Summer 2018 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: Other Term, Jun 11-Jul 12

MTWTh08:00AM-10:20AMLECJ.AndronasARC MAIN Tech Ed 33610360Textbook
MTWTh10:30AM-12:50PMLABJ.AndronasARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B

See chart for Smog Check Repair Technician License at

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 04-Jun 07

MTWTh08:00AM-05:00PMLECJ.McCormackARC MAIN Tech Ed 33412292Textbook

AT 177    Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) Emissions Update UT032    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AT 332 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course improves technicians' abilities to diagnose and repair emissions failures on complex computer-controlled vehicles.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 14-Jul 15

SaSu08:00AM-05:00PMLECR.CarlisleARC MAIN Tech Ed 33710485Textbook

See chart for Smog Check Repair Technician License at

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 complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. All students are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting. Additionally, students who have not already successfully completed a Work Experience course will be required to attend weekly orientations while returning participants may meet individually with the instructor as needed. 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 11-Aug 03

TBATBALABN.McCormack TBA TBA12293Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:     Wednesday, June 6    05:00PM-05:50PM    Rm 337
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
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Summer 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: July 12, 2018