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Technology occupational program.
Prerequisite:
None
AUT 121 ENGINE PERFORMANCE – FUNDAMENTALS
5 (4-3)
This course will introduce students to the basics of engine performance. The
proper use of service information is covered along with general engine diagnosis,
entry level engine related service, emission system diagnosis, electrical
principles, and entry level fuel system service. The primary content of this course
is directly related to an Automotive Technology occupational program.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Automotive
Technology occupational program.
Prerequisite:
None
AUT 122 ADVANCED ENGINE PERFORMANCE – ADVANCED
4 (4-3)
This course will carry the student beyond basic tune-up into the world of computer
controlled systems. Students will study the engine sensors that feed data to an
on-board microprocessor. They will learn how the microprocessor processes and
then uses data to make a host of real time decisions concerning the correct
delivery of fuel, ignition, and emission controls to achieve maximum fuel economy
and minimum emissions output. Students will get hands on training on late model
cars to reinforce classroom theory. The use of scan tools, computer selfdiagnostics, and electrical principles will also be covered. The primary content of
this course is directly related to an Automotive Technology occupational program.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Automotive
Technology occupational program.
Prerequisite:
AUT 107 or permission of instructor.
AUT 123 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES
5 (4-4)
A study of the design and construction of the automatic transmission; its diagnosis
and testing as well as maintenance and overhaul will be covered. Automatic
transaxle diagnosis, testing, maintenance and overhaul will also be stressed.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Automotive
Technology occupational program.
Prerequisite:
None
AUT 124 MANUAL DRIVE TRAINS AND AXLES
4 (3-3)
This course will study the design, construction, servicing and overhaul procedures
used on standard transmissions: 4 wheel drive, drive lines, axles and clutches
used in today's automobiles. Emphasis will be on proper diagnosis and repair
techniques.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Automotive
Technology occupational program.
Prerequisite:
None
AUT 231 SUSPENSION STEERING AND BRAKES
4 (3-3)
A study of automotive suspension and brake systems including nomenclature,
theory of operation, applicable hydraulic principles, service and repair
procedures, steering geometry and wheel alignment as they apply to safety,
repair service and correction. The purpose of new and improved safety features,
such as disc brakes, dual master cylinders, power brakes, and anti-skid devices,
will be discussed and service procedures will be practiced. Electrical principles
will be covered, also. The primary content of this course is directly related to an
Automotive Technology occupational program.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Automotive
Technology occupational program.
Prerequisite:
None
AUT 232 BRAKING SYSTEMS
4 (3-3)
AUT 232 is a course that covers theory, repair, and adjustment of hydraulic and
Antilock Braking Systems (ABS) brake systems and related machining
equipment. While learning basic electrical principles, students will learn in this
class through hands on experience how to diagnose problems with ABS and
Electronic Stability Control in addition to rebuild and bleed advanced braking
systems. As with all automotive classes, students have the opportunity to take
NATEF end of program testing. If passed, students will be granted two-year ASE
certification that will enable them to be more marketable as entry level
technicians. The primary content of this course is directly related to an Automotive
Technology occupational program.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Automotive
Technology occupational program.
Prerequisite:
None
AUT 241 HEATING/AIR CONDITIONING/ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
5 (3-3)
Principles, design, construction, installation, troubleshooting, removal and service
of various models of automotive air conditioners and heating systems are
examined in this course. Emphasis is on safety procedures and practices in
disassembly and recharge of air conditioning systems.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Automotive
Technology occupational program.
Prerequisite:
None
AUT 244 INTRODUCTION TO HYBRID VEHICLES
3 (3-2)
Intended for both the entry level and experienced technicians, this course
introduces basic hybrid vehicle safety and maintenance. Upon completion,
learners will be able to identify a hybrid vehicle, locate and identify the major
components and locate, identify, and remove the safety disconnect Hybrid
Vehicle High Voltage system following manufacturer and industry standards. This
course includes basic electrical principles. The primary content of this course is
directly related to an Automotive Technology occupational program.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Automotive
Technology occupational program.
Prerequisite:
BIOLOGY
None
(BIO)
BIO 101 PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
4 (3-3)
This course is designed as an introduction to the principles of Biology. Emphasis
will be placed on cell structure, metabolism, genetics and ecology. Modern
techniques of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology will be used in the laboratory.
Prerequisites/Co-requisites: None.
BIO 102 BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
4 (3-3)
This course will explore the vast area of biological diversity. Particular attention
will be given to the evolution, classification, anatomy and physiology of the
plant and animal kingdoms.
Prerequisite:
None
BIO 105 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
4 (4-0)
A comprehensive study of all the systems of the human body, focusing on
structures and their functions. Anatomical structure will be studied by organ
systems with emphasis on the relationship between form and function.
Systematic topics include levels of organization, support and movement,
integration and coordination, transport, absorption and excretion, and the
development of human life.
Prerequisite:
None
BIO 110 ECOLOGY
4 (3-3)
An introduction to the relationships of organisms to each other and to their
environments. Major topics include the interactions of individuals with the physical
environment as well as the dynamics of populations, and the structure and
function of communities and ecosystems. Laboratory exercises include field
work, experimentation, and analysis of data.
Prerequisite:
Assessment Scores
BIO 111 HONORS ECOLOGY
4 (3-3)
An introduction to the relationships of organisms to each other and to their
environments. Major topics include the interactions of individuals with the physical
environment as well as the dynamics of populations, and the structure and
function of communities and ecosystems. Laboratory exercises include field
work, experimentation, and analysis of data. A significant research project is
required.
Prerequisite:
Assessment Scores
BIO 122 BOTANY
4 (3-3)
This course will discuss and investigate the field of Botany. The focus will be on
the structure, function reproduction, and classification of plants, and algae, as
well as the relationship to current ecological, agricultural, and other human
issues.
Prerequisite:
None
BIO 150 FIELD BIOLOGY (Interim Session)
1-4 (Variable)
Field studies of the ecology, morphology and theology of organisms in different
parts of the North American continent. Specimen collection, identification
and preservation are also an integral part of the course. A report will be required.
Prerequisite:
Consent of Instructor
BIO 215 INTRODUCTION TO MICROBIOLOGY
4 (3-3)
A course in the identification, morphology, distribution and physiology of
microorganisms important in the home, agriculture, industry and medical
sciences. The laboratory deals with techniques basic to the study of
microorganisms.
Prerequisite: Grades of C or higher in CHM 101 or higher AND BIO
101 or an ACT science score of 24 or higher
BIO 250 HUMAN ANATOMY
4 (3-3)
A study of the structure of the human body. Lectures emphasize structures
of all the systems of the human body (Integumentary, skeletal, muscular,
nervous, sense organs, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, and
urinary). Laboratory work includes study of the human skeleton, dissection of
the cat, sheep brain, beef/sheep heart, and beef/sheep kidney.
Prerequisite: It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that students have
successfully completed HS Chemistry and Biology or have passed CHM
099 and BIO 101 (or equivalent transfer courses) to be successful in this
course.
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