Class Schedule

Fall 2014 Courses


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 525 - 93546 - Smog Check Inspector Train II

AUTO 825/525 SMOG CHECK INSPECTOR TRAINING LEVEL II (2)

Minimum of 32 lecture hours and 8 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: See above. Recommended: BAR Specified Criteria: ASE A6, A8 and L1, or Associate Degree/Certificate in Automotive Technology and one year of experience, or two years of experience and BAR Alternative/ASE equivalency training.

Intended to provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform Smog Check inspections. Students who successfully complete this course will have met step two of the Bureau of Automotive Repair's training requirements to qualify to take the Smog Check Inspector state licensing examination if they have met the recommended course preparations. Transfer credit: AUTO 525 – CSU.

M W 6:30pm-7:10pm Naderpour,S
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 525 - 93546 - Smog Check Inspector Train II

AUTO 825/525 SMOG CHECK INSPECTOR TRAINING LEVEL II (2)

Minimum of 32 lecture hours and 8 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: See above. Recommended: BAR Specified Criteria: ASE A6, A8 and L1, or Associate Degree/Certificate in Automotive Technology and one year of experience, or two years of experience and BAR Alternative/ASE equivalency training.

Intended to provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform Smog Check inspections. Students who successfully complete this course will have met step two of the Bureau of Automotive Repair's training requirements to qualify to take the Smog Check Inspector state licensing examination if they have met the recommended course preparations. Transfer credit: AUTO 525 – CSU.

M W 7:20pm-9:50pm Naderpour,S
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AUTO 541 - 94579 - Electricity and Electronics I
AUTO 541 ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS I (2.5)

Minimum of 40 lecture hours and 8 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: See above

Study of entry level automotive electricity and solid state electronics. Emphasis is placed on the theory of automotive electrical system operational dynamics for both direct and alternating circuits. In addition safe and proper use of digital mulitmeters, digital storage oscilloscopes, starting & charging system testers and capacitance battery testers will be used while testing electrical circuits. Starting and charging system will be covered in detail. This is the first course in a series of three electrical courses that will prepare the student to pass industry standard Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A6 Electrical certification. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 6:30pm-8:45pm Gleyzer,F
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AUTO 541 - 94579 - Electricity and Electronics I
AUTO 541 ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS I (2.5)

Minimum of 40 lecture hours and 8 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: See above

Study of entry level automotive electricity and solid state electronics. Emphasis is placed on the theory of automotive electrical system operational dynamics for both direct and alternating circuits. In addition safe and proper use of digital mulitmeters, digital storage oscilloscopes, starting & charging system testers and capacitance battery testers will be used while testing electrical circuits. Starting and charging system will be covered in detail. This is the first course in a series of three electrical courses that will prepare the student to pass industry standard Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A6 Electrical certification. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 8:55pm-9:30pm Gleyzer,F
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 542 - 94580 - Electricity and Electronics II
AUTO 542 ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS II (2.5)

Minimum of 40 lecture hours and 8 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: See above. Recommended: AUTO 941/541 or knowledge of basic automotive electrical system operation and circuits.

An in-depth study of electrical diagnosis and repair. Analysis and diagnosis of body electrical schematics and circuitry. Proper and safe usage of the digital multimeter, 12 volt test light, jumper wires, and the digital storage oscilloscope. Proper circuit analysis and troubleshooting techniques. This is the second course in a series of three electrical courses. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 6:30pm-8:45pm Broxholm,T
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 542 - 94580 - Electricity and Electronics II
AUTO 542 ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS II (2.5)

Minimum of 40 lecture hours and 8 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: See above. Recommended: AUTO 941/541 or knowledge of basic automotive electrical system operation and circuits.

