Summer 2012 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 11-Aug 03
TBA       TBA             LEC J.McCormack           TBA TBA                 12123 
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TBA       TBA             LAB J.McCormack           TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC J.McCormack           TBA TBA                 12125 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.McCormack           TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC J.McCormack           TBA TBA                 12146 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.McCormack           TBA TBA                   


AT 106    Automotive Shop Operations    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces operations of automotive dealerships, independent shops, and fleet shops. Emphasis is placed on the various influences that affect the technician's position within the operation. Topics include service, sales, parts, and financial operations. Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) and the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) are discussed. Field trips to local shops may be required.

Schedule: Other Term, May 29-Jun 01
TWThF     07:30AM-04:30PM LEC R.Green              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     11750 
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AT 107    Employability Skills for Technical Careers    2 Units

Same As: ET 250 and WELD 150
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320, ESLL 320, and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the opportunity to explore technical careers while developing valuable work and life skills. It is an introduction to a variety of technically-related occupations, emphasizing technical careers in the Sacramento area. Activities are designed to enhance personal development, employability skills, and self esteem through leadership, citizenship, and character development. This course is not open to students who have completed ET 250 or WELD 150.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03
TBA       TBA             LEC J.McCormack           TBA TBA                 12148 
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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, May 29-Aug 10
TBA       TBA             LAB J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Online          11982 
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AT 312    Automotive Electrical Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100, 105, and 180
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: Six Week - First, Jun 11-Jul 20
MTWTh     01:00PM-03:05PM LEC C.Moore              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     11748 
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MTWTh     01:00PM-03:05PM LEC C.Tsushima           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     11748 Textbook
MTWTh     03:15PM-05:20PM LAB C.Moore              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C      
AT312 is a grant funded class. It is only open to students who have successfully completed AT316 and AT307 and have been approved by SETA

MTWTh     03:15PM-05:20PM LAB C.Tsushima           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C      
AT312 is a grant funded class. It is only open to students who have successfully completed AT316 and AT307 and have been approved by SETA

MTWTh     01:00PM-03:05PM LEC C.Moore              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     11994 Textbook
MTWTh     03:15PM-05:20PM LAB C.Moore              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      
AT312 is a grant funded class. It is only open to students who have successfully completed AT316 and AT307 and have been approved by SETA


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 04-Jun 22
MTWThF    08:00AM-11:30AM LEC R.Green              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     10083 
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MTWThF    11:40AM-03:10PM LAB R.Green              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333E      

Summer 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: July 16, 2012