Fall 2017 Class Schedule (CRC)



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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 19-Oct 11
MTWTh     12:15PM-02:20PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14240 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
T         06:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Smith              CRC MAIN T 114           13974 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: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         05:00PM-05:50PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 113B          14619 
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TBA       TBA             LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN Online          14619 Textbook
Hybrid class. This is a course which meets online and on campus at Cosumnes River College.
Class meets for one hour each week of the semester, Wednesday 5:00 - 5:50 PM in Room T113B. The first on campus class meeting is Wednesday, August 23, 2016, 5:00 - 5:50 PM.
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.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) Los Rios gmail account, which is required for all course related e-mail.


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 19-Oct 11
MWF       10:15AM-11:50AM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14728 
Textbook
MWF       06:50AM-09:55AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Sa        08:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.McCollum           CRC MAIN T 114           15181 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 12-Dec 08
MW        02:30PM-04:35PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          14000 
Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-05:40PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 102           


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 19-Oct 11
TTh       10:10AM-12:15PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           14546 
Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 102           


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 12-Dec 08
TTh       10:05AM-12:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           14331 
Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-09:55AM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 102           


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 12-Dec 08
MW        10:05AM-12:10PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14018 
Textbook
MW        10:05AM-12:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           14018 Textbook
MW        06:50AM-09:55AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 102           
MW        06:50AM-09:55AM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 102           


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 19-Oct 11
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 113B          14278 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 102           


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 19-Dec 14
Sa        10:30AM-12:35PM LEC C.Korn               CRC MAIN T 113B          19791 
Textbook
Sa        07:15AM-10:20AM LAB C.Korn               CRC MAIN AMT 101           


AMT 326    Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AMT 302 or 303
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a study of installation, operation and repair of automotive air conditioning systems, cooling systems, and heating systems. The course will include a study of the systems for proper functioning including heat transfer and air flow.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          19783 
Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           


AMT 332    Automotive Computerized Controls    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 study of automotive computerized controls and their application to the engine, chassis and braking systems. Students will learn how on board computers interact with modern vehicle systems.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        06:00PM-07:50PM LEC B.Zehnder            CRC MAIN T 113B          19786 
Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB B.Zehnder            CRC MAIN AMT 102           


AMT 340    Emission Control Inspection and Repair    5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: (AMT 324 and AMT 332) or (AMT 382 and AMT 383). As corequisites these courses may be taken prior to this course or during the same semester. AMT 382 and AMT 383 are included in the Ford ASSET Program and can be utilized to meet requisite requirements in lieu of the standard requisites. 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 a SMOG Check Inspector. Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible to take the State of California SMOG Check Inspector licensing exam and may be eligible to take the State of California SMOG Check Repair Technician licensing exam.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         06:00PM-10:25PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 113B          14275 
Textbook
M         06:00PM-10:25PM LEC J.Smith              CRC MAIN T 113B          14275 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101           
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB J.Smith              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 19-Sep 06
MTWThF    07:00AM-12:55PM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          14969 
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 07-Sep 25
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:35AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          14978 
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 26-Oct 11
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:35AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          14970 
Textbook
MTWThF    10:00AM-02:15PM 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 381    Ford ASSET Electronic Engine Control    4 Units

Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
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: 63 hours LEC ; 27 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 Ford Electronic Engine Control systems, their components, and their relationship to other vehicle systems. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 12-Oct 30
MTWThF    07:00AM-11:10AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          15411 
Textbook
MTWThF    11:20AM-01:10PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Michael Pereira for enrollment information.


AMT 382    Ford ASSET Gasoline Engine Performance    3 Units

Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
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 offers a thorough examination of basic gasoline engine performance systems to include ignition systems, fuel systems, and emission controls. System maintenance, diagnosis, and repair will also be covered, including the use of specialized test equipment. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 31-Nov 21
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:15AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          15322 
Textbook
MTWThF    09:25AM-12:55PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Michael Pereira for enrollment information.


AMT 383    Ford ASSET Advanced Gasoline Engine Performance    3 Units

Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
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 offers an advanced analysis of gasoline engine performance systems to include ignition systems, fuel systems, and emission controls. New technologies and advances in these systems will be highlighted. This course places emphasis on advanced diagnostic techniques, use of specialized test equipment, and diagnostic strategies to be utilized when standard manufacturer's procedures are unable to properly diagnose or repair the vehicle. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 22-Dec 14
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:15AM LEC M.Pereira             TBA TBA                 15324 
Textbook
MTWThF    09:30AM-12:55PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an ASSEST 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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Noel               Off Campus Dealer        14732 
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        14733 Textbook
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Mike Pereira for enrollment information.

W         07:00PM-07:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14638 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14638 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14268 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 24th, 11:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. WIN-103
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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          14269 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 25th, 9:00 a.m.- 11:15 a.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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          14021 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Monday, August 28th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14022 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Tuesday, September 19th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-104
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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 12-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14267 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Thursday, October 12th from 6:30 PM -8:45 PM in WIN-103.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 15, 2017