An in-depth study of electrical diagnosis and repair. Analysis and diagnosis of body electrical schematics and circuitry. Proper and safe usage of the digital multimeter, 12 volt test light, jumper wires, and the digital storage oscilloscope. Proper circuit analysis and troubleshooting techniques. This is the second course in a series of three electrical courses. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 8:55pm-9:30pm Broxholm,T
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 665S4 - 93560 - 2013 Smog Check Update
AUTO 665S4 2013 SMOG CHECK UPDATE (1.0) A minimum of 16 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: Current State of California Smog Check license. A course designed for automotive professionals who need to meet the 2013/2014 Smog Check licensing renewal requirements. Transfer: CSU.
S Su 9:00am-5:00pm Escalambre,R
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 665S4 - 93561 - 2013 Smog Check Update
AUTO 665S4 2013 SMOG CHECK UPDATE (1.0) A minimum of 16 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: Current State of California Smog Check license. A course designed for automotive professionals who need to meet the 2013/2014 Smog Check licensing renewal requirements. Transfer: CSU.
S Su 9:00am-5:00pm Escalambre,R
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 665S4 - 93562 - 2013 Smog Check Update
AUTO 665S4 2013 SMOG CHECK UPDATE (1.0) A minimum of 16 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: Current State of California Smog Check license. A course designed for automotive professionals who need to meet the 2013/2014 Smog Check licensing renewal requirements. Transfer: CSU.
S Su 9:00am-5:00pm Escalambre,R
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 665S6 - 94543 - 2015 Smog Check Update
S Su 9:00am-5:00pm Escalambre,R
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 665S6 - 94547 - 2015 Smog Check Update
S Su 9:00am-5:00pm Escalambre,R
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 665S6 - 94563 - 2015 Smog Check Update
S Su 9:00am-5:00pm Escalambre,R
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 665SU - 91978 - Car Care Basics for Women
T Th 6:00pm-10:00pm Johnson,J
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 665SX - 92772 - Car Care Basics for Women II
Go beyond the basics in this automotive class designed specifically for women. Learn what to do in an emergency, how to put on your own spare tire, how to jump a dead battery, and minor maintenance that you can do yourself. Tools you should have and how to use them will also be covered. Transfer: CSU.
T Th 6:00pm-10:00pm Johnson,J
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AUTO 670 - 84510 - Automotive Work Experience
TBA Johnson,J
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 690 - 80094 - Special Projects in Automotive
TBA Spakowski,P
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 690 - 80095 - Special Projects in Automotive
TBA Escalambre,R
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 690 - 80096 - Special Projects in Automotive
TBA Yee,E
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 690 - 80098 - Special Projects in Automotive
TBA Parra,R
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 690 - 84270 - Special Projects in Automotive
TBA Broxholm,T
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 690 - 86460 - Special Projects in Automotive
TBA Ming,D
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 690 - 93539 - Special Projects in Automotive
TBA Johnson,J
Evening Class   IN
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AUTO 710 - 80104 - Fundamentals: Auto Technology

AUTO 710 FUNDAMENTALS OF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY (4)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours/semester.

An introduction to the Automotive Technology program and profession. A survey of the basic tools and fasteners and related mathematics required in automotive service. This course is recommended for those students who desire entrance into the Automotive Technology day program. Transfer credit: CSU.

M W 6:40pm-7:45pm Hill,D
Evening Class   IN
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AUTO 710 - 80104 - Fundamentals: Auto Technology

AUTO 710 FUNDAMENTALS OF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY (4)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours/semester.

An introduction to the Automotive Technology program and profession. A survey of the basic tools and fasteners and related mathematics required in automotive service. This course is recommended for those students who desire entrance into the Automotive Technology day program. Transfer credit: CSU.

M W 8:15pm-9:40pm Hill,D
Evening Class   IN
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AUTO 710 - 83194 - Fundamentals: Auto Technology

AUTO 710 FUNDAMENTALS OF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY (4)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours/semester.

An introduction to the Automotive Technology program and profession. A survey of the basic tools and fasteners and related mathematics required in automotive service. This course is recommended for those students who desire entrance into the Automotive Technology day program. Transfer credit: CSU.

M W 3:30pm-4:55pm Childress,C
Evening Class   IN
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AUTO 710 - 83194 - Fundamentals: Auto Technology

AUTO 710 FUNDAMENTALS OF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY (4)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours/semester.

