AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I

CNM Dual Credit may be available**
**Dual Enrollment credit is not guaranteed. Students MUST meet the pre-recs for any specific course AND complete the registration process through the dual credit institution. All DC students must be registered in classes prior to the start of the term which the classes are scheduled. See page 5 in the book for instructions on how to enroll at CNM. CEC instructors and the CEC counselor will assist students in enrolling in the CNM course in the first few days of class at CEC, but it is the student’s ultimate responsibility to be sure that they are registered for the CNM course and adhere to any deadlines for dropping or adding a class through the dual credit institution.

• AUTC 1110: Introduction to Automotive Systems (4 CNM credits)
• AUTC 1140: Automotive Electrical (4 CNM credits)
• AUTC 1130: Suspension and Alignment (3 CNM credits)
• AUTC 2120: Engine Performance (3 CNM credits)

Autos I- Do you want to further your knowledge about your vehicle?
• Personal and environmental safety practices
• Preventive maintenance
• Engine building, steering and suspension, brakes
• An industry certified master teacher instructs these courses.

Autos II- Are you interested in an automotive career?
• Steering and suspension; brakes
• Electrical and engine performance
• An industry certified master teacher instructs these courses.

Autos III- Would you like a job at your local automotive dealership with an A.S.E Automotive Technician Certification?
• The Automotive Youth Education System (AYES) Curriculum is incorporated
• Preparation for the AYES certification exam
• Brakes, steering and suspension
• Electrical system and electronics; engine performance
• Students have an opportunity to apprentice at an automotive dealership their senior year.
• An industry certified master teacher instructs these courses.

In Automotive Technology I the student learns how to service and maintain his personal automobile. Topics range from basic automotive principles to performing preventive maintenance. This course requires no prior experience with auto mechanics and emphasizes maintenance that can be performed without specialized equipment. (RECOMMENDATION: Session 1)
Auto Technology II provides application of the knowledge and skills learned in Auto Technology I. This course is designed to prepare students with the fundamentals needed to study, diagnose, and repair automotive, mechanical and electrical systems. Emphasis is placed on automotive systems (brakes, steering and suspension, and electrical/ electronic), occupational safety, and workplace skills. School-owned vehicles (or teacher approved personally-owned vehicle) and equipment are used. (RECOMMENDATION: Session 2 or Session 3)

Auto Technology III provides application of the knowledge and skills learned in Auto Technology II. This is an automotive laboratory course that deals with the diagnosis and repair of common automotive problems. All diagnosis and repair are done under the supervision of the instructor. Service, diagnosis, and repair procedures are performed on personal or school-owned vehicles to simulate working in the industry. Emphasis is placed on a particular system (brakes, steering and suspension, or electrical) as decided upon by the instructor, parent/guardian, and student. (RECOMMENDATION: Session 3)

Autos II- Are you interested in an automotive career?
• Steering and suspension; brakes
• Electrical and engine performance
• An industry certified master teacher instructs these courses.

Autos III- Would you like a job at your local automotive dealership with an A.S.E Automotive Technician Certification?
• The Automotive Youth Education System (AYES) Curriculum is incorporated
• Preparation for the AYES certification exam
• Brakes, steering and suspension
• Electrical system and electronics; engine performance
• Students have an opportunity to apprentice at an automotive dealership their senior year.
• An industry certified master teacher instructs these courses.

Course Number: 
CRN10017
Course Name Abbreviation: 
Autos I-III
Important Notes: 

Lab fee: $25.00

Credits Per Semester: 
1.0
Grades: 
10
11
12
Course Length: 
Full Year
Credit Information: 
2.0 practical arts credit or 1.0 per sem.
Prerequites: 
Recommended: 2.0 cumulative GPA Prerequisites: 2.0 cum GPA for Autos I Prerequisites: 2.5 cum GPA for Autos II and III
Session: 
Session IIIA
2:00 - 5:30 pm Mondays and Wednesdays