Automotive Service Technology

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

AUM 100: Introduction to Applied Technologies

Hours 3
Theory Hours
3
The course is designed to introduce the student to the basic concepts, terminology, and procedures associated with applied analytical skills needed to succeed in higher level courses to include: basic mathematical applications, use of scientific calculators, measurements, and geometric and triangulation methods. This course is also taught as AUM 100, DEM 100, WDT 100.

AUM 112: Electrical Fundamentals

Hours 3 Lab Hours 5
Theory Hours
1

This course introduces the principles and laws of electricity. Emphasis is placed on wiring diagrams, test equipment, and identifying series, parallel and series-parallel circuits. Upon completion, students should be able to calculate, build, and measure circuits.  CORE

AUM 124: Automotive Engines

Hours 3 Lab Hours 5
Theory Hours
1

This course provides instruction on the operation, design, and superficial repair of automotive engines. Emphasis is placed on understanding the four-stroke cycle, intake and exhaust manifolds and related parts, engine mechanical timing components, engine cooling and lubrication system principles and repairs, and basic fuel and ignition operation.  CORE

AUM 130: Drive Train and Axles

Hours 3 Lab Hours 5
Theory Hours
1

This course provides basic instruction in automotive drive trains and axles. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and application of basic internal and external operation relating to proper operation and drivability. CORE

AUM 133: Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning

Hours 3 Lab Hours 4
Theory Hours
1
This course provides basic instruction in theory, operation, and repair of automotive heating and air conditioning systems. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and repair of vehicle air conditioning and heating systems, including but not limited to air management, electrical and vacuum controls, refrigerant recovery, and component replacement.

AUM 171 : Co-Op

These courses constitute a series wherein the student works on a part-time basis in a job directly related to automotive mechanics. In these courses the employer evaluates the student's productivity and the student submits a descriptive report of his work experiences. Upon completion, the student will demonstrate skills learned in an employment setting.

AUM 173: Co-Op

These courses constitute a series wherein the student works on a part-time basis in a job directly related to automotive mechanics. In these courses the employer evaluates the student's productivity and the student submits a descriptive report of his work experiences. Upon completion, the student will demonstrate skills learned in an employment setting.

AUM 181: Special Topics

Hours 1 Lab Hours 3
These courses are designed to allow the student to specialize in a particular area of study with minimum instruction in automotive mechanics application and with evaluation at the instructor's discretion. Emphasis is placed on a topic/project that the student is interested in and may include any automotive or related area in automotive mechanics. Upon completion, the student should be able to work with minimum instruction and execute the necessary techniques to finish a live work project of their choice.

AUM 182: Special Topics

Hours 2 Lab Hours 6
These courses are designed to allow the student to specialize in a particular area of study with minimum instruction in automotive mechanics application and with evaluation at the instructor's discretion. Emphasis is placed on a topic/project that the student is interested in and may include any automotive or related area in automotive mechanics. Upon completion, the student should be able to work with minimum instruction and execute the necessary techniques to finish a live work project of their choice.

AUM 183: Special Topics

Hours 2
Theory Hours
2
These courses are designed to allow the student to specialize in a particular area of study with minimum instruction in automotive mechanics application and with evaluation at the instructor's discretion. Emphasis is placed on a topic/project that the student is interested in and may include any automotive, or related area in automotive mechanics. Upon completion, the student should be able to work with minimum instruction and execute the necessary techniques to finish a live work project of their choice.

AUM 191: Co-Op

Hours 2
Internship Hours
10
These courses constitute a series wherein the student works on a part-time basis in a job directly related to automotive mechanics. In these courses the employer evaluates the student's productivity, and the student submits a descriptive report of his/her work experiences. Upon completion, the student will demonstrate skills learned in an employment setting.

AUM 220: Advanced Automotive Engines

Hours 3 Lab Hours 5
Theory Hours
1
This course provides in depth instruction concerning internal engine diagnosis, overhaul and repair, including but not necessarily limited to the replacement of timing chains, belts, and gears, as well as the replacement or reconditioning of valve train components as well as replacement of pistons, connecting rods, piston rings, bearings, lubrication system components, gaskets, and oil seals.

AUM 230: Auto Transmission and Transaxle

Hours 3 Lab Hours 4
Theory Hours
1

This course provides basic instruction in automatic transmissions and transaxles. Emphasis is placed on the comprehension of principles and powerflow of automatic transmissions and repairing or replacing internal and external components.  CORE

AUM 235: Transmissions and Transaxles

Hours 3 Lab Hours 5
Theory Hours
1
This course covers basic instruction in manual and automatic transmissions and transaxles. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and application of basic internal and external operation relating to proper operation and driveability. Instruction includes the principles and powerflow of automatic transmissions and repairing or replacing internal and external components.

AUM 248: Engine Performance Diagnostics and Emissions

Hours 3 Lab Hours 5
Theory Hours
1
This course provides advanced instruction on engine performance to include engine management, computer controls of ignition, fuel, and emission systems relating to engine performance and driveability. Instruction includes troubleshooting and repair of systems, subsystems, and components.

AUM 271: Co-Op

Hours 1
Internship Hours
5
These courses constitute a series wherein the student works on a part-time basis in a job directly related to automotive mechanics. In these courses the employer evaluates the student’s productivity and the student submits a descriptive report of his work experiences. Upon completion, the student will demonstrate skills learned in an employment setting.

AUM 273: Co-Op

These courses constitute a series wherein the student works on a part-time basis in a job directly related to automotive mechanics. In these courses the employer evaluates the student's productivity and the student submits a descriptive report of his work experiences. Upon completion, the student will demonstrate skills learned in an employment setting.

AUM 281: Special Topics

Hours 3 Lab Hours 9
These courses are designed to allow the student to specialize in a particular area of study with minimum instruction in automotive mechanics application and with evaluation at the instructor's discretion. Emphasis is placed on a topic/project that the student is interested in and may include any automotive or related area in automotive mechanics. Upon completion, the student should be able to work with minimum instruction and execute the necessary techniques to finish a live work project of his/her choice.

AUM 291: Co-Op

Hours 3
Internship Hours
15
These courses constitute a series wherein the student works on a part-time basis in a job directly related to automotive mechanics. In these courses the employer evaluates the student's productivity and the student submits a descriptive report of his work experiences. Upon completion, the student will demonstrate skills learned in an employment setting.