills and employability skill development (IBEST). Mandatory decimal grading.

AUTOA 123
Automotive Service Technician 1 (17)

This course is part of the AST A.A.A.S. Degree Program. It will provide diagnostic and repair experience in the following automotive systems: Brakes; Steering and Suspension; Electrical Systems; Heating and Air Conditioning. Prerequisite: AUTOA 121 and AUTOA 122 each with minimum grade of 2.0.

AUTOA 124
Automotive Service Technician 2 (17)

This course is part of the AST A.A.A.S. Degree Program. It will provide diagnostic and repair experience in the following automotive systems: Engine Repair, Engine Performance, Manual Drivetrains and Axles, and Automatic Transmissions. Prerequisite: AUTOT 123 and AUTOT 191 each with minimum grade of 2.0.

AUTOA 141
Tesla Start I (10)

Tesla START (lecture/lab experience) prepares students to participate in Tesla's mission to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy as electric vehicle service technicians. Students will be trained to provide a revolutionary service experience by learning to assist owners with their vehicle service needs. Prerequisite: Instructor permission - This course is open only to students who have been accepted into the Tesla START program. Co-enrollment in AUTOT 142. Student option grading.

AUTOA 142
Tesla Start II (14)

Tesla START (field-based experience) prepares students to participate in Tesla's mission to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy as Tesla vehicle service technicians. Students will be trained to provide a revolutionary service experience by learning to assist owners with their vehicle service needs. Prerequisite: Instructor permission - This course is open only to students who have been accepted into the Tesla START program. Co-enrollment in AUTOT 141.

AUTOA 151
Auto Brakes, Suspension, Transmission Rear Axles (1-20)

This three week course will cover the fundamental operations of General Motors automatic transmissions, overhaul repair techniques and diagnostic procedures for the following transmissions, TH 350, TH 400, 125C, 200, 180C, and Torque Converter Clutch Diagnosis.

AUTOA 152
Engine Repair, Heating and Air Conditioning (1-20)

Engine operation and design with diagnosis and repair emphasis. Course also covers principles of refrigeration and air conditioning, heating systems and air distribution.

AUTOA 156
Fundamental Automotive Electricity (5)

An introductory class in the fundamentals of automotive electrical systems. Voltage, current & resistance theory, proper use of digital volt-ohm meters, electrical wiring diagrams and hands-on skills.

AUTOA 160
Fundamentals of Automotive Service Training (9)

This course introduces students to the automotive industry and presents an overview of systems. Also includes new model/product information, customer satisfaction index (CSI), safety, basic servicing, shop practices, and new/used vehicle inspection.

AUTOA 161
Engine Repair (9)

The components, design, construction, and operation of the internal combustion engine/powerplant will be studied. Engine removal, disassembly, inspection, measurement, repair, and reassembly are covered. Engine diagnostics and testing are performed.

AUTOA 162
Specialized Electronics Training (9)

For electrical specialists. Course builds from the electrical principles and concepts through automotive semi-conductors to microprocessors. The use of electrical measurement devices and wire repairing; on-bench and on-car exercises.

AUTOA 163
Brakes & Suspension (9)

Brake theory, inspection, diagnosis, repair and adjustment of disc/drum type systems; including hydraulic, power assist, and parking break systems. Theory, service, and diagnosis of anti-lock systems. Steering, suspension, and wheel alignment includes diagnosis, inspection, repair, and maintenance. Also, tire service and wheel balance.

AUTOA 164
Manu Gear Trains and Transaxles (9)

The design, construction, and operation of front, rear, and all-wheel drive systems. Gear train diagnosis, removal, disassembly, inspection, measurement, repair, reassembly, and installation; includes drive axle, hubs, and transfer case service. The use and application of diagnostic equipment will be covered.

AUTOA 165
Engine Management and Emissions Systems (9)

Theory, diagnostic testing and repair of ignition, fuel injection, air induction, sensors, actuators, on-board diagnostics, and emission systems. Students learn to use electronic analyzers and diagnostic scanners.

AUTOA 166
Electrical Systems (9)

Theory, diagnosis, testing, repairing or replacing automotive electrical system components. Multiplexed and microprocessor-controlled systems included. Emphasis on reading wiring diagrams and using electrical measuring devices and scan tools.

