Automotive Technology

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AT 101 INTRODUCTION TO BASIC AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE 3 Units Fee: $13. Grade only. Introduces basic general automotive service and repair for all automotive enthusiasts. Emphasizes basic theory and plenty of hands-on lab activities. Focuses on how to perform oil changes, wheel balance and rotation, as well as fluid level inspection among other basic vehicle services. Provides foundation for advanced training. [D; CSU]
AT 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87473 AT 101 01 08:00AM-08:50AM MW 590 Preciado,David 18 2*
    09:00AM-10:50AM MW 590      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
87474 AT 101 03 12:00PM-12:50PM MW 590 Preciado,David 18 0*
    01:00PM-02:50PM MW 590      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
87475 AT 101 60 06:00PM-06:50PM MW 592 Gingery,Richard 18 0*
    07:00PM-09:05PM MW 592      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM

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AT 102 AUTOMOTIVE SCIENCE AND BASIC MECHANICS 3 Units Fee: $13. [Recommended Preparation: AT 101, 109, and 110, or equivalent.] Introductory course with a laboratory for all interested automotive operators. This course blends science and automotive service with a mathematics review for the technician. The course covers the chemistry of combustion, the physics of engines, and automotive emissions related to the environmental science of air pollution. [D; CSU]
AT 102 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87476 AT 102 01 08:00AM-08:50AM TTH 592 Preciado,David 18 0*
    09:00AM-10:50AM TTH 592      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
87477 AT 102 60 06:00PM-06:50PM TTH 592 Martinez,Joe 18 1*
    07:00PM-08:50PM TTH 592      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
AT 109 AUTOMOTIVE BRAKING SYSTEMS 3 Units Fee: $13. Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: AT 101, 102, and 110, or equivalent.] Theory and principles of brake systems, inspection and repair. Emphasis on practical experience with drum brakes, disc brakes, power brakes, and wheel bearing service and repair. Preparation for the California State Brake License and National Automotive Service Excellence Certificate. [D; CSU]
AT 109 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87478 AT 109 01 12:00PM-12:50PM MW 594 Ibarra,Jose 18 0*
    01:00PM-02:50PM MW 594      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
87479 AT 109 60 06:00PM-06:50PM MW 594 Ibarra,Jose 18 0*
    07:00PM-09:05PM MW 594      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
AT 110 AUTOMOTIVE SUSPENSION, ALIGNMENT, AND STEERING 3 Units Fee: $13. Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: AT 101 and 102, or equivalent.] Theory and operation of automotive steering and suspension systems. Inspections and repairs are made to all types of suspension systems. Settings are made using a computerized four-wheel alignment rack. Includes the preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence Exam. [D; CSU]
AT 110 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87480 AT 110 01 12:00PM-12:50PM TTH 590 Ibarra,Jose 18 0*
    01:00PM-02:50PM TTH 590      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
87481 AT 110 60 06:00PM-06:50PM TTH 590 Shroyer,Larry 18 1*
    07:00PM-08:50PM TTH 590      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
AT 120 ENGINE PERFORMANCE I 3 Units Fee: $13. Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: AT 101 and 102, or equivalent.] Engine performance on vehicles in relation to the ignition system function and fuel system delivery. Emphasis on use of ignition scope and fuel system diagnostic equipment. Exhaust out gas analyzer function detailed. Initial phase of preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence Exam Certification in Engine Performance (A8). [D; CSU]
AT 120 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
91134 AT 120 E1 04:00PM-05:50PM W NAS Rader,Joseph 18 6*
    09:00AM-01:05PM S 590      
EXTENSION SITE - DAY, SATURDAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Course meets at Naval Air Station, North Island
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
AT 140 ENGINE REPAIR 3 Units Fee: $13. Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: AT 101 and 102, or equivalent.] Theory, operation, and repair of automotive engines. Chassis diagnosis and repair is emphasized with engine disassembly and assembly covered. Includes preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence Exam (A1). [D; CSU]
AT 140 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87483 AT 140 60 06:00PM-06:50PM MW 593 Palmiter,Brian 18 1*
    07:00PM-09:05PM MW 593      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
AT 220 ENGINE PERFORMANCE II 3 Units Fee: $13. Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: AT 230, 234, and 236, or equivalent.] Engine performance (tune-up) on vehicles with electronic ignition and fuel injection systems. Use of computerized diagnostic equipment and four-gas analyzers. Completes preparation for ASE Performance Certification. [D; CSU]
AT 220 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87484 AT 220 01 08:00AM-08:50AM MW 594 Ibarra,Jose 18 0*
    09:00AM-10:50AM MW 594      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
87485 AT 220 60 06:00PM-06:50PM TTH 593 Espino,Eliseo 18 4*
    07:00PM-08:50PM TTH 593      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
