House Bill 2504 Spring 2011 Course Syllabus AUMT-1305-01 (Intro Auto Tech)
Spring 2011 Course Syllabus
AUMT-1305-01 (Intro Auto Tech)
|Instructor||Harriman, Daniel O.|
|Course ID #||10502|
|Course Title||Intro Auto Tech|
|Course Description||An introduction to the automotive industry including automotive history, safety practices, shop equipment and tools, vehicle subsystems, service publications, fasteners, professional responsibilities and automotive maintenance. May be taught manufacturer specific.|
|Required Textbooks||utomotive Technology, A Systems Approach; 5th ed; ISBN 13: 978-1428311497; Jack Erjavec; Delmar Cengage Learning|
The successful student will be able to safely raise vehicles on lifts. Using industry wide safety procedures, the student will be able to do basic maintenance services such as oil, lube, and filter changes, check for undercar problems and concerns, properly identify all the tools in the shop and tool room, and properly use tools to service and repair vehicles.
In the theroy portion of the class, there will be six chapter tests and homework assignments, and one final.
In the lab portion of class, the students will learn shop safety, safely lift vehicles with lifts and jacks, learn proper workplace skills, learn the proper use of hand tools, and perform basic maintenance on automotive vehicles.
|Discussion Topics||Topics of discussion will be careers in the automotive field, workplace skills, automotive systems, hand tools and shop equipment, safe work practices, and basic preventive maintainance and services.|
|Attendance Policy||Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. Five and six absences will result in grade demotion of one letter grade, seven to eight a second letter grade demotion, nine or more absences may result in failure of course.|
|Determination of Final Grade||There are two parts to this class, theory and lab. The grade on the theory part will be 50% test scores, 25% final, 15% homework, and 10% class participation. There will be two chapter tests, two chapter homework assignments, two quizzes, and one final for this class. The lab part will be determined solely on the total of points obtained by work performed in lab. The points come from the labor guide of Shop Key, the software we use as the service manual, repair order writer, and labor guide. The labor hours Shop Key uses to define how long it takes to complete a certain job will be turned into points that will be used to obtain the shop grade. The final class grade will be determined by adding the totals of both the theory and lab scores, and dividing by two.|
|Final Exam Date||May 13, 2011 - 9:00 AM|
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