AUTOA 167
Auto Transmissions/Transaxles (9)

Transmission/transaxle mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical operation. Service, overhaul, mechanical/electrical diagnosis procedures will be covered. Use and application of diagnostic equipment.

AUTOA 168
Heating and Air Conditioning (9)

Theory, operation, diagnosis, and service practices of manual & automatic heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Identification, recovery, recycling, and recharging of R12 and R134. Heating, ventilation, air condition (HVAC) controls and diagnosis. Use/ application of diagnostic equipment. Recovery certification will be offered.

AUTOA 190
General Service Technician Internship (9)

Student will interview with employers to obtain an internship or employment experience at an automotive (or related industry) business. Skills learned in the General Service Technician program will be applied and evaluated at the job site. Prerequisite: AUTOA 121 and AUTOA 122, basic automotive tool set.

AUTOA 191
Automotive Service Technician Internship 1 (8)

Cooperative internship requires employment in an automotive business where students will practice skills learned in AUTOT 123; includes 2-3 on-site visits with student performance evaluations. Prerequisite: AUTOA 123 completed with a 2.0 or higher.

AUTOA 192
Automotive Service Technician Internship 2 (8)

Cooperative internship requires employment in an automotive business where students will practice skills learned in AUTOT 124; including on-site visits with student for performance evaluations 2-3 times per quarter. Prerequisite: AUTOA 124 completed with a 2.0 or higher.

AUTOA 291
Cooperative Dealership Experience I (20)

Students enrolled in the factory-specific programs will work at a new car-truck dealership as an apprentice technician. This is a cooperative experience involving the student, dealership, manufacturer, and Shoreline Community College to reinforce and apply skills learned during previous quarters. Prerequisite: Dealership sponsor required.

AUTOA 292
Cooperative Dealership Experience II (20)

Students enrolled in the factory-specific programs will work at a new car-truck dealership as an apprentice technician. This is a cooperative experience involving the student, dealership, manufacturer, and Shoreline Community College to reinforce and apply skills learned during previous quarters. Prerequisite: Dealership sponsor required.

AUTOA 293
Cooperative Dealership Experience III (20)

Students enrolled in the factory-specific programs will work at a new car-truck dealership as an apprentice technician. This is a cooperative experience involving the student, dealership, manufacturer, and Shoreline Community College to reinforce and apply skills learned during previous quarters. Prerequisite: Dealership sponsor required.

AUTOA 294
Cooperative Dealership Experience IV (20)

Students enrolled in the factory-specific programs will work at a new car-truck dealership as an apprentice technician. This is a cooperative experience involving the student, dealership, manufacturer, and Shoreline Community College to reinforce and apply skills learned during previous quarters.

AUTOA 295
Special Topics in Automotive Technology (4)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Automotive Technology.

AUTOA 297
Individual Project in Automotive Technology (1)

Individual project in a specific area of Automotive Technology.

AUTOA 298
Individual Project in Automotive Technology (2)

Individual project in a specific area of Automotive Technology.

AUTOA 299
Individual Project in Automotive Technology (3)

Individual project in a specific area of Automotive Technology.

AUTOC 170
Fundamentals of FCA Auto Service Training (3)

This course introduces students to the automotive repair industry. Includes new model product information, customer satisfaction index (CSI), safety, proper tool usage, basic servicing, shop practices, and vehicle inspection. Minimum 2.0 required.

AUTOC 171
M-CAP Engine Repair (8)

The class covers the components, design, construction, and operation of the internal combustion engine/powerplant. Engine removal, disassembly, inspection, measurement, repair, and reassembly are covered. Engine diagnostics and testing are performed. Minimum 2.0 required.

AUTOC 172
M-CAP Brake Systems (8)

The class covers brake theory, inspection, diagnosis, repair and adjustment of disc/drum type systems; including hydraulic, power assist, and parking brake systems. Theory, service, and diagnosis of anti-lock systems. Minimum 2.0 required.

AUTOC 173
M-CAP Steering & Suspension Systems (8)

The class covers steering, suspension, and wheel alignment including diagnosis, inspection, repair and maintenance. Also, tire service and wheel balance. Minimum 2.0 required.

