Spring 2018 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 13-Mar 12
MTWTh     12:25PM-02:30PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14934 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
T         06:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Smith              CRC MAIN T 114           14872 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 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN Online          14870 
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Online class. This is a hybrid course, which meets online and on campus at Cosumnes River College.
Enrolled students must use gMail to contact Professor Drew Carlson for time-sensitive course information by January 17,2018 at carlsow@crc.losrios.edu
Class meets for one hour each week of the semester, Wednesday 5:00 p.m. - 5:50 p.m. in Room T113B. The first campus class meeting is Wednesday January 17, 2018 5:00 p.m. - 5:50 p.m. Login to the eLearning Web site at https://canvas.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 13-Mar 12
MWF       10:10AM-12:00PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           15125 
Textbook
MWF       06:30AM-10:00AM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101           

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
Sa        08:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.McCollum           CRC MAIN T 114           15004 Textbook
Sa        11:00AM-03:30PM LAB J.McCollum           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 13-May 10
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          19915 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:40PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           


AMT 310    Engine Performance    3 Units

Prerequisite: AMT 300 or 306 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: AMT 302 or 303
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 13-May 16
Sa        10:30AM-12:20PM LEC C.Korn               CRC MAIN T 113B          20738 
Textbook
Sa        07:15AM-10:20AM LAB C.Korn               CRC MAIN AMT 101           


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 13-May 16
M         06:00PM-08:15PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          19934 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           


AMT 321    Advanced Automotive Electrical & Hybrid Vehicle Systems    3 Units

Prerequisite: AMT 303 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a study of the principles of electronic systems serviced by the automotive technician. Construction and function of automotive electronic components and systems will be discussed, including general system diagnosis, driver information systems, vehicle communication networks, hybrid vehicle propulsion technology and controls, and electronic accessory systems.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
W         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 114           20290 
Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:20PM 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: 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: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC B.Zehnder            CRC MAIN T 113B          15436 
Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB B.Zehnder            CRC MAIN AMT 101           


AMT 324    Electronic Fuel Injection    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 theory of operation, service, diagnostic procedures and repair of electronic fuel injection systems. This course includes the various types of electronic fuel injection systems and the diagnostic equipment currently used in the automotive industry. In addition, also covered in this course are the theory of operation and service of special equipment such as super-chargers and turbo-chargers.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12
MW        02:30PM-04:35PM LEC W.Carlson            CRC MAIN T 113B          15624 
Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-05:40PM LAB W.Carlson            CRC MAIN AMT 101           


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 13-May 10
MW        10:10AM-12:15PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14695 
Textbook
MW        06:50AM-10:00AM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 102           


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       10:10AM-12:15PM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          15438 
Textbook
TTh       06:50AM-10:00AM 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 13-Mar 12
TTh       10:10AM-12:15PM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14655 
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 AMT 332) or (AMT 382 and AMT 383). As corequisites these courses may be taken prior to this course or during the same semester. AMT 382 and AMT 383 are included in the Ford ASSET Program and can be utilized to meet requisite requirements in lieu of the standard requisites. 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 a SMOG Check Inspector. Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible to take the State of California SMOG Check Inspector licensing exam and may be eligible to take the State of California SMOG Check Repair Technician licensing exam.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TTh       06:30AM-10:35AM LEC K.Rogers             CRC MAIN T 114           14697 
Textbook
TTh       06:30AM-10:35AM LEC J.Smith              CRC MAIN T 114           14697 Textbook
TTh       10:45AM-01:35PM LAB K.Rogers             CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an ASSET class for which there is no wait list. Please contact Professor Rogers for enrollment information.

TTh       10:45AM-01:35PM LAB J.Smith              CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an ASSET class for which there is no wait list. Please contact Professor Rogers for enrollment information.


AMT 374    Ford ASSET Automotive Suspension and Steering    3 Units

Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course covers theory, diagnosis, and repair of automotive steering and suspension systems. Wheels, tires, and related systems will also be discussed, including power steering systems and electronically controlled steering and suspension systems. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 13-Jan 31
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:35AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          15411 
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. Contact Professor Pereira for enrollment information.


AMT 375    Ford ASSET Automotive Wheel Alignment    3 Units

Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: AMT 374
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course covers various automotive wheel alignment equipment and procedures. Wheel alignment diagnosis and repair will be performed as well as maintenance and repair of related systems. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 01-Feb 20
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:30AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          15407 
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. Contact Professor Pereira for enrollment information.


AMT 376    Ford ASSET Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning    3 Units

Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course covers the theory, diagnosis, and repair of automotive heating and air conditioning systems, including air management sub-systems and an overview of engine cooling systems. Proper handling of common automotive refrigerants in accordance with EPA regulations will also be covered. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 21-Mar 12
MTWThF    07:00AM-09:35AM LEC B.Noel               CRC MAIN T 113B          15409 
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. Contact Professor Pereira for enrollment information.


AMT 385    Ford ASSET Automotive Manual Drive Train and Axles    3 Units

Prerequisite: AMT 371 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students taking this course must be enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program due to prerequisite Ford Motor Company training requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is offered to students enrolled in the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) program. This course covers the theory, diagnosis, and repair of clutches, manual transmissions and transaxles, transfer cases, drive lines, and differentials. Proper maintenance and service will also be covered. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) certification.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
MW        07:30AM-09:45AM LEC M.Pereira            CRC MAIN T 113B          15626 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-01:10PM LAB M.Pereira            CRC MAIN AMT 101           
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Noel for enrollment information.


AMT 498    Work Experience in Automotive Mechanics Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Automotive Mechanics Technology.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes 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. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly 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. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
W         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14769 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14769 Textbook
Hybrid class- Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Students have both classroom meetings and online activities. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

TBA       TBA             LAB B.Noel               Off Campus Dealer        14971 Textbook
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Brian Noel for enrollment information.

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Pereira            Off Campus Dealer        14972 Textbook
This is an ASSET class for which there is no Wait List. Contact Professor Michael Pereira for enrollment information.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14497 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Monday, January 22nd, 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14498 Textbook
Online class. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.

Enrollment Notice: This course is designated for students who have already successfully completed a Work Experience course with a C or better in a previous semester at CRC. This online course requires a face-to-face orientation on Friday, January 19th from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus.
 

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 15-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14291 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Thursday, February 15th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14845 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the face-to-face orientation: Wednesday, March 14th, 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https:/apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 21, 2017