MOPAR CAP - Plan of Study

Departmental Requirements: 62 credit hours
Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep (62 credit hours)
AUMC 1101 Technology Fundamentals
A theoretical discussion and demonstration of vehicle components, systems operation, and proper usage of hand and power tool, precision measuring, service information systems, and specialized equipment applications. A continual reinforcement of safe shop practices and safe tool usage is emphasized on a daily basis. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 1102 Steering & Suspension II
Prepares the MOPAR CAP student with the skills needed to diagnose, adjust, align, remove and repair components of the steering and suspension systems found on Chrysler built vehicles. This effort includes a focus on how to use a systematic approach to diagnose and repair the root cause of vehicle noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) concerns. Provides specific diagnostic methods used to troubleshoot steering and suspension systems including NVH concerns and isolate problems related to certain steering and suspension component groups. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 1141 Introduction to Electrical Systems
Prepares the MOPAR CAP student with the skills needed to perform basic electrical measurements, diagnose electrical circuit faults and efficiently navigate wiring diagrams. The student also demonstrates the proper application of the Chrysler six-step electrical diagnostic process. In addition , each student completes an extensive series of vehicle battery diagnostic testing procedures. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 1151 Body Mechanical Diagnosis & Adjustments
Prepares the MOPAR CAP student with the skills to perform procedures to remove, repair, and attach both exterior and interior plastic panels and components. The student demonstrates the ability to identify the correct body panels and acceptable component fit and gap correction. The student also focuses on developing the ability to diagnose, locate, and repair the cause of water leak and/or wind noise complaints. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 1161 Steering & Suspension I
Prepares the MOPAR CAP student with an understanding of basic steering and suspension geometry and principles. Students identify components of different steering and suspension systems and describe how they are related to the vehicle platforms. In addition, students use service information, special tools and service equipment to diagnose and repair wheel and tire wear concerns Theory/Lab.
AUMC 1201 Brake Systems I
Prepares the MOPAR CAP student with the understanding of base brake systems theory and operation principles. The student is required to identify components of different brake systems, describe how they are related to different vehicle platforms and is also required to demonstrate repair procedures using service information, special tools and brake service equipment. The primary emphasis is on assisting the student in the development of skills needed to diagnose brake system malfunctions and perform service work on brake systems. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 1215 Internship I
A cooperative agreement between industry and education, which allows students to utilize and refine skills previously learned in their educational process. All work is performed in accordance with industry standards and guidelines, and supervised by industry and school representatives. Prerequisites: Student must be in good academic standing and have successfully completed all previous required core courses. Lab.
AUMC 1221 Brake Systems II
Prepares the MOPAR CAP student with the skills needed to diagnose, adjust, remove and repair components of the brake systems found on Chrysler built vehicles. The student’s focus is on demonstrating how to use a systematic approach to diagnose and repair the root cause of vehicle base brake hardware, brake hydraulics, electronic anti-lock brake systems, traction control systems, and vehicle stabilization control systems. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 1241 Electronic Control Systems
Prepares the MOPAR CAP student with the skills necessary to perform diagnostics on complex electronic control systems. Students focus on vehicle control modules, electronic control system components and related switches and sensors. The student demonstrates the use of service information procedures and special tools required for electronic control system diagnosis. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 1251 Vehicle Communications
Designed to introduce the MOPAR CAP student to the basic concepts of vehicle communication networks as well as provide an understanding of the networks currently in use in Chrysler vehicles. The student demonstrates the proper diagnosis and repair of a vehicle communication network fault, and provides the student with an understanding of the vehicle communication system and describes the proper use of diagnostic tools necessary for accurate and timely repairs. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 1261 Body Electrical Systems
Provides the MOPAR CAP student with the knowledge and skills necessary to diagnose and service the electrical systems used on current Chrysler vehicles. A significant portion of course is dedicated to controller area network (CAN) bus vehicles. The proper use of service information and special tools is emphasized to aid in electronic CAN bus system diagnosis and repairs. The primary focus is dealing with vehicle communications, bus architecture, power/ground distribution and electrical/electronic sub-systems. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 1271 Body Systems Diagnosis & Adjustments
Provides the MOPAR CAP student with the skills needed to provide diagnosis, repair and maintenance on vehicle power accessory systems. These skills include the ability to identify the different systems, describe the proper function and operation of the system and the ability to repair the power accessory system. The systems focused on include the service of power sliding doors, lift gates, power windows, door locking assemblies, cruise control, interior/ exterior lighting and related power accessories. The starting and charging system is covered in detail. Chrysler service information and proper special tool usage is emphasized to aid in electrical system diagnosis. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 1301 Manual Transmissions I
Prepares the MOPAR CAP student with the understanding of the theory and operation of a manual transmission/transaxle assembly. The student identifies the components of the manual transmission/transaxle, and explains how each component works and relates to other components to assist with the function of the complete assembly. A focus on using service information, special tools and manual transmission/transaxle service equipment assists the student to diagnose manual transmission malfunctions and perform service work on manual transmission/transaxle assemblies. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 1305 Internship II
A cooperative agreement between industry and education, which allows students to utilize and refine skills previously learned in their educational process. All work is performed in accordance with industry standards and guidelines, and supervised by industry and school representatives. Prerequisites: Student must be in good academic standing and have successfully completed all previous required core courses. Lab.
