Transportation
  • Instructors: Brad Grow, Eric Terry, Kenneth Turner

     

    650 Introduction to Transportation (INT TRANS) DOE# 4798 

    Introduction to Transportation is an introductory course designed to help students become familiar with fundamental principles in modes of land, sea, air, and space transportation, including basic mechanical skills and processes involved in the transportation of people, cargo, and goods. Students will gain and apply knowledge and skills in the safe application, design, production, and assessment of products, services, and systems as it relates to the transportation industries. The content of this course includes the study of how transportation impacts individuals, society, and the environment. This course allows students to reinforce, apply, and transfer their academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant transportation-related activities, problems, and settings. 



    AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION REPAIR 

    *Students will sign up for all three: Principles of Collision Repair, Automotive Paint and Welding, and Automotive Body Repair in order to fulfill Automotive Collision Repair 1. 

     

    7215 Principles of Collision Repair (PRIN COL REP) DOE# 7215

    This course gives students an overview of the electrical operating systems of the modern automobile. Students will be introduced to the safety and operation of equipment and tools used in the electrical diagnosis and repair in the automotive electrical industry. Students will study the fundamentals of electricity and automotive electronics. This course also provides students an overview of the operating and general maintenance systems of the modern automobile. Students will be introduced to the safety and operation of equipment and tools used in the automotive collision industry. Students will study the basics of collision repair in the automotive industry.  



    7206 Automotive Paint and Welding (AUTO PT WELD) DOE# 7206

    This Course introduces auto paint considerations with emphasis on the handling of materials and equipment in modern automotive technologies. Provides basic skills and fundamental knowledge in oxy-fuel welding, cutting, brazing and plasma cutting, gas metal arc welding, squeeze type resistance welding, exterior panel welding and I-CAR welding test preparation. This course is designed for auto service and body technicians. Emphasizes safe practices in oxfuel and specific welding processes in the automotive body repair field.  

    • Required Prerequisites: Principles of Automotive Technology 

     

    7204 Automotive Body Repair (AUTO BDY REP) DOE# 7204

    This course examines the characteristics of body metals and includes the installation of moldings, ornaments, and fasteners with emphasis on sheet metal analysis and safety. Additionally, this course introduces fundamentals of using hand and power tools in the repair of minor collision damage, with emphasis on safety.  

    • Required Prerequisites: Principles of Automotive Technology; and Automotive Paint and Welding  

     

    6552 AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION REPAIR II (ACR TECH II) DOE# 5544

    Automotive Collision Repair Technology II introduces concepts in automotive painting with an emphasis on the handling of materials and equipment in modern automotive technologies. Instruction should build on concepts learned in Automotive Collision Repair Technology I. Additional academic skills taught in this course include precision measurement and mathematical calibrations as well as scientific principles related to adhesive compounds, color mixing, abrasive materials, metallurgy, and composite materials. 

    • Required Prerequisites: Automotive Collision Repair Technology I 



    AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES TECHNOLOGY 

    *Students will sign up for all three: Principles of Automotive Services, Automotive Brakes and Electrical, and Engine Performance in order to fulfill Automotive Services Technology 1.

     

    7213 Principles of Automotive Services (PRIN AUTO SER) DOE# 7213 

    This course gives students an overview of the operating and general maintenance systems of the modern automobile. Students will be introduced to the safety and operation of equipment and tools used in the automotive industry. Students will study the maintenance and light repair of automotive systems. Also, this course gives students an overview of the electrical operating systems of the modern automobile. Students will be introduced to the safety and operation of equipment and tools used in the electrical diagnosis and repair in the automotive electrical industry. Students will study the fundamentals of electricity and automotive electronics.  



    7205 Automotive Brakes and Electrical (AUTO BRK ELE) 

    This course gives students an in-depth study of vehicle electrical systems. Students will study the fundamentals of electricity and automotive electronics in various automotive systems. Additionally, it teaches theory, service and repair of automotive braking systems. This course provides an overview of various mechanical brake systems used on today’s automobiles. This course will emphasize professional diagnosis and repair methods for brake systems. 

    • Required Prerequisites: Principles of Automotive Services   



    7212 Engine Performance (ENG PERF) 

    This course takes an in-depth look at engine performance, including concepts in the diagnosis and repair of ignition, fuel, emission and related computer networks. This course presents engine theory and operation and studies the various engine designs utilized today. This course also takes an in-depth look at engine performance, including advanced concepts in the diagnosis and repair of ignition, fuel, emission and related computer networks. This course presents engine theory and operation and studies the various engine designs utilized today. Hybrid/Alternative fuel technology will also be introduced.  

    •  Required Prerequisites: Principles of Automotive Services; and Brakes and Electrical  

     

    6532 AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES TECHNOLOGY II (AUTO TECH II) DOE# 5546

    Automotive Services Technology II is a one-year course that encompasses the sub-topics of the NATEF/ASE identified areas of Electrical Systems and Engine Performance. This one-year course offering may be structured in a series of two topics per year offered in any combination of instructional strategies of semester-based or yearlong instruction. Additional areas of manual transmissions /differentials, automatic transmissions, air conditioning, and engine repair should be covered as time permits. This one-year offering must meet the NATEF program certifications for the two primary areas offered in this course. Mathematical skills will be reinforced through precision measuring activities and cost estimation/calculation activities. Scientific principles taught and reinforced in this course include the study of viscosity, friction, thermal expansion, and compound solutions. Written and oral skills will also be emphasized to help students communicate with customers, colleagues, and supervisors.

    • Required Prerequisites: Automotive Services Technology I