Automotive Maintenance and Light Automotive Repair One-Year Certificate (Level One)

First Semester

AUMT 1405 Introduction to Automotive Technology 4
AUMT 1312 Basic Automotive Service 3
AUMT 1257 Automotive Brake Systems Theory 2
AUMT 1310 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems 3
Total 15

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Dean of Workforce & Continuing Education
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Automotive Technology Course Descriptions

AUMT 1257 Automotive Brake Systems Theory

Theory and principles related to the design, operation, and servicing of automotive brake systems. Includes disc, and drum-type brakes, hydraulic systems, power assist components, anti-lock break systems, and diagnosis and reconditioning procedures.

AUMT 1307 Automotive Electrical Systems

An overview of automotive electrical systems including topics in operational theory, testing, diagnosis, and repair of batteries, charging and starting systems, and electrical accessories. Emphasis on electrical schematic diagrams and service manuals. May be taught manufacturer specific.

AUMT 1310 Automotive Brake Systems (Introductory Course)

Operation and repair of drum/disc type brake systems. Emphasis on safe use of modern equipment. Topics include brake theory, diagnosis, and repair of power, manual, anti-lock brake systems, and parking brakes. May be taught with manufacturer specific instructions. Utilize appropriate safety procedures; and diagnose and repair hydraulic systems, drum/disc brake systems, and anti-lock brake systems.

AUMT 1312 Basic Automotive Service

Basic automotive service. Includes compliance with safety and hazardous material handling procedures and maintenance of shop equipment.

AUMT 1316 Suspension & Steering

Theory and operation of automotive suspension and steering systems including tire and wheel problem diagnosis, component repair, and alignment procedures.

AUMT 1319 Automotive Engine Repair

Fundamentals of engine operations, diagnosis and repair including lubrication systems and cooling systems. Emphasis on overhaul of selected engines, identification and inspection, measurements, and disassembly, repair, and reassembly of the engine.

AUMT 1345 Automotive Climate Control Systemsng

Theory of automotive air conditioning and heating systems. Emphasis on the basic refrigeration cycle and diagnosis and repair of system malfunctions. Covers EPA guidelines for refrigerant handling and new refrigerant replacements.

AUMT 1405 Introduction to Automotive Technology

An introduction to the automotive industry including automotive history, safety practices, shop equipment and tools, vehicle subsystems, service publications, fasteners, professional responsibilities, and automotive maintenance.

AUMT 2289 Internship

A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.

AUMT 2301 Automotive Management

Study of human and customer relations, and of customer satisfaction in the automotive service industry. Emphasis on management and building relationships between the service department and the customer.

AUMT 2313 Manual Drive Train & Axles

A study of automotive clutches, clutch operation devices, standard transmissions, transaxles, and differentials with emphasis on the diagnosis and repair of transmission and drive lines.

AUMT 2317 Engine Performance Analysis I

Theory, operation, diagnosis, and repair of basic engine dynamics, ignitions systems, and fuel delivery systems. Use of basic engine performance diagnostic equipment.

AUMT 2332 Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle II

An analysis of electronic controls and actuators and the related circuits of modern automatic transmissions/transaxles with an emphasis on diagnostics. May be taught manufacturer specific.

AUMT 2334 Auto Engine Performance Analysis II

Diagnosis and repair of emission systems, computerized engine performance systems, and advanced ignition and fuel systems. Includes use of advanced engine performance diagnostic equipment. May be taught manufacturer specific.