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/Lab.
AUMP 1053 Automotive Engines 
The theory, demonstration and application of engine repair procedures according to manufacturer’s specifications, which includes disassembly, cleaning, inspection, measurement, service, 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 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 1233 Automotive Brake Systems 
The theory and application of the operation and repair of conventional automotive brake systems, anti-lock brake systems and traction control systems used in vehicles will be taught, with emphasis given to preventive maintenance, system diagnosis, failure analysis and proper service procedures. The course includes an overview, discussion and hands-on activities that expose students to the variety of components that make up the brake systems used in today’s diverse automobiles. Course also includes the discussion and operation of specialized shop tools and equipment. Shop safety is stressed. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 1283 Automotive Suspension & Steering 
The theory, demonstration and application of component and system function of steering and suspension systems will be taught, including service and diagnosis of steering and suspension components. Alignment fundamentals and application will be covered, with topics including alignment machine training and diagnosis of tire wear and pull conditions. Emphasis is given to preventative maintenance, system diagnosis, and failure analysis. 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 1373 Automotive Manual Drivetrains
This course serves as an introduction to the theory and application of manual transmissions/transaxles, helical gear set operation, planetary gear set operation and power flow. Course material also includes a detailed look at and interaction with the manual drivetrain field, both in theory and application. The focus is on the diagnosis and repair of final drives, differentials, drivelines, four wheel drive systems and vibration analysis. Emphasis is given to preventive maintenance, system diagnosis, failure analysis and proper service procedures, and the discussion and operation of specialized shop tools and equipment is also included. Shop safety is stressed. Theory/Lab.
AUMP 1393 Automotive Automatic Trans/Transaxles 
An introduction into the theory and application of automatic transmissions and transaxles, which includes an overview discussion and hands-on activities involving the various components that make up the automatic transmission, how they function and the logical process to diagnose a malfunction. Interactive diagnosis, disassembly, component inspection, failure analysis, and reassembly are covered. 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, shop procedures, and safety are 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 2473 Automotive Engine Performance
The theory and application of electronic engine control, including tune ups, throttle body and multiple injection systems, electronic and computer controlled ignition systems, direct injection, and variable timing systems. Emphasis is on diagnosis, adjustments and repair procedures using electrical meters, scopes and scan tool diagnostic equipment. Emission and catalyst service testing and diagnosis are performed. 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 2593 Automotive Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
The theory, demonstration and application of HVAC components, system operation and adjustment, climate control systems operation, and diagnosis and service, including automatic temperature controls. Emphasis is given to preventive maintenance, system diagnosis and failure analysis, and hand-on activities involve 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