Fall 2021


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Evening Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 510 - 93171 - Basic Hybrid Powertrains
AUTO 510 Basic Hybrid Powertrains

A survey of today?s hybrid vehicle powertrains. Hands-on experience performing scheduled hybrid maintenance services. Introduction to hybrid vehicle diagnosis and repair. Development of entry-level skills needed to work on hybrid vehicles in a professional environment.

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
Transfer Credit: CSU
M W 6:35pm-7:50pm Behravesh,K
M W 8:00pm-9:15pm Behravesh,K
Day Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 580 - 97350 - 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
OPEN 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-3:00pm Escalambre,R
T 6:30pm-10:30pm Escalambre,R
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-3:00pm Escalambre,R
T 6:30pm-10:30pm Escalambre,R
Evening 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  Hybrid Class IN PROGRESS AUTO 710 - 83194 - 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
W 6:35pm-9:15pm Gleyzer,F
M 6:35pm-9:25pm Gleyzer,F
Evening Class  Hybrid Class IN PROGRESS AUTO 710 - 92331 - 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
T 3:30pm-6:10pm Moore,D
Th 3:30pm-6:10pm Moore,D
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 1:45pm-5:00pm Johnson,J
W Th 1:45pm-3:55pm Johnson,J
Day Class  Hybrid 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
W Th 8:00am-1:30pm Gleyzer,F
M T 8:00am-1:20pm Gleyzer,F
Day Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 721 - 83192 - Steering, Suspension & Brakes
AUTO 721 Automotive Steering, Suspension and Brakes

A study of automotive steering, suspension, and brakes. Emphasis will be placed on the theory, operation, diagnosis, and repair of modern braking systems & steering and suspension systems. Topics include: four-wheel steering, tires and wheels, electronic stability control, regenerative braking, power steering (hydraulic & electronic), power brakes and anti-lock braking 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
M T W Th 1:20pm-4:10pm Yee,E
M T W Th 4:20pm-6:45pm Yee,E
Day Class  Hybrid 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
T 8:00am-1:30pm Johnson,J
W 8:00am-1:30pm Johnson,J
Th F 8:00am-1:20pm Johnson,J
Th F TBA Johnson,J
Th F TBA Johnson,J
Day Class  Hybrid 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 8:00am-1:20pm Broxholm,T
F 8:00am-1:20pm Broxholm,T
W Th 8:00am-1:20pm Broxholm,T
Day Class  Hybrid Class IN PROGRESS AUTO 752 - 97262 - Advanced Engine Performance
AUTO 752 Advanced Engine Performance

An in-depth study of domestic and import computerized engine controls. Emphasis will be placed on the theory, operation, and testing procedures necessary to accurately diagnose and repair driveability complaints. Students will receive instruction necessary to take the State of California test for obtaining a Qualified Test and Repair Mechanic's License (Smog).

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 751 or AUTO 749 with a minimum grade of C; or, four years of engine performance work experience verifiable through letters from employers.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
M T 8:00am-1:50pm Parra,R
W Th 8:00am-1:20pm Parra,R
Evening Class   IN PROGRESS AUTO 786 - 92885 - Automotive Air Conditioning I
AUTO 786 Automotive Air Conditioning Systems

Theory and operation of air conditioning systems. Lab practices include maintenance, testing, diagnosis, and repair of these systems. Preparation for the ASE Certification Test is included.

Units: 2
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 24-27
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
T 6:30pm-9:30pm Parra,R
Th 6:30pm-9:30pm Parra,R
Evening Class  Hybrid Class OPEN for Waitlist AUTO 793 - 84285 - Engine Performance
AUTO 793 Engine Performance

A study of the engine sub-systems responsible for good engine performance, clean air, and fuel economy. Topics covered include basic engine and ignition system operation and testing using various diagnostic test equipment. This course can be applied towards the education requirements necessary for eligibility to take the B.A.R. Smog Test.

Units: 2
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 24-27
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
T 6:30pm-9:10pm Parra,R
Th 6:30pm-9:10pm Parra,R