Automotive Service Technician Curriculum

Automotive Service Technician Curriculum


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Automotive Service Technician

Spring 2018 - Term 1 Suggested Course List

Automotive Service Technician

Spring 2018 - Term 2 Suggested Course List

Automotive Service Technician Academy

Spring 2018 - Term 1 Suggested Course List

Automotive Technician Pathway

2018-19 Curriculum Checklist

Automotive Technician Pathway

2017-18 Curriculum Checklist

Summer 2018 Tentative Class Offerings

Note: This is a combined list of all Summer 2018 offerings. Please make sure you are selecting a course that is needed for your program. Suggested Course List


Required Program Courses

32404375
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course is an introduction to the automotive field. Career opportunities together with employer expectations will be discussed. Students will begin to use required safety practices for both general lab activities and when operating equipment. Vehicle maintenance inspections together with light repairs will take place.
32404376
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
This course will introduce students to Ohm's law, electrical fundamentals, magnetism, and series and parallel circuits. Further studies will include automobile wiring diagrams, electrical test equipment, and basic troubleshooting.
32404377
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course introduces battery, starting, and charging systems; theory of operation; diagnostic techniques; and servicing procedures. This course also includes exterior lighting systems; diagnostics and repair procedures. Wiring diagrams will be used and emphasized throughout the course. COREQUISITE: 32404376 DC Automotive Electrical
32404378
|
UGRD
| 4 CR
This course is designed to provide the student with the skills needed to diagnose, service, and repair internal combustion engines found on late model vehicles. Emphasis is placed on in-vehicle systems repairs including: lubrication systems, valve timing, leak diagnosis and repair, engine noise & failure diagnosis, cylinder head replacement, and intake systems. COREQUISITE: 32404375 Automotive Fundamentals
31404361
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course introduces steering system types, suspension geometry, troubleshooting procedures, and repair of suspensions including both two- and four-wheel alignments. PREREQUISITE: 31404366 Automotive Fundamentals.
31404362
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course introduces students to automotive braking systems, troubleshooting procedures, and repair of brake systems to include manual, power, and anti-lock types. PREREQUISITE: 31404366 Automotive Fundamentals.
32404381
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed to develop the skills needed to diagnose, service, and repair powertrain control, fuel and ignition systems. Emphasis is placed on diagnostic procedures and the problem-solving techniques associated with automotive engine performance and drivability. PREREQUISITE: 32404375 Automotive Fundamentals
32404382
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is an introduction to automotive body electrical systems. Students will learn about various body electrical components and how to diagnose and repair body electrical systems. PREREQUISITES: 32404375 Automotive Fundamentals and 32404376 DC Automotive Electrical

Required General Studies Courses

32801361
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
This basic communication course focuses on effective listening, speaking, reading, and writing in life and at work. Students demonstrate their skills both individually and in groups. Students also produce such employment documents as a cover letter, a resume, and a preliminary job portfolio. PREREQUISITE: Established score on placement assessment or COREQUISITE: 76851750 Writing Foundations for Trades.
32804373
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
This course covers practical applications of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percent, proportion, and formula evaluation. The course also includes measurement, U.S. and metric systems of measurement, and basic geometry. PREREQUISITE: Established score on placement assessment or COREQUISITE:
76854750 Math Foundations for Trades.
32890305
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
This course will allow the learner to develop skills in research, evaluation, selection, and preparation of information resources useful to their career area. Learners will use various information resources, including computer software applications to develop sound information research strategies. Learners will be exposed to ethical use of information, information provided by various methods and stored in various management formats, communicating by e-mail, developing search and selection of information resources, analysis, and use of results. This discussion- and lab-based course will use individual and group work to search and share information resources. Competencies learned in this course will be able to be applied in other courses within your program and will continue to be valuable in lifelong learning. You should have experience in keyboarding and basic computer skills for this course.

Total: 29 Credits


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Jennifer Bednarik

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Jodi Saliny

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800.243.9482 ext. 4339

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Cindy Miller

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800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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