PLEASE NOTE: Automotive classes will be IN-PERSON and socially distant during the Spring 2021 semester. Precautions have been taken to ensure the safety of all students and staff.

Spring 2021


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
CLASS OVER AUTO 509.2 - 47034 - Auto Fundamentals for HS II
AUTO 509.2 Automotive Fundamentals for High School II

Part two of a two-part survey designed for dual enrollment high school students who wish to explore automotive technology as a career path, while earning college degree and certificate course credit. When both parts are successfully completed, students will fulfill part of the Automotive program admission requirements and be eligible for the automotive career track certificate.

Units: 2.5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Lab hours/semester: 72-81
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: AUTO 509.1
Corequisites: None
T F 10:05am-11:25am Behravesh,K
F 10:05am-11:25am Behravesh,K
T F 10:05am-11:25am Behravesh,K
10:05am-11:25am Behravesh,K
T Th 10:05am-11:25am Behravesh,K
TBA Behravesh,K
CLASS OVER AUTO 509.2 - 47035 - Auto Fundamentals for HS II
AUTO 509.2 Automotive Fundamentals for High School II

Part two of a two-part survey designed for dual enrollment high school students who wish to explore automotive technology as a career path, while earning college degree and certificate course credit. When both parts are successfully completed, students will fulfill part of the Automotive program admission requirements and be eligible for the automotive career track certificate.

Units: 2.5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Lab hours/semester: 72-81
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: AUTO 509.1
Corequisites: None
T 11:55am-1:15pm Behravesh,K
F 11:55am-1:15pm Behravesh,K
T F 11:55am-1:15pm Behravesh,K
T F 11:55am-1:15pm Behravesh,K
TBA Behravesh,K
Evening Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 524 - 43670 - Smog Check Inspector Trng I
AUTO 524 Smog Check Inspector Training Level I

Provides students with fundamental knowledge of engine and emission control theory, design, and operation. Students who successfully complete this training course will have met the first of two requirements for the Smog Check Inspector license. This course is not required for students who hold ASE or BAR A6, A8, and L1 certifications.

Units: 3.5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
T 6:30pm-10:00pm Parra,R
Th 6:30pm-7:35pm Parra,R
Th 7:45pm-10:00pm Parra,R
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 525 - 43671 - Smog Check Inspector Train II
AUTO 525 Smog Check Inspector Training Level II

Provides students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform Smog Check inspections. Students who successfully complete this training 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.

Units: 1.5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
T 6:35pm-9:00pm Parra,R
Th 6:35pm-10:25pm Parra,R
Evening Class   CLASS OVER AUTO 665S9 - 47584 - 2021 Smog Check Update
AUTO 665S9 2021 Smog Check Update

Designed for automotive professionals who need to meet the 2020/2021 Smog Check Technician Repair licensing renewal requirements.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Pass/No Pass Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
S Su 9:00am-3:00pm Escalambre,R
T 6:30pm-10:30pm Escalambre,R
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 665S9 - 47585 - 2021 Smog Check Update
AUTO 665S9 2021 Smog Check Update

Designed for automotive professionals who need to meet the 2020/2021 Smog Check Technician Repair licensing renewal requirements.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Pass/No Pass Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
S Su 9:00am-3:00pm Escalambre,R
T 6:30pm-10:30pm Escalambre,R
Day Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 670 - 34280 - Automotive Work Experience
AUTO 670 Vocational Cooperative Education in Automotive

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.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Pass/No Pass Only
  • Work Experience hours/semester: 75
Prerequisites: 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.
Corequisites: None
TBA Johnson,J
Evening Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 710 - 41538 - Fundamentals: Auto Technology
AUTO 710 Fundamentals of Automotive Technology

An introduction to the Automotive Technology program and profession. A study of the basic tools, fasteners and automotive electrical and mechanical systems required in automotive maintenance, service and repair. Designed for anyone who is interested or exploring Automotive Technology for personal growth or a career path. Recommended for those students desiring entrance into the Automotive Technology daytime career track program.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
M W 3:30pm-4:45pm Moore,D
M W 4:55pm-6:10pm Moore,D
Evening Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 710 - 41735 - Fundamentals: Auto Technology
AUTO 710 Fundamentals of Automotive Technology

An introduction to the Automotive Technology program and profession. A study of the basic tools, fasteners and automotive electrical and mechanical systems required in automotive maintenance, service and repair. Designed for anyone who is interested or exploring Automotive Technology for personal growth or a career path. Recommended for those students desiring entrance into the Automotive Technology daytime career track program.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
M W 6:30pm-7:45pm Smith,P
M W 7:55pm-9:10pm Smith,P
Evening Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 711 - 47583 - Auto Entry Level Tech Fndmntls
AUTO 711 Automotive Entry Level Technician Fundamentals

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

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 56-63
  • Lab hours/semester: 72-81
  • Homework hours/semester: 112-126
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
M 1:45pm-3:50pm Johnson,J
T 1:45pm-3:50pm Johnson,J
W 1:45pm-5:00pm Johnson,J
Day Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 713 - 38062 - Electricity/Electronics
AUTO 713 Automotive Electricity and Electronics

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 is on diagnosis, testing, and repair.

Units: 15
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 184-207
  • Lab hours/semester: 168-189
  • Homework hours/semester: 368-414
Prerequisites: Admission to the Automotive Technology Program through special application.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
M T W Th 8:00am-10:35am Gleyzer,F
M T W Th 10:45am-1:05pm Gleyzer,F
Day Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 721 - 47518 - Steering, Suspension & Brakes
AUTO 721 Automotive Steering, Suspension and Brakes

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, electronic stability control, regenerative braking, power steering (hydraulic & electronic), power brakes and anti-lock braking systems.

Units: 15
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 184-207
  • Lab hours/semester: 168-189
  • Homework hours/semester: 368-414
Prerequisites: Admission to the Automotive Technology Program through special application.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
M T W Th 1:20pm-3:55pm Sen,V
M T W Th 4:05pm-6:25pm Sen,V
Day Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 734 - 36550 - Auto Engine Diagnosis & Repair
AUTO 734 Automotive Engine Diagnosis and Repair

A detailed study of various modern 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.

Units: 15
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 184-207
  • Lab hours/semester: 168-189
  • Homework hours/semester: 368-414
Prerequisites: Admission to the Automotive Technology program through special application;
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
M T W Th 8:20am-10:55am Johnson,J
M T W Th 11:05am-1:25pm Johnson,J
Day Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 735 - 36370 - Trans/Drive Trains Diag/Repair
AUTO 735 Automotive Transmission and Drivetrains Diagnosis and Repair

A detailed study of all manual and automatic drivetrain systems. Clutch systems, transmission/transaxle systems, differentials, driveshafts and axles. Hydraulic, electrical, electronic and computer controlled drivetrain systems. Overhaul, diagnosis and repair of all mechanical and electronic drivetrain systems.

Units: 15
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 184-207
  • Lab hours/semester: 168-189
  • Homework hours/semester: 368-414
Prerequisites: Admission to the Automotive Technology program through special application.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
T W Th F 8:00am-10:35am Broxholm,T
T W Th F 10:45am-1:05pm Broxholm,T
Day Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 751 - 46799 - Auto Engine Performance
AUTO 751 Automotive Engine Performance

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, OBD II, and computer controls.

Units: 15
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 184-207
  • Lab hours/semester: 168-189
  • Homework hours/semester: 368-414
Prerequisites: Admission to the Automotive Technology program through special application; and, AUTO 713 or AUTO 523 with a minimum grade of C; and, AUTO 734 or AUTO 529 with a minimum grade of C, or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
M T W Th 8:00am-10:35am Parra,R
M T W Th 10:45am-1:05pm Parra,R
M T W Th TBA Parra,R
M T W Th TBA Parra,R
Evening Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 824 - 45030 - Smog Check Inspector Trng I
AUTO 824 Smog Check Inspector Training Level I (Apprenticeship)

Provides students with fundamental knowledge of engine and emission control theory, design, and operation. Students who successfully complete this training course will have met the first of two requirements for the Smog Check Inspector license. This course is not required for students who hold ASE or BAR A6, A8, and L1 certifications.

Units: 3.5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: This course is specific for indentured apprentices who are members of the Local Machinist Union.
Corequisites: None
T 6:30pm-10:00pm Parra,R
Th 6:30pm-7:25pm Parra,R
Th 7:45pm-10:00pm Parra,R
Evening Class   CLOSED AUTO 825 - 45031 - Smog Check Inspector Trng II
AUTO 825 Smog Check Inspector Training Level II (Apprenticeship)

Provides students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform Smog Check inspections. Students who successfully complete this training 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.

Units: 1.5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: This course is specific for indentured apprentices who are members of the Local Machinist Union.
Corequisites: None
T 6:35pm-9:00pm Parra,R
Th 6:35pm-10:25pm Parra,R