Spring 2022


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class   CLOSED 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
M 11:44am-12:34pm Behravesh,K
T 1:42pm-2:33pm Behravesh,K
M F 1:30pm-2:27pm Behravesh,K
Th 1:42pm-2:33pm Behravesh,K
W 12:29pm-1:19pm Behravesh,K
T Th 1:42pm-2:33pm Behravesh,K
T Th 1:42pm-2:33pm Behravesh,K
M F 1:30pm-2:27pm Behravesh,K
M F 1:30pm-2:27pm Behravesh,K
T F 1:42pm-2:33pm Behravesh,K
W 12:29pm-1:19pm Behravesh,K
Th 1:42pm-3:33pm Behravesh,K
T Th 1:42pm-2:33pm Behravesh,K
W 10:12am-12:00pm Behravesh,K
F 1:30pm-2:27pm Behravesh,K
CLOSED 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
M 12:25pm-1:15pm Behravesh,K
T Th 2:39pm-3:30pm Behravesh,K
M F 2:33pm-3:30pm Behravesh,K
Th 2:39pm-3:30pm Behravesh,K
F 2:33pm-3:30pm Behravesh,K
W 1:25pm-2:15pm Behravesh,K
T Th 2:39pm-3:30pm Behravesh,K
T Th 2:39pm-3:30pm Behravesh,K
M F 2:33pm-3:30pm Behravesh,K
F 2:33pm-3:30pm Behravesh,K
M F 2:33pm-3:30pm Behravesh,K
T Th 2:39pm-3:30pm Behravesh,K
W 1:25pm-2:15pm Behravesh,K
Th 2:39pm-3:30pm Behravesh,K
T Th 2:39pm-3:30pm Behravesh,K
W 12:24pm-2:00pm Behravesh,K
Evening Class  Hybrid Class OPEN AUTO 529 - 46839 - Modern Engine Design & Repair
AUTO 529 Modern Engine Design, Troubleshooting And Repair

The study of internal combustion engine and 21st century engine designs. Troubleshooting, precision measurement and repair of blocks, pistons, cranks, cylinder heads, valves and valve train systems.

Units: 4.5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 56-63
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 112-126
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
W 6:40pm-9:45pm Gleyzer,F
M 6:40pm-9:45pm Gleyzer,F
Day Class   OPEN AUTO 580 - 47742 - Careers in Automotive Tech
AUTO 580 Careers in Automotive Technology

Designed to prepare students for careers in Automotive Technology. Career pathways, soft skills, safety standards, regulation of the automotive industry and labor law as applied to the automotive industry. Resume preparation, interview skills, on-the-job expectations and career options.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
F 1:45pm-3:45pm Johnson,J
OPEN AUTO 665S9 - 47340 - 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 6:00pm-10:00pm Escalambre,R
OPEN 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 6:00pm-10:00pm Escalambre,R
T TBA Escalambre,R
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 6:00pm-10:00pm Escalambre,R
Day Class   OPEN 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
Day Class   OPEN 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
T Th 1:40pm-2:55pm Moore,D
T Th 3:05pm-4:20pm Moore,D
Evening Class   OPEN 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
Day Class   OPEN 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
T 1:50pm-4:00pm Johnson,J
W 1:50pm-4:20pm Johnson,J
Th 1:50pm-2:50pm Johnson,J
Th 3:00pm-4:20pm Johnson,J
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN 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 8:00am-1:20pm Gleyzer,F
W Th 8:00am-1:20pm Gleyzer,F
Day Class   OPEN 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 8:00am-10:35am Sen,V
M T W Th 10:45am-1:10pm Sen,V
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN 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
T 8:00am-1:15pm Johnson,J
F 8:00am-1:25pm Johnson,J
W 8:00am-1:15pm Johnson,J
Th 8:00am-1:15pm Johnson,J
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN 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
F 8:00am-1:20pm Broxholm,T
T 8:00am-1:20pm Broxholm,T
W 8:00am-1:20pm Broxholm,T
Th 8:00am-1:20pm Broxholm,T
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN 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 8:00am-2:10pm Parra,R
T 8:00am-1:35pm Parra,R
W 8:00am-1:10pm Parra,R
Th 8:00am-1:10pm Parra,R
Evening Class  Hybrid Class OPEN AUTO 758 - 34549 - Auto Computer Controls
AUTO 758 Automotive Computer Controls

A study of the various inputs, outputs, and models 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 preparing for the State of California Smog License and the ASE L1 exams.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 40-45
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
T 6:30pm-10:00pm Parra,R
Th 6:20pm-7:25pm Parra,R
Th 7:35pm-10:25pm Parra,R
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 768 - 41740 - OnBoard Diagnostics II(OBDII)
AUTO 768 On-Board Diagnostics II (OBDII)

In-depth study of generic On-Board Diagnostics II. Content includes history of OBD-II, comparison of OBD-I and OBD-II, J1930 Common Terminology, Flash Programming, Enhanced Monitors, Fuel Trim Strategies and MIL Strategies and Enabling Criteria, Drive Cycles, I/M Readiness flags, and Diagnostic Trouble Codes. This course meets the BAR Training requirement for obtaining initial or renewal license. It will also assist Technicians preparing for the State of California Smog License and ASE L1 exams.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 40-45
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
T Th 6:30pm-8:45pm Parra,R
T Th 8:55pm-10:10pm Parra,R