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Afro-American Studies

AFRO AM 101
Introduction to African-American Studies
Survey of African-American Studies from an interdisciplinary perspective; team-taught course utilizing expertise of African-American Studies staff, embraces five basic categories of the African-American Studies program. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
IAI Approved
AFRO AM 214
Hip Hop: Culture and Politics
The political significance, globalization and history of Hip-Hop will be examined. Four of the multitude of musical permutations of American Hip-Hop (Rap, consciousness/social awareness, gangsta rap and commercial hip-hop) and their relative/potential impact will be outlined. The materials/social culture that has come to be associated with Hip-Hop will be the primary focus. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 101 and AFRO AM 101).
Credit Hours:
3

Anthropology

ANTHRO 202
Cultural Anthropology
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
IAI Approved

Arabic

ARABIC 102
Arabic for Beginners II
Introduction to Arabic language wit emphasis on language of everyday conversation. focus is on alphabet, vocabulary and structure needed for elementary speaking, listening, reading, and translating. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Arabic 101, Grade of C or better in Arabic 101, ACTFL Arabic Writing Proficiency Test (Score 2.00), Placement Test, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARABIC 103
Intermediate Arabic I
Introduction to Arabic language with emphasis on language of everyday conversation. Focus is on the alphabet, vocabulary and structure needed for elementary speaking, listening, reading and translating. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Arabic 102, Placement Test or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
ARABIC 104
Intermediate Arabic II
Introduction to Arabic language with emphasis on language of everyday conversation. Focus in on alphabet, vocabulary and structure needed for elementary speaking, listening, reading and translating. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Arabic 103, Placement Test or Consent of Department Chairperson
Credit Hours:
4

