Automotive Tech (602)

602-100. ASEP Automotive Fundamentals. (2 Credits)

Build a foundation for subsequent automotive courses, and develop the basic concepts needed for the program.

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602-103. Engine Repair 1. (2 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair internal combustion engines. Emphasis is placed on in-vehicle repairs including engine cooling and lubrication systems.

Prerequisites: (602-107 with a minimum grade of C- or 602-100 with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-104. Brake Systems. (3 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair vehicle braking systems with an introduction to ABS. (ABS diagnosis, service and repair will be addressed in the Advanced Chassis course.)

Prerequisites: 602-107 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-

Credit for prior learning available

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602-105. Introduction to Hybrid Safety. (1 Credit)

Introduces students to hybrid vehicle operation fundamentals. Hybrid and high voltage safety, disabling the HV system, and introduction of test equipment will be covered.

Prerequisites: 602-127 with a minimum grade of C-

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602-106. Auto Service Consulting & Est. (1 Credit)

Introduces students to the responsibilities and procedures associated with an automotive service consultant position. Parts and labor estimating will also be covered. Content follows the guidelines established by ASE for Automotive Service Consultant (C1) certification.

Prerequisites: 602-107 with a minimum grade of C-

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602-107. Auto Service Fundamentals. (2 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing skills in professionalism, safety and the use of basic hand and power tools in accordance with industry standards. Students are introduced to the automotive service industry and learn to use both comprehensive and manufacturer's service information to perform basic under-hood and under-car services.

Prerequisites: (High School GPA 2.60 or Higher ) or (Accuplacer Sentence Skills 025 or Next-Gen Accuplacer Writing 230 or COMPASS-Writing Skills 23 or COMPASS/ESL - Grammar 65 or ASSET-Writing Skills 30 or ACT-English 11 or GED Language Arts-2014 Series 165 or TABE Advanced Language 07.6 or TABE-11 A Language 560 or TABE-12 A Language 560 or TABE Difficult Writing 08.1 or Accuplacer ESL Language Use 082 or Accuplacer ESL Sentence Mean 082 or Completed Intro College Wrtg or 851-744 with a minimum grade of S or 851-745 with a minimum grade of S or 861-772 with a minimum grade of S) and (Accuplacer Reading Comp 025 or Next-Gen Accuplacer Reading 238 or COMPASS-Reading Skills 40 or COMPASS/ESL - Reading 75 or ASSET-Reading Skills 32 or ACT-Reading 11 or GED Language Arts-2014 Series 165 or TABE Advanced Reading 07.6 or TABE-11 A Reading 550 or TABE-12 A Reading 550 or TABE Difficult Reading 08.1 or College Proficiency - Reading or Accuplacer ESL Reading 082 or 858-784 with a minimum grade of S or 858-786 with a minimum grade of S) and (Accuplacer Arithmetic 034 or Next-Gen Accuplacer Arithmetic 210 or COMPASS-Pre-Algebra 25 or ASSET-Numerical Skills 32 or ACT-Math 14 or 854-793 with a minimum grade of S)

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602-108. Intro to Light Duty Diesel Eng. (1 Credit)

Introduces students to diesel engine operation fundamentals. Air intake, exhaust, fuel systems and emission standards will be covered. Students will perform light maintenance and repairs, and troubleshoot driveability and fuel economy concerns.

Prerequisites: (602-107 with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-109. Auto Transmission/Transaxle. (4 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair automatic transmission/transaxles including overhaul procedures.

Prerequisites: 602-127 with a minimum grade of C-

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602-110. ASEP Electrical Systems & Acc. (4 Credits)

This course provides the student with the fundamental theories of electricity and electronics necessary for competent electrical fault isolation, system diagnosis, and repair. This course will also provide the student with a basic understanding of charging and starting systems, and the required skills to diagnose and repair them.

Prerequisites: (602-100 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-112. ASEP Fuel Management Advanced. (3 Credits)

This course builds upon the knowledge and skills gained in 602-143 Fuel Management 1. The student will perform system diagnosis, use sophisticated diagnostic equipment, and follow computerized engine control diagnostic procedures to solve engine performance and emission problems.

Prerequisites: 602-143 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-

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602-114. ASEP Automatic Trans. (4 Credits)

This course will provide the student with the skills and knowledge to repair automatic transmissions and transaxles used on today’s vehicles. Shop activities will include disassembly, inspection, and reassembly of transmissions used in both front- and rear-wheel drive automobiles. Diagnosis and repair procedures will be covered in detail.

Prerequisites: 602-180 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-

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602-120. ASEP Engine Concepts. (4 Credits)

Explore the operating principles and construction of the automotive internal combustion engine, focusing on cylinder head repair, valve timing, and proper assembly techniques.

Prerequisites: (602-143 with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-121. Engine Fundamentals. (2 Credits)

Get an overview of automotive engines and operating characteristics. Course emphasis will include four- stroke theory, valve train components, engine blocks and related components. Engine support systems including lubrication, cooling, ignition, fuel and exhaust will also be covered. Curriculum will focus on engine theory and operation, disassembly and assembly, problem diagnosis and component testing for domestic as well as import vehicles.

