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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE — TRANSMISSION SPECIALIST Program Code: 1K12976

To earn a certificate, students must complete the required courses as listed with a minimum grade of “C.” At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College. Required courses are listed in suggested sequence: Course # Title AT 140 C Auto Transmissions/Drivetrains AT 105 C Basic Automotive Electricity Total Units Required

ELECTRICAL DIAGNOSTIC SPECIALIST

Units 12 4 16

Electives MT 150 C MT 110 C MT 120 C MT 130 C MT 160 C

Motorcycle Dyno Operation Motorcycle Engine Theory Motorcycle Exhaust/Frame/Susp. Motorcycle Engine Overhaul Power Transmission Systems

Program Code: 1K30325

To earn a certificate, students must complete the required courses as listed with a minimum grade of “C.” At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College. Required courses are listed in suggested sequence: Course # Title AT 200 C Electrical/Electronic Diag. AT 105 C Basic Auto Electricity Total Units Required

Units 12 4 16

MOTORCYCLE PERFORMANCE TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE Program Code: 1K18810

This program is designed to provide technical skills and in-depth knowledge necessary for the student to enter the motorcycle maintenance and performance field with all the necessary skills to perform entry-level work, as well as to have a thorough understanding of theory so as to be qualified to participate in advanced training at the dealership or manufacturer. To earn a certificate, students must complete the required courses as listed with a minimum grade of “C.” At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College.

1.5 4 4 4 4

Automotive Technology (AT) AT 050 C  Special Projects — Automotive Technology

.5 to 3 Units

Term hours: 16–18 lecture and 24–162 laboratory TBA. This course will include supervised independent lab work on lab units and “live” vehicles. It is designed to allow the student to gain more practical experience repairing components and servicing automotive systems. Only approved project work will be allowed. May be taken for credit 3 times.

AT 100 C  Technician Safety

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as an automotive electrical system diagnostic specialist. Course work includes theory and operation of electrical systems, the use of test instruments, and skill competency in electrical system diagnosis and repair. The program will provide the student the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills demanded of the modern automotive electrical system specialist. The sequence in which the courses are taken may be modified to meet individual needs.

Units 3 4 4 4 15

1 Unit

Term hours: 16–18 lecture and 48–54 laboratory. This course covers the concepts and practices of a safe industrial work environment, including the use of tools and equipment, handling materials, rigging, fire prevention, power tools, accident investigation, personal protective equipment, hearing safety and the correct use of body mechanics will be covered. May be taken for credit 4 times. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)

AT 101 C  Survey of the Automobile

3 Units

AT 102 C  Automotive History

3 Units

AT 105 C  Basic Automotive Electricity

4 Units

Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course provides fundamental knowledge of the automobile, including engines, power trains, suspension and brakes, electrical and fuel systems. Other areas of instruction will be in the use of tools and equipment normally used in automotive service and repair. (CSU) Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course details the growth of the auto­ motive industry in the U.S. from the late 1890s through the global business climate of today. Topics include biographical sketches of industry pioneers, geographical why’s and where’s of the industry, the roots of automotive design, and an in depth review of major engineering achievements. The course includes visits to historical automotive collections at a cost not to exceed $40.00. (CSU) Term hours: 48–54 lecture and 48–54 laboratory. This course introduces the concepts of electrical systems and electronic control of the auto­mobile. Areas covered will include basic electrical concepts, batteries, starting systems, charging systems, and body electrical diagnosis. Course instruction will consist of lecture, demonstration, web based learning with student application in the use of test equipment on simulator boards and “on-car” diagnosis with electrical wiring diagrams, charts, and schematics. $15.00 Material Fee — Payable at Registration. (CSU)

Courses

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as automotive transmission and power train specialist. Training is given in theory and practical skills. Directed practical work is given in areas of automotive maintenance and repair under simulated on-the-job conditions. Particular emphasis is placed on those competencies required of transmission and power train technicians. The program will provide the student the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills demanded of the modern automotive transmission and power train specialist. The sequence in which courses are taken may be modified to meet individual needs.

Required courses are listed in suggested sequence: Course # Title MT 100 C Intro to Motorcycles MT 101 C Fuel, Lubrication and Cooling MT 102 C Motorcycle Electrical Systems MT 140 C Motorcycle Tune-up and Service Total Units Required

Cypress College 2012-2013 Catalog  

The 2012-2013 Cypress College Catalog provides detailed information about courses, degrees, transfer programs and certificates at Cypress Co...