Career & Technical Education > Automotive Mechanics

General Information

  • Name: Engine Performance III/Diagnostics
  • Division: Career & Technical Education
  • Discipline: Automotive Mechanics
  • Units (Credits): 4.00
  • Course Attributes:
    • May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree
    • Non-applicable toward AA, AB or AS Degrees

I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: AUTO227
Computerized engine and fuel management control. Operational theory of automotive computers. Use of hand held diagnostic interfaces. Prepares students for ASE certification.


II: Course Objectives

Demonstrate fundamental skills and knowledge of automotive computer systems in a variety of applications.

Demonstrate proficiency using the resources, tools, and diagnostic equipment involved in maintaining and repairing automotive computer systems.

III: Course Linkage

This course fulfills a requirement 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-235 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no AUTO-235 classes scheduled for this term.