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602-122. Engine Performance Advanced. (3 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair fuel and emission control systems. Emphasis is placed on diagnostic procedures and the problem-solving techniques associated with automotive engine performance and drivability.

Prerequisites: 602-197 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-

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602-123. Engine Repair 2. (3 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair internal combustion engines. Emphasis is placed on out-of-vehicle engine repair including overhaul procedures.

Prerequisites: 602-103 with a minimum grade of C-

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602-124. Steering & Suspension Systems. (3 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair steering and suspension systems including wheel alignment procedures.

Prerequisites: 602-107 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-

Credit for prior learning available

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602-125. Electrical&Electronic Systems1. (2 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair electrical and electronic systems. Learners apply Ohm's Law to basic electrical circuit diagnosis.

Prerequisites: (602-107 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-) and (High School GPA 2.60 or Higher ) or (Accuplacer Sentence Skills 025 or Next-Gen Accuplacer Writing 230 or COMPASS-Writing Skills 23 or COMPASS/ESL - Grammar 65 or ASSET-Writing Skills 30 or ACT-English 11 or GED Language Arts-2014 Series 165 or TABE Advanced Language 07.6 or TABE Difficult Writing 08.1 or Accuplacer ESL Language Use 082 or Accuplacer ESL Sentence Mean 082 or Completed Intro College Wrtg or 851-744 with a minimum grade of S or 851-745 with a minimum grade of S or 861-772 with a minimum grade of S) and (Accuplacer Reading Comp 025 or Next-Gen Accuplacer Reading 238 or COMPASS-Reading Skills 40 or COMPASS/ESL - Reading 75 or ASSET-Reading Skills 32 or ACT-Reading 11 or GED Language Arts-2014 Series 165 or TABE Advanced Reading 07.6 or TABE Difficult Reading 08.1 or College Proficiency - Reading or Accuplacer ESL Reading 082 or 858-784 with a minimum grade of S or 858-786 with a minimum grade of S) and (Accuplacer Arithmetic 034 or Next-Gen Accuplacer Arithmetic 210 or COMPASS-Pre-Algebra 25 or ASSET-Numerical Skills 32 or ACT-Math 14 or 854-793 with a minimum grade of S)

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602-127. Electrical&Electronic Systems2. (3 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair electrical and electronic systems including batteries, starting/charging/lighting systems and computer control systems.

Prerequisites: 602-125 with a minimum grade of C-

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602-128. Electrical&Electronic Systems3. (3 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair electrical and electronic systems including driver information, horn, wiper/washer, power accessories, cruise control, air bag, anti-theft and radio systems.

Prerequisites: 602-127 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-

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602-130. ASEP Align/Suspension/Steering. (3 Credits)

This course will introduce the student to the suspension and steering systems found on late-model vehicles. It will provide the student with the skills required to inspect, service and replace suspension and steering system components. The student will demonstrate wheel alignment procedures and related steering and suspension systems service.

Prerequisites: (602-100 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-143. ASEP Fuel Management 1. (4 Credits)

This course introduces the student to engine operating principles, the systems that support engine operation and control emissions. The student will demonstrate engine maintenance and diagnostic procedures for systems that are related to engine mechanical, engine performance and emission control. Troubleshooting and resolution of driveability complaints will also be emphasized.

Prerequisites: (602-100 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C- and 602-110 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C- and 602-180 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-144. ASEP Fuel Management 2. (2 Credits)

This course builds upon the knowledge and skills gained in Fuel Management I. Emission systems and controls will be introduced. The student will perform system diagnosis, use sophisticated diagnostic equipment, and follow computerized engine control diagnostic procedures to diagnose and repair engine performance and emission failure problems.

Prerequisites: (602-143 with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-145. ASEP Fuel Management 3. (2 Credits)

This course builds upon the skills and knowledge gained in Fuel Management I and Fuel Management II with emphasis on On-Board Diagnostics, generation two (OBD II). Included will be diagnosis of engine control system faults with a focus on sensor deterioration, catalytic converter efficiency, misfire detection, EGR system performance, and EVAP system performance.

Prerequisites: (602-144 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-148. ASEP Auto Computer Application. (3 Credits)

Develop an understanding of computer concepts to achieve manufacturer certification.

Prerequisites: 602-110 with a minimum grade of C- and 602-180 with a minimum grade of C-

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602-149. Manual Drive Train and Axles. (4 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair clutches, manual transmission/transaxle, differentials, four-wheel drive/all-wheel drive, and drive axles.

Prerequisites: 602-127 with a minimum grade of C-

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602-150. ASEP Auto Temperature Control. (2 Credits)

Study the theory, operation, maintenance and repair of late-model heating and air conditioning systems. Topics include diagnosis and repair of climate control components and computer-controlled systems, recovery/recycling of refrigerants, safety and environmental regulations, and usage of appropriate tools, equipment, and service information.

