Summer 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: Eight Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 30
TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC M.Crowden            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     10230 
Textbook
TTh       08:15PM-09:40PM LAB M.Crowden            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A      

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 28-Jul 15
MTWTh     08:00AM-11:05AM LEC J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     15016 Textbook
MTWTh     11:15AM-01:30PM LAB J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A      


AT 106    Automotive Dealership Operations    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to dealership operations and includes all of the various influences on the technician's position within the operation. Topics include service, sales, parts, and financial department's positions and operations. Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) and the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) are discussed. Field trips to local dealerships may be required.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 01-Jun 04
TWThF     07:30AM-05:30PM LEC R.Green              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     10500 
Textbook


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, Jun 05-Jun 12
2009 Update
Sa        07:30AM-05:30PM LEC M.Gunn               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 337     10506 
Textbook
This class meets only 2 Saturdays: 6/5/2010 and 6/12/2010.

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, Jul 17-Jul 24
2009 Update
Sa        07:30AM-05:30PM LEC D.Bry                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 337     10774 Textbook
This class meets only 2 Saturdays: 7/17/2010 and 7/24/2010.

NOTE: This is the 2009 Update course. Materials for this class must be purchased at the college bookstore before the first class meeting. For booksotre hours, please call (916) 484-8111.


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: Other Term, Jun 09-Aug 18
W         04:30PM-05:45PM LAB J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     11988 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.McCormack           TBA TBA                 11988 Textbook


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: Other Term, Jun 07-Jun 25
MTWThF    08:00AM-11:30AM LEC R.Green              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     10234 
Textbook
MTWThF    11:40AM-03:10PM LAB R.Green              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333E      

Summer 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: July 12, 2010