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Spring 2018    Fall 2017


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 510 - 43360 - Basic Hybrid Powertrains
AUTO 910/510 BASIC HYBRID POWERTRAINS (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Recommended: AUTO 713 or AUTO 773, and AUTO 751, or equivalent industry experience.
A survey of today’s hybrid vehicle powertrains. Hands-on experience performing scheduled hybrid maintenance services. Introduction to hybrid vehicle diagnosis and repair. Development of entry-level skills needed to work on hybrid vehicles in a professional environment. Transfer credit: AUTO 510 – CSU.

M W 6:30pm-7:45pm Behravesh,K
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 510 - 43360 - Basic Hybrid Powertrains
AUTO 910/510 BASIC HYBRID POWERTRAINS (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Recommended: AUTO 713 or AUTO 773, and AUTO 751, or equivalent industry experience.
A survey of today’s hybrid vehicle powertrains. Hands-on experience performing scheduled hybrid maintenance services. Introduction to hybrid vehicle diagnosis and repair. Development of entry-level skills needed to work on hybrid vehicles in a professional environment. Transfer credit: AUTO 510 – CSU.

M W 7:55pm-9:10pm Behravesh,K
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 665S7 - 45652 - 2017 Smog Check Update
AUTO 665S7 2017 SMOG CHECK UPDATE (1)
(Pass/No Pass.)
Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture.
Designed for automotive professionals who need to meet the 2017/2018 Smog Check Technician Repair licensing renewal requirements. Transfer credit: CSU.
S Su 9:00am-5:00pm Lindsey,S
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 665S7 - 45654 - 2017 Smog Check Update
AUTO 665S7 2017 SMOG CHECK UPDATE (1)
(Pass/No Pass.)
Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture.
Designed for automotive professionals who need to meet the 2017/2018 Smog Check Technician Repair licensing renewal requirements. Transfer credit: CSU.
S Su 9:00am-5:00pm Lindsey,S
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 665SU - 41781 - Car Care Basics for Women
S Su 9:00am-1:00pm Johnson,J
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 665SX - 42599 - Car Care Basics for Women II
AUTO 665SX CAR CARE BASICS FOR WOMEN II (.5)

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.

S Su 9:00am-1:00pm Johnson,J
Day Class   OPEN AUTO 670 - 34280 - Automotive Work Experience
VOCATIONAL COOPERATIVE EDUCATION IN AUTOMOTIVE (.5-3)
(Pass/No Pass.)

Hours/semester: 75-300 work experience hours. Prerequisite: Permission of the Cooperative Education Office, concurrent enrollment in a planned vocational program, and employment in a college-approved job directly related to the student’s academic major.
Students may receive credit for work experience related to their major field or to their established career goal. Seminars and individual conferences are scheduled at convenient times during the semester for the instructor and the student to establish learning objectives related to the student's employment. Students are given appropriate assignments related to the stated objectives and graded in accordance with the college's established grading system. As an alternative, related instruction classes meeting one hour per week, usually in the evening, are available for those students who prefer or need a more structured learning process. One unit of credit for each 75 hours worked per semester, with a maximum of four units per semester, may be earned by students with jobs related to their academic or occupational majors or goals. May be repeated for credit up to 16 units. This limitation applies to Occupational Cooperative Education work experience courses offered within the SMCCCD. Transfer credit: CSU.
TBA Johnson,J
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 710 - 41538 - 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 6:35pm-7:50pm Hill,D
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 710 - 41538 - 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 8:00pm-9:15pm Hill,D
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 710 - 41735 - 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-4:45pm Cresta,J
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 710 - 41735 - 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 4:55pm-6:10pm Cresta,J
Day Class   OPEN AUTO 711 - 44747 - Auto Entry Level Tech - CAA
AUTO 711 AUTOMOTIVE ENTRY LEVEL TECHNICIAN – CAREER ADVANCEMENT ACADEMY(8)
Hours/semester: 96-108 lecture/96-108 lab. 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-3:05pm Johnson,J
Day Class   OPEN AUTO 711 - 44747 - Auto Entry Level Tech - CAA
AUTO 711 AUTOMOTIVE ENTRY LEVEL TECHNICIAN – CAREER ADVANCEMENT ACADEMY(8)
Hours/semester: 96-108 lecture/96-108 lab. 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 3:15pm-4:35pm Johnson,J
Day Class   OPEN AUTO 713 - 38062 - Electricity/Electronics
AUTO 713 AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS (15)
Hours/semester: 180-202.5 lecture/180-202.5 lab. 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.