AUTOC 174
M-CAP Gear Trains and Transaxles (8)

The class covers the design, construction, and operation of front, rear, and all-wheel drive systems. Gear train diagnosis, removal, disassembly, inspection, measurement, repair, reassembly, and installation; includes drive axle, hubs, and transfer case service. Minimum 2.0 required.

AUTOC 175
M-CAP Engine Management and Emissions Systems (8)

The class covers theory, diagnostic testing and repair of ignition, fuel injection, air induction, sensors, actuators, on-board diagnostics, and emission systems. Students learn to use electronic analyzers and diagnostic scanners. Minimum 2.0 required.

AUTOC 176
M-CAP Electrical Systems (9)

The class covers theory, diagnosis, testing, repairing or replacing automotive electrical systems. Multiplexed and microprocessor-controlled systems included. Emphasis on reading wiring diagrams and using electrical measuring devices and scan tools. Minimum 2.0 required.

AUTOC 177
M-CAP Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles (8)

The class covers transmission/transaxle mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical operation. Service, overhaul, mechanical/electrical diagnosis procedures will be covered. Use and application of diagnostic equipment. Minimum 2.0 required.

AUTOC 178
M-CAP Heating and Air Conditioning (6)

The class covers theory, operation, diagnosis, and service practices of automotive heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Identification, recovery, recycling, and recharging of R134A systems. Heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) controls and diagnosis. Use/application of diagnostic equipment. Minimum 2.0 grade required.

AUTOC 271
Applied Learning Engine Mechanical (6)

This course reinforces the MOPAR Engine Mechanical System theories and practical application learned in the MOPAR CAP Program. Minimum 2.0 grade is required. Employment by a FCA Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram dealership is required.

AUTOC 272
Applied Learning Brake Systems (6)

This course reinforces the MOPAR Brakes System theories and practical application learned in the MOPAR CAP Program. Minimum 2.0 grade required. Employment by a FCA Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram dealership is required.

AUTOC 273
Applied Learning Steering & Suspension Systems (6)

This course reinforces the MOPAR Steering & Suspension theories and practical application learned in the FCA Mopar CAP Program. Minimum 2.0 grade is required. Employment by a FCA Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram dealership is required.

AUTOC 274
Applied Learning Manual Transmissions/Transaxles (6)

Students will participate in a variety of online activities to support their understanding and application of vehicle repairs related to manual transmissions/transaxles. Minimum 2.0 required. Employment by a FCA Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram dealership is required.

AUTOC 275
Applied Learning Engine Performance (6)

This course reinforces the MOPAR Engine Performance System theories and practical application learned in the MOPAR CAP Program. A minimum 2.0 required. Employment by a FCA Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram dealership is required.

AUTOC 276
Applied Learning Electrical Systems (6)

This course reinforces the MOPAR Electrical System theories and practical application learned in the MOPAR CAP Program. Minimum 2.0 required. Employment by a FCA Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram dealership is required.

AUTOC 277
Applied Learning Auto Transmissions (6)

Students will participate in a variety of online activities to support their understanding and application of vehicle repairs related to automatic transmissions/transaxles. Minimum 2.0 required. Employment by a FCA Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram dealership is required.

AUTOC 278
Applied Learning Heating and Air Conditioning (6)

This course reinforces the MOPAR Heating and Air Conditioning System theories and practical application learned in the MOPAR CAP Program. Minimum 2.0 required. Employment by a FCA Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram dealership is required.

AUTOG 170
Fundamentals of GM Auto Service Training (8)

Introduction to the automotive repair industry. Includes GM new model product information, customer satisfaction index (CSI), safety, proper tool usage, basic servicing, shop practices, and vehicle inspection. Minimum 2.0 required to earn course credit.

AUTOG 171
General Motors Engine Repair (8)

The components, design, construction and operation of the internal combustion engine/powerplant will be studied. Engine removal, disassembly, inspection, measurement, repair, and reassembly are covered. Engine diagnostics and testing are performed. Minimum 2.0 required to earn course credit.

