Automotive Technology (AUMT)

AUMT 1201  Introduction and Theory of Automotive Technology  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course provides an introductory overview of the automotive service industry including, history, safety practices, shop equipment and tools, vehicle subsystems, service publications, professional responsibilities, and automobile maintenance.

Course Type: Technical

AUMT 1272  Automotive Maintenance and Repair  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course provides an overview of manufacturers specific automotive quick services and new/used vehicle preparation. Topics include vehicle inspections, preparing estimates, changing fluids and filters, proper hazardous waste disposal, minor electrical repairs and road-testing techniques using manufacturers information systems, forms, and maintenance/repair procedures. Students will learn how to inspect and evaluate vehicle systems to determine if advanced levels of repairs are needed. They also learn how to identify and operate necessary equipment and tools.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 7, Writing level 6, Math level 4
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 1316  Automotive Suspension and Steering  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course is the study of the diagnosis and repair of automotive suspension and steering systems including electronically controlled systems. Includes component repair, alignment procedures, and tire and wheel service. May be taught manufacturer specific.

Prerequisite(s): AUMT 2421, Reading level 7, Writing level 6, Math level 4
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 1319  Automotive Engine Repair  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course is the study of the fundamentals of engine operation, diagnosis and repair. Emphasis on identification, inspection, measurements, disassembly, repair, and reassembly of the engine. May be taught manufacturer specific.

Prerequisite(s): AUMT 1407; Reading level 7, Writing level 6, Math level 4
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 1345  Automotive Climate Control Systems  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course is a study of the diagnosis and repair of manual/electronic climate control systems; includes the refrigeration cycle and EPA guidelines for refrigerant handling. May be taught manufacturer specific.

Prerequisite(s): AUMT 1407
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 1407  Automotive Electrical Systems  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is an overview of automotive electrical systems including topics in operational theory, testing, diagnosis, and repair of, charging and starting systems, and electrical accessories. Emphasis on electrical principles, schematic diagrams, and service manuals. May be taught manufacturer specific.

Course Type: Technical

AUMT 1410  Automotive Brake Systems  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is the study of the operation and repair of drum/disc type brake systems. Topics include brake theory, diagnosis, and repair of power, manual, anti-lock brake systems, and parking brakes. May be taught manufacturer specific.

Prerequisite(s): AUMT 2421
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 1416  Automotive Suspension and Steering  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is the study of the diagnosis and repair of automotive suspension and steering systems including electronically controlled systems. Includes component repair, alignment procedures, and tire and wheel service. May be taught manufacturer specific.

Prerequisite(s): AUMT 2421
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 1419  Automotive Engine Repair  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is the study of the fundamentals of engine operation, diagnosis and repair. Emphasis on identification, inspection, measurements, dis-assembly, repair, and reassembly of the engine. May be taught manufacturer specific.

Course Type: Technical

AUMT 1445  Automotive Climate Control Systems  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is a study of the diagnosis and repair of manual/electronic climate control systems; includes the refrigeration cycle and EPA guidelines for refrigerant handling. May be taught manufacturer specific.

Prerequisite(s): AUMT 2421, Reading level 7, Writing level 6, Math level 6
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 1471  Manufacturers Maintenance and Pre-Delivery  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course provides an overview of manufacturers specific automotive quick services and new/used vehicle preparation. Topics include vehicle inspections, preparing estimates, changing fluids and filters, proper hazardous waste disposal, minor electrical repairs and road-testing techniques using manufacturers information systems, forms, and maintenance/repair procedures. Students will learn how to inspect and evaluate vehicle systems to determine if advanced levels of repairs are needed. They also learn how to identify and operate necessary equipment and tools.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 7, Writing level 6, Math level 6
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 2188  Internship - Automotive Technology  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is a work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 7, Writing level 6, Math level 4 and department chair/program coordinator approval.
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 2288  Internship - Automotive Technology  2 Credits   (0 Lec, 12 Lab)  

This course is a work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 7, Writing level 6, Math level 4 and department chair/program coordinator approval.
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 2289  Internship - Automotive Technology  2 Credits   (0 Lec, 12 Lab)  

This course is a work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.

Prerequisite(s): department chair/program coordinator approval.
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 2313  Automotive Drivetrain and Axles  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This is a study of automotive clutches, clutch operation devices, manual transmissions/transaxles, and differentials with emphasis on diagnosis and repair. May be taught manufacturer specific.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 7, Writing level 6, Math level 4
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 2388  Internship - Automotive Technology  3 Credits   (0 Lec, 15 Lab)  

This course is a work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 7, Writing level 6, Math level 6 and department chair/program coordinator approval.
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 2407  Hybrid Systems Diagnostics  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 7 Lab)  

This course is an advanced study of hybrid vehicles and the unique characteristics of hybrid systems. Includes hybrid safety procedures and diagnosis and repair of hybrid systems.

Prerequisite(s): AUMT 1407
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 2413  Manual Drivetrain and Axles  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This is a study of automotive clutches, clutch operation devices, manual transmissions/transaxles, and differentials with emphasis on diagnosis and repair. May be taught manufacturer specific.

Prerequisite(s): AUMT 1407; Reading level 7, Writing level 6, Math level 4
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 2417  Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is the study of the theory, operation, diagnosis of drivability concerns, and repair of ignition, and fuel delivery systems. Includes use of current engine performance diagnostic equipment. May be taught with manufacturer specific.

Prerequisite(s): AUMT 2421; Reading level 7, Writing level 6, Math level 4
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 2421  Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This is a course in repair of automotive electrical subsystems, lighting, instrumentation, and accessories. Emphasis on accurate diagnosis and proper repair methods using various troubleshooting skills and techniques. This course may be taught with manufacturer-specific focus.

Course Type: Technical

AUMT 2425  Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxles  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is a study of the operation, hydraulic circuits and electronic controls of modern automatic transmissions and transaxles. Diagnosis, disassembly, and assembly procedures with emphasis on the use of special tools and repair techniques. May be taught manufacturer specific.

Prerequisite(s): AUMT 1407; Reading level 7, Writing level 6, Math level 4
Course Type: Technical

AUMT 2432  Automotive Automatic (& Manual) Transmission and Transaxle II  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 8 Lab)  

This course is an analysis of electronic controls and actuators and the related circuits of modern automatic transmissions/transaxles (and manual transmission) with an emphasis on diagnostics. May be taught manufacturer specific.

Course Type: Technical

AUMT 2434  Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II  4 Credits   (2 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course is the study of the diagnosis and repair of emission systems, computerized engine performance systems, and advanced ignition and fuel systems. Includes use of advanced engine performance diagnostic equipment. May be taught manufacturer specific.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 7, Writing level 6, Math level 4
Course Type: Technical