Automotive Service Technician Required Courses

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Automotive Service Technician (Fall 2024 - Term 1)

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Automotive Service Technician Pathway Required Courses

2023-24

Automotive Service Technician Pathway Required Courses

2024-25

This program will be modified for the 2024-2025 academic year. For the revised required courses, please refer to the 2024-25 required courses document in the drop-down menu above. The required courses, including course descriptions, will be updated below on June 1, 2024 or will be available to view in the 2024-2025 catalog Spring 2024.

Program Courses

32404375
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
This course is an introduction to the automotive field. Career opportunities together with employer expectations will be discussed. Students will begin to use required safety practices for both general lab activities and when operating equipment. Vehicle maintenance inspections together with light repairs will take place.
32404376
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
This course will introduce students to Ohm's law, electrical fundamentals, magnetism, and series and parallel circuits. Further studies will include automobile wiring diagrams, electrical test equipment, and basic troubleshooting. COREQUISITE: 32404375 Automotive Fundamentals
32404377
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course introduces battery, starting, and charging systems; theory of operation; diagnostic techniques; and servicing procedures. This course also includes exterior lighting systems; diagnostics and repair procedures. Wiring diagrams will be used and emphasized throughout the course. COREQUISITE: 32404375 Automotive Fundamentals and 32404376 DC Automotive Electrical
32404378
|
UGRD
| 4 CR
This course is designed to provide the student with the skills needed to diagnose, service, and repair internal combustion engines found on late model vehicles. Emphasis is placed on in-vehicle systems repairs including: lubrication systems, valve timing, leak diagnosis and repair, engine noise & failure diagnosis, cylinder head replacement, and intake systems. COREQUISITE: 32404375 Automotive Fundamentals and 32404376 DC Automotive Electrical
32404379
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course introduces steering system types, suspension geometry, troubleshooting procedures, and repair of suspensions including both two- and four-wheel alignments. PREREQUISITE: 32404375 Automotive Fundamentals and 32404376 DC Automotive Electrical
32404380
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course introduces students to automotive braking systems, troubleshooting procedures, and repair of brake systems to include manual, power, and anti-lock types. PREREQUISITE: 32404375 Automotive Fundamentals and 32404376 DC Automotive Electrical
32404381
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed to develop the skills needed to diagnose, service, and repair powertrain control, fuel and ignition systems. Emphasis is placed on diagnostic procedures and the problem-solving techniques associated with automotive engine performance and drivability. PREREQUISITE: 32404375 Automotive Fundamentals and 32404376 DC Automotive Electrical
32404382
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is an introduction to automotive body electrical systems. Students will learn about various body electrical components and how to diagnose and repair body electrical systems. PREREQUISITES: 32404375 Automotive Fundamentals and 32404376 DC Automotive Electrical
32404385
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course introduces automotive air conditioning and heating systems. Theory of operation, diagnostic techniques, and servicing of heating and air conditioning systems will be covered. PREREQUISITES: 32404375 Automotive Fundamentals and 32404376 DC Automotive Electrical.

General Education Courses

32804303
|
UGRD
| 2 CR
This course covers practical applications of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percent, proportion, and formula evaluation. The course also includes measurement, U.S. and metric systems of measurement, and basic geometry.

Total Credits: 28


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