AUTOG 172
GM Brake Systems (8)

Brake theory, inspection, diagnosis, repair and adjustment of disc/drum type systems, including hydraulic, power assist, and parking brake systems. Theory, service, and diagnosis of anti-lock systems. Minimum 2.0 required to earn course credit.

AUTOG 173
GM Steering & Suspension Systems (8)

Steering, suspension, and wheel alignment includes diagnosis, inspection, repair and maintenance. Also, tire service and wheel balance. Minimum 2.0 required to earn course credit.

AUTOG 174
GM Manual Gear Trains and Transaxles (8)

The design, construction, and operation of front, rear, and all-wheel drive systems. Gear train diagnosis, removal, disassembly, inspection, measurement, repair, reassembly, and installation; includes drive axle, hubs, and transfer case service. Minimum 2.0 required to earn course credit.

AUTOG 175
GM Engine Management and Emissions Systems (8)

Theory, diagnostic testing and repair of ignition, fuel injection, air induction, sensors, actuators, on-board diagnostics, and emission systems. Students learn to use electronic analyzers and diagnostic scanners. Minimum 2.0 required to earn course credit.

AUTOG 176
GM Electrical Systems (12)

Theory, diagnosis, testing, repairing or replacing automotive electrical system components. Multiplexed and microprocessor-controlled systems included. Emphasis on reading wiring diagrams and using electrical measuring devices and scan tools. Minimum 2.0 required to earn course credit.

AUTOG 177
GM Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles (8)

Transmission/transaxle mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical operation. Service, overhaul, mechanical/electrical diagnosis procedures will be covered. Use and application of diagnostic equipment. Minimum 2.0 required to earn course credit.

AUTOG 178
GM Heating and Air Conditioning (6)

Theory, operation, diagnosis, and service practices of automotive heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Identification, recovery, recycling, and recharging of R134A systems. Heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) controls and diagnosis. Use/application of diagnostic equipment. Minimum 2.0 required to earn course credit.

AUTOG 271
Applied Learning GM Engine Mechanical (6)

After completing this course the student will be able to diagnose, service and repair automotive electrical systems utilizing manufacturer specified procedures. Prerequisites: Completion of AUTOG 171 with a 2.0 or higher. Employment in a sponsoring General Motors dealership or AC Delco approved repair facility required.

AUTOG 272
Applied Learning GM Brake Systems (6)

This course reinforces the GM Brakes System theories and practical application learned in the GM ASEP Program. Demonstrate competency in applied learning activities. A minimum 2.0 grade is required to earn course credit. Prerequisite: AUTOT 172G with a 2.0 or higher. Employment in a sponsoring General Motors dealership or AC Delco approved repair facility required.

AUTOG 273
Applied Learning Steering & Suspension Systems (6)

This course reinforces the GM Steering & Suspension theories and practical application learned in the GM ASEP Program. Demonstrate competency in applied learning activities. A minimum 2.0 grade is required to earn course credit. Prerequisite: Completion of AUTOG 173 with a 2.0 or higher. Employment in a sponsoring General Motors dealership or AC Delco approved repair facility required.

AUTOG 274
Applied Learning GM Manual Drivetrain Systems (6)

Participate in a variety of online activities to support their understanding and application of vehicle repairs related to the GM manual drivetrains and related systems. Prerequisite: Completion of AUTOG 174 with a 2.0 or higher. Employment in a sponsoring General Motors dealership or AC Delco approved repair facility required.

AUTOG 275
Applied Learning GM Engine Performance (6)

After completing this course the student will demonstrate the ability to work as an entry level technician in a new car dealership service department as an integral part of the service department team. Prerequisite: Successful completion of AUTOG 175 with a 2.0 or higher. Employment in a sponsoring General Motors dealership or AC Delco approved repair facility required.

AUTOG 276
Applied Learning GM Electrical Systems (6)

Students enrolled in the factory-specific programs will work at a new car-truck dealership as an apprentice technician. Skills learned in the prerequisite class will be applied, and expanded upon both on the job and in the classroom. Prerequisite: Completion of AUTOG 176 with a 2.0 or higher. Employment in a sponsoring General Motors dealership or AC Delco approved repair facility required.

