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|Automotive Braking Systems/Lab  (2)|
AST 134/135 AST 134/135 - Basic Automotive Electrical, Battery, Wiring & Lighting/Lab
This course is a complete study of electrical principles, battery operation (rating and types), the fundamentals of operation of automotive lighting and wiring, and the use of electrical meters and test instruments. Class meets days 10-18 of the first semester.
|Basic Automotive Electrical, Battery, Wiring & Lighting/Lab  (4)|
|Charging & Starting Sysems/Lab  (2)|
AST 150/151 AST 150/151 - Ignition Systems/Lab
This course is a complete study of the function and operation of point, electronic, and computer ignition systems. The servicing and testing of ignition components and operation of oscilloscopes and other ignition test equipment will be included. Class meets days 51-59 of the first semester.
|Ignition Systems/Lab  (2)|
|Fuel Systems/Lab  (4)|
WRIT 108 WRIT 108 - Elementary Technical Writing
Technical Writing for the Trades is designed to prepare the student for job-related writing. The student will learn to communicate information that is new to someone who needs to know the information in order to do a job or make a decision. Topics include adapting messages to audiences, organizing paragraphs, revising for style, summarizing information, weighing ethical issues, creating appropriate page layout for everyday communications situations, and explaining a process. Specific applications are individualized according to students' career plans and are chosen from several categories including effective memo/letter writing, short report writing, and proposal writing. This course does not fulfill General Education requirements for transfer. Pre-requisite: Compass test score of 47 or higher on the English (Writing) component.
|Elementary Technical Writing  (2)|
M 111 M 111 - Technical Mathematics
This course provides the practical mathematics skills needed in a wide variety of trade, technical, and other occupational areas, including automotive and construction trades. It is especially intended for students who find math challenging and for adults who have been out of school for a time. Among the topics to be covered are ratio, proportion, percent, measurement, and practical plane geometry. Each student will also complete a construction project. This course does not fulfill General Education requirements for the AA/AS degree.
|Technical Mathematics  (3)|
|Automotive Emissions/Lab  (2)|
|Engine Tune-Up/Lab  (2)||
AST 106/107 AST 106/107 - Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles/Lab
This course is designed to prepare students to properly diagnose and repair automotive clutches, manual transmissions, and transaxles utilizing both theory and service operations and overhaul. (Class meets days 13-21 of the second semester.)
|Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles/Lab  (3)|
|Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles/Lab  (4)|
|Driveline & Rear Axle/Lab  (2)|
|Foundations of Automotive Suspension & Steering Systems/Lab  (2)|
|Wheel Alignment & Balance/Lab  (2)|
AST 170/171 AST 170/171 - Automotive Air Conditioning/Lab
This course is a complete study of the operation, service, and repair of heating and air conditioning systems. The operation of detailed state-of-the-art equipment for diagnosing and repairing these systems without endangering the environment will be covered. (Class meets days 69-75 of the second semester.)
|Automotive Air Conditioning/Lab  (2)|
COMX 106 COMX 106 - Communicating in a Dynamic Workplace
Students will study human behavior and personality, self-management, self-development, and elementary business psychology. Classroom focus is on career planning and job search: students will develop skills to prepare resumes, cover letters, and other communications involved in obtaining a job. This class is a requirement for the Professional-Technical programs.
|Communicating in a Dynamic Workplace  (2)|