Spring 2011 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 22-Feb 12
BAR A-6 Alternative-Electronic Systems Training
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           18826 
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1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
Topic: A-6 BAR Alternative - Electronic Systems Training
Class meets on four Saturdays: January 22 and 29 and February 5 and 12.
Class includes a 60 minute lunch break.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 19-Mar 12
BAR A-8 Alternative-Engine Performance
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           19780 Textbook
1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
Topic: A-8 BAR Alternative - Engine Performance
Class meets on four Saturdays: February 19 and 26 and March 5 and 12.
Class includes a 60 minute lunch break.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 19-May 07
L1 - Alternative
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           20168 Textbook
1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
Topic: L-1 Alternative - Adv Engine Performance
Class meets on four Saturdays: March 19, April 2 and 16 and May 7.
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, Jan 15-Mar 14
MTWTh     12:15PM-02:20PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           30062 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 114           21226 Textbook
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Yee                CRC MAIN T 114           21226 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 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN Online          21218 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must use iMail to contact Professor Drew Carlson for time-sensitive course information by January 15, 2011 at carlsow@crc.losrios.edu
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
Optional on campus Orientation.
Orientation: Saturday, January 22, 2:30 p.m.-3:20 p.m. T-117
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 iMail account, which is required for all course related e-mail


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 15-May 18
T         06:00PM-07:40PM LEC G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN T 113B          18902 
Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB G.Shewmaker          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, Mar 15-May 12
MW        07:00AM-09:05AM LEC C.Turner             CRC MAIN T 113B          18898 
Textbook
MW        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB C.Turner             CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an ASSET 20 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Clint Turner for enrollment information.


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 18-Feb 02
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:40AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          20442 
Textbook
MTWThF    10:00AM-02:15PM 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 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 15-May 18
Sa        11:15AM-12:50PM LEC T.Reaves             CRC MAIN T 113B          21298 
Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB T.Reaves             CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 03-Feb 22
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:30AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          18938 Textbook
MTWThF    09:45AM-01:50PM 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 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: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
M         06:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Turner             CRC MAIN T 113B          30145 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB C.Turner             CRC MAIN AMT 102           


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 15-Mar 14
TTh       10:10AM-12:15PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           18934 
Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB W.Carlson            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 - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          20446 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:40PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 102           


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 - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LEC C.Turner             CRC MAIN T 113B          18942 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-05:10PM 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 15-May 12
MW        10:05AM-12:10PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           20454 
Textbook
MW        06:50AM-10:00AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 102           

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Sa        08:00AM-09:50AM LEC G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN T 113B          30148 Textbook
Sa        10:15AM-01:20PM LAB G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN AMT 102           

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 24-Mar 14
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:30AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          20450 Textbook
MTWThF    09:45AM-01:35PM 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 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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TTh       10:10AM-12:15PM LEC C.Turner             CRC MAIN T 113B          30151 
Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB C.Turner             CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Th        06:00PM-07:40PM LEC C.Turner             CRC MAIN T 113B          20102 Textbook
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 15-Mar 14
MW        08:00AM-11:10AM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           20262 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Sa        01:30PM-04:35PM LEC T.Reaves             CRC MAIN T 113B          31391 Textbook


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 15-May 12
TTh       06:30AM-02:00PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           20458 
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ASSET 20 students enroll in this class. Contact Professor Kevin Rogers for enrollment information. Class includes a 60 minute meal period.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        06:00PM-09:30PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101         19632 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 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Turner             Off Campus Dealer        19608 
Textbook
This is an ASSET 20 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Clint Turner for enrollment information.

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Pereira            Off Campus Dealer        18948 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             Off Campus Job Site      21110 Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.-1:20 p.m. BS-163

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19614 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 21, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
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             Off Campus Job Site      21148 Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Monday, 11:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. P-132

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20842 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 21, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
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, Feb 11-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19610 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, February 11, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. BS-160
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

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 27, 2011