Spring 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, Jan 14-Feb 04
BAR A-6 Alternative-Electronic Systems Training
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           14251 
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1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
Topic: A-6 BAR Alternative - Electronic Systems Training
Class meets on four Saturdays: January 14, 21 and 28 and February 4.
Class includes a 60 minute lunch break.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 11-Mar 03
BAR A-8 Alternative-Engine Performance
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           14700 Textbook
1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
Topic: A-8 BAR Alternative - Engine Performance
Class meets on four Saturdays: February 11, 18 and 25 and March 3.
Class includes a 60 minute lunch break.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 10-Mar 31
L1 - Alternative
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           14864 Textbook
1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
Topic: L-1 Alternative - Adv Engine Performance
Class meets on four Saturdays: March 10, 17, 24 and 31.
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 14-Mar 12
MTWTh     12:15PM-02:20PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           15486 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Bry                CRC MAIN T 114           15307 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 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN Online          15303 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must use iMail to contact Professor Drew Carlson for time-sensitive course information by January 14, 2012 at carlsow@crc.losrios.edu
Optional on campus Orientation.
Orientation: Saturday, January 14, 2:30 p.m.-3:20 p.m. T-117
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 iMail 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: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Sa        07:30AM-09:50AM LEC J.Smith              CRC MAIN T 113B          19836 
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Sa        10:20AM-02:50PM LAB J.Smith              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, Mar 13-May 10
MW        07:00AM-09:05AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          14286 
Textbook
MW        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an ASSET 21 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Michael Pereira 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 17-Feb 01
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:40AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          14971 
Textbook
MTWThF    10:00AM-02:15PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an ASSET 22 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Brian Noel 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: Other Term, Feb 02-Feb 22
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:30AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          14306 
Textbook
MTWThF    09:45AM-01:50PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 102           
This is an ASSET 22 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Brian Noel 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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          19828 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-05:10PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
M         06:00PM-08:20PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          15494 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           


AMT 321    Electronic Control Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 303
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 81 hours LAB
Description: This course is a study of the fundamental principles of electronic systems used by the automotive technician. Construction and function of automotive electronic components and systems will be discussed, including general system diagnosis, advanced lighting circuits, driver information systems, vehicle communication networks and electronic accessory systems.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
MWF       10:15AM-11:55AM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           19830 
Textbook
MWF       06:50AM-09:55AM 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 14-Mar 12
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          14973 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:40PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 102           


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 13-May 10
MW        10:05AM-12:10PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14977 
Textbook
MW        06:50AM-10:00AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 102           

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
T         06:00PM-07:40PM LEC G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN T 113B          19832 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 23-Mar 12
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:30AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          14975 Textbook
MTWThF    09:45AM-01:35PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 102           
This is an ASSET 22 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Brian Noel 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 13-May 10
TTh       10:05AM-12:10PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101         19855 
Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Th        06:00PM-07:40PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          14837 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           


AMT 332    Automotive Computerized Controls    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 302 and 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: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
TTh       10:05AM-12:10PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14895 
Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Sa        10:15AM-11:55AM LEC G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN T 113B          15719 Textbook
Sa        07:00AM-10:05AM LAB G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN AMT 101           


AMT 340    Basic/Enhanced Area Clean Air Car Course    7 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AMT 302, 310, 324, 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 (BAR) 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. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TTh       06:30AM-02:00PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14979 
Textbook
ASSET 21 students enroll in this class. Contact Professor Kevin Rogers for enrollment information. Class includes a 60 minute meal period.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
M         06:00PM-09:30PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101         14643 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:30PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 113B          14643 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 14-May 16
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          14632 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14632 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14634 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20, 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 B.Noel               Off Campus Dealer        19335 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        19336 Textbook
This is an ASSET 21 class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Mike Pereira for enrollment information.

W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN P 132           15272 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 15272 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15138 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20, 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 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14311 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, February 11, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.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

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: March 16, 2012