PRO-TECH - Plan of Study

Departmental Requirements: 62 credit hours
AUMP 1002 Career & College Cornerstone
A theory and demonstration of basic vehicle components and operation, independent service center operations and procedures, including service literature, parts supply procedures, shop safety, hand and power tool usage, automotive measuring devices and systems including precision instruments, metric and decimal systems and program orientation. Emphasis is on career networking focusing on the variety of related career opportunities within the automotive service industry. Included are materials and activities designed to aid the student in completing his/her Career Passport, including exposure to experts in the automotive service industry. Theory.
AUMP 1051 Automotive Engines I
The theory, demonstration and application of engine repair procedures according to manufacturer’s specification, which includes disassembly, cleaning, inspection, measurement, service and reassembly and R&R. Emphasis is given to system diagnosis and failure analysis including the proper use of hand tools, precision measurement devices and other specialized equipment. Safety is stressed. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 1052 Automotive Engines II
The theory, demonstration, and application of the principles of engine operation, which includes the identification of engine parts and component functions of the cooling, lubrication, fuel, ignition, emission, mechanical, electrical and electronic systems. Emphasis is given to diagnosis, failure analysis and service according to manufacturer’s specifications. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 1055 Internship I or
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. Lab. Prerequisites: Student must be in good academic standing and have successfully completed all previous required core courses.
AUMP 1072 Electrical/Electronics Training I
The theory and application of electrical principles and concepts. Subjects covered include proper use of digital multimeters, OHM’s Law, series circuits, parallel circuits and series parallel circuits. Emphasis is placed on diagnostic procedures through on-bench and practical exercises using automotive applications. Theory/ Lab.
AUMP 1082 Electrical/Electronics Training II
The theory and application of semiconductor devices, batteries, starting systems and service manual usage. Subjects covered include diode, transistors, microprocessor and basic automotive system. Emphasis is placed on diagnostic procedures through on-bench and practical exercises using automotive applications. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 1202 Electrical Diagnosis
Emphasizes hands on learning in the areas of electrical diagnosis, diagnostic procedures, information retrieval, component accessibility and diagnostic equipment usage. Lab.
AUMP 1231 Automotive Brake Systems I
An introduction into the theory and application of conventional automotive brake systems, as well as an introduction to anti-lock systems. It includes an overview, discussion and hands- on activities with the various components and vehicles that make up the brake systems used in today’s automobiles. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 1242 Automotive Brake Systems II
The theory and application of the operation and repair of anti-lock brake systems and traction control systems used in vehicles, with emphasis given to preventive maintenance, system diagnosis, failure analysis and proper service procedures. It includes the discussion and operation of specialized shop tools and equipment. Shop safety is stressed. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 1281 Automotive Suspension & Steering I
The theory and application of the operation and repair of anti-lock brake systems and traction control systems used in vehicles, with emphasis given to preventive maintenance, system diagnosis, failure analysis and proper service procedures. It includes the discussion and operation of specialized shop tools and equipment. Shop safety is stressed. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 1282 Automotive Suspension & Steering II
The theory, demonstration and application of component and system function, operation, adjustment, diagnosis and service, including principles of suspension geometry and alignment angles. Emphasis is given to preventive maintenance, system diagnosis and failure analysis. Safety is stressed. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 1285 Internships II or
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. Lab. Prerequisites: Student must be in good academic standing and have successfully completed all previously required AUMP core courses.
AUMP 1371 Automotive Manual Drivetrain I
An introduction to the theory and application of manual transmissions/transaxles, helical gearset operation, planetary gearset operation and powerflow. It includes an overview, discussion and hands-on diagnosis and repair of various manual transmissions and transaxles. Theory/ Lab.
AUMP 1372 Automotive Manual Drivetrain II
A detailed look and interaction with the manual drivetrain field both in theory and application. The focus is on the diagnosis and repair of final drives, differentials, driveline, 4-wheel drive systems and vibration analysis. Emphasis is given to preventive maintenance, system diagnosis, failure analysis and proper service procedures, and includes the discussion and operation of specialized shop tools and equipment. Shop safety is stressed. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 1391 Automotive Automatic Trans/Transaxles I
An introduction into the theory and application of automatic transmissions and transaxles, and includes an overview discussion and hands- on activities with the various components that make up the automatic transmission, how they function and the logical process to diagnose a malfunction. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 1392 Automotive Automatic Trans/Transaxles II
Interactive diagnosis, disassembly, component inspection, failure analysis, reassembly and dynamo-meter testing of rear wheel drive and front wheel drive transmissions/ transaxles. Strong emphasis is placed on the diagnosis of and scan tool operation on computer controlled transmissions and transaxles. The proper use of transmission specialty tools and shop procedures, as well as safety is emphasized. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 1395 Internship III or
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. Lab. Prerequisites: Student must be in good academic standing and have successfully completed all previous required AUMP core courses.
AUMP 2162 Advanced Automotive Drivelines
This course prepares Pro-Tech students by giving them the skills needed to diagnose, adjust, remove, and repair components of advanced or updated driveline components found on automobiles. Components include automatic transmissions/ transaxles, manual transmissions/transaxles, and AWD and four (4) wheel drive components. This course includes a focus on how to use a systematic approach to diagnose and repair the root cause of driveline failures. Service information procedures and the use of special tools are emphasized to help in the diagnosis and repair of advanced automotive drivelines. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 2471 Automotive Engine Performance I
The theory and application of electronic engine control, subjects include tune ups, electronic carburetors, throttle body and multiple injection systems, turbo chargers, electronic and computer controlled ignition systems, charging systems and unlinking systems. Emphasis is on diagnosis, adjustments and repair procedures using electrical meters, scopes and infrared diagnostic equipment. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 2472 Automotive Engine Performance II
The theory and application of electronic engines controls as they apply to OBD II systems. Advanced theory on electronic fuel systems with further diagnosis and testing using scan tools and advanced use of lab scopes and specialized testing equipment is emphasized. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 2475 Internship IV or
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. Lab. Prerequisites: Student must be in good academic standing and have successfully completed all previous required AUMP core courses.
AUMP 2591 Automotive Heating & AC I
The theory, demonstration and application of components and system operation, adjustment, diagnosis and service, which includes common HVAC principles and service. Emphasis is given to preventive maintenance, system diagnosis and failure analysis. Safety is stressed. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 2592 Automotive Heating & AC II
The theory, demonstration and application of climate control systems operation, diagnosis and service, which also includes automatic temperature controls. Emphasis is given to preventive maintenance, system diagnosis and failure analysis and involves the use of specialized tools and equipment. Safety is stressed. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 2595 Internship V or
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 is supervised by industry and school representatives. Lab. Prerequisites: Student must be in good academic standing and have successfully completed all previous required AUMP core courses.
AUMP 2694 Automotive Capstone
Designed to allow students to utilize and refine skills previously learned in the educational process. Included are the diagnosis and servicing of electronically controlled systems found on today’s vehicles, as well as the proper use of special tools and information used to make repairs to industry standards. Includes discussion of student goals and duties specific to the industry, and specific competencies demonstrated during the course. Students complete the Career Passport, post tests and exit assessments. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 2782 Advanced Automotive Diagnostics
The theory and application of electronic engine control as they apply to OBD II systems. Advanced theory on electronic fuel systems with further diagnosis and testing using scan tools and advanced use of lab scopes and specialized testing equipment are emphasized. 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 1033 Technical Writing I
ENGL 1113 Freshman Composition I
ENGL 2033 Technical Writing II
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: 3 credit hours
General Technologies (3 credit hours)
GTGE 1111 College Cornerstone
CS 1013 Computer Literacy & Applications