Automotive Service Specialist (AUOS)

AUOS 121 - AUTOMOTIVE CHASSIS SERVICE

Construction, operation, service and repair of the chassis. Laboratory exercises include lubrication, brakes, suspension, steering, tires, manual transmission and differential service.

5 credit hours (3 lecture hours, 6 laboratory hours), fall semester

AUOS 127 - INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES

Theory of the internal combustion engine including the fundamentals in nomenclature, measurement, wear analysis and repair procedures for all current automotive power plants. Laboratories focus on engine overhaul.

5 credit hours (2 lecture hours, 6 laboratory hours), spring semester

AUOS 129 - AUTOMOTIVE FUNDAMENTALS

A study of the physical aspects of our environment and automotive machines in order to better understand and interact with them.

3 credit hours (3 lecture hours), spring semester

AUOS 161 - AUTOMOTIVE CHASSIS SERVICE II

Designed to give the student extensive experience in the repair of front-wheel drive suspension and drive axle components, experience in 4-wheel alignment and experience in body panel and headlight adjustments.

Prerequisite: AUOS 121

5 credit hours (2 lecture hours, 6 laboratory hours), spring semester

AUOS 254 - FUEL SYSTEM SERVICE

Principles, nomenclature, construction, operation and repair of fuel metering systems. Carburetors, electronic fuel injection and crossfire injection systems. PCM sensor inputs will be covered.

5 credit hours (2 lecture hours, 6 laboratory hours), fall semester

AUOS 255 - EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEMS

Construction, operation and practices involved in controlling undesirable emissions (HC, CO and NO), resulting from the operation of gasoline engines.

3 credit hours (2 lecture hours, 6 laboratory hours, 9 weeks), fall semester

AUOS 256 - EXHAUST & COOLING SYSTEM SERVICE

Care, operation, testing and repair of automotive cooling and exhaust systems.

2 credit hours (2 lecture hours, 6 laboratory hours, 6 weeks), fall semester

AUOS 258 - ENGINE PERFORMANCE SERVICE

Application of basic principles, methods and procedures utilizing special tools for in-car diagnosis and engine repair. Includes TBI and PFI operations.

Prerequisites: AUOS 254, 255, 256

5 credit hours (2 lecture hours, 7 laboratory hours), spring semester

AUOS 259 - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS

Laboratory practice in the rebuilding and service of the different automatic transmissions in and out of the vehicle.

Prerequisites: AUOS 129 and AUOS 121

5 credit hours (2 lecture hours, 6 laboratory hours), spring semester