AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY - UNDERHOOD TECHNICIAN ( Official )
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Program Type: Certificate of Achievement

Division: Engineering & Technology

Program Description:
The curriculum prepares the student for entry-level employment in automotive engine repair. Students will receive instruction and hands-on experience in removing, measuring, rebuilding, adjusting and reinstalling automotive engines. The use of precision equipment and specialty tools is emphasized. Students must provide or purchase their own required hand tools.

Students are encouraged to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Exam for Engine Repair (A1).

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Effective academic year: 2003-2004

Required Units in the Major:    24-25

Required Courses
  Semester I (14-15 units)
AUTO 220 - ENGINE OPERATION AND TESTING (5.0 units)
  AUTO 032 - AUTOMOTIVE FUNDAMENTALS (4.0 units)
  ELTN 109A - APPLIED ALGEBRA FOR ELECTRONICS (4.0 units)
  OR
  TECH 107A - TECHNICAL CALCULATIONS (3.0 units)
  &
  ENGL 435 - VOCATIONAL ENGLISH AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (BASIC) (2.0 units)
  &
  Semester II (10 units)
ELTN 130 - INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS (3.0 units)
  AUTO 221 - ENGINE MACHINING AND REBUILDING (6.0 units)
  WELD 044A - INTRODUCTION TO GAS WELDING (1.0 units)
  OR
  WELD 044B - INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRIC ARC WELDING (1.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives

None