AUTOMOTIVE

(AUTO formerly VTA)

 

 

AUTO 100 INTRODUCTION TO AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course provides knowledge about safety and an introduction to other areas of automotive repair. This course will focus primarily on safety issues in the auto shop and tool usage. Vehicle […]

AUTO 141 ENGINE DIAGNOSIS AND IGNITION SYSTEMS

5 Credits, 6 Contacts
This course provides the skills to test engine condition and ignition systems. Students will use vacuum, compression, cylinder leakage, and electronic engine analyzers. Students will learn how to diagnose an on–board […]

AUTO 142 FUEL AND EXHAUST SYSTEMS

5 Credits, 6 Contacts
This course provides the skills to test and repair fuel systems. Students will diagnose and service components used for fuel flow control, the fuel tank, fuel pumps, injectors, carburetors, throttle bodies […]

AUTO 146 AUTOMOTIVE BRAKING SYSTEMS

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This introductory course teaches theory, service and repair of automotive braking systems and their components. Emphasis is given to hydraulic theory, repair, and service of system components, including anti-lock and traction […]

AUTO 221 AUTOMOTIVE STEERING AND SUSPENSION

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This course provides an in depth study of the various mechanical and electronic steering and suspension systems used on today’s vehicles. Focus will be placed on the theory and operation as […]

AUTO 225 AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS I

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
The first of two electrical classes introduces the fundamentals of electricity and automotive electronics. Digital multi-meters and circuit troubleshooting is covered. Emphasis is placed on understanding and utilizing electrical diagrams. Batteries, […]

AUTO 226 AUTOMOTIVE HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is designed as an introduction to the basics of air conditioning. Description, theory, operation, servicing, repair and diagnosis are all covered. The design and operation of the cooling system […]

AUTO 228 AUTOMOTIVE EMISSION SYSTEMS

5 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course explains the operation of the emission control systems. Students will diagnose and service PCV, EGR AND air management and fuel vapor systems. This is the last of […]

AUTO 245 AUTOMOTIVE VALVE TRAIN AND HEAD REBUILDING

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course examines the way the internal combustion works and how the parts interact. The testing of engine condition will be demonstrated. Engine removal installation proper disassembly, cleaning and inspection of […]

AUTO 246 AUTOMOTIVE CYLINDER BLOCK REBUILDING

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course examines engine block diagnosis, repair and reassembly. The measurement and service of cylinders, crankshafts, piston and connecting rods will be demonstrated. Engine lubrication systems, cooling systems and proper installation […]

AUTO 250 INTRODUCTION TO TRANSMISSIONS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
A study of drivelines, manual and automatic transmission theory of operation, diagnosis, testing, and repair procedures. Theory and diagnosis of computer-controlled transmissions will also be covered.
 
Prerequisite: AUTO 100 or permission from […]

AUTO 251 MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This course provides students with skills to needed diagnose and repair manual transmissions/transaxles. Axle assemblies and all wheel manual drives will be covered. This is the second class intended to prepare […]

AUTO 252 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES

5 Credits, 6 Contacts
This course provides students with skills to needed to diagnose and repair automatic transmissions/transaxles. This class intended to prepare a student for Automatic Transmission and Transaxle certification tests.
 
Prerequisite: AUTO 100 and […]

AUTO 255 AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS II

4 Credits, 7 Contacts
This course provides students the skills to diagnosis and repair electrical systems, circuits and components. The diagnosing and testing of automotive lighting systems will be covered. Students will learn to perform […]