An introduction to the Automotive Technology program and profession. A survey of the basic tools and fasteners and related mathematics required in automotive service. This course is recommended for those students who desire entrance into the Automotive Technology day program. Transfer credit: CSU.

M W 5:05pm-6:30pm Childress,C
Evening Class   IN
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AUTO 710 - 92331 - Fundamentals: Auto Technology

AUTO 710 FUNDAMENTALS OF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY (4)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours/semester.

An introduction to the Automotive Technology program and profession. A survey of the basic tools and fasteners and related mathematics required in automotive service. This course is recommended for those students who desire entrance into the Automotive Technology day program. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 6:30pm-7:55pm Cresta,J
Evening Class   IN
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AUTO 710 - 92331 - Fundamentals: Auto Technology

AUTO 710 FUNDAMENTALS OF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY (4)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours/semester.

An introduction to the Automotive Technology program and profession. A survey of the basic tools and fasteners and related mathematics required in automotive service. This course is recommended for those students who desire entrance into the Automotive Technology day program. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 8:05pm-9:30pm Cresta,J
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 711 - 94764 - Auto Entry Level Tech - CAA
AUTO 711 AUTOMOTIVE ENTRY LEVEL TECHNICIAN – CAREER ADVANCEMENT ACADEMY (8)

Minimum of 96 lecture hours and 96 lab hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 828 or equivalent.

Designed to teach automotive skills, including performing oil changes, safety inspections, fluid flushing procedures, tire inspection and repair, and preparing work orders and recommendations. Transfer credit: CSU.

M T W Th 1:45pm-2:45pm Johnson,J
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 711 - 94764 - Auto Entry Level Tech - CAA
AUTO 711 AUTOMOTIVE ENTRY LEVEL TECHNICIAN – CAREER ADVANCEMENT ACADEMY (8)

Minimum of 96 lecture hours and 96 lab hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 828 or equivalent.

Designed to teach automotive skills, including performing oil changes, safety inspections, fluid flushing procedures, tire inspection and repair, and preparing work orders and recommendations. Transfer credit: CSU.

M T W Th 2:55pm-4:45pm Johnson,J
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 713 - 86464 - Electricity/Electronics

AUTO 713 AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS (15 )

Minimum of 180 lecture hours and 180 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Technology Program.

This course involves the study of electrical fundamentals, electrical test equipment, automotive batteries, starting and charging systems, wiring diagrams, lighting circuits, various advanced body electrical circuits and controls. Primary emphasis on diagnosis, testing and repair. Transfer credit: CSU.

M T W Th 8:00am-10:45am Parra,R
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 713 - 86464 - Electricity/Electronics

AUTO 713 AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS (15 )

Minimum of 180 lecture hours and 180 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Technology Program.

This course involves the study of electrical fundamentals, electrical test equipment, automotive batteries, starting and charging systems, wiring diagrams, lighting circuits, various advanced body electrical circuits and controls. Primary emphasis on diagnosis, testing and repair. Transfer credit: CSU.

M T W Th 10:45am-1:20pm Parra,R
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 721 - 83192 - Steering, Suspension & Brakes

AUTO 721 AUTOMOTIVE STEERING, SUSPENSION AND BRAKES (15)

Minimum of 180 lecture hours and 180 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Technology Program.

A study of automotive steering, suspension and brakes. Emphasis will be placed on the theory, operation, diagnosis and repair of modern braking systems, steering and suspension systems. Topics include: four-wheel steering, tires and wheels, supplemental inflatable restraints, power steering, power and anti-lock braking systems. Transfer credit: CSU.

M T W Th 8:00am-10:45am Ming,D
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 721 - 83192 - Steering, Suspension & Brakes

AUTO 721 AUTOMOTIVE STEERING, SUSPENSION AND BRAKES (15)

Minimum of 180 lecture hours and 180 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Technology Program.

