Spring 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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AT 100    Technical Basics for the Automotive Professional    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course presents theoretical and practical training for entry-level automotive technicians. It presents basic automotive diagnosis and service procedures used in automotive shops. Lab projects performed in an automotive shop environment provide hands-on experience with industry shop tools. Shop service operations which meet Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards including safety, electrical, and other general automotive procedures are covered.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 16-Feb 24
MTTh      07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Sipes              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     25061 
Textbook
MTTh      09:45AM-11:05AM LAB J.Sipes              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 12-May 18
MTTh      07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Sipes              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     27071 Textbook
MTTh      09:45AM-11:05AM LAB J.Sipes              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Sa        08:00AM-09:40AM LEC R.Ridgeway           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     26859 Textbook
Sa        09:50AM-11:10AM LAB R.Ridgeway           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      
F         01:00PM-02:40PM LEC E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330     27079 Textbook
F         02:50PM-04:10PM LAB E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330A      
W         06:00PM-07:40PM LEC R.Greene             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 337     27831 Textbook
W         06:00PM-07:40PM LEC M.Roome              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 337     27831 Textbook
W         07:50PM-09:10PM LAB R.Greene             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      
W         07:50PM-09:10PM LAB M.Roome              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      
M         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC L.Hawe               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 337     26863 Textbook
M         08:15PM-09:45PM LAB L.Hawe               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      
F         06:00PM-07:40PM LEC J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     23975 Textbook
F         07:50PM-09:10PM LAB J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      



See chart of Enhanced Area Smog Technician License -
ARC Required Course Path for First-Time Applicants at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm


AT 105    Mathematics for Automotive Technology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers mathematics as it relates to the automotive trades. Metric system, fraction, decimal equivalents, basic equations, ratio and proportion, gear and pulley ratios, power, efficiency, torque and thrust are covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Burks              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     26767 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Burks              ARC MAIN ER 001          27849 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Burks              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     26765 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Burks              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     23685 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC J.Burks              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     23687 Textbook



See chart of Enhanced Area Smog Technician License -
ARC Required Course Path for First-Time Applicants at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm


AT 107    Employability Skills for Technical Careers    2 Units

Same As: ET 250 and WELD 150
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the opportunity of exploring technical careers while developing valuable work and life skills. It is an introduction to a variety of technically-related occupations. Emphasis is placed on exploring technical careers in the Sacramento area. Activities are designed to enhance personal development, employability skills, and self esteem through leadership, citizenship, and character development.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
M         07:30PM-09:35PM LEC D.Dubois             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     24923 
Textbook


AT 110    Automotive Brakes    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100 and 180
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers theory, design, adjustment and repair or overhaul of brake systems and components. Operation of power and hand devices used in the servicing of brake systems and components is covered. This course meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A5 standards.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 16-Feb 24
MTWTh     07:30AM-09:45AM LEC J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     26761 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:55AM-12:10PM LAB J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC C.Carleton           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     27865 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB C.Carleton           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A      


AT 126    Automotive Collision Estimating    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide the student with both technical and practical skills necessary to properly diagnose collision damaged vehicles and to document the costs and times necessary to repair collision damaged vehicles. Using state-of-the-art computer-generated estimating programs and video imaging, the student will analyze collision-damaged vehicles and then prepare itemized estimates detailing the required procedures and parts necessary to correctly repair the vehicle.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         01:00PM-01:50PM LEC D.Joe                Off Campus Mather        32702 
Textbook
W         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB D.Joe                Off Campus Mather          
F         06:00PM-06:50PM LEC D.Joe                Off Campus Mather        32700 Textbook
F         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Joe                Off Campus Mather          
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10150 Missile Way, Mather, CA 95655


AT 130    Manual Drive Trains and Axles    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100 and 180
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basics of manual transmission and transaxles principles and service. Topics include clutches, manual transmissions and transaxles, drive line and shafts, differentials/limited slip differentials, and four-wheel drive/all-wheel drive. This course meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standard A3.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 16-Feb 24
MTWTh     01:00PM-03:15PM LEC E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     24985 
Textbook
MTWTh     03:25PM-05:40PM LAB E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Steinwert          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     23681 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB J.Steinwert          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C      


