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Automotive Maintenance Basic Certificate

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Programs Automotive Maintenance

Basic Certificate (BC)

Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

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Credit Hours (CH)

27

Program/Plan Number

0128

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes

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Courses

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

 CH

Program Core Requirements

24  CH
Automotive Technology
AUTOTEC 101
Intro To Automotive Techn 4
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 CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey
AUTOTEC 104
Electrical Systems & Power Accessories 4
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.
Offered at: Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey
AUTOTEC 109
Automotive Brakes 4
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.
Offered at: Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey
AUTOTEC 209
Steering & Suspension Systems 4
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.
Offered at: Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey
AUTOTEC 211
Auto Service Management 4
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:
Offered at: Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey
AUTOTEC 215
AutoTemperature Control Systems 4
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:
Offered at: Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey
Cooperative Work Experience
COOP EX 101
Coop Education Exploration 3
Career planning, job entry skills, guidance to assist students in exploring and assessing their interests, aptitudes and abilities for consideration of career goals; development of skills necessary for job search success and job entry preparation. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in English 100 OR Grade of C or better in English 127 AND Grade of C or better in Reading 125, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King Richard J. Daley

Additional Requirements

 CH

Elective Program Requirements

 CH

Area of Focus

 CH

Focus Electives

 CH

Required Work-Based Learning Content

3  CH
Total Minimum Credit Hours
 

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