Art

ART 103
Art Appreciation
Appreciation of art works taken from all cultures and periods. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
IAI Approved
ART 115-2
Photography
Basic principles of black and white photography. 35 mm cameras, exposure, development and printing processes, composition and presentation. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ART 116
Advanced Photography
Advanced techniques in development and printing. Introduction to other formats. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 115, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 117
Beginning Color Photography
Introduction to techniques, art and theory of color photography; printing from color negatives and/or transparencies, developing color negatives and/or transparencies; characteristics of different color film types, lighting for color photography; covers color theory and use of color in composition. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (Art 115 and 116), OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 130
African-American Art
Survey of African-American art over last 150 years; covers African-American crafts and sculpture during 19th Century; realistic painters of early 20th Century; cubistic and abstractionist influences on painting and sculpture; non-revolutionary artists such as Charles White, Henry O. Tanner, Aaron Douglas and Hughie Lee-Smith. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ART 131-2
General Drawing
Still-life, landscape and human figure; experimentation with various media. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ART 132
Advance General Drawing
This course builds on and refines the experiences of general drawing focusing on a variety of color media. Emphasis is on invention and formal concerns. Explorations into abstraction, non-objective, and fabricated image making are covered in this class. Course includes vocabulary development, critical analysis activities, and reference to historic models of drawing. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ART 131.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 141
Intro To The Visual Arts
Practical application of fundamentals of visual arts. Includes study of line, texture, color, shape and volume in various media. Recommended for pre-teachers. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
2
ART 142-1
Figure Draw & Composition
Study of the human figure in action and still poses; rapid sketching, long poses, memory work, and portraiture. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ART 131, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 143-1
Advanced Figure Drawing
Development of skills. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ART 142.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 144-1
Two Dimensional Design
A studio course exploring the fundamentals of the formal systems and basic elements of visual organization through two-dimensional design principles and theories using a variety of media. Fundamental design and experimentation in relationship s of line, shape, textures, and color. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ART 145-1
Three Dimensional Design
Study of the fundamentals of the formal systems and basic elements of visual organization through three-dimensional design principles and theories; use of a variety of media, including recent and traditional materials, such as clay and plaster. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 144, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 163
Water Color Painting
Elementary painting and sketching including still life, landscape and figure painting. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
2
ART 166-1
Oil Painting Techniques
A studio course that serves as an introduction to basic painting techniques and color principles applied to the exploration of oil and acrylic painting media. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 131, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 167
Advanced Oil Painting Techniques
Advanced techniques and experimentation in use of materials and the development of creative styles in oil painting. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 166, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 172
Communications Design I
Design application and merchandising of products and ideas; theory of design of form and function applied to products, brochures, packaging, display, and other commercial designs; application of design in television, newspapers, magazines, billboards, and posters for advertising industry. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 144, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 176
Graphics Design I
Creative approach to graphics, using traditional and modern media, such as drawing, painting, photography, constructed and sculptured art; includes reproduction of illustrations relating to advertising, periodical and book publishing. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ART 144.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 177
Graphics Design II
Continuation of Art 176. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in ART 176.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 196-4
Ceramics
Ceramics formed by coil, slab or free form methods. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
ART 197
Advanced Ceramics & Sculpture
Advanced work in pottery and sculpture, use of molds and various materials, individual experiments in pottery and sculpture. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Art 196, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
ART 200
Individual Art Projects
For advanced students who have completed beginning level studies in the corresponding discipline specific course, or an equivalent course at another institution, or who can demonstrate proficiency through portfolio review in the skills taught in the corresponding 100 level course. Work is completed on an independent project, the subject of which is designed through dialogue between the student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than an accumulated six credit hours will be counted towards graduation.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-8
Art Projects: Advanced Ceramics
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 197), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-9
Art Projects: Computer Art/Application
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 275), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-A
Art Projects: Photography
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 115), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-B
Art Projects: Advanced Photography
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 116), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-C
Art Projects: Color Photography
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 117), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-D
Art Projects: Printmaking I
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 126), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-E
Art Projects: Printmaking II
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 127), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-F
Art Projects: General Drawing
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 131), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-G
Art Projects: Advanced Drawing
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 132), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-H
Art Projects: Painting I
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 134), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-I
Art Projects: Painting II
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 135), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-J
Art Projects: Painting III
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 136), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-K
Art Projects: Intro Visual Arts
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 141), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-L
Art Projects: Figure Drawing
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 142), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-M
Art Projects: Adv Figure Drawing
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 143), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-N
Art Projects: Two Dimensional Design
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 144), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-O
Art Projects: Three Dimensional Design
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 145), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-P
Art Projects: Crafts Workshop
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 150), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-Q
Art Projects: Freehand Drawing
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 161), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-R
Art Projects: Architectural Rep
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 162), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-S
Art Projects: Watercolor Paintng
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 163), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-T
Art Projects: Oil Painting
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 166), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-U
Art Projects: Advanced Oil Painting
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 167), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-V
Art Projects: Communication Design I
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 172), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-W
Art Projects: Advanced Com Art
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 174), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-X
Art Projects: Graphic Design I
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 176), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-Y
Art Projects: Graphic Design II
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 177), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 200-Z
Art Projects: Ceramics
For advanced students who have taken all or most other art courses. Work on individual projects. Hours scheduled at convenience of student and instructor. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline. are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (English 100 or ART 196), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
2
ART 275-1
Computer Art And Applications
An introduction and exploration of electronic imaging through hands-on experience of applications in computer graphics. A variety of software packages pertaining to art will be utilized, as well as input and output devices. The goal of the course is to begin to develop imaging skills in graphics systems. Students will also be introduced to computer concepts of design, color, image importing and exporting, image manipulation, and sequencing techniques. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (Art 144, Art 131, Art 115), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3