A study of automotive steering, suspension and brakes. Emphasis will be placed on the theory, operation, diagnosis and repair of modern braking systems, steering and suspension systems. Topics include: four-wheel steering, tires and wheels, supplemental inflatable restraints, power steering, power and anti-lock braking systems. Transfer credit: CSU.

M T W Th 10:45am-1:20pm Ming,D
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 734 - 80111 - Auto Engine Diagnosis & Repair

AUTO 734 AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR (15)

Minimum of 180 lecture hours and 180 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Technology Program.

A detailed study of various engine designs and materials. Lab will include diagnosis, inspection, repair methods, and parts necessary for complete repair. Also, various machines and machining operations will be covered. Transfer credit: CSU.

M T W Th 8:00am-10:45am Spakowski,P
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 734 - 80111 - Auto Engine Diagnosis & Repair

AUTO 734 AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR (15)

Minimum of 180 lecture hours and 180 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Technology Program.

A detailed study of various engine designs and materials. Lab will include diagnosis, inspection, repair methods, and parts necessary for complete repair. Also, various machines and machining operations will be covered. Transfer credit: CSU.

M T W Th 10:45am-1:20pm Spakowski,P
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 735 - 86508 - Transmissions and Drivelines

AUTO 735 AUTOMOTIVE TRANSMISSION AND DRIVE TRAINS DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR (15)

Minimum of 180 lecture hours and 180 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Technology Program.

A detailed study of the clutch, standard and automatic transmissions, drive lines and differentials: theory of operation including: friction materials, hydraulics, torque converters, gear trains, planetary gears, and controls as well as gear ratios, torque multiplication, speeds, drive line angles and tooth patterns. Transfer credit: CSU.

T W Th F 8:00am-10:45am Broxholm,T
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 735 - 86508 - Transmissions and Drivelines

AUTO 735 AUTOMOTIVE TRANSMISSION AND DRIVE TRAINS DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR (15)

Minimum of 180 lecture hours and 180 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Technology Program.

A detailed study of the clutch, standard and automatic transmissions, drive lines and differentials: theory of operation including: friction materials, hydraulics, torque converters, gear trains, planetary gears, and controls as well as gear ratios, torque multiplication, speeds, drive line angles and tooth patterns. Transfer credit: CSU.

T W Th F 10:50am-1:20pm Broxholm,T
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 745 - 93540 - Asian Brakes and Chassis
M T W Th 1:20pm-4:05pm Yee,E
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 745 - 93540 - Asian Brakes and Chassis
M T W Th 4:05pm-6:30pm Yee,E
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 751 - 80115 - Auto Engine Performance

AUTO 751 AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE PERFORMANCE (15)

Minimum of 154 lecture hours and 206 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Technology Program.

A study of the engine sub-systems responsible for good engine performance, clean air, and fuel economy. Systems to be covered include: ignition, fuel, emission, and computer controls. Transfer credit: CSU.

T W Th F 8:00am-10:15am Escalambre,R
Day Class   IN
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AUTO 751 - 80115 - Auto Engine Performance

AUTO 751 AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE PERFORMANCE (15)

Minimum of 154 lecture hours and 206 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Technology Program.

A study of the engine sub-systems responsible for good engine performance, clean air, and fuel economy. Systems to be covered include: ignition, fuel, emission, and computer controls. Transfer credit: CSU.

T W Th F 10:20am-1:20pm Escalambre,R
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AUTO 754 - 91366 - High Performance Engines I

AUTO 854/754 HIGH PERFORMANCE ENGINES I (3)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester. Prerequisite: See above.

The theory and design of High Performance Engines (Part I). Emphasis is placed on the induction system. Topics discussed include intake and exhaust manifold designs, camshaft design and selection, and cylinder head modifications for maximum efficiency. Transfer credit: AUTO 754 – CSU.

M W 6:30pm-9:30pm Spakowski,P
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 769 - 80118 - Head and Valve Service

AUTO 822/769 HEAD AND VALVE SERVICE (2)

Minimum of 36 lecture hours and 12 lab hours/semester. Recommended: Professional experience.