AUMC 1321 Automatic Transmissions I
Prepares the MOPAR CAP student with an understanding of automatic transmission/ transaxle theory and operation. The student is able to identify components of the automatic transmission/transaxle and explain how the components are related to each other and the proper operation of the vehicle transmission assembly. The student demonstrates proper use of service information and automatic transmission/transaxle service tools/equipment. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 1402 Manual Transmissions II
Prepares the MOPAR CAP student with the skills needed to diagnose, adjust, remove and repair components of a manual transmission/transaxle, transfer case and front/rear axle assembly found in Chrysler built vehicles. The student focuses on how to use a systematic approach to diagnose and repair the root cause of manual transmission/ transaxle failures. The Chrysler service information procedures and the use of special tools are emphasized to assist in the diagnosis and repair of Chrysler manual transmission/ transaxle assemblies. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 1412 Automatic Transmissions II
Prepares the MOPAR CAP student with the skills needed to diagnose, adjust, remove and repair components of an automatic transmission or transaxle assembly found in Chrysler built vehicles. Using the Chrysler scan tool and associated electronic test equipment, the student demonstrates how to use a systematic approach to diagnose and repair the root cause of automatic transmission failures. The use of service information procedures and the proper use of special tools are emphasized to help in diagnosis and repair of Chrysler automatic transmissions/transaxles. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 2401 Heating & Air Conditioning I
Prepares the MOPAR CAP student with an understanding of basic heating, ventilation and air conditioning theory and operation. The student identifies components of the climate control systems and is able to describe how they are related to the different vehicle platforms. The student demonstrates the ability to use service information, special tools and HVAC service equipment. The development of these skills aids the student in the diagnosis and repair of malfunctioning HVAC climate control systems. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 2403 Advanced Drivelines
Prepares the MOPAR CAP student with the skills needed to diagnose, adjust, remove and repair components of advanced or updated drivelines found in Chrysler built vehicles. The components included are the automatic transmission/ transaxle, manual transmission/transaxle, AWD and four wheel drive components with a special focus on use of a systematic approach to determine the root cause of driveline failures. Chrysler service information procedures and the use of special tools are emphasized to aid in diagnosis and repair of advanced Chrysler drivelines. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 2405 Internship III
A cooperative agreement between industry and education, which allows students to utilize and refine skills previously learned in their educational process. All work is performed in accordance with industry standards and guidelines, and supervised by industry and school representatives. Prerequisites: Student must be in good academic standing and have successfully completed all previous required core courses. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 2412 Heating & Air Conditioning II
Prepares the MOPAR CAP student with the skills needed to diagnose, adjust, remove, and repair components of the climate control systems found in Chrysler built vehicles. The student focuses on how to use a systematic approach to diagnose and repair the root cause of climate control failures. The development of skills using service information procedures and special tools/ equipment are emphasized to assist in diagnosis and repair of Chrysler heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 2501 Engine Performance
Provides the MOPAR CAP student with the knowledge and skills necessary to diagnose and service various components and sub-systems regarding drivability concerns on current Chrysler vehicles. The primary focus is diagnosing mechanical failures that result in drivability concerns. The student demonstrates proper diagnosis of failed components in the areas of internal engine, intake and exhaust systems, valve train and cylinder head. The student uses service information and a variety of special tools to aid in diagnosis and repair procedures. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 2505 Internship IV
