Automotive Systems Technology GM-ASEP Degree

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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 introduces students to personal, computer literacy and Internet literacy with an, emphasis on the transportation service industry., Topics include service information systems,, management systems, computer-based systems, and, PC-based diagnostic equipment. Upon completion,, students should be able to access information, pertaining to transportation technology and, perform word processing.

Classroom Hours: 1

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

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 maintenance and light repair, of transportation suspension, steering, and brake, systems. Topics include general servicing and, inspection procedures of steering and suspension, systems, wheels and tires, and drum and disc, brakes including hydraulic and power-assist, units. Upon completion, students should be able, to perform maintenance and light repair of, transportation suspension, steering, and brake, systems., ,

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 6

Course Description

This course covers maintenance and light repair, of transportation engines, automatic and manual, transmission/transaxles, engine performance, systems, and HVAC systems. Topics include general, servicing and inspection procedures of engines,, engine lubrication and cooling systems, automatic, and manual transmission/transaxles, HVAC, components, and fuel, air induction, and exhaust, systems. Upon completion, students should be able, to perform maintenance and light repair of, transportation engines, automatic and manual, transmission/transaxles, engine performance, systems, and HVAC systems.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 6

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Description

This course covers basic electrical theory, wiring, diagrams, test equipment, and diagnosis, repair, and replacement of batteries, starters, and, alternators. Topics include Ohm's Law, circuit, construction, wiring diagrams, circuit testing,, and basic troubleshooting. Upon completion,, students should be able to properly use wiring, diagrams, diagnose, test, and repair basic wiring,, battery, starting, charging, and electrical, concerns.

Classroom Hours: 4

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

Course Description

This course covers principles of operation, types,, and diagnosis/repair of suspension and steering, systems to include steering geometry. Topics, include manual and power steering systems and, standard and electronically controlled suspension, and steering systems. Upon completion, students, should be able to service and repair steering and, suspension components, check and adjust alignment, angles, repair tires, and balance wheels.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

AUT 151
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course covers principles of operation and, types, diagnosis, service, and repair of brake, systems. Topics include drum and disc brakes, involving hydraulic, vacuum boost, hydra-boost,, electrically powered boost, and anti-lock and, parking brake systems. Upon completion, students, should be able to diagnose, service, and repair, various automotive braking systems.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

AUT 116
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course covers the theory, construction,, inspection, diagnosis, and repair of internal, combustion engines and related systems. Topics, include fundamental operating principles of, engines and diagnosis, inspection, adjustment, and, repair of automotive engines using appropriate, service information. Upon completion, students, should be able to perform basic diagnosis,, measurement and repair of automotive engines using, appropriate tools, equipment, procedures, and, service information.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

ENG 111
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to develop the ability to, produce clear writing in a variety of genres and, formats using a recursive process. Emphasis, includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of, rhetorical strategies, thesis development,, audience awareness, and revision. Upon, completion, students should be able to produce, unified, coherent, well-developed essays using, standard written English.

Classroom Hours: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

SUMMER SEMESTER

Course Description

This course covers the introduction, theory of, operation, and basic diagnostic procedures, required to restore engine performance to vehicles, equipped with complex engine control systems., Topics include an overview of engine operation,, ignition components and systems, fuel delivery,, injection components and systems and emission, control devices. Upon completion, students should, be able to describe operation and diagnose/repair, basic ignition, fuel and emission related, driveability problems using appropriate test, equipment/service information.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

Course Description

This course covers the operation, diagnosis, and, repair of manual transmissions/transaxles,, clutches, driveshafts, axles, and final drives., Topics include theory of torque, power flow, and, manual drive train servicing and repair using, appropriate service information, tools, and, equipment. Upon completion, students should be, able to explain operational theory, diagnose and, repair manual drive trains.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

Course Description

This course provides an activity-based approach, that develops measurement skills and mathematical, literacy using technology to solve problems for, non-math intensive programs. Topics include unit, conversions and estimation within a variety of, measurement systems; ratio and proportion; basic, geometric concepts; financial literacy; and, statistics including measures of central, tendency, dispersion, and charting of data. Upon, completion, students should be able to, demonstrate the use of mathematics and technology, to solve practical problems, and to analyze and, communicate results.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course covers the theory of refrigeration and, heating, electrical/electronic/pneumatic controls,, and diagnosis and repair of climate control, systems. Topics include diagnosis and repair of, climate control components and systems,, recovery/recycling of refrigerants, and safety and, environmental regulations. Upon completion,, students should be able to diagnose and repair, vehicle climate control systems.