In-depth study of all aspects of cylinder head components, diagnosing, disassembly, repair, reassembly, and use of various tools and equipment. Transfer credit: AUTO 769 – CSU.

M W 6:30pm-8:30pm Spakowski,P
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 769 - 80118 - Head and Valve Service

AUTO 822/769 HEAD AND VALVE SERVICE (2)

Minimum of 36 lecture hours and 12 lab hours/semester. Recommended: Professional experience.

In-depth study of all aspects of cylinder head components, diagnosing, disassembly, repair, reassembly, and use of various tools and equipment. Transfer credit: AUTO 769 – CSU.

M W 8:40pm-9:30pm Spakowski,P
Evening Class   IN
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AUTO 778 - 94562 - Manual Transmissions I

AUTO 878/778 MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS I (2)

Minimum of 36 lecture hours and 12 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: See above.

A detailed study of the clutch assembly, manual transmissions and transaxles. Topics of study include theory of operation, gear trains and ratios, diagnosis, repair and overhaul. Transfer credit: AUTO 778 – CSU.

T Th 6:30pm-8:35pm Broxholm,T
Evening Class   IN
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AUTO 778 - 94562 - Manual Transmissions I

AUTO 878/778 MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS I (2)

Minimum of 36 lecture hours and 12 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: See above.

A detailed study of the clutch assembly, manual transmissions and transaxles. Topics of study include theory of operation, gear trains and ratios, diagnosis, repair and overhaul. Transfer credit: AUTO 778 – CSU.

T Th 8:45pm-9:30pm Broxholm,T
Evening Class   IN
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AUTO 786 - 92885 - Automotive Air Conditioning I

AUTO 860/786 AUTOMOTIVE AIR CONDITIONING I (2)

Minimum of 36 lecture hours and 12 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: See above.

Theory and operation of cooling, heating and air conditioning systems. Lab practices include maintenance, testing, diagnosis and repair of these systems. Preparation for the ASE Certification Test is included. Transfer credit: AUTO 786 – CSU.

M W 6:30pm-8:45pm Ming,D
Evening Class   IN
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AUTO 786 - 92885 - Automotive Air Conditioning I

AUTO 860/786 AUTOMOTIVE AIR CONDITIONING I (2)

Minimum of 36 lecture hours and 12 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: See above.

Theory and operation of cooling, heating and air conditioning systems. Lab practices include maintenance, testing, diagnosis and repair of these systems. Preparation for the ASE Certification Test is included. Transfer credit: AUTO 786 – CSU.

M W 8:55pm-9:30pm Ming,D
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 790 - 80129 - Automotive Brakes I

AUTO 850/790 AUTOMOTIVE BRAKES I (2)

Minimum of 36 lecture hours and 12 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: See above.

A study of automotive braking systems. Emphasis will be placed on the theory of operation, diagnosis, and repair of modern braking systems and their related components. Preparation for the State Brake Test and ASE Certification Test is included. Transfer credit: AUTO 790 – CSU.

M W 6:30pm-8:45pm Ming,D
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 790 - 80129 - Automotive Brakes I

AUTO 850/790 AUTOMOTIVE BRAKES I (2)

Minimum of 36 lecture hours and 12 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: See above.

A study of automotive braking systems. Emphasis will be placed on the theory of operation, diagnosis, and repair of modern braking systems and their related components. Preparation for the State Brake Test and ASE Certification Test is included. Transfer credit: AUTO 790 – CSU.

M W 8:55pm-9:30pm Ming,D
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 793 - 84285 - Engine Performance

AUTO 893/793 ENGINE PERFORMANCE (3)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester. Prerequisite: See above.

A study of the engine sub-systems responsible for good engine performance, clean air, and fuel economy. Topics covered include basic engine and ignition system operation and testing using various diagnostic test equipment. This course can be applied towards the education requirements necessary for eligibility to take the B.A.R. Smog Test. Transfer credit: AUTO 793 – CSU.

T Th 6:30pm-9:30pm Escalambre,R

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