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AT 211 (3 credits)
Advanced Chassis Service
AT 266 (3 credits)
Advanced Engine Computer Control Analysis
Prerequisites: AT 116 and AT 156
AT 271 (4 credits)
Automatic Transaxle Service
The Hunter P611 four-wheel aligner featuring the DSP400 Series
Sensors (cameras) and the DSP300 Series Sensors are used in
this course. Theory-related instruction is given on alignment
with special emphasis on 4-wheel alignment. Disc and drum
brake machining along with applying non-directional finishes
on the AMMCO brake lathe are covered. On-the-car rotor
truing is covered featuring the Pro-Cut PFM-900 Smart Lathe.
Demonstrations on hook-up and operation are followed by
student practice on shop vehicles, and when possible, by repair of
AT 216 (3 credits)
Independent Diagnosis and Repair
Sensor-related theory, testing procedures, and waveform analysis
are studied. OBD-II theory and the related testing procedures
are covered. How to use shop manuals to follow manufacturers'
procedures for troubleshooting engine drivability problems on
computer-controlled cars, along with lab scopes (Fluke 98 Series
II), break out boxes, and the Master Tech 3100 hand-held scanner
are used to recover trouble codes from the computer's memory and
reading sensor stream data. Emphasis is placed on the diagnosis
and the interpretation of the results. Students practice on shop
vehicles and repair client vehicles when possible.
Opportunity to diagnose and make repairs on client vehicles in
a simulated dealership atmosphere. Experience acting as shop
forepersons, using and writing repair orders, ordering parts, and
keeping track of hours on the job and using materials. All repairs
relate to the courses taken.
Basic principles of automatic transmissions, including lock-up
torque converters, diagnosis, and basic service techniques. Chrysler
40TE electronic transaxle theory is covered. Demonstrations
given on pressure checks and shift points, using gauges and a
chassis dynamometer. Students practice disassembly, precision
measurements, testing, adjustments, and assembly techniques on
training aids. Where possible, repair on client vehicles is included.
AT 222 (2 credits)
Pennsylvania Safety Inspection/Enhanced Emissions
AT 276 (3 credits)
Fuel Injection Systems
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Vehicle Equipment
and Inspection Regulation /Enhanced Emissions Inspector
manuals are covered, as per state requirements. A demonstration
of the proper procedure for performing a safety inspection on a
vehicle is given. Students practice on shop vehicles. Each student
is given the opportunity to take the Pennsylvania Safety Inspection
written and performance tests along with the Enhanced Emissions
written test and computer-based training/tactile test. The
Commonwealth, upon satisfactory completion of these tests, will
grant a license for each.
AT 256 (2 credits)
Heating and Air Conditioning
Covers the theory of refrigeration and the operating principles
of manual and automatic temperature control systems, with
special emphasis on diagnosis, service, and repair. Refrigerant
recovery, recycling, identification, and recharging techniques on
R-12 and R-134a systems are covered in accordance with federal
law. The Sun Air-Kare charging station, Everco EREC Recovery/
Recycle station, and the Robinair Enivro Charge Combination
are featured. Demonstrations given on hook-up, operation, and
servicing, followed by student practice on shop vehicles, training
aids (clutch and seal replacement) and repair of client vehicles.
AT 261 (3 credits)
Drive Train and Manual Transaxle Service
Basic operating principles of manual transaxles, differentials,
clutches, and universal joints. C-V joints, drive axles, and
drive shafts, along with diagnosis and basic service techniques.
Demonstrations given on differential set-up, replacing universal
and C-V joints, also clutch replacement and adjustment. Students
practice disassembly, precision measurements, adjustments and
assembly techniques on training aids and work on client vehicles
The basic operating principles of the Bosch mechanical fuel
injection system along with Chrysler and G.M. throttle body
and port systems are covered in this course. Special emphasis is
placed on diagnosis and service techniques. The EMI-TECH fuel
system analyzer is featured. Cleaning a fuel injection system on
the vehicle is covered featuring the Bilstein EFI-800 fuel system
service center. Students practice on shop vehicles and work on
client vehicles when possible.
Prerequisite: AT 171
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (BUAD)
BUAD 106 (3 credits)
Accounting Principles I
Introduction to the principles of accounting, the accounting
cycle, the interpretation and recording of financial data, and the
summarizing and reporting process. Emphasis is on the sole
proprietor of a business. This course provides a foundation for
further study in the accounting field.
BUAD 112 (3 credits)
Business Document Production
The structure of the course is designed to help students master
Microsoft Word® at the expert level for Microsoft certification.
The concepts and features of word processing are explored while
students practice language arts skills through proofreading and
editing. Additionally, students develop keyboarding speed and
accuracy through various exercises that involve applications to
business administration and personal life.
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