Automotive Technology - Carroll Shelby Automotive Service Technician Specialization, AAS



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
13

Year 1 Semester 3
Summer
Choose 1 Social & Behavioral Science Course
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication

Study and application of communication within the business and professional context. Special emphasis will be given to communication competencies in presentations dyads teams and technologically mediated formats.

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

Eligibility to enroll in INRW 0302 

Total Credit Hours
9

Year 2 Semester 1
Fall
AUMT 2421 Automotive Electrical Diagnosis & Repair

Repair of automotive electrical subsystems lighting instrumentation and accessories. Emphasis on accurate diagnosis and proper repair methods using various troubleshooting skills and techniques. May be taught manufacturer specific.

Credit hours
4 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 2413 Automotive Drive Train and Axles I

A study of automotive clutches clutch operation devices manual transmissions/transaxles and differentials with emphasis on diagnosis and repair. 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
4 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours of lecture and four hours of lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

AUMT 2425 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle

A study of the operation hydraulic circuits and electronic controls of modern automatic transmissions/transaxles. Diagnosis disassembly and assembly procedures with emphasis on the use of special tools and repair techniques. 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
4 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours of lecture and six hours of lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

Total Credit Hours
12

Year 2 Semester 2
Spring
AUMT 1249 Automotive Electronics Theory

A course in automotive technology including electrical principles semiconductor and integrated circuits digital fundamentals microcomputer systems and electrical test equipment.

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

AUMT 1201 


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

AUMT 2317 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I

Theory operation diagnosis of drivability concerns and repair ignition and fuel delivery systems. Use of current engine performance diagnostic equipment. Course material may be taught using manufacturer-specific information. Students enrolled in this course must have a set of hand tools that they may lease from the college for $40 per semester.

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

AUMT 1201


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

AUMT 2334 Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II

Diagnosis and repair of emission systems computerized engine performance systems and advanced ignition and fuel systems. Includes use of advanced engine performance diagnostic equipment. May be taught manufacturer specific.

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

AUMT 1201


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

AUMT 2388 Internship-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Nine external hours each week.
MATH 1324 Finite Mathematics

Finite Mathematics addresses topics of the application of common algebraic functions including polynomial exponential logarithmic and rational to problems in business economics and the social sciences. The applications include mathematics of finance including simple and compound interest and annuities systems of linear equations matrices linear programming probability including expected value and statistics including measures of central tendency measures of variation and normal distribution. (Fall Spring Summer)

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

TSI Complete

Total Credit Hours
14


Total Program Hours
60



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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