Course Descriptions

AUMT 1301   Introduction and Theory of Automotive Technology   3:3:0

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.                                                                                                                   Prerequisite: None

AUMT 1310   Automotive Brake Systems   3:2:4

Operation and repair of drum/disc brake systems. Topics include brake theory, diagnosis, and repair of power, manual, anti-lock brake systems, and parking brakes. May be taught with manufacturer specific instructions.                                                                                                                                                                 Prerequisite: Credit for or concurrent enrollment in AUMT 1301                                                                  Co-requisite: AUMT 2413, AUMT 2425, and AUMT 2434

AUMT 1316   Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems   3:2:4

A study of automotive suspension and steering systems including tire and wheel problem diagnosis, component repair, and alignment procedures. May be taught manufacturer specific.                         Prerequisite: Credit for AUMT 1301 
Co-requisite: AUMT 1345

AUMT 1345   Automotive Climate Control Systems   3:2:4

Diagnosis and repair of manual/electronic climate control systems; includes the refrigeration cycle and EPA guidelines for refrigerant handling.  May be taught manufacturer specific.                             Prerequisite: Credit for AUMT 1301
Co-requisite: AUMT 1316

AUMT 1407   Automotive Electrical Systems   4:3:4

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. May be taught manufacturer specific.                                                                                                                                                                                   Prerequisite: Credit for or concurrent enrollment in AUMT 1301
Co-requisite: AUMT 1419 and AUMT 2417

AUMT 1419   Automotive Engine Repair   4:3:4

Fundamentals of engine operation, diagnosis and repair. Emphasis on identification, inspection, measurements, and disassembly, repair and reassembly of the engine. May be taught manufacturer specific.                                                                                                                                                     Prerequisite: Credit for or concurrent enrollment in AUMT 1301                                                             Co-requisite: AUMT 1407 and AUMT 2417

AUMT 2301   Automotive Management   3:3:0

Study of human and customer relations, and customer satisfaction in the automotive industry. Emphasis on management and building relationships between the service department and the customer.                                                                                                                                                   Prerequisite: Certificate in Automotive Technology and must be TSI met

AUMT 2337    Automotive Electronics (Advanced)     3:2:4

Study of electronic principles applied to microcomputers and communication systems.  Includes digital fundamentals and use of electronic test equipment.  May be taught manufacturer specific.      Prerequisite:  Certificate in Automotive Technology and must be TSI met

AUMT 2380   Cooperative Education-Automotive Technician   3:1:20

Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component.                                                                                                                                      Prerequisite: Certificate in Automotive Technology and must be TSI met

AUMT 2413   Automotive Drive Train and Axles   4:3:4

A study of automotive clutches, clutch operation devices, manual transmissions/transaxles, and differentials with emphasis on the diagnosis and repair. May be taught with manufacturer specific instructions.                                                                                                                                                  Prerequisite: Credit for or concurrent enrollment in AUMT 1301                                                                  Co-requisite: AUMT 1310, AUMT 2425, and AUMT 2434  

AUMT 2417   Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I   4:3:4

Theory, operation, diagnosis of drivability concerns, and repair ignition and fuel delivery systems. Use of current engine performance diagnostic equipment. May be taught with manufacturer specific instructions.                                                                                                                                                         Prerequisite: TSI requirements met and credit for or concurrent enrollment in AUMT 1301                    Co-requisite: AUMT 1407 and AUMT 1419

AUMT 2425   Automotive Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles  4:3:4

A study of the operation, hydraulic circuits and electronic controls of modern automatic transmissions and automatic transaxles. Diagnosis, disassembly, and assembly procedures with emphasis on the use of special tools and repair techniques.  May be taught manufacturer specific.                                                                                                                                                     Prerequisite: Credit for or concurrent enrollment in AUMT 1301                                                               Co-requisite:  AUMT 1310, AUMT 2413 and AUMT 2434

AUMT 2434   Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II   4:3:4

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 with manufacturer specific instructions.                                                                                             Prerequisite: Credit for or concurrent enrollment in AUMT 1301                                                                  Co-requisite:  AUMT 1310, AUMT 2413, and AUMT 2425
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