Spring 2014 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, Jan 18-Mar 17
MTWTh     12:15PM-02:20PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14840 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 18-May 15
MTWTh     12:15PM-02:20PM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN WIN 102         20665 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
T         06:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Smith              CRC MAIN T 114           14749 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 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN Online          14747 
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 18, 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: Eight Week - First, Jan 18-Mar 17
MWF       10:10AM-12:00PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           19103 
Textbook
MWF       06:30AM-10:00AM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
Sa        08:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Shewmaker          CRC MAIN T 115           15011 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 18-May 15
MW        07:30AM-09:45AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          13945 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-01:05PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List.


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 05
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:35AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          14502 
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.


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 06-Feb 26
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:30AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          13961 
Textbook
MTWThF    09:45AM-01:50PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 102           
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List.


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 18-May 15
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          14844 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:40PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
M         06:00PM-08:10PM LEC M.Bush               CRC MAIN T 113B          15006 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB M.Bush               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 18-Mar 17
TTh       02:00PM-04:20PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 113B          15008 
Textbook
MWF       02:00PM-05:20PM LAB W.Carlson            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 - First, Jan 18-Mar 17
MW        02:30PM-04:35PM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          14504 
Textbook
TTh       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 18-May 15
MW        10:10AM-12:15PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14508 
Textbook
MW        06:50AM-10:00AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 102           

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 27-Mar 17
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:35AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          14506 Textbook
MTWThF    09:45AM-01:35PM LAB B.Noel               CRC MAIN AMT 102           
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List.


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 18-May 15
TTh       10:05AM-12:10PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          19106 
Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
Th        06:00PM-07:50PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          14399 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 18-Mar 17
TTh       10:10AM-12:15PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14439 
Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
T         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC J.McCollum           CRC MAIN T 113B          19108 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB J.McCollum           CRC MAIN AMT 102           


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.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 18-May 15
TTh       06:30AM-10:35AM LEC J.Smith              CRC MAIN T 114           14510 
Textbook
TTh       06:30AM-10:35AM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14510 Textbook
TTh       10:45AM-01:35PM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114             
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List.

TTh       10:45AM-01:35PM LAB J.Smith              CRC MAIN T 114             
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 113B          14239 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 18-May 21
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14232 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14232 Textbook
 

W         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14626 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14626 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14233 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, January 23, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in WIN 106
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        14938 Textbook
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List.

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Pereira            Off Campus Dealer        14939 Textbook
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14720 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, January 25, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
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 08-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13964 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, February 8, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
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 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: August 28, 2014