AT 140    Advanced Automotive Skill and Speed Development    4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: AT 110, 130, 311, 312, and 314.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers automotive heavy component diagnosis and repair, including engine and transmission removal and replacement, as well as in-car engine repairs, adjustments, and service. This course may be taken four times requiring a different project every semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
F         07:30AM-10:35AM LEC J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     26769 
Textbook
F         10:45AM-01:50PM LAB J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      


AT 145    Automotive Exhaust System    4 Units

Prerequisite: AT 100 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the principles and service of exhaust systems, including pipe bending, cutting, welding, installation, repair, and inspection. It prepares students for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE X1) exhaust systems test, which is required for the ASE Under-Car Specialist Certificate. Different welding techniques are covered each semester. This course may be taken three times with a different technique.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 12-May 18
MTWTh     01:00PM-03:15PM LEC J.Erickson           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     32344 
Textbook
MTWTh     01:00PM-03:15PM LEC E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     32344 Textbook
MTWTh     03:25PM-05:40PM LAB E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333E      


AT 152    Basic Hydraulic Principles of Diesel Technology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an introduction to the basic hydraulic principles and functions of the diesel engine. Topics include hydraulic fundamentals and principles, functions of hydraulic fluids, directional and flow control valves, and machine hydraulic overview.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC F.Beaushaw           Off Campus Mather        32404 
Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB P.Boling             Off Campus Mather          
NOTE: (Same as DCDT 120) This class will be held at Mather, 10115 Spaatz Way, Mather, CA 95655


AT 153    Diesel Brake Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AT 100
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the operation of diesel brake systems and components. Topics include band, shoe, caliper, and full disc brakes.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 16-Feb 24
MTWTh     07:30AM-09:45AM LEC C.Weckman            Off Campus Mather        32336 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:55AM-12:10PM LAB P.Boling             Off Campus Mather          
NOTE:(Same as DCDT 130) This class will be held at Mather, 10115 Spaatz Way, Mather, CA 95655


AT 154    Diesel Electrical Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 105
Advisory: AT 100
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the operation of diesel electrical systems. Topics include electrical circuits, test instruments, charging systems, and electrical starting systems.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 25-Apr 10
MTWTh     07:30AM-09:45AM LEC C.Weckman            Off Campus Mather        32338 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:55AM-12:10PM LAB P.Boling             Off Campus Mather          
NOTE:(Same as DCDT 140) This class will be held at Mather, 10115 Spaatz Way, Mather, CA 95655


AT 155    Diesel Power Trains    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the diesel power train. Topics include inspection and adjustment of clutch linkage, flywheel inspection, and replacement of clutch brakes.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 12-May 18
MTWTh     07:30AM-09:45AM LEC C.Weckman            Off Campus Mather        32346 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:55AM-12:10PM LAB P.Boling             Off Campus Mather          
NOTE:(Same as DCDT 150) This class will be held at Mather, 10115 Spaatz Way, Mather, CA 95655


AT 172    BAR A-6 Alternative - Electrical and Electronic Systems Training    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course is an intensive Bureau of Automotive Repair-approved review of automotive electrical/electronic systems. It partially satisfies ASE certification requirements when applying for a Smog Check Technician license.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 16-Feb 24
Sa        07:30AM-11:45AM LEC R.Carlisle           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 337     26125 
Textbook
NOTE: Materials for this class must be purchased at the college bookstore before the first class meeting. For bookstore hours, please call (916) 484-8111.



See chart of Enhanced Area Smog Technician License -
ARC Required Course Path for First-Time Applicants at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm


AT 173    BAR A-8 Alternative - Engine Performance Systems    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course is an intensive Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR)-approved review of automotive engine performance offered as an alternative to the ASE A-8 certification. It partially qualifies auto technicians for a Smog Check Technician license exam.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 25-Apr 10
Sa        07:30AM-11:45AM LEC R.Carlisle           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 337     26457 
Textbook
NOTE: Materials for this class must be purchased at the college bookstore before the first class meeting. For bookstore hours, please call (916) 484-8111.



