House Bill 2504

Spring 2011 Course Syllabus

AUMT-2488-01 (Auto Internship)

Faculty Information
SemesterSpring 2011
InstructorHarriman, Daniel O.
Phone(409) 984-6414
Business and Technology
Chair:Michael Trahan
Telephone:(409) 984-6378
Hours:M-T 7:30-8:00 & 11:45 - 1:15, WR 7:30 - 8:00 & 12:45 - 1:15, F 7:30 - 8:00 & 11:35 - 1:05
Building:Automotive Technology Center (PAME)
Room #:104
Course Information
Course ID #10503
Course Subject-Number-SectionAUMT-2488-01
Course TitleAuto Internship
Course Description A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary.
Course Prerequisites AUMT 1305, AUMT 1307, AUMT 1310, AUMT 1316
Required Textbooks None
Learning Objectives Show competency in the work place, and exhibit a readiness for permanent employment in the work force as an entry level automotive technician.
Major Assignments This is a workplace practicum. The student will successfully perform duties assigned by supervisor.
Discussion Topics None
Attendance Policy This is an external working environment. The student's employer will set absence and tardy policies according to industry standards, and individual circumstances
Determination of Final Grade Instructor will visit student and employer at place of employment. Discussions with employer, student, and instructor on how the student is preforming, with written recommendations for improvements, or job well done. Observations by employer and instructor. Written evaluations of employer will be evaluated by the instructor.
Final Exam Date May 12, 2011 - 9:00 AM
Campus Policies
Lamar State College - Port Arthur

Mission Statement

Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an open-access, comprehensive public two-year college offering quality instruction leading to associate degrees and a variety of certificates. The college, a member of The Texas State University System, has provided affordable, quality educational opportunities to residents of the Southeast Texas area since 1909.Lamar State College-Port Arthur embraces the premise that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, broadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life. The faculty, staff, and administration share a commitment to a mission characterized by student learning, diversity, and community service. The foundations for student success include compensatory education programs designed to fulfill our commitment to accommodate students with diverse goals and backgrounds, technical education programs that provide for the acquisition of the skills and demeanor necessary for initial and continued employment, and a core curriculum that develops the values and concepts that allow the student to make a meaningful contribution in the workplace or community. Student achievement is measured by the completion of courses and programs of study, successful performance following transfer to a baccalaureate program, and the attainment of individual goals.

Lamar State College-Port Arthur operates in the belief that all individuals should be:

* Treated with dignity and respect;

* Afforded equal opportunity to acquire a complete educational experience;

* Given an opportunity to discover and develop their special aptitudes and insights;

* Provided and opportunity to equip themselves for a fulfilling life and responsible citizenship in a world characterized by change.

 College Grading Scale

Below 59F

(Some specialized programs may have different grading scales)


 Academic Dishonesty

Academic dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated.  Please consult the student handbook for consequences of academic dishonesty.  These policies will be strictly enforced.


 Facility  Policies

        No food, drinks, or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.

        Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom.

        Cell phones and/or pagers are allowed ONLY on vibrate mode. Leaving the classroom to answer a page or phone call may constitute an absence or a tardy.


 Special Considerations

         The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the Special Populations Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.

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