2021 - 2022 College Catalog 
    Oct 20, 2021  
2021 - 2022 College Catalog

AUTO 121 - Introduction to Automotive Lab

Credit Hours: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Laboratory Hours: 3

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): Automotive Technology majors only

Corequisite(s): None

This is an automotive laboratory course that deals with the diagnosis and repair of common automotive problems. All diagnosis and repair is done under the supervision of faculty and staff. Service, diagnosis, and repair procedures are performed on customer-owned or College-owned vehicles to simulate working in the industry. Students also use this lab to preform required tasks related to the current semester courses.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Demonstrate correct use of hand tools and shop equipment.
  2. Perform routine maintenance/repair to passenger cars and light trucks.
  3. Demonstrate and apply diagnostic and repair skills in the areas of automotive chassis and electrical systems.
  4. Demonstrate respectable work place skills and safety procedures required by the automotive repair industry.
  5. Correctly analyze service information from computerized and conventional sources.
  6. Complete a work order that includes customer and vehicle information along with the concern, cause and correction of the vehicle.