See chart of Enhanced Area Smog Technician License -
ARC Required Course Path for First-Time Applicants at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm


AT 174    BAR Approved L1 Alternative- Advanced Engine Performance/Emission Systems    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: AT 312 and AT 321 or 322, or engine performance experience in the automotive field.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is preparation for the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) - approved Advanced Engine Performance Exam. Topics covered include Power Train Diagnosis, Computer Control Diagnostics, Ignition System Diagnostics, Fuel and Air Induction Diagnostics, Emission Control System Diagnostics, and I/M Failure Diagnosis. The BAR L1 Alternative test is administered at the end of the class. This course may be taken four times. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 12-May 18
Sa        07:30AM-03:10PM LEC R.Carlisle           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 337     26139 
Textbook
NOTE: Materials for this class must be purchased at the college bookstore before the first class meeting. For bookstore hours, please call (916) 484-8111.



See chart of Enhanced Area Smog Technician License -
ARC Required Course Path for First-Time Applicants at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm


AT 176    Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) Emissions Update    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is required for all licensed smog technicians who need to meet California emissions controls smog license renewal standards. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 23-Jan 30
Sa        07:30AM-05:30PM LEC D.Bry                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     23979 
Textbook
NOTE: This is the 2009 Update course. Materials for this class must be purchased at the college bookstore before the first class meeting. For bookstore hours, please call (916) 484-8111.



See chart of Enhanced Area Smog Technician License -
ARC Required Course Path for First-Time Applicants at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 20-Feb 27
Sa        07:30AM-05:30PM LEC D.Bry                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     25093 Textbook
NOTE: This is the 2009 Update course. Materials for this class must be purchased at the college bookstore before the first class meeting. For bookstore hours, please call (916) 484-8111.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 20-Mar 27
Sa        07:30AM-05:30PM LEC M.Gunn               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     25095 Textbook
NOTE: This is the 2009 Update course. Materials for this class must be purchased at the college bookstore before the first class meeting. For bookstore hours, please call (916) 484-8111.


AT 180    Automotive Data Acquisition    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the skills needed to adequately retrieve and apply automotive data acquisition, including on-line technical manuals, CD-ROM based technical manuals and computerized shop management programs. Computer-based automotive service repair order generation is covered as well as usage and application currently utilized in many automotive repair facilities.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         07:30AM-10:35AM LEC R.Green              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324     23689 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Green              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324     27083 Textbook


AT 298    Work Experience in Automotive Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AT 100
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity or job related to the automotive industry.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in the automotive field. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in the automotive industry. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Rigor is ensured through the development of appropriate level learning objectives set between the student and the employer. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The weekly orientation is required for first time participants, returning participants are not required to attend the weekly orientation but are required to meet with the instructor as needed to complete all program forms and assignments. WEXP 298 may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Students can earn a total of 16 Work Experience units.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Th        05:00PM-05:50PM LAB J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 337     31737 
Textbook
Th        05:00PM-05:50PM LAB B.French             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 337     31737 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.McCormack           TBA TBA                 31737 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB B.French              TBA TBA                 31737 Textbook


AT 301    Small Gas Engines, Outdoor Power Equipment    4 Units

Same As: HORT 330
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basic operational theory, servicing, adjusting, and maintenance of 2-cycle and 4-cycle small gas engines as they pertain to the automotive and horticulture industries. AT 301 and/or HORT 330 may be taken two times for credit for a maximum of 8 units, using different equipment.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Sa        08:00AM-11:05AM LEC J.Erickson           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     29677 
Textbook
Sa        11:15AM-02:20PM LAB J.Erickson           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330       


AT 310    Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: AT 100.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to automotive heating and air conditioning theory. It meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standard A7 and combines performance testing and repair practices as utilized in the industry.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 12-May 18
MTWTh     01:00PM-03:15PM LEC J.Sipes              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     23661 
Textbook
MTWTh     03:25PM-05:40PM LAB J.Sipes              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330       

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC T.Schaumburg         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     23665 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB T.Schaumburg         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330B      


AT 311    Suspension and Steering Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: AT 100.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to advanced principles and service of suspension and steering systems, including alignment of equipment, alignment procedures, and the diagnosis and repair of suspension components. It meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A4 certification standards.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 16-Feb 24
MTWTh     01:00PM-03:15PM LEC J.Sipes              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     24901 
Textbook
MTWTh     03:25PM-05:40PM LAB J.Sipes              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC P.Marcoccia          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     26841 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB P.Marcoccia          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A      


