Automotive 1 Year Shelby Performance Certificate



Year 1 Semester 1
Fall
AUMT 1201 Introduction and Theory of Automotive Technology

An introductory overview of the automotive service industry including history safety practices shop equipment and tools vehicle subsystems service publications professional responsibilities and automobile maintenance. Course material may be taught using manufacture-specific information. Students enrolled in this course must lease a set of hand tools from the college for $40 per semester. (Fall Spring)

Credit hours
2 credit hours
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
One hour of lecture and three hours of lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

AUMT 1419 Automotive Engine Repair

A study of the procedure in building horse power in an engine. Topics include realistic power goals; cylinder block displacement; block preparation; blue printing; lubrication and oiling. Also included are cylinder design; air flow basics; cylinder head rebuilding and assembly; basic proting techniques; and flow bench testing. In addition camshaft design; selecting a camshaft; and valve train components. Hands-on training is conducted on real performance vehicles during specific lab time. May be taught manufacture specific. fundamentals of engine operation diagnosis and repair including lubrication systems and cooling systems. Students enrolled in his course must have a set of hand tools that they may lease from the college for $40 per semester.

Credit hours
4 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours of lecture and seven hours of lab each week.
Prerequisites

Instructor approval.


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

AUMT 1316 Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems I

Diagnosis and repair of automotive suspension and steering systems including electronically-controlled systems. Includes component repair alignment procedures and tire and wheel service. Course material may be taught using manufacture-specific information. Students enrolled in this course must lease a set of hand tools from the college for $40 per semester.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
One hour of lecture and six hours of lab each week.
Prerequisites

AUMT 1201


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications

Introduces and develops foundational skills in applying essential and emerging business productivity information technology tools. The focus of this course is on business productivity software applications including word processing spreadsheets databases presentation graphics data analytics and business-oriented utilization of the internet.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
Prerequisites

Knowledge of keyboard.


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

Total Credit Hours
12

Year 1 Semester 2
Spring
AUMT 1410 Automotive Brake Systems

Operation and repair of drum/disc type brake systems. Topics include brake theory  diagnosis and repair of power manual anti-lock brake systems and parking brake. Course material may be taught using manufacture-specific information. Students enrolled in his course must have a set of hand tools that they may lease from the college for $40 per semester.

Credit hours
4 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours of lecture and six hours of lab each week.
Prerequisites

AUMT 1201 


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems

An overview of automotive electrical systems including topics in operational theory testing diagnosis and repair of charging and starting systems and electrical accessories. Emphasis on electrical principles schematic diagrams and service manuals. Course material may be taught using manufacturer-specific information. Students enrolled in this course must lease a set of hand tools from the college for $40 per semester.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours of lecture and four hours of lab each week.
Prerequisites

AUMT 1201  


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

AUMT 1345 Automotive Climate Control Systems

Diagnosis and repair of manual/electronic climate control systems; includes the refrigeration cycle and EPA guidelines for refrigerant handling. Course material may be taught using manufacturer-specific information. Students enrolled in this course must lease a set of hand tools from the college for $40 per semester.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours of lecture and four hours of lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing

Intensive study of and practice in professional settings. Focus on the types of documents necessary to make decisions and take action on the job such as proposals reports instructions policies and procedures email messages letters and descriptions of products and services. Practice individual and collaborative processes involved in the creation of ethical and efficient documents.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
Total Credit Hours
14

Year 1 Semester 3
Summer
AUMT 2215 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis Theory I

Operation and diagnosis of basic engine dynamics including the study of the ignition system fuel delivery systems and the use of engine performance diagnostic equipment.

Credit hours
2 credit hours
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
One hour of lecture and two hours of lab each week.
Prerequisites

AUMT 1201


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

AUMT 2231 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis Theory II

A study of emission systems computerized engine performance and advanced ignition and fuel systems including advanced engine performance diagnostic equipment.

Credit hours
2 credit hours
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
One hour of lecture and two hours of lab each week.
Prerequisites

AUMT 1201


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

Total Credit Hours
4




Total Program Hours
30



PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Today's automotive market is vast and diversified. This has created a high demand for a new generation of automotive technicians. We want to help you fulfill your dream and to fill that demand. Our curriculum is designed with one goal in mind - to prepare students for the workforce. We will train our students within the basics of automotive knowledge with input from our industry partners to prepare automotive technicians of the future.


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