Fall 2011 Class Schedule (CRC)



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

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
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 20-Sep 17
BAR A-6 Alternative-Electronic Systems Training
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           18022 
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1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
Topic: BAR A-6 Alternative - Electronic Systems Training
Class meets on four Saturdays: August 20 and 27, and September 10 and 17 .
There is no class meeting on Saturday, September 3.
Class includes a 60 minute lunch break.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 01-Nov 05
BAR A-8 Alternative-Engine Performance
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           19058 Textbook
1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
Topic: BAR A-8 Alternative - Engine Performance
Class meets on four Saturdays: October 1, 8 and 15, and November 5.
There is no meeting on Saturday, October 22 and 29.
Class includes a 60 minute lunch break.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 12-Dec 10
Advanced Engine Performance-L1 Alternative
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           19582 Textbook
1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
Topic: L1 Alternative - Advanced Engine Performance
Class meets on four Saturdays: November 12 and 19, December 3 and 10.
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 20-Oct 14
MTWTh     12:15PM-02:20PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           18732 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           18020 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 22-Sep 07
MTWThF    07:00AM-12:50PM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          18018 Textbook
This is an ASSET 22 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 15-Dec 09
MTW       12:15PM-02:20PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           20314 
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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: Other Term, Sep 08-Sep 27
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:20AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          18096 
Textbook
MTWThF    10:00AM-01:30PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an ASSET 22 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Mike Pereira for enrollment information.


AMT 303    Automotive Electrical & Electronic Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 81 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 and systems will be discussed, including storage batteries, charging and starting systems, lighting, and accessory systems.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
MWF       10:15AM-11:45AM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           29060 
Textbook
MWF       06:50AM-09:55AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Sa        07:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Smith              CRC MAIN AMT 101         29062 Textbook
Sa        09:30AM-02:00PM LAB J.Smith              CRC MAIN AMT 101           


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 - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          18092 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:40PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        06:00PM-08:05PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          18892 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           


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 20-Oct 14
TTh       10:05AM-12:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           19852 
Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101           
Students must purchase a $5.00 Auto Tech Card from the Cashier Window of 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 15-Dec 09
TTh       10:05AM-12:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           19062 
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 15-Dec 09
MW        10:05AM-12:10PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           18146 
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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: Other Term, Sep 28-Oct 14
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:20AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          18896 
Textbook
MTWThF    10:00AM-01:30PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an ASSET 22 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 03-Nov 23
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          18142 
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 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 20-Dec 15
Sa        07:00AM-08:40AM LEC G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN T 113B          19802 
Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB G.Shewmaker          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: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          18150 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:40PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 102           

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         06:00PM-07:40PM LEC G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN T 113B          29068 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 28-Dec 15
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          18154 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 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 17-Nov 02
MTWThF    07:00AM-01:50PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          18988 
Textbook
This is an ASSET 21 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Mike Pereira for enrollment information. Class includes a 60 minute meal period.


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

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 302, 310, 324, 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 (BAR) 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. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
M         06:00PM-09:25PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 101         18886 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:25PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 113B          18886 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 20-Dec 15
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          18862 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18862 Textbook
 

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 160          20424 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 20424 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18866 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 26, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-115
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 B.Noel               Off Campus Dealer        29070 Textbook
This is an ASSET 22 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Brian Noel for enrollment information.

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Pereira            Off Campus Dealer        29071 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              TBA TBA                 18868 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 26, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-115
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 15
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18162 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 17, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-115
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              TBA TBA                 18160 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 17, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-115
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 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 19, 2011