Automotive Technology

AUTOTEC 101
Intro To Automotive Techn
Lecture and laboratory course covering the operating principles of the modern automobile. Subjects will include Preventive maintenance of the cooling system service, fuel system, tires and wheels, lubrication system and accessories. Course will include career exploration and automotive academics. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 103
Engine Concepts
Disassembly, inspection and service of automotive engines with major emphasis on operational diagnostic and service. students gain skills based on industry standards to perform precise diagnostics to solve operational issues related to the automotive engine. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better OR Concurrent enrollment in AUTOTEC 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 104
Electrical Systems & Power Accessories
Introduction to theory, diagnosis, and repair of automotive electrical and electronic components and systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better OR Concurrent enrollment in AUTOTEC 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 105
Fuel Management 1
Service techniques and theories of operations necessary to maintain modern fuel delivery systems. Service will be performed on modern fuel injection systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (AUTOTEC 103 or AUTOTEC104), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 106
Fuel Systems
This further study of the fuel system provides students with an opportunity to acquire knowledge of the construction, operating principles and components of automotive fuel systems. Students perform service on carburators as well as fuel injection systems in accordance with established industry standards. Writing assignments, as appropriate of the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (AUTOTEC 101 and AUTOTEC 104).
Credit Hours:
5
AUTOTEC 108-1
Work Based Learning I
Introduction to applied automotive technology in an actual work setting. Provides hands-on experience in an automotive shop. Students work on actual vehicles, carrying jobs from assignment through completion. Business operators will supervise students at the worksite. Instructors will supervise all on-campus work, and also visit off-campus worksites to observe, monitor, and critique student performance. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
6
AUTOTEC 108-2
Work Based Learning I
Introduction to applied automotive technology in an actual work setting. Provides hands-on experience in an automotive shop. Students work on actual vehicles, carrying jobs from assignment through completion. Business operators will supervise students at the worksite. Instructors will supervise all on-campus work, and also visit off-campus worksites to observe, monitor and critique student performance. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
3
AUTOTEC 109
Automotive Brakes
Theory of operation and servicing of braking systems, both conventional and computerized anti-lock brake systems. Emphasis on diagnostic procedures; inspection techniques and service. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better OR Concurrent enrollment in AUTOTEC 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 130
Topics in Alternative Fuel Technology
This course will introduce the student to special topics in alternative fuel vehicles and all related technology. Additionally, the course will provide the knowledge base needed to understand alternative fuel vehicles, green technology, and their effect on the current and future of the world. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 101,104,105,204,205 AND 206; OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
3
AUTOTEC 204
Electrical Systems II
This course is designed to provide the necessary knowledge and skills to service today's automotive electrical systems. Selected topics include the reading of wiring diagrams, diagnosing electrical accessories, and operating and designing ignition systems. Students learn circuit testing on today's modern multiplex and CAN/BUS system protocol. Course will emphasize proper handling of advanced solid-state electronics such as air bags and computers. Writing assignments as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (AUTOTEC 101 or AUTOTEC 104), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 205
Fuel Management II
Emphasis on servicing of computerized engine and body controlled modules. Emphasis on service techniques for OBD II foreign and domestic computer control system. Students will gain skills in the use and interpretation of data related to modern diagnostic test equipment. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 105.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 206
Fuel Management III
This course builds upon the knowledge gained in previous fuel management courses with emphasis on diagnosis and repairs to sensors and actuators that control engine performance. Students will gain advanced diagnostic skills to interpret waveform patterns through the use of laboratory scopes. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 205.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 207
Transmission Transaxle & Dr
This course will cover three, four, and five speed manual transmissions/ transaxles and all automotive transmissions/transaxles used on front wheel drive passenger cars. Diagnosis and repair procedures will be covered in detail. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (AUTOTEC 101 AND AUTOTEC 212).
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 209
Steering & Suspension Systems
Theory of operation in servicing of suspension systems both rear and front wheel drive systems. Students gain skills in the use of computerized four-wheel alignment equipment, servicing McPherson struts, shock absorbers, rack and pinion and conventional steering systems. Diagnosis and service of Tire Monitoring Systems (TMS) is now part of the course. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better OR Concurrent enrollment in AUTOTEC 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 210
Performance & Driveability
This course covers the construction, operations and testing of the ignition systems. Training is offered on the use of oscilloscopes, infrared gas analyzers, and other diagnostic equipment such as scan tool testing. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in (AUTOTEC 101, AUTOTEC 104, AUTOTEC 106 AND AUTOTEC 204).
Credit Hours:
5
AUTOTEC 211
Auto Service Management
Instruction in management skills related to inventory control, writing estimates and repair orders, billing, employee relations, time management, vendor relation, business financials and customer relations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 212
Manual Drive Train & Axles
Upon successful completion of this course students will demonstrate understanding of design, construction, operation and the service principles of automotive clutches, manual transmissions, drivelines, differentials, and rear axles. Service work includes using appropriate repair and test equipment, determining problems or extent of damage, and performing corrective work in accordance with established industry standards. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better OR Concurrent enrollment in AUTOTEC 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 215
AutoTemperature Control Systems
Service procedures and theory of operation of both manual and electronically controlled heating and air conditioning systems. Emphasis will be on diagnosis, service, and replacement of air conditioning components. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
None
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 230
Introduction to Alternative Fuel Technology
This course will introduce the student to the theories and service techniques of alternative fuel vehicles in today's society. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 101,104,105,204,205, and 206; OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 231
AFT Hybrid Fuel Vehicles
This course builds upon the knowledge gained in the previous alternative fuel courses with an emphasis on theories and servicing techniques of hybrids and fuel-cell vehicles. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 101,104,105,204,205 AND 206; OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
4
AUTOTEC 232
Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles
In this course, students will learn about alternative fuel technologies, apply advanced service techniques, and experiment with electric, hybrids, fuel-cell and other alternative energy source vehicles. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 101,104,105,204,205 AND 206; OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Credit Hours:
5