Classroom Hours: 1

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course provides experiences for enhancing, student skills in the diagnosis and repair of, transportation climate control systems. Emphasis, is placed on reclaiming, recovery, recharging,, leak detection, climate control components,, diagnosis, air conditioning equipment, tools and, safety. Upon completion, students should be able, to describe the operation, diagnose, and safely, service climate control systems using appropriate, tools, equipment, and service information.

Classroom Hours: 1

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

THIRD SEMESTER (The following; select either the LDD or WBL course)

Course Description

This course covers electronic theory, wiring, diagrams, test equipment, and diagnosis, repair,, and replacement of electronics, lighting, gauges,, horn, wiper, accessories, and body modules., Topics include networking and module, communication, circuit construction, wiring, diagrams, circuit testing, and troubleshooting., Upon completion, students should be able to, properly use wiring diagrams, diagnose, test, and, repair wiring, lighting, gauges, accessories,, modules, and electronic concerns.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

Course Description

This course covers study of the electronic engine, control systems, the diagnostic process used to, locate engine performance concerns, and procedures, used to restore normal operation. Topics will, include currently used fuels and fuel systems,, exhaust gas analysis, emission control components, and systems, OBD II (on-board diagnostics) and, inter-related electrical/electronic systems. Upon, completion, students should be able to diagnose, and repair complex engine performance concerns, using appropriate test equipment and service, information.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 6

Course Description

This course, the second in a series of two, is, designed to teach professional communication, skills. Emphasis is placed on research,, listening, critical reading and thinking,, analysis, interpretation, and design used in oral, and written presentations. Upon completion,, students should be able to work individually and, collaboratively to produce well-designed business, and professional written and oral presentations.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course covers the history, evolution, basic, design and operational parameters for light-duty, diesel (LDD) engines used in on-road applications., Topics include familiarization with the light-duty, diesel, safety procedures, engine service and, maintenance procedures, and introduction to, combustion and emission chemistry. Upon, completion, students should be able to describe, the design and operation of the LDD, perform basic, service operations, and demonstrate proper safety, procedures.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course provides a work-based learning, experience with a college-approved employer in an, area related to the student's program of study. , Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom, learning with related work experience. Upon, completion, students should be able to evaluate, career selection, demonstrate employability, skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related, competencies.

Clinical Hours: 20

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

FOURTH SEMESTER (The following; Select either ATT or WBL course)

Course Description

This course covers operation, diagnosis, service,, and repair of automatic transmissions/transaxles., Topics include hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical,, and electrical/electronic operation of automatic, drive trains and the use of appropriate service, tools and equipment. Upon completion, students, should be able to explain operational theory,, diagnose and repair automatic drive trains.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

Course Description

This course utilizes service information and, specialized test equipment to diagnose and repair, power train control systems. Topics include, computerized ignition, fuel and emission systems,, related diagnostic tools and equipment, data, communication networks, and service information., Upon completion, students should be able to, perform diagnosis and repair.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course covers the theory and operation of, hybrid-electric drive vehicles. Topics include, maintenance, diagnostics, repair and safety, procedures for electrically propelled and hybrid, vehicles. Upon completion, students should be able, to perform diagnostics, maintenance and repair, hybrid-electric drive vehicles.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 4

Course Description

This course provides a work-based learning, experience with a college-approved employer in an, area related to the student's program of study. , Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom, learning with related work experience. Upon, completion, students should be able to evaluate, career selection, demonstrate employability, skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related, competencies.

Clinical Hours: 20

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