AUTOG 277
Applied Learning Transmissions/Transaxles (6)

Participate in a variety of online activities to support their understanding and application of vehicle repairs related to the automatic transmissions/transaxles. Prerequisite: Completion of AUTOG 177 with a 2.0 or higher. Employment in a sponsoring General Motors dealership or AC Delco approved repair facility is required.

AUTOG 278
Applied Learning GM Heating & Air Cond Systems (6)

Course reinforces the GM Heating & Air Conditioning systems theories and skills learned in the GM ASEP Program. Demonstrate competency in applied learning activities. Prerequisite: Completion of AUTOG 178 with a 2.0 or higher. Employment in a sponsoring GM Dealership or AC Delco approved repair facility is required.

AUTOH 170
Fundamentals of Honda Auto Service Training (8)

This course introduces students to the automotive repair industry.. Includes new model product information, customer satisfaction index (CSI), safety, proper tool usage, basic servicing, shop practices, and vehicle inspection. Minimum 2.0 required to earn course credit

AUTOH 171
Honda Engine Repair (8)

The components, design, construction and operation of the internal combustion engine/powerplant will be studied. Engine removal, disassembly, inspection, measurement, repair, and reassembly are covered. Engine diagnostics and testing are performed. Minimum 2.0 required to earn course credit.

AUTOH 172
Honda Brake Systems (8)

Brake theory, inspection, diagnosis, repair, and adjustment of disc/drum type brake systems; including hydraulic, power assist, and parking brake systems. Theory, service, and diagnosis of anti-lock systems. Minimum 2.0 required to earn course credit.

AUTOH 173
Honda Steering & Suspension Systems (8)

Steering, suspension, tire service, wheel balance, and wheel alignment theories and service practices including diagnosis, inspection, repair and maintenance. Minimum 2.0 required to earn course credit.

AUTOH 174
Honda Manual Gear Trains and Transaxles (8)

The design, construction, and operation of front, rear, and all-wheel drive systems. Gear train diagnosis, removal, disassembly, inspection, measurement, repair, reassembly, and installation; includes drive axle, hubs, and transfer case service. Minimum 2.0 required to earn course credit.

AUTOH 175
Honda Engine Management and Emissions Systems (8)

Theory, diagnostic testing and repair of ignition, fuel injection, air induction, sensors, actuators, on-board diagnostics, and emission systems. Students learn to use electronic analyzers and diagnostic scanners. Minimum 2.0 required.

AUTOH 176
Honda Electrical Systems (12)

Theory, diagnosis, testing, repairing or replacing automotive electrical system components. Multiplexed and microprocessor-controlled systems included. Emphasis on reading wiring diagrams and using electrical measuring devices and scan tools. Minimum 2.0 required to earn course credit.

AUTOH 177
Honda Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles (8)

Transmission/transaxle mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical operation. Service, overhaul, mechanical/electrical diagnosis procedures will be covered. Use and application of diagnostic equipment. Minimum 2.0 required to earn course credit.

AUTOH 178
Honda Heating and Air Conditioning (6)

Theory, operation, diagnosis, and service practices of automotive heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Identification, recovery, recycling, and recharging of R134A systems. Heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) controls and diagnosis. Use/ application of diagnostic equipment. Minimum 2.0 grade required to earn course credit.

AUTOH 270
Fundamentals of Automotive Applied Learning (6)

Students enrolled in the factory-specific programs will work at a new car-truck dealership as an apprentice technician. Skills learned in the prerequisite class will be applied, and expanded upon both on the job and in the classroom. Employment in a sponsoring Honda or Acura dealership required. Minimum 2.0 grade required to earn course credit.

AUTOH 271
Applied Learning Engine Mechanical (6)

This course expands upon, and reinforces the Honda Engine repair skills and theories learned in the Honda PACT Program. Students apply skills learned in field exercises. Minimum 2.0 grade required to earn course credit. Prerequisite: Successful completion of AUTOH 171 (2.0 or higher). Employment in a sponsoring Honda/Acura dealership is required.

AUTOH 272
Applied Learning Brake Systems (6)

This course reinforces the Honda Brakes System theories and practical application learned in the Honda PACT Program. Students will demonstrate competency in applied learning activities. A minimum 2.0 grade is required to earn course credit. Employment by a Honda/Acura dealership is required.

