FIRST SEMESTER

Course Description

This course introduces the college's physical,, academic, and social environment and promotes the, personal development essential for success., Topics include campus facilities and resources;, policies, procedures, and programs; study skills;, and life management issues such as health,, self-esteem, motivation, goal-setting, diversity,, and communication. Upon completion, students, should be able to function effectively within the, college environment to meet their educational, objectives.

Classroom Hours: 1

Course Description

This course covers workplace safety, hazardous, materials, environmental regulations, hand tools,, service information, basic concepts, vehicle, systems, and common transportation industry, terminology. Topics include familiarization with, major vehicle systems, proper use of various hand, and power tools, material safety data sheets, and, personal protective equipment. Upon completion,, students should be able to demonstrate appropriate, safety procedures, identify and use basic shop, tools, and describe government regulations, regarding transportation repair facilities.

Classroom Hours: 1

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course covers the terms and procedures for, welding various metals used in the transportation, industry with an emphasis on personal safety and, environmental health. Topics include safety and, precautionary measures, setup/operation of MIG, equipment, metal identification methods, types of, welds/joints, techniques, inspection methods,, cutting processes and other related issues. Upon, completion, students should be able to demonstrate, a basic knowledge of welding operations and safety, procedures according to industry standard

Classroom Hours: 1

Lab/Shop Hours: 4

Course Description

This course introduces the proper procedures for, using automotive refinishing equipment and, materials in surface preparation and application., Topics include federal, state, and local, regulations, personal safety, refinishing, equipment and materials, surface preparation,, masking, application techniques, and other related, topics. Upon completion, students should be able, to identify and use proper equipment and materials, in refinishing following accepted industry, standards.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 6

Course Description

This course introduces safety, tools, and the, basic fundamentals of body repair. Topics include, shop safety, damage analysis, tools and equipment,, repair techniques, materials selection, materials, usage, and other related topics. Upon completion,, students should be able to identify and repair, minor direct and indirect damage including, removal/repairing/replacing of body panels to, accepted standards.

Classroom Hours: 1

Lab/Shop Hours: 4

AUB 131
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course introduces safety, equipment,, structural damage analysis, and damage repairs., Topics include shop safety, design and, construction, structural analysis and measurement,, equipment, structural glass, repair techniques,, and other related topics. Upon completion,, students should be able to analyze and perform, repairs to a vehicle which has received, light/moderate structural damage.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 4

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected