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Courses

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• Diagnose and repair heating and air conditioning systems including automated systems. • Learn the structure and functions of an internal combustion engine; perform engine overhaul processes and diagnosis of mechanical engine components. • Develop mathematical skills to use in analytical problem solving. • Function as a shop service manager, shop foreman, or supervisor; learn safety management. • Operate a Computer Customer Records System; perform service manager functions. • Develop effective communication skills in dealing with customers in a simulated automotive business structure.

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Program Code: 1S03771

The following program is designed to prepare students for employment as automotive technicians and in numerous other related areas of the automotive and transportation industry. Training is given in both theory and practical skills. Directed practical work is given in all areas of automotive maintenance and repair under simulated on-the-job conditions. The sequence in which courses are taken may be modified to meet individual needs. To earn an Associate Degree students must complete: (1) all major course requirements with a minimum grade of “C”; (2) 25 units of General Education Graduation Requirements; (3) any elective courses to complete a minimum of 60 units; and, (4) have a minimum GPA of 2.0. At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College. Courses that fulfill major requirements for an Associate Degree at Cypress College might not be the same as those required for completing the major at a transfer institution offering a Baccalaureate Degree. For information on specific university requirements, please consult with your counselor, or visit the Transfer Center. Required courses are listed in suggested sequence: Select 4 of the following 5 core Automotive Technology 12 unit courses from the following: Course # Title Units AT 120 C Auto Engine Repair/Machining 12 AT 130 C Auto Chassis and Brake Systems 12 AT 140 C Auto Transmissions/Drivetrains 12 AT 150 C Auto Performance/Driveability 12 AT 200 C Electrical/Electronic Diag. 12 Total Units Required 48 Suggested electives — 25 units of general education course work with advisement from counselor.

CYPRESS COLLEGE 2012–2013

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE Program Code: 1C21109

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as automotive technicians. Training is given in both theory and practical skills. Directed practical work is given in all areas of the automotive maintenance and repair under simulated on-the-job conditions. The program will provide the student the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills demanded of the modern automotive technician. The sequence in which courses are taken may be modified to meet individual needs. Primary emphasis is to prepare the student for occupational competency in automotive technology. 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. The student must take AT 160 Basic Electricity and then choose four of the five listed 12 units courses: Course # AT 105 C AT 120 C AT 130 C AT 140 C AT 150 C

Title Units Basic Automotive Electricity 4 Auto Engine Repair/Machining 12 Auto Chassis and Brake Systems 12 Auto Transmissions/Drivetrains 12 Auto Performance/Driveability 12 or AT 200 C Electrical/Electronic Diag. (12) AT Select a minimum of 3 units from the elective courses listed below 3 Total Units Required 55 Electives AT 050 C AT 101 C AT 110 C AT 115 C AT 161 C AT 162 C AT 163 C AT 164 C AT 170 C AT 171 C AT 180 C AT 181 C AT 190 C AT 191 C AT 192 C AT 201 C AT 202 C AT 203 C AT 204 C AT 205 C AT 206 C AT 207 C AT 208 C AT 220 C AT 221 C AT 250 C AT 298 C MRN 060 C MGT 266 C

Auto Tech/Special Projects Survey of the Automobile Automotive Fundamentals Automotive Air Conditioning Diagnostics and Digital Meters Diagnostics and Digital Scopes Diagnostics and Scan-Tools Diagnostics and OBD II Basic Area Clean Air Car Advanced Clean Air Car Course Intro to Alternative Fuels Intro Electric/Hybrid Vehicles Toyota Engine Diagnosis/Repair Toyota Auto Trans Diag/Repair Toyota Manual Trans/Drivelines Toyota Basic Electrical 623 Toyota Body Electrical 652 Toyota Engine Controls 852 Toyota Suspension Systems 452 Toyota Brake Systems 552 Toyota Air Conditioning 752 Toyota Automatic Trans 262 Toyota Manual Trans 302 Lower Engine Blueprinting Upper Engine Blueprinting Adv Performance/Driveability Automotive Service Seminar Diesel Engines Human Relations in Business

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Cypress College 2012-2013 Catalog  

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