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AUTO 40, Automotive Maintenance and Operation    3 units

   •   Prerequisite: None.

This course is an introductory course dealing with the maintenance and operation of the modern automobile. The course familiarizes the student with career opportunities in the automotive industry. Also covered are tools and equipment and safe working practices in the automotive industry

4047   6:30p-8:55p TTh   SMHS   Cox D E

AUTO 45, Automotive Braking Systems    3 units

   •   Prerequisite: None.

This is a theoretical and practical course in automotive braking systems. It includes operating principles, component description, diagnosis, and service.

4048   6:30p-8:55p MW   SMHS   Kay D

AUTO 50, Emerging and Alternative Auto Technology    3 units

   •   Prerequisite: None.

Students will gain an understanding of the current state of vehicle technology in the U.S. In addition, they will study the impact of alternative fuels, hybrid-electric drives, and other technology emerging in the transportation marketplace. Emissions, fuel economy benefits and regulations, and safety and service requirements will be examined. The interaction of issues such as economic viability, energy independence, the regulatory environment, infrastructure, and the consumer environment will be examined from the standpoint of the ability of each technology to solve transportation-related energy and air pollution problems. The global impact of the automobile will be studied.

1187   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Kay D

Above section 1187 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

AUTO 90A, Automotive Internship    1 unit

   •   Prerequisite: Instructor approval required.

Students must arrange an approved internship prior to enrolling in this Class. F-1 students must see the Immigration Coordinator at the International Education Center before enrolling.

The internship program is designed to provide the advanced student with on-site, practical experience in the automotive field. Learning objectives and exit internship evaluation are required.

1188   Arrange-2 Hours    BUS 220D   Tucker J L

Above section 1188 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 19.

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