ments for braking systems.Provides on-the-job experience while earning credit toward an associate degree.
AUTC 274 Cooperative – Electrical Systems
Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Provides qualifying stu- dents an opportunity to work at a job site and complete the require- ments for electrical systems service.Provides on-the-job experience
while earning credit toward an associate degree. AUTC 275 Cooperative - Engine Repair
Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Provides qualifying stu- dents an opportunity to work at a job site and complete the require- ments for engine repair.Provides on-the-job experience while earn- ing credit toward an associate degree.
AUTC 276 Cooperative –Engine Performance 3 Credits Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Provides qualifying stu- dents an opportunity to work at a job site and complete the require- ments for engine performance.Provides on-the-job experience
while earning credit toward an associate degree. AUTC 279 Service Shop Operations
Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Introduces students to the “Real World”atmosphere of the automotive workplace.Additionally, the course presents historical and future trends with emphasis in career/placement requirements.Safety,OSHA,EPA,and environmen- tal standards are presented.Introduction to the eight areas of ASE Technician Certification and related tools are presented.Students will rotate the roles of Service Manager,Service Writer,Parts Manager,and Team Leader.Each student will also experience the following technician roles:general technician,alignment technician, brake technician,and diagnostic technician.Students will work on customer vehicles and gain a more clear understanding of what the expectations are for today’s automotive service technician.
AUTC 280 Co-Op or Internship
Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Provides qualifying stu- dents an opportunity to work at a job site that is specifically related
to their career objective.This class will provide on-the-job experi- ence while earning credit toward an associate degree.
AUTC 299 ASE Certification Review
Prerequisites:None.Prepares the professional automotive technician to attempt the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence certification tests.All eight areas of testing will be reviewed and sample certification tests given.Lectures will stress theory of opera-
tion and diagnostic logic. AVIT 141 Aviation Basics I
Prerequisites:None.Provides familiarization with aviation drawings and blueprint reading.The student learns the proper methods to weigh various aircraft and the requirements for weight-and-balance
reporting.Fabrication of fluid lines for hydraulic,oxygen,and fuel
systems is also covered. AVIT 142 Aviation Basics II
Prerequisites:None.A math and physics review course with practical applications for aviation.The student reviews basic mathematical operations,determines areas of wing plan forms,and volumes of fuel tanks.Ratios and proportions are discussed as they apply to wings and aircraft engines.The operation of simple machines,air- craft nomenclature,and basic aerodynamics are also covered.
AVIT 144 Aircraft Electricity
Prerequisites:None.Introduces the student to the principles of basic electricity.The student learns Ohm’s Law and the relationships of volt- age, current,resistance,and power in DC electrical circuits.The rela- tionships between RMS values of voltage and current,true and appar- ent power,reactance,and impedance using vector algebra in AC cir- cuits are discussed.Electrical wiring in the aircraft,proper test equip- ment, basic troubleshooting,and battery servicing are also covered.
AVIT 145 Aircraft Ground Servicing
Prerequisites:None.Focuses on the proper methods and safety pro- cedures involved in working with aircraft on the ground.The student learns identification of aircraft fuels and refueling procedures and how to properly clean,inspect,and treat corrosion.Standard hand signals used with marshalling aircraft,engine run-up and taxiing
procedures and ramp safety are also included. AVIT 146 Aviation Regulations
Prerequisites:None.Introduces the student to the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) pertaining to aviation maintenance (FAR Parts 23,43,and 65),the Advisory Circulars (ACs) that expand upon these regulations,and proper record keeping for maintenance tasks per- formed on civil aircraft.Included are the format of technical publica- tions and the various media (paper,microfiche,and CDROM) on
which they are published. AVIT 148 Aviation Materials and Processes
Prerequisites:None.Provides an overview of aviation manufacturing and inspection methods.The student is introduced to processes and
special tools used in aviation quality assurance. AVIT 222 Non Metallic Structures
Prerequisites:None.Introduces the student to inspecting and evalu- ation honeycomb and laminated structural damage as well as dam- aged transparent acrylic materials structures.The student becomes familiar with the methods involved in removing and repairing dam- aged honeycomb and laminated structural materials and repairing
acrylic materials. AVIT 226 Airframe Electrical Systems
Prerequisites:None.Presents the theory of operation and proper methods of inspecting,servicing,troubleshooting,and repairing the
various electrically powered aircraft systems.Included are power dis- tribution systems for light and transport aircraft,power generation and regulation.Proper wiring techniques and connector repair.Speed and configuration warning systems areas are also covered.
AVIT 227 Aircraft Sheetmetal
Prerequisites:None.Introduces the basic techniques necessary to per- form sheet metal repairs on aircraft structures.Students develop skills in these areas:using sheet metal tools,laying out parts,form-
ing parts with bending machines,and repairing various structural
airframe components. AVIT 228 Aircraft Instruments and Avionics
Prerequisites:None.Covers the inspection,troubleshooting,and serv- icing of avionics and aircraft instruments installed in both general aviation and transport category aircraft.Included are basic theory of operation and the regulations pertaining to maintenance of instru-
ments and avionics. AVIT 231 Reciprocating Powerplants
Prerequisites:None.Covers overhaul,inspection,and removal of reciprocating engines.Students will perform a receiving inspection on an aircraft engine and perform a complete overhaul to opera- tional condition.Students will also learn inspection and repair pro-
cedures specific to radial engines. AVIT 232 Turbine Powerplants
Prerequisites:None.Covers the overhaul of a turbine engine;and the inspection,checking,servicing,repair,and removal/installation of turbine engines.Students will perform a receiving inspection on an aircraft engine and perform a complete overhaul.
AVIT 233 Powerplant Fuel and Induction Systems
Prerequisites:None.Studies fuel metering systems in reciprocating powerplants.Airflow through turbines,superchargers and carbure- tors are discussed.Students overhaul carburetors to supplement the- ory discussions in this area.Engine cooling systems are also covered.
AVIT 235 Powerplant Fluid and Indicating Systems
Prerequisite:None.Covers lubricating systems in reciprocating and turbine engines. Indicating systems,reciprocating and turbine- engine electrical systems and engine instruments are also covered. Students inspect,check,troubleshoot,and repair engine fire detec-
tion systems. AVIT 237 Propellers
Prerequisites:None.Covers the inspection,repair,and troubleshoot- ing of propeller control systems.The removal,installation,and bal- ancing of propellers are also covered.