Automotive Technology (AUT)

AUT 1100     Brake System Service     4 Credit Hours

Equivalent: ATA 1100

The student will develop the skills required to properly service the hydraulic brake system. Utilization of hands-on training and work experience on licensed vehicles developing saleable skills on the job entry-level. The student will rebuild or renew all components of current major automotive manufacturers' brake systems with an emphasis on safe and proper work habits and procedures. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 5


AUT 1110     Automotive Fundamentals     4 Credit Hours

The students will identify major automotive systems, components and tools. They will discuss automotive systems, components and tools using a standard automotive technical terminology. Development of the ability to efficiently use standard automotive tools and equipment will be emphasized during performance of basic automotive servicing procedures. Students will participate in a discussion of various automotive employment opportunities and analyze the job entry requirements for each. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 5


AUT 1200     Front Suspension and Steering Service     4 Credit Hours

Equivalent: ATA 1200

The student will develop the skills required to properly service the front suspension and steering system of current model vehicles. A great portion of class time will be spent in the lab rebuilding or renewing all components of the suspension and steering systems. Wheel alignment measurement and correction will be performed by all students on all major automotive equipment, with an emphasis on safe and proper work habits and procedures. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 5


AUT 1300     Automotive Electrical Systems Servicing     4 Credit Hours

Equivalent: ATA 1300,TEA 1160

The student will develop the skills required to service the battery, cranking system, charging system, and electrical accessories systems of all current major automobile manufacturers' vehicles. Theory of the systems as well as hands-on training will provide job entry-level skills for the student. Current manufacturers' specifications as well as safe and proper work habits and procedures will be emphasized. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 5


AUT 1400     Engine Support Systems Servicing     4 Credit Hours

Equivalent: ATA 1400,TEA 1110

The student will develop the skills required to properly service the engine fuel, lubrication, cooling, exhaust and valve systems. A great portion of the class time will be spent in the laboratory performing tests, as well as repairing and renewing major components of the above named systems. The student will make adjustments, and replace components in accordance with manufacturers' specifications, with a major emphasis on developing safe and proper work habits and techniques. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 5


AUT 1500     Engine Tune-Up and Emissions Service     4 Credit Hours

Equivalent: ATA 1500,TEA 1140

The student will develop the skills required to properly tune an engine and diagnose the amount of emissions the engine produces. The student will also calibrate, make adjustments, and renew or replace components of the ignition and emission systems in accordance with the manufacturers' specifications. Current ignition analysis equipment as well as infrared and other emissions measuring devices and equipment will be used in a safe and proper manner. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 5


AUT 1600     Automatic Transmission Minor Servicing     4 Credit Hours

Equivalent: ATA 1600

The student will develop the skills required to perform service operations on all current major automobile manufacturers' automatic transmissions. A major portion of the class time will be spent in the laboratory performing tests, making adjustments, renewing or replacing various components of the transmissions. Manufacturer's specifications and procedures as well as safe and proper work habits will be greatly emphasized. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 5


AUT 1700     Manual Transmissions and Rear Axle Servicing     4 Credit Hours

Equivalent: ATA 1700

The student will develop the skills required to service all current major automobile manufacturers' manual transmissions and rear axles. Servicing procedures will include diagnosis, removal and replacement, and rebuilding of the clutch, transmission, drive shaft and the rear axle. Manufacturers' specifications and procedures as well as safe and proper work habits will be emphasized. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 5


AUT 1800     Automotive Air Conditioning and Heating Service     4 Credit Hours

Equivalent: ATA 1800

The student will develop the skills required to service all major automobile manufacturers' current model heating and air conditioning systems. Theory of the systems as well as work experience on licensed vehicles will be included. The student will develop entry-level job skills in diagnosing and repairing malfunctions in the systems, with an emphasis on safe and proper work habits and procedures. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 5