SRJC Course Outlines

5/26/2022 10:43:06 AMAUTO 100 Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  AUTO 100Title:  INTRO AUTOMOTIVE TECH  
Full Title:  Introduction to Automotive Technology
Last Reviewed:3/13/2006

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.50Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.50Lab Scheduled2.008 min.Lab Scheduled35.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 140.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to theory of operation, routine maintenance, technical vocabulary, components, systems, use of basic tools and safety procedures utilized every day by an automotive repair technician. Workplace skills will include the basic maintenance and repair of the automobile and its systems for the entry level auto maintenance technician or auto enthusiast.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Introduction to theory of operation, routine maintenance, technical vocabulary, components, systems, use of basic tools and safety procedures utilized every day by an automotive repair technician. Workplace skills include basic maintenance and repair of the automobile and its systems for the entry level auto maintenance technician or auto enthusiast.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1.  Apply safety standards and practices in an auto shop environment.
2.  State the theory behind the operation of all of the basic systems on
an automobile.
3. Describe and identify the components used in those systems.
4. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the basic operation of all major
automobile systems.
5. Describe the environmental issues and apply appropriate procedures
involved with disposal of hazardous material from the automobile when
repairing or disposing of the vehicle.
6. Identify and properly use and care for tools and equipment.
7. Discuss the automotive industry and identify related employment
opportunities.

Topics and Scope
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I.     Introduction
      A. Overview of the automobile
      B. Shop safety
      C. Hazardous materials and disposal procedures
      D. Tools, equipment, and fasteners
      E. Record keeping for the automotive industry
II.    Internal Combustion Engines
III.   Engine Lubrication
IV.    Cooling Systems
V.     Fuel Systems
VI.    Electrical Systems
VII.   Ignition Systems
VIII.  Emission Systems
IX.    Powertrain
X.     Braking Systems
XI.    Steering and Suspension Systems
XII.   Air Conditioning Systems
XIII.  Accessories
XIV.   Automobiles in the Future
XV.    The Industry and Related Employment

Assignments:
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1.  Reading, approximately 10 - 25 pages per week.
2.  Worksheets to be completed with each reading assignment.
3.  Objective exam at the completion of each unit.
4.  Final exam.
5.  Students will be required to keep a notebook of all class handouts,
assignments, and class notes which will be graded for completeness and
organization.
6.  Skill demonstrations in the lab with worksheets.
7.  Performance exams (2-5).

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 10%
Worksheets.
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 10%
Performance exams, Skill demonstrations with worksheets.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
75 - 80%
Multiple choice
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Attendance and participation. Organized notebook submitted to instructor.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Duffy, James E. Modern Automotive Mechanics. Goodheart Willcox, 2004.
Instructor prepared materials.

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