Career & Technical Education > Automotive Mechanics

General Information

I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: AUTO101
Introduces principles, design, construction and maintenance of automobile engines. Includes overhaul of various systems in the engine (valve, train, oiling system, etc.) safety, use of manuals, selection and use of hand tools. Introduces a variety of systems.

II: Course Objectives

Demonstrate fundamental skills and knowledge in maintaining and overhauling various systems within the engine.

Demonstrate proficiency using the resources, tools, and diagnostic equipment involved in engine reconditioning processes.

III: Course Linkage

This course may be chosen as an elective in the Associate of Applied Science Automotive Mechanics Program.

The mission of the Associate of Applied Science degree in Automotive Mechanics is to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the current automotive environment.

This course addresses the following AAS degree student learning outcomes of ensuring that students:

  • Know the subject matter appropriate to the emphasis of the degree.
  • Acquire skills and perform tasks necessary for employment or career enhancement.
  • Present themselves effectively to a potential employer.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and computation skills appropriate to the chosen occupational field.
  • Utilize appropriate resources to remain current in the chosen occupational field.

Scheduled AUTO-130 classes:

Fall 2019