Automotive Fundamentals (AUT-100)
This course is an introduction to basic automotive fundamentals. Students will be taught safety, computer software and information retrieval from service manuals and business based software programs, basic hand tools, power tools, specialty tools, and their uses and applications. Fasteners and thread repair techniques will also be covered. Basic car component identification, services, and maintenance will also be presented to the students. This is an introduction course to familiarize new students with no prior automotive background and is a requirement before entering the Automotive Technology Program. The ability to test out of this course will be offered to students with prior automotive experience. 3 lecture and 3 laboratory hours per week. 4 credit hours.