Fall 2010 Class Schedule (CRC)



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AMT 294    Topics in Automotive Mechanics Technology    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers special topics not included in current automotive offerings in a timely manner. Topics may be offered in workshops or seminar presentations on timely subjects or targeted for specific audiences. This course may be taken four or more times for credit on different topics in order to meet an employer mandated training requirement.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 28-Oct 02
BAR A-6 Alternative-Electronic Systems Training
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           18610 
Textbook
1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
BAR A-6 Alternative - Electronic Sytems Training
Class meets on four Saturdays: August 28, September 11, 18 and October 2. There are no meetings on Saturday, September 4 or 25.
Class includes a 60 minute lunch break.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 09-Nov 06
BAR A-8 Alternative-Engine Performance
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           19766 Textbook
1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
BAR A-8 Alternative - Engine Performance
Class meets on four Saturdays: October 9, 23, 30 and November 6.
There is no meeting on Saturday, October 16.
Class includes a 60 minute lunch break.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 13-Dec 11
Advanced Engine Performance-L1 Alternative
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           20364 Textbook
1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
L1 Alternative - Adv Engine Performance
Class meets on four Saturdays: November 13 and 20, December 4 and 11.
Class includes a 60 minute lunch break.


AMT 300    Automotive Fundamentals and Shop Procedures    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: A basic study of the mechanical operations of the automobile directed toward the principles and operation of the automotive engine, engine support systems, the drive train, steering, suspension and brakes. Hand tools, shop equipment and shop procedures will be demonstrated to familiarize the students with the automotive industry.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
MTWTh     12:15PM-02:20PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           19374 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 114           18608 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 23-Sep 08
MTWThF    07:00AM-12:50PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          18606 Textbook
This is an ASSET 21 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Mike Pereira for enrollment information.


AMT 301    Automotive Service Management    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a survey of automotive service operations, management strategies, economic importance, regulatory responsibilities, customer relations, and employment opportunities in the automotive service industry.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
MTW       12:15PM-02:20PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           21368 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN Online          21370 Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students or Wait Listed students must e-mail Professor Drew Carlson by Friday, August 20, 2010 at carlsow@crc.losrios.edu
Login to the eLearning Web site at http://d2lresources.losrios.edu
Optional on campus Orientation.
Orientation: Saturday, August 21, 3:30 p.m.-4:20 p.m. T-117
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account 3) Los Rios iMail account for course related e-mail


AMT 302    Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a study of the fundamental principles of electricity as used by the auto technician. Construction and function of automotive electrical/ electronic components will be discussed, as will storage batteries, charging and cranking systems, lighting, and accessory systems.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
MW        10:05AM-12:10PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           18708 
Textbook
MW        06:50AM-10:00AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         06:00PM-07:40PM LEC G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN T 113B          18712 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 09-Sep 27
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:40AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          18700 Textbook
MTWThF    10:00AM-01:50PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an ASSET 21 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Mike Pereira for enrollment information.


AMT 304    Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles of operations of automotive power trains, including diagnosis and overhaul techniques of clutches, manual transmission/transaxles, transfer cases, drive lines and differentials.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          18696 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:40PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Th        06:00PM-08:05PM LEC C.Turner             CRC MAIN T 113B          19556 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB C.Turner             CRC MAIN AMT 101           


AMT 305    Survey of Alternative Fueled & Hybrid Vehicles    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will provide the students with resources and relevant information about the technologies of alternative fueled, electric and hybrid vehicle powertrains, as well as the impacts of their wider application in society. While the course will have a technical component, the larger focus of the course is targeted at both the automotive and non-automotive student. Access to a computer with Internet capabilities will be necessary for this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN Online          21286 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students or Wait Listed students must e-mail Professor Drew Carlson by Friday, August 20, 2010 at carlsow@crc.losrios.edu
Login to the eLearning Web site at http://d2lresources.losrios.edu
Optional on campus Orientation.
Orientation: Saturday, August 21, 3:30 p.m.-4:20 p.m., T-117
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account 3) Los Rios iMail account for course related e-mail


AMT 306    Small Engine Repair    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: AMT 300.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Operation and repair of two- and four-cycle engines. Emphasis on design and theory of various types of internal combustion engines.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
TTh       10:05AM-12:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           20710 
Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101           
Students must purchase a $5.00 Auto Tech Card from the Business Services Office located in the College Center Building. This fee covers expendable supplies used by the student for his or her projects


AMT 310    Engine Performance    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 302 or 306
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers basic principles of the internal combustion engine and its related components, with an emphasis on complete electrical and fuel systems. The course will include the use of advanced types of testing equipment.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TTh       10:05AM-12:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           19770 
Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101           


