2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Course Descriptions for Automotive

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Course Number: ABDR 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Vehicle Design and Structural Analysis

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the collision repair industry with emphasis on safety, professionalism, and vehicle structural design. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ABDR 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Collision Repair Welding

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of collision repair welding and cutting procedures. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: ABDR 1359 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Sheet Metal Fabrication I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the basic shaping techniques required for fabricating sheet metal parts and pieces. Discussion will include custom cars and street rods. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ABDR 1419 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Basic Metal Repair

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Covers metal principles and working techniques including proper tool usage and product application. (2 Lec., 7 Lab.)


Course Number: ABDR 1431 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Basic Refinishing

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to current refinishing products, shop safety, and equipment used in the automotive refinishing industry. Emphasis on surface preparation, masking techniques, and refinishing of replacement parts. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: ABDR 1455 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Non-Structural Metal Repair

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Demonstrate sheet metal repair skills using mechanical and hydraulic equipment. Emphasis on attachment devices used to straighten and align exterior body panels. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: ABDR 1458 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Intermediate Refinishing

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Training in mixing and spraying of automotive topcoats. Emphasis on formula ingredient, reducing, thinning, and special spraying techniques. Introduction to partial panel refinishing techniques and current industry paint removal techniques. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: ABDR 2353 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Color Analysis and Paint Matching

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced course in color theory, analysis, tinting, and advanced blending techniques for acceptable paint matching. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ABDR 2355 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Collision Repair Estimating

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced course in collision estimating and development of an accurate damage report. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: ABDR 2357 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Collision Repair Shop Management

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of methods and equipment used in state of the art repair shops to improve management functions and profitably. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: ABDR 2359 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Structural Sectioning

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in the practical application of welded panel replacement and structural sectioning procedures as well as practical equipment applications in structural vehicle straightening, alignment, welding, and corrosion protection. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: ABDR 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Cooperative Education - Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 15 Lab.)


Course Number: ABDR 2388 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Internship - Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. (16 Ext.)


Course Number: ABDR 2402 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Auto Body Mechanical and Electrical Service

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in the repair, replacement, and/or service of those mechanical or electrical systems that are subject to damage from a collision. Topics include drive train removal, reinstallation and service; cooling system service; cooling system service and repair; exhaust system service; and emission control systems. Additional topics include wire and connector repair, reading wiring diagrams, and troubleshooting. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: ABDR 2537 (5 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Structural Analysis and Damage Repair V

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Operation of equipment and the procedures involved in the repair of body structures. Special emphasis on conducting a thorough damage analysis as well as demonstrating proper pulling and anchoring techniques. (3 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: ABDR 2541 (5 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Major Collision Repair and Panel Replacement

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in preparation of vehicles for major repair processes. Covers interpreting information from damage reports, planning repair sequences, selecting appropriate tools, and organizing removed parts for reinstallation. (3 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 1281 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Completion of at least two AUMT courses and Automotive Department approval.
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 the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. This course is cross-listed as AUMT 1381. The student may register for either AUMT 1281 or AUMT 1381 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)


Course Number: AUMT 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Introduction to Automotive Technology

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the automotive industry including automotive history, safety practices, shop equipment and tools, vehicle subsystems, service publications, fasteners, professional responsibilities, and automotive maintenance. May be taught manufacturer specific. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 1306 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Automotive Engine Removal and Installation

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamentals of engine inspection, removal and installation procedures. May be taught manufacturer specific. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Automotive Electrical Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of automotive electrical systems including topics in operational theory, testing, diagnosis, and repair of batteries, charging and starting systems, and electrical accessories. Emphasis on electrical schematic diagrams and service manuals. May be taught manufacturer specific. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 1310 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Automotive Brake Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Operation and repair of drum/disc type brake systems. Emphasis on safe use of modern equipment. Topics include brake theory, diagnosis, and repair of power, manual, anti-lock brake systems, and parking brakes. May be taught with manufacturer specific instructions. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 1312 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Basic Automotive Service

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This is an introductory course designed to provide the student with the fundamentals of operation and maintenance procedures of vehicle subsystems which include researching vehicle service information. Students will learn basic automotive shop safety, tool, and equipment use. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to safely and accurately perform basic automotive maintenance. Maybe taught manufacturer specific. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 1316 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of automotive suspension and steering systems including tire and wheel problem diagnosis, component repair, and alignment procedures. May be taught manufacturer specific. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Automotive Engine Repair

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamentals of engine operation, diagnosis and repair including lubrication systems and cooling systems. Emphasis on overhaul of selected engines, identification and inspection, measurements, and disassembly, repair, and reassembly of the engine. May be taught manufacturer specific. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Automotive Climate Control Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Diagnosis and repair of manual/electronic climate control systems; includes the refrigeration cycle and EPA guidelines for refrigerant handling. May be taught manufacturer specific (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Completion of at least two AUMT courses and Automotive Department approval.
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 the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. This course is cross-listed as AUMT 1280. The student may register for either AUMT 1380 or AUMT 1280 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: AUMT 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Completion of at least two AUMT courses and Automotive Department approval.
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 the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. This course is cross-listed as AUMT 1281. The student may register for either AUMT 1381 or AUMT 1281 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: AUMT 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC

Course Title: Special Topics in Auto/Automotive Mechanic/Technician

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. May be taught manufacturer specific. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Special Topics in Auto/Automotive Mechanic/Technician