Prerequisites: (602-110 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-162. ASEP Manual Transmissions. (3 Credits)

This course will provide the student with the skills and knowledge to repair manual transmissions and driveline components. Shop activities will include disassembly, inspection, and reassembly of transmissions, differentials, transfer cases, universal joints and drive shafts, used in both front and rear wheel drive automobiles.

Prerequisites: 602-100 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C- and 602-180 with a minimum grade of C- and 602-110 with a minimum grade of C-

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602-163. ASEP Automatic Transmissions. (3 Credits)

This course will provide the student with the skills and knowledge to repair automatic transmissions and transaxles used on today’s vehicles. Shop activities will include disassembly, inspection, and reassembly of transmissions used in both front- and rear-wheel drive automobiles. Diagnosis and repair procedures will be covered in detail.

Prerequisites: 602-100 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C- and 602-110 with a minimum grade of C- and 602-180 with a minimum grade of C-

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602-170. ASEP Automotive Brakes. (3 Credits)

This course is a study of theory and practice of servicing drum and disc brake systems on General Motors vehicles. Included will be power brake systems, diagonal split systems, and four-wheel disc units. This course also introduces the purpose, operation, components, use of diagnostic tools, and service of antilock brake systems.

Prerequisites: (602-100 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-180. ASEP Electronic Accessories. (2 Credits)

This course will introduce the student to the electronic accessories found on today's automobiles. It is also intended to provide the student with an understanding of the GM Supplemental Restraint (Air Bag) Systems, function of the Body Control Module (BCM), and how these systems interface with other components and systems.

Prerequisites: 602-110 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C- and 602-100 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-

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602-182. Automotive Emerging Technolog. (3 Credits)

Explore new and emerging technologies in the automotive industry. Topics will include alternative fuels, electronics, diagnostics and testing.

Prerequisites: (602-195 with a minimum grade of C- or 602-145 with a minimum grade of C-) and (602-198 with a minimum grade of C- or 602-120 with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-186. Automotive Climate Control. (2 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair climate control systems including heating, cooling and air distribution. Upon successful completion of the Mobile Refrigerant Handling Unit (ATCP-136), a state certificate will be issued.

Prerequisites: 602-127 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-

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602-187. ASEP Co-Op Dealership Exp 1. (1 Credit)

This course provides work experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student’s program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience.

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602-190. Co-Op Dealership Experience I. (1 Credit)

This course provides work experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student’s program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience.

Prerequisites: Approval of Co-op Ed Office

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602-191. ASEP Co-Op Dealership Exp 2. (1 Credit)

This course provides work experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student’s program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience.

Prerequisites: (602-190 with a minimum grade of C- or 602-187 with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-192. ASEP Co-Op Dealer Exp 3. (1 Credit)

Take part in a period of involved employment in the automotive field, guided by an organized student learning plan.

Prerequisites: (602-191 with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-193. ASEP Co-Op Dealership Exp 4. (1 Credit)

This course provides work experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student’s program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience.

Prerequisites: 602-192 with a minimum grade of C-

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602-194. ASEP Co-Op Dealership Exp 5. (1 Credit)

This course provides work experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student’s program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience.

Prerequisites: 602-193 with a minimum grade of C-

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602-195. Advanced Chassis Systems. (2 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair antilock brake, vehicle stability enhancement, and electronic steering and suspension systems.

Prerequisites: 602-104 with a minimum grade of C- and 602-124 with a minimum grade of C- and 602-127 with a minimum grade of C-

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602-196. Climate Control Systems. (3 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair climate control systems including heating, cooling and air distribution. Upon successful completion of the Mobile Refrigerant Handling Unit (ATCP-136), a state certificate will be issued.

Prerequisites: (602-127 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-197. Engine Performance 1. (3 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair powertrain control and ignition systems. Emphasis is placed on diagnostic procedures and the problem-solving techniques associated with automotive engine performance and drivability.

Prerequisites: (602-127 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-198. Engine Performance 2. (4 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair fuel and emission control systems. Emphasis is placed on diagnostic procedures and the problem-solving techniques associated with automotive engine performance and drivability.

Prerequisites: 602-197 with a minimum grade of C-

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602-204. Engine Repair I. (3 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to service and repair internal combustion engines. Emphasis is placed on out-of-vehicle engine repair including overhaul procedures.

Prerequisites: (602-125 with a minimum grade of C- and 602-205 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-205. Engine Repair II. (2 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service, and repair internal combustion engines. Emphasis is placed on in-vehicle diagnosis and repairs including valve timing, engine cooling, and lubrication systems.

Prerequisites: (602-125 with a minimum grade of C-)

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602-304. Brakes. (2 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair antilock brake, vehicle stability enhancement, and electronic steering and suspension systems.

Prerequisites: 405-121 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-

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602-324. Suspension and Alignment. (2 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair steering and suspension systems including wheel alignment procedures.

Prerequisites: 405-121 with a minimum grade of C-

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602-396. Automotive HVAC. (2 Credits)

This automotive course focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair climate control systems including heating, cooling and air distribution. Upon successful completion of the Mobile Refrigerant Handling Unit (ATCP-136), a state certificate will be issued.

Prerequisites: 405-135 with a minimum grade of C-

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