PLEASE NOTE: Automotive classes will be IN-PERSON and socially distant during the Spring 2021 semester. Precautions have been taken to ensure the safety of all students and staff.

Fall 2020


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class   CLASS OVER AUTO 509.2 - 97160 - Auto Fundamentals for HS II
AUTO 509.2 Automotive Fundamentals for High School II

Part two of a two-part survey designed for dual enrollment high school students who wish to explore automotive technology as a career path, while earning college degree and certificate course credit. When both parts are successfully completed, students will fulfill part of the Automotive program admission requirements and be eligible for the automotive career track certificate.

Units: 2.5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Lab hours/semester: 72-81
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: AUTO 509.1
Corequisites: None
M T Th F 1:22pm-2:47pm Vizenor,A
M T Th F 1:22pm-2:47pm Vizenor,A
Evening Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 521 - 96948 - Manual Trans, Clutch, Differen
AUTO 521 Manual Transmissions, Clutches and Differentials

A study of manual transmissions/transaxles, clutches and differential operational principles, diagnosis, repair and overhaul. Emphasis will be placed on diagnosis and repair.

Units: 4.5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 56-63
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 112-126
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
T Th 6:30pm-8:00pm Broxholm,T
T Th 8:10pm-9:25pm Broxholm,T
Evening Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 523 - 96637 - Auto Electrical/Electronic Sys
M W 6:30pm-8:00pm Gleyzer,F
M W 8:10pm-9:25pm Gleyzer,F
Day Class   CLASS OVER AUTO 580 - 97026 - Careers in Automotive Tech
AUTO 580 Careers in Automotive Technology

Designed to prepare students for careers in Automotive Technology. Career pathways, soft skills, safety standards, regulation of the automotive industry and labor law as applied to the automotive industry. Resume preparation, interview skills, on-the-job expectations and career options.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
F 1:30pm-3:20pm Johnson,J
Evening Class   CLASS OVER AUTO 665S9 - 96944 - 2021 Smog Check Update
AUTO 665S9 2021 Smog Check Update

Designed for automotive professionals who need to meet the 2020/2021 Smog Check Technician Repair licensing renewal requirements.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Pass/No Pass Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
S Su 9:00am-1:00pm Escalambre,R
M T 6:00pm-10:00pm Escalambre,R
Evening Class   OPEN AUTO 665S9 - 96945 - 2021 Smog Check Update
AUTO 665S9 2021 Smog Check Update

Designed for automotive professionals who need to meet the 2020/2021 Smog Check Technician Repair licensing renewal requirements.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Pass/No Pass Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
S Su 9:00am-1:00pm Escalambre,R
M T 6:00pm-10:00pm Escalambre,R
Day Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 670 - 84510 - Automotive Work Experience
AUTO 670 Vocational Cooperative Education in Automotive

Students may receive credit for work experience related to their major field or to their established career goal. Seminars and individual conferences are scheduled at convenient times during the semester for the instructor and the student to establish learning objectives related to the student's employment. Students are given appropriate assignments related to the stated objectives and graded in accordance with the college's established grading system. As an alternative, related instruction classes meeting one hour per week, usually in the evening, are available for those students who prefer or need a more structured learning process. One unit of credit for each 75 hours worked per semester, with a maximum of four units per semester, may be earned by students with jobs related to their academic or occupational majors or goals. May be repeated for credit up to 16 units. This limitation applies to Occupational Cooperative Education work experience courses offered within the SMCCCD.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Pass/No Pass Only
  • Work Experience hours/semester: 75
Prerequisites: Permission of the Cooperative Education Office, concurrent enrollment in a planned vocational program, and employment in a college-approved job directly related to the student?s academic major.
Corequisites: None
TBA Johnson,J
Evening Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 710 - 80104 - Fundamentals: Auto Technology
AUTO 710 Fundamentals of Automotive Technology

An introduction to the Automotive Technology program and profession. A study of the basic tools, fasteners and automotive electrical and mechanical systems required in automotive maintenance, service and repair. Designed for anyone who is interested or exploring Automotive Technology for personal growth or a career path. Recommended for those students desiring entrance into the Automotive Technology daytime career track program.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
M W 6:30pm-7:50pm Behravesh,K
M W 8:00pm-9:15pm Behravesh,K
Day Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 711 - 94764 - Auto Entry Level Technician
AUTO 711 Automotive Entry Level Technician Fundamentals

Designed to teach basic automotive skills, including performing oil changes, safety inspections, fluid flushing procedures, tire inspection and repair, and preparing work orders and recommendations.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 56-63
  • Lab hours/semester: 72-81
  • Homework hours/semester: 112-126
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
T W 1:45pm-3:15pm Johnson,J
W 3:25pm-4:45pm Johnson,J
Th 1:45pm-4:50pm Johnson,J
Day Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 713 - 86464 - Electricity/Electronics
AUTO 713 Automotive Electricity and Electronics

The study of electrical fundamentals, electrical test equipment, automotive batteries, starting and charging systems, wiring diagrams, lighting circuits, various advanced body electrical circuits and controls. Primary emphasis is on diagnosis, testing, and repair.

Units: 15
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 184-207
  • Lab hours/semester: 168-189
  • Homework hours/semester: 368-414
Prerequisites: Admission to the Automotive Technology Program through special application.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
M T W Th 8:00am-10:40am Gleyzer,F
M T W Th 10:50am-1:20pm Gleyzer,F
Day Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 734 - 80111 - Auto Engine Diagnosis & Repair
AUTO 734 Automotive Engine Diagnosis and Repair

A detailed study of various modern engine designs and materials. Lab will include diagnosis, inspection, repair methods, and parts necessary for complete repair. Also, various machines and machining operations will be covered.

Units: 15
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 184-207
  • Lab hours/semester: 168-189
  • Homework hours/semester: 368-414
Prerequisites: Admission to the Automotive Technology program through special application;
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
M T W Th 8:00am-10:40am Johnson,J
M T W Th 10:50am-1:20pm Johnson,J
Day Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 735 - 86508 - Transmissions and Drivelines
AUTO 735 Automotive Transmission and Drivetrains Diagnosis and Repair

A detailed study of all manual and automatic drivetrain systems. Clutch systems, transmission/transaxle systems, differentials, driveshafts and axles. Hydraulic, electrical, electronic and computer controlled drivetrain systems. Overhaul, diagnosis and repair of all mechanical and electronic drivetrain systems.

Units: 15
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 184-207
  • Lab hours/semester: 168-189
  • Homework hours/semester: 368-414
Prerequisites: Admission to the Automotive Technology program through special application.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
T W Th F 8:00am-10:40am Broxholm,T
T W Th F 10:50am-1:15pm Broxholm,T
Day Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 751 - 80115 - Auto Engine Performance
AUTO 751 Automotive Engine Performance

A study of the engine sub-systems responsible for good engine performance, clean air, and fuel economy. Systems to be covered include ignition, fuel, emission, OBD II, and computer controls.

Units: 15
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 184-207
  • Lab hours/semester: 168-189
  • Homework hours/semester: 368-414
Prerequisites: Admission to the Automotive Technology program through special application; and, AUTO 713 or AUTO 523 with a minimum grade of C; and, AUTO 734 or AUTO 529 with a minimum grade of C, or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
M T W Th 8:00am-10:40am Parra,R
M T W Th 10:50am-1:20pm Parra,R