AUT- Automotive

All courses are alphabetized by course code. All courses are to be pursued in a normal sequence with prerequisite courses taken as indicated. Provided for each course is the following information: course number and title; number of class, laboratory, clinical/shop/work experience (if any), and credit hours; and the semester in which the course is offered - FA (Fall), SP (Spring), and SU (Summer).

AUT-116 Engine Repair (2 3 0 3)

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. (SU). National ID (CIP) 47.0604 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.

AUT-116A Engine Repair Lab (0 3 0 1)

This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include 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. State corequisite: Take AUT-116. (SU). National ID (CIP) 47.0604 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.

AUT-141 Suspension & Steering Sys (2 3 0 3)

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. (SP). National ID (CIP) 47.0604 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.

AUT-141A Suspension & Steering Lab (0 3 0 1)

This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. 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. State corequisite: Take AUT-141. (SP). National ID (CIP) 47.0604 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.

AUT-151 Brake Systems (2 3 0 3)

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. (FA). National ID (CIP) 47.0604 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.

AUT-151A Brakes Systems Lab (0 3 0 1)

This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include drum and disc brakes involving hydraulic, vacuum-boost, hydra-boost, electrically powered boost, and anti-lock, parking brake systems and emerging brake systems technologies. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose, service, and repair various automotive braking systems. State corequisite: Take AUT-151. (FA). National ID (CIP) 47.0604 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.

AUT-163 Adv Auto Electricity (2 3 0 3)

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. State prerequisite: Take TRN-120. (SP). National ID (CIP) 47.0604 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.

AUT-163A Adv Auto Electricity Lab (0 3 0 1)

This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include networking and module communication, circuit construction, wiring diagrams, circuit testing, troubleshooting and emerging electrical/electronic systems technologies. Upon completion, students should be able to properly use wiring diagrams, diagnose, test, and repair wiring, lighting, gauges, accessories, modules, and electronic concerns. State corequisite: Take AUT-163. (SP). National ID (CIP) 47.0604 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.

AUT-181 Engine Performance 1 (2 3 0 3)

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. (SP). National ID (CIP) 47.0604 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.

AUT-181A Engine Performance 1 Lab (0 3 0 1)

This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include overviews of engine operation, ignition components and systems, fuel delivery, injection components and systems and emission control devices and emerging engine performance technologies. 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. State corequisite: Take AUT-181. (SP). National ID (CIP) 47.0604 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.

AUT-183 Engine Performance 2 (2 6 0 4)

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. State prerequisite: Take AUT-181. (SU). National ID (CIP) 47.0604 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.

AUT-221 Auto Transm/Transaxles (2 3 0 3)

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. (SP). National ID (CIP) 47.0604 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.

AUT-221A Auto Transm/Transax Lab (0 3 0 1)

This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. 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 diagnose and repair automatic drive trains. State corequisite: Take AUT-221. (SP). National ID (CIP) 47.0604 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.

AUT-231 Man Trans/Axles/Drtrains (2 3 0 3)

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 service 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. (FA). National ID (CIP) 47.0604 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.

AUT-231A Man Trans/Ax/Drtrains Lab (0 3 0 1)

This course is an optional lab for the program that needs to meet NATEF hour standards but does not have a co-op component in the program. Topics include manual drive train diagnosis, service and repair using appropriate service information, tools, and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose and repair manual drive trains. State corequisite: Take AUT-231. (FA). National ID (CIP) 47.0604 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.