Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5478
First Term: 2002 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 17
CIP Code: 47.0604

Occupational Area: Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Instructional Council: Automotive/Diesel-Heavy Equipment Technology (18)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code:

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Engine Performance and Diagnosis program is designed to prepare students for employment as auto mechanics and technicians. The program will provide students with marketable skills in a short period of time. The program is divided into four certificate levels while still offering an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree option. Much of the total program is designed to provide hands-on learning experiences, with a suitable amount of related classroom material.

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Required Courses
APT101 Automotive Service Operations 2
APT181 Engine Performance and Diagnosis I 6
APT282 Engine Performance and Diagnosis II 6
GTC107 Technical Mathematics I 3
Credits: 17

Program Competencies
1. Explain the functions and practices of an automotive business so as to be an effective employee. (APT101)
2. Practice automotive service techniques that are environmentally sound. (APT101, APT181, APT282, GTC107)
3. Work and dress in a professionally safe manner. (APT101, APT181, APT282, GTC107)
4. Diagnose, test, service, and repair fuel systems. (APT181, APT282)
5. Diagnose, test, service, and repair emission systems. (APT181, APT282)
6. Diagnose, test, service, and repair ignition systems. (APT181, APT282)
7. Diagnose, test, service, and repair engine mechanical malfunctions. (APT181, APT282)
8. Organize procedures necessary for completing all tasks related to diagnosis, testing, service, and repair of automotive systems. (APT101, APT181, APT282, GTC107)
9. Solve problems in completing laboratory tasks. (APT101, APT181, APT282, GTC107)
10. Explain the theory of how automotive components and devices function. (APT101, APT181, APT282, GTC107)
11. Solve algebraic, trigonometric, and geometric problems in typical automotive shop applications. (GTC107)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 5/23/95

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.