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Course Number: SMER 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Special Topics in Small Engine Mechanic and Repairer

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)


Course Number: SMER 1266 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Practicum (or Field Experience) - Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. (15 Ext.)


Course Number: SMER 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Cooperative Educative - Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student''s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: SMER 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Marine Engine Tune Up

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Tune up procedures for both two- and four-stroke marine motors including analysis, valve train, ignition, fuel, cooling, and drive systems service. Emphasis is on appropriate equipment and procedures. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: SMER 1404 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Marine Equipment Service Principles

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Principles of operation of two- and four-stroke marine engines and associated systems. Emphasis is on troubleshooting and analysis of faulty systems and their individual components. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: SMER 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Marine Engine Overhaul

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overhaul procedures for two-stroke marine engine overhaul. Emphasis is on proper shop procedures for disassembly, inspection, servicing, and assembly. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: SMER 1410 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Marine Drive Units

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Operation, service, troubleshooting, and overhaul of all Marine Drive systems. Emphasis is on the use of proper tools and procedures when servicing the mid section, lower unit, trim and tilt systems. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: SMER 1413 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Marine Electrical Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory of operation and test procedures and equipment used in the diagnosis and repair of circuits which make up marine electrical systems. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: SMER 1425 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Small Engine Electrical Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory of operation and test procedures and equipment used in the diagnosis and repair of different circuits which make up a small engine electrical system. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: SMER 1428 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Small Engine Service Principles

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Principles of operation of small engines and associated systems. Emphasis is on troubleshooting and the analysis of faulty systems and components. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: SMER 1431 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Small Engine Tune Up

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Tune up procedures for small engines including analysis, valve train, ignition fuel, starter, cutter, and safety compliance systems. Emphasis is on the use of appropriate equipment and procedures. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: SMER 1437 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Small Engine Four Stroke Engine

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overhaul procedures for four-stroke small engines. Emphasis on shop procedures for overhaul. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: SMER 1438 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Small Engine Drive Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory of operation, troubleshooting, overhaul and service of drive systems found on consumer small engine drive systems. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.