Printed on 4/12/2021

Automotive Technology - Imports

10-602-4 Associate Degree (AAS) Full Time 64 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Time of Day: Day Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

The high demand for skilled import automotive technicians will put you in the driver’s seat in this career field. Your hands-on training includes electrical and electronic systems, brakes and traction control systems, engine performance, engine repair, transmissions, air conditioning systems, steering and suspension systems, and hybrid vehicles. You’ll learn about all eight areas of Automotive Service Excellence, along with hybrid vehicles. Courses in math, communications and social science will give you a well-rounded education to help advance your career. You will be prepared to become a Certified Master Technician, which is required by many dealerships. You’ll be job-ready with this program.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Technical Studies (49 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 1
    10-602-100
    4Credit
    144
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602100
    • Credits: 4.00

    Focuses on developing skills in professionalism, safety, and the use of basic and power tools. Students are introduced to the automotive service industry and learn to use both comprehensive and manufacturer's service information to perform vehicle maintenance in 9 Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) areas.

    Auto Plans Prereq: Bennett Assessment 94602100 = 27% or Applied Science 10806173 and Coreq: Auto Uniforms 94602001; Auto Body Plans Coreq: Auto Body Uniforms 94405007 or Uniforms/Safety 94405001; Career Tech Ed Inst Plan Coreq: CTEI Uniforms 94602005
  • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 2
    10-602-101
    4Credit
    144
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602101
    • Credits: 4.00

    Focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair vehicle braking systems with an introduction to ABS. Includes the development of skills needed to perform maintenance and repair of chassis and driveline related items.

    Coreq: Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 1 (10602100)
  • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 3
    10-602-102
    4Credit
    144
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602102
    • Credits: 4.00

    Focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair electrical and electronic systems. Learners apply Ohm's Law to basic electrical circuit diagnosis. Develops skills needed to diagnose, service, and repair electrical and electronic systems, including batteries, starting, charging, and lighting systems, and computer control systems.

    Coreq: Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 1 (10602100); Automotive Electrical Kit (94602002)
  • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 4
    10-602-105
    4Credit
    144
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602105
    • Credits: 4.00

    Focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service and repair steering and suspension systems including wheel alignment procedures. Course includes maintenance and light repair of hybrid vehicles, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning as well as supplemental inflatable restraints.

    Coreq: Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 1 (10602100)
  • Advanced Electrical Automotive
    10-602-111
    4Credit
    144
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602111
    • Credits: 4.00

    Provides students with the fundamental knowledge needed to diagnose, service, and repair electrical and electronic systems--computer fundamentals, network communications, power accessories, and air bags. Systems include anti-lock brakes, vehicle stability enhancements, and electronic steering and suspension systems. Students will perform diagnostic procedures and apply problem-solving techniques associated with electronically controlled systems.

    Prereq: Automotive Maintenance Light Repair 1 (10602100) and Automotive Maintenance Light Repair 3 (10602102)
  • Automotive Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
    10-602-114
    4Credit
    144
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602114
    • Credits: 4.00

    Provides the student with the knowledge and skills needed to service and repair heating, cooling, and air conditioning systems. Automatic and dual zone climate control systems will also be covered. Students will learn and practice proper handling of R134a/ 1234YF refrigerants and will also be Federal 609 certified to perform automotive refrigerant repairs.

    Prereq: Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 1 10602100; Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 3 10602102; Coreq: Advanced Electrical Automotive 10602111; MACS Certification 94602004
  • Applied Science for Transportation
    10-806-173
    1Credit
    54
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10806173
    • Credits: 1.00

    Engages students in hands-on activities relating the science principles involved with technical measurement, heating and cooling, fluid properties, electricity, and mechanical advantage to applications in the transportation industry.

  • Import Engine Management 1
    10-602-132
    4Credit
    144
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602132
    • Credits: 4.00

    Focuses on diagnosis and repair of import engine performance concerns, specifically related to base engine, fuel, and ignition system. Emissions systems will also be introduced.

    Prereqs: Automotive MLR 1 (10602100) and Advanced Electrical Automotive (10602111); Coreq: Import Engine Mechanical (10602136)
  • Import Engine Management 2
    10-602-133
    4Credit
    144
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602133
    • Credits: 4.00

    Teaches students to diagnose and repair import engine performance concerns. This course will focus on computerized engine management systems, enhanced emissions, and engine control sensors.

    Prereq: Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 1 (10602100); Coreq; Import Engine Management 1 (10602132)
  • Import Engine Mechanical
    10-602-136
    4Credit
    144
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602136
    • Credits: 4.00

    Focuses on developing the skills needed to diagnose, service, and repair import internal combustion engines. Emphasis is placed on in-vehicle repairs including engine lubrication systems and out-of-vehicle engine repair including overhaul procedures.

    Coreq: Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 1 (10602100)
  • Import Alternative Fuels
    10-602-130
    4Credit
    144
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602130
    • Credits: 4.00

    Prepares students with the knowledge needed to service and test the growing number of hybrid vehicles. Emphasizes safety precautions used during testing of high-voltage and electrical machines. This course will also cover some of the emerging market of diesel vehicles.

    Prereq: Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 1 (10602100), Advanced Electrical Automotive (10602111), AND Import Engine Management 2 (10602133)
  • Import Automatic Transaxles
    10-602-131
    4Credit
    144
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602131
    • Credits: 4.00

    Introduces students to the base knowledge and skills needed to service import automatic transaxles. Principles of hydraulics and electronic controls applied to import automatic transaxles are covered. Students overhaul a variety of current import units.

    Prereqs: Automotive MLR 1 (10602100) AND Import Engine Management 2 (10602133)
  • Import Manual Transmissions
    10-602-138
    4Credit
    144
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10602138
    • Credits: 4.00

    Introduces students to the basic knowledge and skills needed to repair and service import manual transmissions, drivelines, differentials, and axles.

    Prereqs: Automotive MLR 1 (10602100) AND Import Engine Management 2 (10602133)

    General Studies (15 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • College Technical Math 1A
    10-804-113
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10804113
    • Credits: 3.00

    Included topics are solving linear equations; graphing; percent; proportions; measurement systems; computational geometry; and right triangle trigonometry. Emphasis will be on the application of skills to technical problems. Successful completion of College Technical Math 1A and College Technical Math 1B is the equivalent of College Technical Math 1.

    Prereq: Alg – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 51+, Next Gen 250+, ACT Math 18+ OR Alg Prep 10834109 OR Math & Logic 10804133 OR Not pursuing a degree.
  • Oral/Interpersonal Comm
    10-801-196
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801196
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on developing effective listening techniques and verbal and nonverbal communication skills through oral presentation, group activity, and other projects. The study of self, conflict, and cultural contexts will be explored, as well as their impact on communication.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Economics
    10-809-195
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809195
    • Credits: 3.00

    Provides a foundation of economic concepts and institutions so that students can apply economic thinking to their own decisions as consumers, employees and citizens in a market-oriented economic system. Topics include supply and demand, employment, prices and production, fiscal policy, monetary policy, market structures, and international trade and finance.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Written Communication
    10-801-195
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801195
    • Credits: 3.00

    Teaches the writing process which includes prewriting, drafting and revising. Through writing assignments, students analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Class sessions and assignments involve giving oral presentations and using computers.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 18+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 10831103 OR Not pursuing a degree
  • Psychology of Human Relations
    10-809-199
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809199
    • Credits: 3.00

    Explores the relationship between the general principles of psychology and people's everyday lives. Students seek a deepened sense of awareness of themselves and others, and to improve their relationships at work, in the family and in society.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
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