AUTM 1003 This course covers automotive industry fundamental knowledge and operations as well as basic automotive electrical theories, diagnosis, and repair procedures using various types of tools and test equipment and reference materials available in Alldata and your textbook.
AUTM - 1013: Automotive Starting and Charging Systems
AUTM 1013 This course covers automotive batteries, starting and charging system theories, diagnosis and repair procedures using various types of tools and test equipment and reference materials available in Alldata and student textbook. Prerequisites: AUTM1003
AUTM 1023 This course teaches suspension systems using leaf springs, coil springs, McPherson struts, and torsion bars. Steering systems using manual and power rack and pinion, recirculating ball steering gears. Alignment angles and their relationship to vehicle handling.
Prerequisites: AUTM 1003 and 1013
AUTM 1033 This course includes basic principles of brakes, hydraulic system basics, disc and drum brakes, parking brakes, anti-lock brakes and power assist units. Emphasis will be placed on operation, diagnosis and repair of various types of braking systems.
Prerequisites: AUTM 1003 and 1013
AUTM 1043 In this course you will learn to inspect, and provide basic service and repairs on both manual and automatic transmissions & transaxles differential, transfer cases, cooling systems and engine lubrication systems. Pre-requisites: AUTM 1003, 1013, 1023, 1033 (with a C or better).
ENGL 1150 This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Also included in the course content are critical reading and logical reasoning.
Meets MnTC Goal 1. Prerequisites: recommended placement assessment score.
ENGL 1200 This course is designed to enhance students' abilities to write technical documents. The content covered will include proposals, research reports, technical manuals, feasibility studies, and process reports.
Prerequisites: Students need a score of 240 or above on the Accuplacer English and Reading assessment. Co-requisite: If students score between 230-239 they can register for this course, but must concurrently take READ 0110 College Reading Boost. Meets MnTC Goal 1
AUTM 2314 This course covers the operation and servicing techniques required to diagnose internal engine mechanical conditions affecting engine performance. Students will learn how to use diagnostic tools including scan tools and oscilloscopes in troubleshooting engine mechanical condition. Prerequisites: AUTM1003 and 1013
AUTM 2324 This course covers the operation and servicing techniques required to diagnose and repair
automotive computer system related concerns encountered on modern automobiles
Pre-requisites: AUTM 1003, 1013, and 2314
AUTM 2334 This course covers the operation and servicing techniques required to diagnose and repair fuel injection and ignition system related concern encountered on modern automobiles. Perquisites: AUTM1003,1013,2314 and 2324
AUTM 2344 This course will focus on emission control systems and hybrid vehicle operation, diagnosis, and repair. Live work will be at the core of this course and will reinforce understandings obtained in prior courses. Prerequisite: Successful completion of AUTM1003, AUTM 1013, AUTM2314, AUTM2324, and AUTM2334 with a minimum overall score of 70% OR concurrent enrollment in course 2960 Skill Development with instructor approval.
SPEE 1020 This course is intended to increase student's awareness of the processes, models, and theories of interpersonal communication relative to relationships that impact people's personal and professional lives. Through self-analysis and reflection, case studies, practical application, and critical thinking, students will examine the influence of communicative behaviors on themselves, their personal relationships, groups, and society. Concepts include self-esteem, self-fulfilling prophecies, perception, ethics, emotion, conflict, cultural awareness, language, nonverbal communication, social media, and listening. Meets Goal 7. Meets MNTC Goal 1 Fall 2016 and after.