Fall 2012 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 25-Sep 22
BAR A-6 Alternative-Electronic Systems Training
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           13784 
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1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
Topic: BAR A-6 Alternative - Electronic Systems Training
Class meets on four Saturdays: August 25 and September 1, 8 and 22 .
Class includes a 60 minute lunch break.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 06-Nov 10
BAR A-8 Alternative-Engine Performance
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           14241 Textbook
1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
Topic: BAR A-8 Alternative - Engine Performance
Class meets on four Saturdays: October 6 and 27 and November 3 and 10.
Class includes a 60 minute lunch break.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 17-Dec 15
Advanced Engine Performance-L1 Alternative
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           14470 Textbook
1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
Topic: L1 Alternative - Advanced Engine Performance
Class meets on four Saturdays: November 17 and December 1, 8, and 15.
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 25-Oct 19
MTWTh     12:15PM-02:20PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14116 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
T         06:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Smith              CRC MAIN AMT 101         13783 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Sep 12
MTWThF    07:00AM-12:50PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          13782 Textbook
This is an ASSET 23 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: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN Online          14741 
Textbook
Online class.
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor William Carlson by August 25, 2012 at carlsow@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 and 2) e-mail account



AMT 302    Ford 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 13-Oct 01
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:35AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          13816 
Textbook
MTWThF    10:00AM-01:50PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an ASSET 23 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 25-Oct 19
MWF       10:15AM-11:45AM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           15038 
Textbook
MWF       06:50AM-09:55AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
Sa        08:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN T 113B          15040 Textbook
Sa        10:30AM-03:05PM LAB G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN AMT 102           


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 25-Oct 19
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          13814 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:40PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
W         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          14168 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:25PM 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 25-Oct 19
TTh       10:05AM-12:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           14579 
Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101           
Students must purchase a $10.00 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: AMT 300 or 306 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: AMT 302 or 303
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 20-Dec 14
TTh       10:05AM-12:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           14243 
Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-09:55AM 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 20-Dec 14
MW        10:05AM-12:10PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           13837 
Textbook
MW        06:50AM-09:55AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
Sa        10:30AM-12:35PM LEC D.Bry                CRC MAIN T 113B          19197 Textbook
Sa        07:15AM-10:20AM LAB D.Bry                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 20-Dec 14
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          14170 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:40PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 02-Oct 19
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          19636 Textbook
MTWThF    10:00AM-01:30PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an Asset 23 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 08-Nov 30
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:20AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          13835 
Textbook
MTWThF    09:30AM-01:00PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 102           
This is an ASSET 22 class for which there is no Wait List.



AMT 324    Electronic Fuel Injection    3 Units

Prerequisite: AMT 302 or 303 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: AMT 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on the theory of operation, service, diagnostic procedures and repair of electronic fuel injection systems. This course includes the various types of electronic fuel injection systems and the diagnostic equipment currently used in the automotive industry. In addition, also covered in this course are the theory of operation and service of special equipment such as super-chargers and turbo-chargers.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
T         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 113B          15042 
Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 03-Dec 20
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:20AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          13841 Textbook
MTWThF    09:30AM-01:00PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 102           
This is an ASSET 22 class for which there is no Wait List.



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 22-Nov 07
MTWThF    07:00AM-01:20PM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          14212 
Textbook
This is an ASSET 22 class for which there is no Wait List.



AMT 340    Emission Control Inspection and Repair    5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AMT 324 and 332 ; AMT 334 is taught in our Ford ASSET program and is equivalent to AMT 332. Current ASE certification in A-6 and A-8 meet equivalency for enrollment in AMT 340 per State of California, Bureau of Automotive Repair Statute.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course includes inspection, testing, diagnosis, and service of automotive emission control systems. The course is required for all students who plan to become licensed as an Emission Control Inspector. Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible to take the State of California, Emission Control Licensing Exam, and may be eligible to take the State of California, Repair Only License Exam. Students may repeat courses listed in the College Catalog as such to meet a legally mandated training requirement as a condition of continued paid or volunteer employment. These repetitions are not limited.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
M         06:00PM-10:15PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 113B          14165 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 101           


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 25-Dec 20
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          14157 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14157 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      13844 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 1, 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

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 160          14778 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14778 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14158 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 31, 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        15044 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        15045 Textbook
This is an ASSET 23 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Mike Pereira for enrollment information.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14159 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 31, 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 22-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      13845 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 22, 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 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 22, 2013