AT 230 AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS 3 Units Fee: $13. Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: AT 101, AT 102, and AT 130, or equivalent.] Provides an advanced course in automotive electrical and electronic systems. Emphasizes the charging system, body electrical, electronic instrumentation, and supplemental air bag systems. Focuses on the analysis of automotive electronics, and a working knowledge of diagnostic procedures when troubleshooting electronically controlled systems. Includes preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence Exam (A6). [D; CSU]
AT 230 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87486 AT 230 01 08:00AM-08:50AM TTH 593 Meza,Juan 18 0*
    09:00AM-10:50AM TTH 593      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
AT 236 MANUAL TRANSMISSION, TRANSAXLES, AND FINAL DRIVES 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: AT 101 and 102, or equivalent.] Theory, operation, and repair of automotive drive systems. Covers clutches, transmissions, drive shafts, final drives, and transaxles. Includes preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence Exam (A3). (ROP option) [D; CSU]
AT 236 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87487 AT 236 01 08:00AM-09:50AM F 594 Littell,Timothy 18 1*
    10:00AM-02:05PM F 594      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
87488 AT 236 60 06:00PM-06:50PM TTH 594 Nieto,Luis 18 8*
    07:00PM-08:50PM TTH 594      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
AT 242 CLEAN AIR CAR 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: AT 120, 220, and 244, or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Eligibility for licensing exam; one year of trade experience in emissions/tune up or equivalent formal education, as verified by the instructor.] Provides 120-hour minimum instruction required by the State of California and entry-level, upgrading, or advanced training techniques for the automotive field. Uses Bureau of Automotive Repair's curriculum, which prepares students to take the California State Motor Vehicle Pollution Control License Test (I/M Test). Students can take this course without the recommended preparation but will not be certified as eligible to take the licensing examination. [D; CSU]
AT 242 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87489 AT 242 60 06:00PM-06:50PM MW 590 Goycochea,Daniel 18 1*
    07:00PM-09:05PM MW 590      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
AT 290 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IN AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I 2 Units Grade only. [Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Automotive Technology major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Automotive Technology major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in Automotive Technology occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to the one unit weekly class activity, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D; CSU]
AT 290 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87490 AT 290 60 05:00PM-05:50PM W 590 Goycochea,Daniel 18 40*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
AT 291 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IN AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY II 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: AT 290 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Automotive Technology major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Automotive Technology major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in Automotive Technology occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to the one unit weekly class activity, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each students job performance. [D; CSU]
AT 291 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87491 AT 291 60 05:00PM-05:50PM W 590 Goycochea,Daniel 18 44*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
AT 292 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IN AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY III 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: AT 291 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Automotive Technology major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Automotive Technology major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in Automotive Technology occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to the one unit weekly class activity, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D; CSU]
AT 292 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87492 AT 292 60 05:00PM-05:50PM W 590 Goycochea,Daniel 18 44*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
AT 293 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IN AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY IV 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: AT 292 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Automotive Technology major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Automotive Technology major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in Automotive Technology occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to the one unit weekly class activity, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D; CSU]
AT 293 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87493 AT 293 60 TBA-TBA TBA   18 44*
    05:00PM-05:50PM W 590 Staff    
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM

Total Courses: 14 Total Sections: 21
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