Summer 2015 Class Schedule (ARC)



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AT 100    Technical Basics for the Automotive Professional    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 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. 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 08-Jul 31
MTWTh     08:00AM-09:25AM LEC J.Andronas           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     11486 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:35AM-11:00AM LAB J.Andronas           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      


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, Jun 01-Jun 04
MTWTh     08:00AM-05:00PM LEC J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     10265 
Textbook


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, including on-line 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: Eight Week - First, Jun 08-Jul 31
F         06:00PM-09:30PM LEC J.Andronas           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324     10414 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Andronas           ARC MAIN Online          10414 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


AT 298    Work Experience in Automotive Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AT 100; and eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to the automotive industry with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Automotive Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the automotive field. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in associate degree level or certificate occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend 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. First-time participants are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed to complete a work site observation and all program forms, receive updates, and assignments. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 08-Jul 31
TBA       TBA             LAB N.McCormack          ARC MAIN Online          10290 
Textbook


AT 310    Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100
Advisory: AT 181 and 188
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: Eight Week - First, Jun 08-Jul 31
SaSu      07:30AM-10:45AM LEC R.Carlisle           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     11488 
Textbook
SaSu      10:55AM-02:10PM LAB R.Carlisle           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A      

Summer 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: August 11, 2015