Spring 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, Jan 23-Feb 13
BAR A-6 Alternative-Electronic Systems Training
Sa        08:00AM-02:25PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           19349 
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This is a 1.5 unit A-6 BAR Alternative - Electronic Systems Training class.
This class meets 4 Saturdays - January 23, 30, February 6 & 13.
This class has a 30 minute lunch break.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 20-Mar 20
BAR A-8 Alternative-Engine Performance
Sa        08:00AM-02:25PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           20385 Textbook
This is a 1.5 unit A-8 BAR Alternative - Engine Performance class.
This class meets 4 Saturdays - February 20, 27, March 13 & 20.
This class has a 30 minute lunch break.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 27-May 15
L1 - Alternative
Sa        08:00AM-02:25PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           20829 Textbook
This is a 1.5 unit L-1 Alternative - Adv Engine Performance class.
This class meets 4 Saturdays - March 27, April 10, 17 & May 15.
This class has a 30 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, Jan 16-Mar 15
MTWTh     12:15PM-02:20PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           20023 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           22195 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, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN Online          22175 
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The above class 22175 is an Online class.http://elearning.losrios.edu
Instructor's e-mail: carlsow@crc.losrios.edu
Enrolled students must e-mail instructor by January 16, 2010. In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC-204 OR have access to an IBM type PC computer with the following minimum requirements:
1) Connection to the Internet 2) e-mail account
Optional on ground orientation
Saturday January 30th 2:30-3:20pm Room T-117


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: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
T         06:00PM-07:40PM LEC G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN T 113B          19431 
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Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN AMT 101           
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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, Mar 16-May 13
MW        07:30AM-09:35AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          19427 
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MW        10:00AM-01:05PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           
The above class number 19427 is an ASSET 19 class and requires instructor consent to enroll in the class.


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: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Su        08:00AM-09:40AM LEC J.Yee                CRC MAIN T 113B          20737 
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Su        09:50AM-12:55PM LAB J.Yee                CRC MAIN AMT 101           


AMT 312    Automotive Suspension and Steering    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: AMT 300.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Principles of operation of automotive steering, power steering, frames, springs, exhaust systems, acetylene welding, shock absorbers and tires.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 19-Feb 03
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:40AM LEC C.Turner             CRC MAIN T 113B          21155 
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MTWThF    10:00AM-02:15PM LAB C.Turner             CRC MAIN AMT 102           
The above class number 21155 is an ASSET 20 class and requires instructor consent to enroll in the class.


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: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Sa        10:30AM-12:20PM LEC T.Reaves             CRC MAIN T 113B          31528 
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Sa        07:00AM-10:05AM LAB T.Reaves             CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 04-Feb 24
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:30AM LEC C.Turner             CRC MAIN T 113B          19467 Textbook
MTWThF    09:45AM-01:45PM LAB C.Turner             CRC MAIN AMT 102           
The above class number 19467 is an ASSET 20 class and requires instructor consent to enroll in the class.


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, Mar 16-May 13
TTh       10:05AM-12:10PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          20197 
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TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB M.Pereira            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: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
TTh       10:05AM-12:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           19463 
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TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Sa        08:00AM-09:40AM LEC G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN T 113B          31530 Textbook
Sa        10:15AM-01:20PM LAB G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN AMT 101           


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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          21159 
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MW        02:30PM-05:40PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           


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, Jan 16-Mar 15
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LEC C.Turner             CRC MAIN T 113B          19471 
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MW        02:30PM-05:40PM LAB C.Turner             CRC MAIN AMT 101           


AMT 326    Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: AMT 302.
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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
MW        10:05AM-12:10PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           21167 
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MW        06:50AM-10:00AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 102           

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 25-Mar 15
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:30AM LEC C.Turner             CRC MAIN T 113B          21163 Textbook
MTWThF    09:45AM-01:45PM LAB C.Turner             CRC MAIN AMT 102           
The above class number 21163 is an ASSET 20 class and requires instructor consent to enroll in the class.


AMT 330    Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: AMT 300 and 304.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a study of the fundamentals and theory of automatic transmissions/ transaxles. The laboratory experience will include inspection, diagnosis and adjustments.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Th        06:00PM-07:40PM LEC C.Turner             CRC MAIN T 113B          20741 
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T         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB C.Turner             CRC MAIN AMT 101           


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: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
MW        08:00AM-11:10AM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           20943 
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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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
TTh       06:30AM-02:10PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           21171 
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The above class number 21171 is an ASSET 19 class and requires instructor consent to enroll in the class.
A 60 minute lunch break is included.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
M         06:00PM-09:25PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101         20191 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:25PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 113B          20191 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, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Turner             Off Campus Dealer        20161 
Textbook
The above class number 20161 is an ASSET 20 class and requires instructor consent for enrollment.

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Pereira            Off Campus Dealer        19477 Textbook
The above class number 19477 is an ASSET 19 class and requires instructor consent for enrollment.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      22029 Textbook
All students enrolling in the above class 22029 must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday from 12:30 - 1:20PM in BS-163.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20167 Textbook
-The above number 20167 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend one of the on ground orientations listed below: Saturday January 16th 9:00 am - 11:00am BS-160
Friday January 22nd 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160    
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      22071 Textbook
All students enrolled in the above class 22071 must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Wednesday from 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm in Room BS-147.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      21639 Textbook
The above number 21639 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend one of the on ground orientations listed below: Saturday January 16th 9:00 am - 11:00am BS-160
Friday January 22nd 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160     
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20163 Textbook
The above number 20163 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend the on ground orientation listed :
Friday February 19th 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 20-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20165 Textbook
The above number 20165 is a Hybrid class.
All students enrolled in this class must participate in Online lectures.
AND participate in 4 mandatory class meetings Saturdays from 9:00am - 11:00am in Room BS-160.
Meeting dates will be Saturday, March 20th, March 27, April 17th, and May 15th.
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to an IBM type PC computer with the following minimum requirements:
1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: July 30, 2010