AUTOH 273
Applied Learning Steering & Suspension Systems (6)

This course reinforces the Honda Steering & Suspension theories and practical application learned in the Honda PACT Program. Students will demonstrate competency in applied learning activities. A minimum 2.0 grade is required to earn course credit. Employment by a Honda/Acura dealership is required.

AUTOH 274
Applied Learning Transmissions/Transaxles (6)

Students will participate in a variety of online activities to support their understanding and application of vehicle repairs related to the manual and automatic transmissions/transaxles. Minimum 2.0 grade required to earn course credit. Employment by a Honda/Acura dealership is required.

AUTOH 275
Applied Learning Engine Performance (6)

This course expands upon, and reinforces the Honda Engine Management and Emission Systems skills and theories learned in the Honda PACT Program. Students apply skills learned in field exercises. Minimum 2.0 grade required to earn course credit. Prerequisite: Successful completion of AUTOH 175 (2.0 or higher). Employment in a sponsoring Honda/Acura dealership is required.

AUTOH 276
Applied Learning Electrical Systems (6)

This course expands upon, and reinforces the Honda Electrical Systems skills and theories learned in the Honda PACT Program. Students apply skills learned in field exercises. Minimum 2.0 grade to receive course credit. Prerequisite: AUTOH 176 (2.0 or higher).

AUTOH 278
Applied Learning Heating & Air Cond Systems (6)

This course expands upon, and reinforces the Honda Heating & Air Conditioning systems skills and theories learned in the Honda PACT Program. Students apply skills learned in field exercises. Minimum 2.0 grade required to earn course credit. Prerequisite: AUTOH 178 (2.0 or higher). Employment in a sponsoring Honda/Acura dealership is required.

AUTOT 130
Toyota Professional Certification (12)

Professional Certification course for Toyota and/or Lexus Dealership Technicians. Content covers eight (8) of the courses required to be a Toyota Certified Technician or a Lexus Senior Technician. Focus is on components, operation, and the 6-step diagnostic process for Toyota an d Lexus vehicle systems. Prerequisite: 1.-Journeyman Technician wit h 2 years work experience in a new car dealership or Journeyman Technician with 4 years experience in an automotive aftermarket repair facility; 2.-ASE Certifications in at least 2 areas (A1-A8); 3.-Current employment at a Toyota or Lexus Dealership.

AUTOT 131
Toyota Professional Certification (A) (6)

Professional Certification course for Toyota and/or Lexus Dealership Technicians. Content covers eight (8) of the courses required to be a Toyota Certified Technician or a Lexus Senior Technician. Focus on components, operation, and the 6-step diagnostic process for Toyota/Lexus vehicle systems. First of a 2-course sequence for the certificate. Prerequisite: 1-Journeyman Technician with 2 years work experience in a new car dealership or Journeyman Technician with 4 years experience in an automotive aftermarket repair facility; 2-ASE Certification in at least 2 areas (A1-A8); 3-Current employment at a Toyota or Lexus Dealership.

AUTOT 132
Toyota Professional Certification (B) (6)

Professional Certification course for Toyota and/or Lexus Dealership Technicians. Content covers eight (8) of the courses required to be a Toyota Certified Technician or a Lexus Senior Technician. Focus on components, operation, and the 6-step diagnostic process for Toyota/Lexus vehicle systems. Second of a 2-course sequence for the certificate. Prerequisite: 1. Journeyman Technician with 2 years work experience in a new car dealership or Journeyman Technician with 4 years experience in an automotive aftermarket repair facility; 2. ASE Certification in at least 2 areas (A1-A8); 3. Current employment at a Toyota or Lexus Dealership.

AUTOT 180
Fund. of Auto Svc Trng (6)

This course introduces students to the automotive industry and presents an overview of vehicle and dealership systems. Includes new model product information, customer satisfaction index (CSI), safety, basic servicing, shop practices, and new/used vehicle inspection. Mandatory decimal grading.

AUTOT 181
Engine Repair (7)

Engine Mechanical system components, design, construction, and operation of the internal combustion engine. Includes engine removal, disassembly, inspection, measurement, repair and reassembly. Engine diagnostics and testing are performed. Prerequisite: AUTOT 186 with a 2.0 or higher.

