standards related to the conversion and installation processes of alternative fuel system components/systems to current vehicles.
AUTC 219 Engine Performance III
Prerequisites:AUTC 209.This third in a series of three courses covers advanced concepts in the diagnosis and repair of ignition,fuel, emission,and computer systems. Coverage of manufacturer specific computer engine control and fuel injection systems will be stressed. Federal and state emission requirements will be covered with a focus on 5-gas exhaust analysis.Hybrid and alternative fuel technol-
ogy will also be covered.
AUTC 221 Vehicle Diagnosis and Service
Prerequisite:AUTC 101,AUTC 121,AUTC 123,AUTC 135,AUTC 201. This applied service course is designed to enhance a student’s hands-on skills to diagnose and repair vehicle concerns across a variety of areas. Emphasis will be placed on Braking Systems, Steering and Suspension Systems,Climate Control Systems,and
Automatic Transmissions. AUTC 229 Driveability Diagnosis
Prerequisites:AUTC 219.This advanced course is designed to develop a student’s ability to diagnose and repair complex driveability con- cerns. Emphasis will be placed on learning and following systematic diagnostic procedures.Students will utilize the advanced capabili-
ties of diagnostic equipment provided. AUTC 243 Advanced Electronics
Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.This course presents advanced theory and diagnosis of automotive electronic systems. Emphasis is placed on the testing and repair of these systems. This course uses lab scopes,scan tools,and graphing multi-meters. This is the capstone course for automotive technology.
AUTC 250 Motor Sports Fabrication I
Prerequisites:None.Introduces the fundamentals of motor sports fabrication and the required tools and equipment.Students will learn to cut,weld and form metal for use in race car fabrication. Sheet metals brakes,bead rollers,tube benders,tubing notchers and
a variety of welding process will be covered.Students will demon- strate knowledge through project/task completion.
AUTC 251 Motor Sports Fabrication II
Prerequisites:AUTC 250,WELD 207,and WELD 208.Builds on the fundamentals learned in AUTC 250.Students will learn the basic machining process using mills,metal lathes and CNC processes. English wheels,planishing hammers,sheet metals brakes,bead rollers,tube benders,tubing notchers and a variety of welding process will be utilized.Students will demonstrate knowledge through project/task completion.
AUTC 253 Service Organization and Parts
Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Facility and personnel requirements for efficiently run parts and service departments. Emphasis on principles,practices and procedures necessary to effec- tively operate departments.Includes manufacturer catalogs and com- ponent numbering systems,methods of scheduling time and tech- niques for obtaining work efficiency from technicians and specialists.
AUTC 254 High Performance Engines/ Systems I
Prerequisites:None.Covers the fundamentals,construction,compo- nents and design of high performance engines/systems for various racing venues.The course will cover related systems;cooling,lubrica- tion, suspension and braking.Students will study the theory,design and requirements of high performance engines/systems and then design their own modified engine which they will run and evaluate using the computer dyno simulation program.Emphasis is placed on
bolt on performance modifications/power adders.
AUTC 255 High Performance Engines/ Systems II
Prerequisites:AUTC 254.Covers the assembly/blueprinting of a com- petition engine.The course will focus on the basics of block and com- ponent preparation and clearancing,cylinder head porting,intake port matching and component balancing.Students will measure all critical clearances during assembly including but not limited to:deck heights,piston to valve clearances,chamber volumes,bearing clear-
ances, piston to wall clearances,rod side clearances. AUTC 257 Composite Fabrication I
Prerequisites:AUTC 250.Introduces the fundamentals of motor sports fabrication utilizing composite materials and the required tools and equipment.Students will learn to cut,lay up,form and cure materials for use in race car fabrication.Emphasis will be placed on Carbon Fiber and Fiberglass fibers with epoxy and polyester resin materials.Students will demonstrate knowledge through
project/task completion. AUTC 258 Motor Sports Kit Car Building
Prerequisites:None.Covers the design and building of the cobra kit car.Emphasis will be placed on proper assembly/fabrication/ improve- ment of the various subassemblies required to build this vehicle.Tire and wheel combinations,exhaust systems and other accessory options will also be discussed.Students will learn to cut,weld and form metal as needed for use in the kit car assembly.Students will demonstrate knowledge through project/task completion.
AUTC 260 Advanced Hybrid Vehicle and Electric
Prerequisites:AUTC 210.This course presents advanced theory,diag- nosis and repair of Battery Electric Vehicles and Hybrid Electric
Vehicles using manufacture specific diagnostic tools and equipment. This course will also include trouble-shooting of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle technologies,as well as installation of a Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle conversion kit.
AUTC 261 Dynamometer Testing and Analysis 3 Credits Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Covers chassis dynamome- ter operation and analysis of the software generated data.Students should have a background in high performance vehicles.The affects
of modifications to vehicles will be stressed.
AUTC 263 Blueprint and CAD Basics for Motor Sports
Prerequisites:None.Introduces basic blueprint reading skills com- monly used in the racing parts fabrication and customization.Areas of study include:Interpretation of drawings dimensioned and noted to ANSI standards for machining,welding,and fabrication applica- tions, inspection techniques,and CAD (Computer Assisted Design) fundamentals using AutoCAD© to create shop floor drawings.This course also introduces reverse engineering,automated inspection,
and rapid prototyping techniques. AUTC 264 Motorsports Machining
Prerequisite:None.This entry level course will cover machine shop safety,print reading and machining processes used in the fabrica- tion and customization of racing parts. Machines used in this course are:manual with numerical control,vertical milling machines,
engine lathes,pedestal grinders,and surface grinders. AUTC 267 Motorsports Project
Prerequisite:AUTC 250,AUTC 251,AUTC 254.This capstone course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to an actual Motorsports project in a produc- tion type environment. Projects will vary between work on actual race cars and work on supporting tools and equipment for the
Motorsports Industry. AUTC 271 Cooperative – Drivelines
Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Provides qualifying stu- dents an opportunity to work at a job site and complete the require- ments for driveline service.Provides on-the-job experience while
earning credit toward an associate degree. AUTC 272 Cooperative – Suspension
Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Provides qualifying stu- dents an opportunity to work at a job site and complete the require- ments for chassis and suspension service.Provides on-the-job expe- rience while earning credit toward an associate degree.
AUTC 273 Cooperative – Brakes
Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Provides qualifying stu- dents an opportunity to work at a job site and complete the require-