AT 312    Electrical Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: AT 100 and 105.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles, operation, and diagnosis of automotive electrical systems including fundamentals of electricity (DC), electrical circuits, battery operation, fundamentals of magnetism, charging systems, starting systems and electrical schematics. This course meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification standards for the A6 electrical certification with completion of AT 315 and either AT 320 or AT 322.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 25-Apr 10
MTWTh     01:00PM-03:15PM LEC C.Tsushima           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330     27823 
Textbook
MTWTh     03:25PM-05:40PM LAB C.Tsushima           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330B      



See chart of Enhanced Area Smog Technician License -
ARC Required Course Path for First-Time Applicants at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm


AT 313    Automatic Transmission and Transaxles    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basics of automatic transmission and transaxle principles and service. Topics include hydraulic principles, diagnosis and service, power conversion, and automatic transmission operation. AT 313 and AT 317 together meet Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standard A2.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 25-Apr 10
MTWTh     01:00PM-03:15PM LEC E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     26001 
Textbook
MTWTh     03:25PM-05:40PM LAB E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Sa        08:00AM-11:05AM LEC G.Acevedo            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     31738 Textbook
Sa        11:15AM-02:20PM LAB G.Acevedo            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C      
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     23673 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C      


AT 314    Automotive Engine Repair    4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: AT 100 and 105.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles, operation and diagnosis of automotive engines including basic engine operation and construction, parts identification and location, engine disassembly procedures, engine diagnosis using metric and English measurement systems, engine repair and rebuilding procedures, and engine reassembly procedures. Completion of AT 314 and either AT 320 or AT 322 meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A1 standards.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 25-Apr 10
MTWTh     07:30AM-09:45AM LEC J.Sipes              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     23677 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:55AM-12:10PM LAB J.Sipes              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333E      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC C.Bradford           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 337     23875 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB C.Bradford           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333E      



See chart of Enhanced Area Smog Technician License -
ARC Required Course Path for First-Time Applicants at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm


AT 316    Alternative Fuels and Advanced Technology Vehicles    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100 or 150
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an overview of existing fuels (hydrocarbon), renewable/sustainable alternative fuels, gaseous, and future fuels. It covers how they function in various fuel delivery systems, including hybrid, by examining the history, chemistry, production, and practicality of each. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
TWTh      01:00PM-03:05PM LEC A.Blank              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     33085 
Textbook
TWTh      03:15PM-05:20PM LAB A.Blank              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      
NOTE: Instructor Consent Required

TWTh      03:15PM-05:20PM LAB B.French             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      
NOTE: Instructor Consent Required


AT 321    Engine Performance Technology    12 Units

Prerequisite: AT 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB
Description: This course covers theory, operation, and diagnosis of fuel delivery and emission control systems. Fuel supply, electronic feedback carburetors, mechanical and electronic fuel injection, emission components as well as operation and diagnosis are also presented. It also includes Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) Basic Area Clean Air Course, Enhanced Area Clean Air Course, and BAR Update Courses. This course meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A8 and L1 requirements when AT 312, 314, 315 and 320 are completed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MTWTh     07:30AM-09:40AM LEC R.Boyle              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330     28311 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:50AM-12:00PM LAB R.Boyle              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330       


AT 322    Engine Performance & Electronic Engine Controls    6 Units

Prerequisite: AT 312 and 314 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles, operation, and diagnosis of automotive engine performance systems including engine mechanics, ignition, fuel delivery and electronic engine controls. Instruction includes extensive troubleshooting, use of diagnostic test equipment, lab oscilloscopes, scantools, and emission analyzers. This course meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification standards for the A8 engine performance certification with completion of AT 323.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TThF      06:00PM-07:10PM LEC T.Schaumburg         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330     27869 
Textbook
TThF      06:00PM-07:10PM LEC C.Tsushima           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330     27869 Textbook
TThF      07:20PM-09:25PM LAB T.Schaumburg         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330A      



See chart of Enhanced Area Smog Technician License -
ARC Required Course Path for First-Time Applicants at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm

TThF      07:20PM-09:25PM LAB C.Tsushima           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330A      



See chart of Enhanced Area Smog Technician License -
ARC Required Course Path for First-Time Applicants at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010