AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY - POWERTRAIN TECHNICIAN ( Archived )
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Program Type: Certificate of Achievement

Division: Engineering & Technology

Program Description:
The curriculum prepares the student for entry-level employment in transmission repair. Students will receive instruction and hands-on experience in removing, rebuilding, and adjusting manual and automatic transmissions and transaxles, clutches, drivelines, universal joints, constant-velocity (CV) joints and differentials. 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) examinations for Automatic Transmission/Transaxle (A2) and Manual Drive Train and Axles (A3).

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:    23-24

Required Courses
  Semester I (10-11 units)
AUTO 032 - AUTOMOTIVE FUNDAMENTALS (4.0 units)
  ENGL 435 - VOCATIONAL ENGLISH AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (BASIC) (2.0 units)
  WELD 044A - INTRODUCTION TO GAS WELDING (1.0 units)
  OR
  WELD 044B - INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRIC ARC WELDING (1.0 units)
  &
  ELTN 109A - APPLIED ALGEBRA FOR ELECTRONICS (4.0 units)
  OR
  TECH 107A - TECHNICAL CALCULATIONS (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester II (13 units)
ELTN 130 - INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS (3.0 units)
  AUTO 222 - MANUAL TRANSMISSION, TRANSAXLE AND DRIVETRAIN (5.0 units)
  AUTO 223 - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES (5.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives

None