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GM Automotive Service & Technology

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AUTO1210L Automotive Systems (5 Credits)
This course prepares the student for their first co-op experience by introducing the student to safe shop practices; General Motors products; maintenance requirements and procedures; periodic motor vehicle safety inspection and tire service. It consists of five units - Safety and Shop Practices, Maintenance of Automotive Systems, Tire Service, Vibration Correction, and Basic Steering and Brakes.

AUTO1220L GM Automotive Electricity (4 Credits)
This course introduces the student to the theory and application of electricity, magnetism and electronics. This includes reading, understanding and applying the information from GM schematics and service literature to diagnose the integrated electronic control systems used on today's GM vehicles.

AUTO1221L GM Automotive Electricity I (3 Credits)
This course introduces the student to the theory and application of electricity, magnetism, and electronics. This includes reading, understanding, and applying the information from GM schematics and service literature to diagnose the integrated electronic control systems used on today's GM vehicles. (The combination of this course plus the AUTO1222L is the equivalent of AUTO1220L)

AUTO1222L GM Automotive Electricity II (1 Credit)
In this lab only course, students put into practice the electrical and electronics theory studied in the GM Automotive Electricity I theory class. This includes the application of Ohms Law and Kirchhoff's Law to the solution of electrical and electronic concerns; wiring schematics and symbols, series and parallel circuits; the use of multimeters, logic probes, oscilloscopes and graphing multimeters; wiring repair; electronic component and devices; lighting, & signaling system circuits. (Prerequisite: AUTO1220.1L OR AUTO1320L or LAUT1220.1 OR LAUT1320)

AUTO1230L GM Fuel and Emissions (4 Credits)
This course prepares students to diagnose and repair engine fuel injection and electronic controls system concerns as they relate to driveability and emissions. It includes the study of fuel composition and quality, the use of specialized diagnostic tools including the Tech II diagnostic scan tool combined with General Motor's TIS2000 software, and extensive use of the digital multi-meter and lab scopes. (Prerequisites: AUTO1210L, AUTO1220L or LAUT1210, LAUT1220)

AUTO1240L GM Engine and Engine Related Electrical (5 Credits)
This course provides the student with knowledge and skills necessary to diagnose, service, and repair the advanced engines used in GM vehicles today. The activities include engine disassembly, evaluation, repair, and reassembly of a variety of the latest world-class engines manufactured by General Motors and their industry partners. The student will also study GM ignition systems, starting and charging systems. (Prerequisites: AUTO1210L, AUTO1220L or LAUT1210, LAUT1220)

AUTO1750L Cooperative Education (4 Credits)
Provides the opportunity to receive hands-on experience in an automotive service environment. Student will be exposed to a wide array of experiences and will become familiar with the responsibilities, workload and duties of a professional automotive technician. (Prerequisites: Successful completion of ASEP coursework, 2.0 CGPA and a C or higher in their major area classes)

AUTO1760L Cooperative Education (2 Credits)
Provides the opportunity to receive hands-on experience in an automotive service environment. Student will be exposed to a wide array of experiences and will become familiar with the responsibilities, workload and duties of a professional automotive technician. (Prerequisites: Successful completion of ASEP coursework, 2.0 CGPA and a C or higher in their major area classes)

AUTO2100L GM Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (3 Credits)
This course prepares students to safely diagnose and repair common performance concerns related to heating and AC systems. Emphasis is placed on electrical and electronic control of these systems. Electrical and Electronic theory studied previously is put to practical use in evaluating and diagnosing AC Control Systems and related Sub-Systems. (Prerequisites: AUTO1210L, AUTO1220L, AUTO1230L, AUTO1240L OR LAUT1210, LAUT1220, LAUT1230, LAUT1240 )

AUTO2110L GM Supplemental Inflatable Restraint & Accessories (3 Credits)
Students study Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) Systems, Windshield Wiper Systems, Cruise Control, Body Controllers and Theft Deterrent Systems. This course builds on the electronic/electrical theory studied previously by applying that theory in evaluating and diagnosing these integrated systems. (Prerequisites: AUTO1210L, AUTO1220L, AUTO1230L, AUTO1240L OR LAUT1210, LAUT1220, LAUT1230, LAUT1240)

AUTO2220L GM Drive Trains (5 Credits)
In this course, the student studies GM automatic transmissions and transaxles, manual transmissions and transaxles, transfer cases and rear axles. The learning outcomes include the development of skills in the diagnosis, disassembly, evaluation and repair of these components and the related electronic control systems. (Prerequisites: AUTO1210L, AUTO1220L, AUTO1230L, AUTO1240L OR LAUT1210, LAUT1220, LAUT1230, LAUT1240)

AUTO2250L GM Chassis Systems (4 Credits)
This course prepares students to diagnose, repair and service GM antilock brakes, steering and suspension systems. Emphasis is placed on service of integrated systems and four-wheel alignment, as well as their related electrical and electronic sub-systems. (Prerequisites: AUTO1210L, AUTO1220L, AUTO1230L, AUTO1240L OR LAUT1210, LAUT1220, LAUT1230, LAUT1240)

AUTO2750L Cooperative Education (4 Credits)
Provides the opportunity to receive hands-on experience in an automotive service environment. Student will be exposed to a wide array of experiences and will become familiar with the responsibilities, workload, and duties of a professional automotive technician. (Prerequisites: Successful completion of ASEP coursework, 2.0 CGPA and a C or higher in their major area classes)

AUTO2900L Cooperative Education (4 Credits)
Provides the opportunity to receive hands-on experience in an automotive service environment. Student will be exposed to a wide array of experiences and will become familiar with the responsibilities, workload, and duties of a professional automotive technician. (Prerequisites: Successful completion of ASEP coursework, 2.0 CGPA and a C or higher in their major area classes)

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