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AUT 160 - Introduction to Automotive Technology

Class: 1 Credits: 1
This course is an introduction to the automotive field, including an introduction to the different automotive fields available such as automotive technician, shop foreman, service manager, shop owner, etc.

Corequisite(s): Take AUT 132  or AUT 130 
Course Topics:

  • Careers in the Automotive Service Industry
  • Hand Tools
  • Vehicle Lifting and Hoisting
  • Measuring System and Tools
  • Working as a Professional Technician

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:

  • Safety Glasses

Grading System:
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 -59

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate safe work habits.
  2. Determine proper application of automotive fasteners, seals, and gaskets.
  3. Identify automotive service occupations, terminology, components, and systems.
  4. Demonstrate appropriate shop manual and service publication.
  5. Employ basic maintenance, vehicle pre-delivery, and service techniques.
  6. Demonstrate appropriate tool selection and usage.

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