Fall 2015 Class Schedule (CRC)



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AMT 140    Automotive Service    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 15 hours LEC ; 9 hours LAB
Description: A short-term course designed to enable students to gain skills in a specialized automotive area and to assist the student in preparation for state license requirements when applicable. Some of the service system topics that may be scheduled include: brakes, charging, ignition, alignment, disc brakes, automatic transmission, air conditioning and management. Consult class schedule for specific topics being offered.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 12-Nov 07
Sa        12:30PM-01:55PM LEC G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN T 113B          20158 
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Sa        12:30PM-01:55PM LEC M.Bush               CRC MAIN T 113B          20158 Textbook
Sa        02:05PM-02:55PM LAB G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN AMT 101           
Sa        02:05PM-02:55PM LAB M.Bush               CRC MAIN AMT 101           


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 22-Oct 14
MTWTh     12:15PM-02:20PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14068 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
T         06:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Smith              CRC MAIN T 114           13780 Textbook


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 11
MTWTh     12:55PM-02:20PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           14861 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN Online          14513 Textbook
Online class.
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor William Carlson by August 23, 2015 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 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 22-Oct 14
MWF       10:15AM-11:50AM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14648 
Textbook
MWF       06:50AM-09:55AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
Sa        08:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.McCollum           CRC MAIN T 113B          19901 Textbook
Sa        10:30AM-03:05PM LAB J.McCollum           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 - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
MW        02:30PM-04:35PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          13808 
Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-05:40PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
W         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          14108 Textbook
M         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: This course focuses on operation and repair of small four-cycle engines. There is special emphasis placed on design and operation principles of internal combustion engines that support the student's understanding of automotive engines.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
TTh       10:10AM-12:15PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           14415 
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TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101           


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 15-Dec 11
TTh       10:05AM-12:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           14166 
Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-09:55AM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
Sa        10:30AM-12:20PM LEC G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN T 113B          19881 Textbook
Sa        10:30AM-12:20PM LEC C.Korn               CRC MAIN T 113B          19881 Textbook
Sa        07:15AM-10:20AM LAB G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN AMT 101           
Sa        07:15AM-10:20AM LAB C.Korn               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 11
MW        10:10AM-12:15PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           13826 
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 - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          14110 
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MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 101           


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 05-Nov 25
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          20026 
Textbook
MTWThF    09:30AM-01:20PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 102           
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Pereira for enrollment information.


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 22-Dec 17
T         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 113B          14652 
Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 30-Dec 17
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          20028 Textbook
MTWThF    09:30AM-01:20PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 102           
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor 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 19-Nov 04
MTWThF    07:00AM-02:10PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          20030 
Textbook
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Pereira for enrollment information.


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
M         06:00PM-10:25PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 113B          14105 
Textbook
M         06:00PM-10:25PM LEC J.Smith              CRC MAIN T 113B          14105 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 101           


AMT 370    Ford ASSET Automotive Fundamentals and Dealership Practices    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. Some training materials utilized in this course require access to restricted Ford Motor Company websites obtained via enrollment in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program and establishment of a Ford/Lincoln dealership sponsorship.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course provides an introduction into the theory and operation of major automotive systems including: gasoline engines, electrical systems, transmissions and drivetrains, steering, suspension, and brakes. Common automotive hand tools, power tools, and equipment will also be introduced and demonstrated to familiarize students with a typical automotive shop. Typical new-car dealership hierarchy and structure along with standard practices will be investigated. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 24-Sep 09
MTWThF    07:00AM-12:55PM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          15102 
Textbook
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Brian Noel for enrollment information.


AMT 371    Ford ASSET Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course is a study of the fundamental principles of electricity and electronic systems as used by the automotive technician. Construction and function of automotive electrical and electronic components will be discussed, including batteries, starting systems, charging systems, lighting systems, and power accessories. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 10-Sep 28
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:35AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          15120 
Textbook
MTWThF    10:00AM-01:50PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Brian Noel for enrollment information.


AMT 372    Ford ASSET Automotive Brake Systems    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. Some training materials utilized in this course require access to restricted Ford Motor Company websites obtained via enrollment in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program and establishment of a Ford/Lincoln dealership sponsorship.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course covers the theory, diagnosis, and repair of automotive brake systems, including anti-lock braking systems (ABS). Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 29-Oct 16
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:20AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          15103 
Textbook
MTWThF    10:00AM-01:30PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an Asset class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Brian Noel for enrollment information.


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

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Automotive Mechanics Technology.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes 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. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in 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. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14097 
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TBA       TBA             LAB B.Noel               Off Campus Dealer        14654 Textbook
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Brian Noel for enrollment information.

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Pereira            Off Campus Dealer        14655 Textbook
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Mike Pereira for enrollment information.

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14536 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14098 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 28th, 10:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. WIN-106
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             CRC MAIN Online          14099 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Monday, August 31st, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-106
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             CRC MAIN Online          13829 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 27th, 6:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m. WIN-106
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 24-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13830 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, September 24th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 a.m. WIN-106
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 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: November 12, 2015