A cooperative agreement between industry and education, which allows students to utilize and refine skills previously learned in their educational process. All work is performed in accordance with industry standards and guidelines, and supervised by industry and school representatives. Prerequisites: Student must be in good academic standing and have successfully completed all previous required core courses. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 2521 Engine Fuel Systems
Provides the MOPAR CAP student with the knowledge and skills necessary to diagnose and service component failures that may cause drivability concerns on current Chrysler vehicles. The primary focus is diagnosing fuel delivery and emission control systems that result in drivability concerns. The student demonstrates proper diagnosis of components found on different fuel systems related to fuel delivery, fuel injection, emission control, control engine and vehicle exhaust gas monitoring. The proper use of service information and special tools is emphasized to aid in diagnosis and repair procedures. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 2542 Engines I
Prepares the MOPAR CAP student with the understanding of the theory and operation of the internal combustion engine. The student identifies engine components and describes the operation of integral subsystems of the automotive internal combustion engine including the cooling system, lubrication system, crankcase ventilation, air induction system, etc. In addition, the student demonstrates how to properly use service information, special tools and equipment necessary to perform service repairs. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 2602 Diesel Mechanical & Fuel Injection Systems
Provides the MOPAR CAP student with the knowledge and skills necessary to diagnose and service diesel mechanical and fuel related drivability concerns on current Chrysler vehicles. The primary focus for is diagnosing diesel mechanical engines, cylinder head failures, and diesel fuel delivery systems, including fuel injectors, fuel pumps, pump timing, computer and related electrical/electronic systems that result in drivability concerns. The student demonstrates proper use of service information and special tools to aid in diagnosis and repair. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 2605 Internship V
A cooperative agreement between industry and education, which allows students to utilize and refine skills previously learned in their educational process. All work is performed in accordance with industry standards and guidelines, and supervised by industry and school representatives. Prerequisites: Student must be in good academic standing and have successfully completed all previous required core courses. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 2614 Capstone
Provides the MOPAR CAP student with the knowledge and skills necessary to diagnose and service components and sub-systems on current production Chrysler vehicles, and is used to reinforce the ASE vehicle service areas in engines, engine performance, steering, suspension, brakes, electrical, automatic transmissions and manual transmissions, including drive train systems. An emphasis is placed on proper use of service information and special tools used in the diagnosis and repair procedures. Theory/Lab.
AUMC 2662 Engines II
Prepares the MOPAR CAP student with the skills needed to diagnose, adjust, remove and repair components of an engine assembly found in Chrysler built vehicles. The student focuses on how to use a systematic approach to diagnose and repair the root cause of engine failures based on the analysis of available data. An emphasis is placed on proper use of service information and special tools/equipment to aid in diagnosis and repair of Chrysler engines and related sub- systems. Theory/Lab.
General Education Requirements: 24 credit hours
For general education and interdepartmental course descriptions, see the School of Arts and Sciences courses.
Behavioral Sciences (3 credit hours)
PSYC 1113 Introductory Psychology
PSYC 2313 Psychology of Personal Adjustment
SOC 1113 Introductory Sociology
English (3 credit hours)
ENGL 1113 Freshman Composition I
General Business (3 credit hours)
BADM 1113 Introduction to Business
ECON 2103 Micro Economics
ECON 2203 Macro Economics
GBUS 2313 Supervisory Management
GBUS 2243 Small Business Management
History (3 credit hours)
HIST 1483 U. S. History To 1865
HIST 1493 U. S. History Since 1865
Mathematics (3 credit hours)
MATH 1513 College Algebra
MATH 2003 Business Mathematics
Philosophy (3 credit hours)
PHIL 1213 Ethics
Political Science (3 credit hours)
POLS 1113 U. S. Government
Speech (3 credit hours)
SPCH 1113 Introduction to Speech Communications
Interdepartmental Requirements: 4 credit hours
General Technologies (4 credit hours)
GTGE 1111 College Cornerstone
CS 1013 Computer Literacy & Applications