T W Th F 8:00am-10:30am Gleyzer,F
Day Class   OPEN AUTO 713 - 38062 - Electricity/Electronics
AUTO 713 AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS (15)
Hours/semester: 180-202.5 lecture/180-202.5 lab. 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.

T W Th F 10:40am-1:10pm Gleyzer,F
Day Class   OPEN AUTO 721 - 30099 - Steering, Suspension & Brakes
AUTO 721 AUTOMOTIVE STEERING, SUSPENSION AND BRAKES (15)
Hours/semester: 180-202.5 lecture/180-202.5 lab. 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-10:30am Ming,D
Day Class   OPEN AUTO 721 - 30099 - Steering, Suspension & Brakes
AUTO 721 AUTOMOTIVE STEERING, SUSPENSION AND BRAKES (15)
Hours/semester: 180-202.5 lecture/180-202.5 lab. 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 10:40am-1:10pm Ming,D
Day Class   OPEN AUTO 734 - 36550 - Auto Engine Diagnosis & Repair
AUTO 734 AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR (15)
Hours/semester: 180-202.5 lecture/180-202.5 lab. 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-10:30am Spakowski,P
Day Class   OPEN AUTO 734 - 36550 - Auto Engine Diagnosis & Repair
AUTO 734 AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR (15)
Hours/semester: 180-202.5 lecture/180-202.5 lab. 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 10:40am-1:10pm Spakowski,P
Day Class   OPEN AUTO 735 - 36370 - Trans/Drive Trains Diag/Repair
AUTO 735 AUTOMOTIVE TRANSMISSION AND DRIVE TRAINS DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR (15)
Hours/semester: 180-202.5 lecture/180-202.5 lab. 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-10:30am Broxholm,T
Day Class   OPEN AUTO 735 - 36370 - Trans/Drive Trains Diag/Repair
AUTO 735 AUTOMOTIVE TRANSMISSION AND DRIVE TRAINS DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR (15)
Hours/semester: 180-202.5 lecture/180-202.5 lab. 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 10:40am-1:10pm Broxholm,T
Day Class   OPEN AUTO 749 - 42466 - Asian Engine Performance
AUTO 749 ASIAN ENGINE PERFORMANCE (15)
Hours/semester: 185-207 lecture/175-189 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Automotive Technology program.
Basic study of ignition systems, fuel systems, emission control, computer control, and driveability diagnostics. Students will receive instruction necessary to take the Automotive Service Excellence examination in the area of Engine Performance. Transfer credit: CSU.

M T W Th 1:20pm-4:00pm Yee,E
Day Class   OPEN AUTO 749 - 42466 - Asian Engine Performance
AUTO 749 ASIAN ENGINE PERFORMANCE (15)
Hours/semester: 185-207 lecture/175-189 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Automotive Technology program.
Basic study of ignition systems, fuel systems, emission control, computer control, and driveability diagnostics. Students will receive instruction necessary to take the Automotive Service Excellence examination in the area of Engine Performance. Transfer credit: CSU.

M T W Th 4:10pm-6:40pm Yee,E
Day Class   OPEN AUTO 752 - 34548 - Advanced Engine Performance
AUTO 752 ADVANCED ENGINE PERFORMANCE (15)
Hours/semester: 180-202.5 lecture/180-202.5 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Automotive Technology Program or demonstration of equivalent skills; satisfactory completion of AUTO 751.
An in-depth study of import and domestic computerized engine controls. Emphasis will be placed on the theory, operation, and testing procedures necessary to accurately diagnose and repair driveability complaints. Students will receive instruction necessary to take the State of California test for obtaining a Qualified Test and Repair Mechanic’s License (Smog). Transfer credit: CSU.