AUTOT 183
Brakes and Suspension (16)

Brake theory, inspection, diagnosis, repair and adjustment of disc/ drum type systems. Includes hydraulic, power assist, parking and anti-lock systems (ABS). Steering and suspension systems inspection, maintenance, diagnosis, and repair. Includes wheel balance and alignment. Prerequisite: AUTOT 186 with a 2.0 or higher.

AUTOT 184
Manual Gear Trains (6)

Manual transmission design, construction, operation, inspection, maintenance, diagnosis and repair on front, rear and all-wheel drive systems. Includes drive axles, differentials, hubs, transfer case service, and overhaul procedures. Prerequisite: AUTOT 186 with a 2.0 or higher.

AUTOT 185
Engine Control Systems (12)

Engine control systems theory, design, inspection, testing, diagnosis, and repair. Systems include ignition, fuel injection, air induction, engine control sensors, and engine control actuators. Emphasis is on using the correct diagnostic tools and procedures. Prerequisite: AUTOT 186 with a 2.0 or higher.

AUTOT 186
Electrical Systems (16)

Theory, diagnosis, testing, repairing or replacing automotive electrical system components. Multiplexed and microprocessor-controlled systems included. Emphasis on reading wiring diagrams and using electrical measuring devices and scan tools. Permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

AUTOT 187
Automatic Transmissions (9)

Automatic transmission/transaxle theory, operation, inspection, testing, diagnosis, and repair of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems. Includes remove and reinstall. Emphasis on using the proper diagnostic procedures and tools to diagnose faults in the system. Prerequisite: AUTOT 186 with a 2.0 or higher.

AUTOT 188
Heating and Air Conditioning (6)

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system theory, operation, testing, diagnosis, and proper service practices. Includes identification, recovery, recycling, and recharging automotive HVAC systems. Emphasis is on using proper diagnostic procedures and tools. Prerequisite: AUTOT 186 with a 2.0 or higher.

AUTOT 189
Engine Emission Management Systems (6)

Engine emission management systems theory, components, testing, diagnosis, and repair. Emphasis is on using scan tools to interface with vehicle on-board diagnosis (OBD-II) to diagnose faults in the emission control systems. Prerequisite: AUTOT 185 with a 2.0 or higher.

AUTOT 281
T-TEN Cooperative Internship 1 (10)

T-TEN Students enrolled in this course work at a Toyota or Lexus Dealership as an apprentice technician. This cooperative working/learning experience (in-dealership) is to apply and further develop skills learned during the previous instructional course. Cooperation involves the students, dealerships, manufacturer, and the college. Prerequisite: AUTOT 186 with 2.0 grade minimum.

AUTOT 282
T-TEN Cooperative Internship 2 (10)

T-TEN Students enrolled in this course work at a Toyota or Lexus Dealership as an apprentice technician. This cooperative working/learning experience (in-dealership) is to apply and further develop skills learned during the previous instructional course. Cooperation involves the students, dealerships, manufacturer, and the college. Prerequisite: AUTOT 185 with a 2.0 grade minimum.

AUTOT 283
T-TEN Cooperative Internship 3 (10)

T-TEN Students enrolled in this course work at a Toyota or Lexus Dealership as an apprentice technician. This cooperative working/learning experience (in-dealership) is to apply and further develop skills learned during the previous instructional course. Cooperation involves the students, dealerships, manufacturer, and the college. Prerequisite: AUTOT 183 with 2.0 grade minimum.

AUTOT 284
T-TEN Cooperative Internship 4 (10)

T-TEN Students enrolled in this course work at a Toyota or Lexus Dealership as an apprentice technician. This cooperative working/learning experience (in-dealership) is to apply and further develop skills learned during the previous instructional course. Cooperation involves the students, dealerships, manufacturer, and the college. Prerequisite: AUTOT 187 with 2.0 grade minimum.

AUTOT 285
Toyota Hybrid Vehicles (7)

Safety, theory, operation and diagnosis for Toyota/Lexus hybrid drive train systems are covered in this course. Includes high-level diagnostic strategies. Prerequisite: AUTOT 189 with a 2.0 GPA or higher.