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C526
Automotive Service Specialist (AUM)
FCC 
Program Review:
The Automotive Service Specialist certificate is intended to provide students with specialized skills for the automotive industry. This certificate and the included courses have been evaluated by NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) and have met all required guidelines. NATEF has awarded this automotive program the MASTER ASE level of certification.

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Semester 1
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SU2017
FA2017
AUM 1235
Fuel Systems
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A study of vehicle fuels and the function and service procedures for carburetion, fuel delivery and fuel injection systems.

AUM 1236
Electrical Fundamentals
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An introduction to the basic electrical theory of automotive service including the service and diagnosis of batteries, charging and starting systems of a vehicle. Laboratory experience in testing and servicing automotive electrical systems.

AUM 2220
Ignition & Computer Systems
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Theory of operation and diagnostics of automotive computer and ignition systems utilizing current diagnostic equipment and techniques.

Term Total
13
Semester 2
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SU2017
FA2017
AUM 1237
Emissions Systems
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The study of automotive emissions and the theory and service of the various vehicle systems designed to control emission gases.

AUM 1238
Engine Service
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Comprehensive study of design, theory of operations and service and rebuilding procedures of automotive engines.

AUM 1239
Air Conditioning & Heating
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Principles of operation, maintenance, diagnosis, and repair procedures for air conditioning and heating systems.

Term Total
12
Semester 3
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SU2017
FA2017
AUM 2222
Engine Performance Diagnosis
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A study in performance diagnostic procedures including ignition systems, fuel systems, and engine mechanical diagnosis. This course is a continuation of the material learned by the student in the Fuel Systems, Ignition & Computer Systems and Engine Service classes.

AUM 2223
Brake Systems
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A comprehensive study of automotive brake systems including disc brakes, drum brakes, anti-lock brake systems and other brake associated components and systems.

AUM 2290
Steering & Suspension Systems
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A comprehensive study of steering and suspension systems. Course topics include theory and diagnosis of tire and rim assemblies, standard and power steering systems, front and rear suspension systems and vehicle alignment. Also included are active electronic suspension systems and 4-wheel steering.

Term Total
11
Semester 4
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SU2017
FA2017
AUM 1200
Automotive Topics
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This course is designed to cover a special topic or current issue in automotive technology. Updates to automotive protocols and procedures will also be addressed.

AUM 2224
Power Accessories
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An introduction to the electrical accessory systems of the automobile. Laboratory experience in testing and servicing automotive electrical systems.

AUM 2225
Drive Trains
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Theory and service operations for servicing propeller shafts with U-joints and constant velocity joints, clutches, both mechanical and hydraulic, transmissions, both conventional and transaxle, and differential, both conventional and limited slip.

AUM 2228
Auto Transmission & Transaxles
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Automatic transmission construction, operation, diagnosis, and repair. Laboratory exercises consist of automatic transmission and transaxle testing and rebuilding.

AUM 2230
Automotive Service Internship
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Students will work a minimum of 10 hours per week in an automotive service technology environment. The coordinator and the training supervisor will work together in establishing goals and experiences for the students. Variable internship hours are based on 75 hours equated to 1 semester hour of credit. PREREQUISITE: Completion of the first year of the program's requirements.

Term Total
15
Program Total
51


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