M T W Th 8:00am-10:30am Parra,R
Day Class   OPEN AUTO 752 - 34548 - Advanced Engine Performance
AUTO 752 ADVANCED ENGINE PERFORMANCE (15)
Hours/semester: 180-202.5 lecture/180-202.5 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Automotive Technology Program or demonstration of equivalent skills; satisfactory completion of AUTO 751.
An in-depth study of import and domestic computerized engine controls. Emphasis will be placed on the theory, operation, and testing procedures necessary to accurately diagnose and repair driveability complaints. Students will receive instruction necessary to take the State of California test for obtaining a Qualified Test and Repair Mechanic’s License (Smog). Transfer credit: CSU.

M T W Th 10:40am-1:10pm Parra,R
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 755 - 41126 - High Performance Engines II
AUTO 855/755 HIGH PERFORMANCE ENGINES II (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: See above. Recommended: AUTO 854/754.
Theory and design of High Performance Engines (Part II). Emphasis is placed on crankshaft assembly, lubrication and cooling, power measurements, and tuning. Topics include design of pistons, piston rings and pins, connecting rods, crankshafts and bearings. Transfer credit: AUTO 755 – CSU.

M W 6:30pm-9:35pm Spakowski,P
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 758 - 34549 - Auto Computer Controls
AUTO 858/758 AUTOMOTIVE COMPUTER CONTROLS (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/16-18 lab. Prerequisite: See above.
A study of the various inputs, outputs and modes of operation common to most computer controlled systems. General diagnosis will be emphasized using multimeters, lab scopes and scan tools. Students will be introduced to OBD II systems. This course will also assist technicians to prepare for the State of California Smog License and the ASE L1 exams. Transfer credit: AUTO 758 – CSU.

T Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Escalambre,R
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 758 - 34549 - Auto Computer Controls
AUTO 858/758 AUTOMOTIVE COMPUTER CONTROLS (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/16-18 lab. Prerequisite: See above.
A study of the various inputs, outputs and modes of operation common to most computer controlled systems. General diagnosis will be emphasized using multimeters, lab scopes and scan tools. Students will be introduced to OBD II systems. This course will also assist technicians to prepare for the State of California Smog License and the ASE L1 exams. Transfer credit: AUTO 758 – CSU.

T Th 9:10pm-10:00pm Escalambre,R
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 777 - 39213 - Automatic Transmissions I
AUTO 832/777 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS I (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: See above.
A study of the operating principles of automatic transmissions and transaxles used on domestic and import vehicles. Power flow and hydraulic/electrical controls will be studied. Preventive maintenance, diagnosis and repair procedures are included. Transfer credit: AUTO 777 – CSU.

T Th 6:30pm-9:30pm Puccinelli,M
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 779 - 41742 - Block Service
AUTO 823/779 BLOCK SERVICE (2)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture/12-14 lab. Prerequisite: See above. A study of the proper methods of disassembling, measuring, machining and reassembling engine blocks. Various machining equipment, safe working habits, and the handling of waste coolant, oil and oil filters is included. Transfer credit: AUTO 779 – CSU.

M W 6:30pm-8:20pm Spakowski,P
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 779 - 41742 - Block Service
AUTO 823/779 BLOCK SERVICE (2)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture/12-14 lab. Prerequisite: See above. A study of the proper methods of disassembling, measuring, machining and reassembling engine blocks. Various machining equipment, safe working habits, and the handling of waste coolant, oil and oil filters is included. Transfer credit: AUTO 779 – CSU.

M W 8:30pm-9:30pm Spakowski,P
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 787 - 44403 - Automatic Transmissions II
AUTO 887/787 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS II (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: See above. Recommended: AUTO 758, AUTO 771, AUTO 773, and AUTO 777; and the ability to use a personal computer to access online training modules and take exams.
Study of diagnosing and problem solving techniques on automatic transmission/transaxle for domestic and import vehicles. A thorough understanding of mechanical power flow, hydraulics, electrical, electronic and computer controls will be emphasized. Hands-on exercises will be used to reinforce all of the classroom theory. Transfer credit: AUTO 787 – CSU.

T Th 6:30pm-9:30pm Broxholm,T
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 793 - 41751 - Engine Performance
AUTO 893/793 ENGINE PERFORMANCE (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. 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 Parra,R