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. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 2280 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Completion of at least two AUMT courses and Automotive Department approval.
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 the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. This course is cross-listed as AUMT 2380. The student may register for either AUMT 2280 or AUMT 2380 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)


Course Number: AUMT 2281 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Completion of at least two AUMT courses and Automotive Department approval.
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 the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. This course is cross-listed as AUMT 2381. The student may register for either AUMT 2281 or AUMT 2381 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)


Course Number: AUMT 2307 (3 Credit Hours) New course added March 30, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Hybrid Systems Diagnostics

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced study of hybrid vehicles and the unique characteristics of hybrid systems. Includes hybrid safety procedures and diagnosis and repair of hybrid systems. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Automotive Electronic Controls

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of electrical principles, semiconductor and integrated circuits, digital fundamentals, microcomputer systems, and electrical test equipment as applied to automotive technology. May be taught manufacturer specific. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 2313 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Automotive Drive Train and Axles

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of automotive clutches, clutch operation devices, manual transmissions/ transaxles, and differentials with emphasis on the diagnosis and repair of transmissions/transaxles and drive lines. May be taught with manufacturer specific instructions. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 2317 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory, operation, diagnosis, and repair of basic engine dynamics, ignition systems, and fuel delivery systems. Use of basic engine performance diagnostic equipment. May be taught with manufacturer specific instructions. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 2321 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Repair of automotive electrical subsystems, lighting, instrumentation, and accessories. Emphasis on accurate diagnosis and proper repair methods using various troubleshooting skills and techniques. May be taught manufacturer specific. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 2325 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the operation, hydraulic principles, and related circuits of modern automatic transmissions and automatic transaxles. Diagnosis, disassembly, and assembly procedures with emphasis on the use of special tools and proper repair techniques. May be taught manufacturer specific. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 2328 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Automotive Service

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Mastery of automotive service including competencies covered in related courses. May be taught manufacturer specific. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 2332 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the electronic controls and actuators and the related circuits of modern automatic transmissions and automatic transaxles. Diagnosis, service, and repair procedures with emphasis on the use of special tools, scan tools, and proper repair techniques. May be taught manufacturer specific. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 2334 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of diagnosis and repair of emission systems, computerized engine performance systems, and advanced ignition and fuel systems; and proper use of advanced engine performance diagnostic equipment. May be taught manufacturer specific. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: AUMT 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Completion of at least two AUMT courses and Automotive Department approval.
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 the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. This course is cross-listed as AUMT 2280. The student may register for either AUMT 2380 or AUMT 2280 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: AUMT 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Completion of at least two AUMT courses and Automotive Department approval.
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 the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. This course is cross-listed as AUMT 2281. The student may register for either AUMT 2381 or AUMT 2281 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: AUMT 2402 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Automotive Compression Ignition Engines and Fuel Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Diagnosis and repair of modern light-duty automotive compression ignition engines and related systems. Includes the use of advanced engine performance diagnostic equipment. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DEMR 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Shop Safety and Procedures

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of shop safety, rules, basic shop tools, and test equipment. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DEMR 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Basic Electrical Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic principles of electrical systems of diesel powered equipment with emphasis on starters, alternators, and batteries. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DEMR 1306 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Diesel Engine I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the basic principles of diesel engines and systems. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DEMR 1317 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Basic Brake Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic principles of brake systems of diesel powered equipment. Emphasis on maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DEMR 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Power Train I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamental repair and theory of power trains including clutches, transmissions, drive shafts, and differentials. Emphasis on inspection and repair. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DEMR 1323 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning theory, testing, and repair. Emphasis on refrigerant reclamation, safety procedures, specialized tools, and repairs. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DEMR 1327 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Tractor Trailer Service and Repair

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to and familiarization with components and systems related to tractor trailer service. Emphasis on records required by the Department of Transportation. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DEMR 1330 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Steering and Suspension I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of design, function, maintenance, and repair of steering and suspension systems. Emphasis on troubleshooting and repair of failed components. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)


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

Course Title: Cooperative Education - Diesel Mechanics 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 the 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: DEMR 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Advanced Brake Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced brake system course designed for diesel powered equipment. Advanced concepts and schematics including anti-lock, air, pneumatic, and hydraulic brake systems and related components. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


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

Course Title: Special Topics in Motorcycle 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: MTRC 1266 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Practicum (or Field Experience) - Motorcycle Maintenance 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: MTRC 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Motorcycle Maintenance 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 the 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: MTRC 1402 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Motorcycle Tune Up

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Tune up procedures for motorcycles including analysis, valve train, ignition, fuel system, and chassis service. Emphasis on the appropriate procedures and equipment. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: MTRC 1405 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Motorcycle Service Principles

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


Course Number: MTRC 1408 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Motorcycle Chassis And Drive Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory of operation, servicing procedures and problem diagnosis of motorcycle chassis, final drive systems, wheels, brakes, frames, and suspensions with emphasis on troubleshooting for handling and rideability problems. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: MTRC 1419 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Motorcycle Four Stroke Engine/Transmission

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overhaul procedures for four stroke motorcycle engines and transmissions. Emphasis on proper shop procedures for servicing the piston, cylinder, valve train, crankshaft assembly, and transmission during the course of an overhaul. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: MTRC 1420 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Motorcycle Drive Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory of operation, troubleshooting, overhaul and service of drive systems found on motorcycles and all terrain vehicles with emphasis on proper shop procedures. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: MTRC 1422 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Motorcycle 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 motorcycle electrical system. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


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.