Spring 2013 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 19-Feb 09
BAR A-6 Alternative-Electronic Systems Training
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           13942 
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1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
Topic: A-6 BAR Alternative - Electronic Systems Training
Class meets on four Saturdays: January 19, 26 and February 2, 9.
Class includes a 60 minute lunch break.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 16-Mar 16
BAR A-8 Alternative-Engine Performance
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           14334 Textbook
1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
Topic: A-8 BAR Alternative - Engine Performance
Class meets on four Saturdays: February 16, 23, March 2 and March 16.
Class includes a 60 minute lunch break.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 06-May 18
L1 - Alternative
Sa        08:00AM-03:10PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           14483 Textbook
1.5 Units 27 hours LEC
Topic: L-1 Alternative - Adv Engine Performance
Class meets on four Saturdays: April 6, 13 and May 11, 18.
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 19-Mar 18
MTWTh     12:15PM-02:20PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14993 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
T         06:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Smith              CRC MAIN T 114           14866 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 19-May 22
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN Online          14864 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must use iMail to contact Professor Drew Carlson for time-sensitive course information by January 19, 2013 at carlsow@crc.losrios.edu
Optional on campus Orientation.
Orientation: Saturday, January 19, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 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 19-May 22
Sa        08:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN T 113B          15271 
Textbook
Sa        10:30AM-03:00PM 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 19-May 16
MW        07:00AM-09:05AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          13972 
Textbook
MW        09:30AM-12:35PM 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 306    Small Engine Repair    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: AMT 300.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Operation and repair of two- and four-cycle engines. Emphasis on design and theory of various types of internal combustion engines.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
M         06:00PM-08:20PM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          19296 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 101           
Students must purchase a $10.00 Auto Tech Card from the Cashier Window of the Business Services Office located in the College Center Building. This fee covers expendable supplies used by the student for his or her projects.


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 21-Feb 06
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:35AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          14582 
Textbook
MTWThF    10:00AM-02:15PM 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 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 07-Feb 27
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:30AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          13988 
Textbook
MTWThF    09:45AM-01:50PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 102           
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Michael 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: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          15263 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:40PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
TTh       10:10AM-12:15PM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          15000 Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 101           


AMT 321    Electronic Control Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: AMT 302 or 303 with a grade of "C" or better
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 19-Mar 18
MWF       10:15AM-12:05PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           15265 
Textbook
MWF       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
T         05:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Bry                CRC MAIN T 113B          19298 Textbook
Th        05:00PM-09:35PM LAB D.Bry                CRC MAIN AMT 102           


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: This course focuses on 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 19-May 16
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          14584 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:40PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 102           


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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
MW        10:10AM-12:15PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14588 
Textbook
MW        06:50AM-10:00AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 102           

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 28-Mar 18
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:30AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          14586 Textbook
MTWThF    09:45AM-01:35PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 102           
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Michael 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: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
Th        06:00PM-07:50PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          14464 
Textbook
T         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: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18
TTh       10:10AM-12:15PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14509 
Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 101           


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. Students may repeat courses listed in the College Catalog as such to meet a legally mandated training requirement as a condition of continued paid or volunteer employment. These repetitions are not limited.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
TTh       06:30AM-10:35AM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14590 
Textbook
TTh       10:45AM-01:35PM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114             
This class is a Ford Asset Program course and requires completion of application and instructor consent with a permission number to enroll.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 113B          14285 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101           


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 19-May 22
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          14276 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14276 Textbook
 

W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN P 132           14724 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14724 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14277 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, January 26, 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

TBA       TBA             LAB B.Noel               Off Campus Dealer        15145 Textbook
This is a Ford ASSET 22 Program course and requires completion of application and instructor consent with a permission number to enroll. Contact Professor Brian Noel for enrollment information.

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Pereira            Off Campus Dealer        15146 Textbook
This is a Ford ASSET 23 Program course and requires completion of application and insructor consent with permission number to enroll. Contact Professor Mike Pereira for enrollment information.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14836 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, January 26, 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

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 09-May 22
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13991 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, February 9, 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 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: June 20, 2013