AMT 314    Wheel Alignment    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: An in-depth examination of alignment equipment and different auto manufacturer's alignment systems. Will cover wheel balancing and front end steering and wheel alignment, diagnosis and repair.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
MW        10:05AM-12:10PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           18752 
Textbook
MW        06:50AM-10:00AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 101           


AMT 316    Automotive Brakes    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles of operation of automotive brakes and anti-lock brake systems, including diagnosis and overhaul techniques of power brake system components.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LEC C.Turner             CRC MAIN T 113B          21348 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:40PM LAB C.Turner             CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 28-Oct 15
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          19560 Textbook
MTWThF    09:30AM-01:00PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 102           
This is an ASSET 21 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Mike Pereira for enrollment information.


AMT 320    Automotive Ignition Systems    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 300 and 302
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: A thorough examination of the automotive ignition system, including its function, primary circuit, secondary circuit, diagnosis of electrical troubles, and assembly and repair of equipment including distributorless ignition systems.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 04-Nov 24
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:20AM LEC C.Turner             CRC MAIN T 113B          18748 
Textbook
MTWThF    09:30AM-01:00PM LAB C.Turner             CRC MAIN AMT 102           
This is an ASSET 20 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Clint Turner for enrollment information.


AMT 322    Engine Repair    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 300 and 306
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The theory of operation and repair of the automotive internal combustion engine. Major emphasis will be on diagnosis, measurement, repair and assembly of the automotive engine.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Sa        07:00AM-08:40AM LEC T.Reaves             CRC MAIN T 113B          20656 
Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB T.Reaves             CRC MAIN T 113B            


AMT 324    Electronic Fuel Injection    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 300, 302, or 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Techniques and procedures for diagnosis, overhaul and service of electronic fuel injection. Accessories including different types of electronic fuel injection systems and test equipment. Principles of operation of special equipment such as super-charger and turbo-chargers.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Sa        07:00AM-08:40AM LEC G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN AMT 101         18760 
Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN AMT 102           

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 29-Dec 16
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:20AM LEC C.Turner             CRC MAIN T 113B          18756 Textbook
MTWThF    09:30AM-01:00PM LAB C.Turner             CRC MAIN AMT 102           
This is an ASSET 20 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Clint Turner for enrollment information.


AMT 332    Automotive Computerized Controls    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: AMT 302.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The study of automotive computerized controls and their application to the engine, chassis and braking systems. Students will learn how the computer interacts with the functioning parts of the modern automobile.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Sa        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC T.Reaves             CRC MAIN T 113B          20496 
Textbook


AMT 334    Ford Electronic Engine Control (EEC IV and V)    5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 302 and 332, enrollment in the ASSET Program.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 90 hours LEC
Description: This is an advanced course specializing in Ford Electronic Engine Controls.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 18-Nov 03
MTWThF    07:00AM-01:20PM LEC C.Turner             CRC MAIN T 113B          19674 
Textbook
This is an ASSET 20 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Clint Turner for enrollment information.


AMT 340    Basic/Enhanced Area Clean Air Car Course    7 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: AMT 310 or 324, and AMT 302 and 332.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 126 hours LEC
Description: This course includes testing, diagnosis, and service of all automotive emission control systems. Included in the course are the eight hours of training required by the Bureau of Automotive Repair for technicians to perform Loaded Mode Emission testing in impacted areas of the state. The course is required for all students who plan to become licensed as test-only technicians, intern diagnostic technicians, basic or advanced test and repair technicians. Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible for a BAR Intern License, Test-Only Technician License, and may be eligible for a Basic or Advanced Emission Test and Repair License. Course may be taken two times for credit. (Note: Eligibility for Clean Air Course Certification requires one of the following before entry into this course: 9 units in engine performance or 180 hours of documented engine performance education/training or 1 year of verifiable full time engine performance work (or combination).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
M         06:00PM-09:25PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 101         19550 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:25PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 113B          19550 Textbook


AMT 498    Work Experience in Automotive Mechanics Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include 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. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour 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 course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Turner             Off Campus Dealer        19518 
Textbook
This is an ASSET 20 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Clint Turner for enrollment information.

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Pereira            Off Campus Dealer        18770 Textbook
This is an ASSET 21 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Mike Pereira for enrollment information.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18768 Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.- 1:20 p.m. BS-163

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20142 Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Wednesday, 6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m. BS -160

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19520 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 27, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19524 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 27, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 17-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19522 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, September 17, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 16-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      30165 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom. Students must participate in Online lectures and four mandatory classroom meetings Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in T-116 on October 16 and 23, November 20 and December 11.
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 18, 2010