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AUMT 1280 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of at least 2 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 1380. The student may register for either AUMT 1280 or AUMT 1380 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)


AUMT 1281 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of at least 2 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.)


AUMT 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC

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.)


AUMT 1306 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC

Automotive Engine Removal and Installation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: AUMT 1305.
Course Description: Fundamentals of engine inspection, removal and installation procedures. May be taught manufacturer specific. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


AUMT 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC

Automotive Electrical Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: AUMT 1305.
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.)


AUMT 1310 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC

Automotive Brake Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: AUMT 1307.
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.)


AUMT 1312 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
Offered at EFC

Basic Automotive Service
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: AUMT 1305.
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.)


AUMT 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC
Single-Course Delivery for EFC

Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems Theory
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of automotive suspension and steering systems including the theory of wheel and tire construction and alignment angles and procedures. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


AUMT 1316 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC

Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: AUMT 1307.
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.)


AUMT 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC

Automotive Engine Repair
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: AUMT 1305.
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.)


AUMT 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC

Automotive Climate Control Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: AUMT 1307.
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.)


AUMT 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of at least 2 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.)


AUMT 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of at least 2 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.)


AUMT 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC

Special Topics in Auto/Automotive Mechanic/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: AUMT 1307.
Corequisite/Concurrent: AUMT 1307.
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. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


AUMT 1491 (4 Credit Hours) New course added June 26, 2012
Offered at EFC
Single-Course Delivery for EFC

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. (3 Lec., 3 Lab)


AUMT 2280 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of at least 2 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.)


AUMT 2281 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of at least 2 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.)


AUMT 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC

Automotive Electronic Controls
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: AUMT 1307.
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.)


AUMT 2313 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC

Automotive Drive Train and Axles
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: AUMT 1305.
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.)


AUMT 2317 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC

Automotive Engine Performance Analysis I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: AUMT 1307.
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.)


AUMT 2321 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC

Automotive Electrical Diagnosis and Repair
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: AUMT 1307.
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.)


AUMT 2325 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC

Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: AUMT 1307.
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.)


AUMT 2332 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC

Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxle II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: AUMT 2325.
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.)


AUMT 2334 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC

Automotive Engine Performance Analysis II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: AUMT 2317.
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.)


AUMT 2340 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield College.
Offered at BHC

Automotive Alternative Fuels
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: AUMT 1307.
Course Description: A study of the composition and use of various alternative automobile fuels including retrofit procedures and applications, emission standards, availability, and cost effectiveness. Overview of federal and state legislation concerning fuels. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


AUMT 2343 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Emission Systems Diagnostics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: AUMT 2334.
Course Description: Diagnosis and repair of emission control systems including OBD II systems with emphasis on the application of advanced diagnostic information, tools, and techniques. Course will include state and federal laws required for preparation for licensing. May be taught with manufacturer specific instructions. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


AUMT 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC

Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of at least 2 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.)


AUMT 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC

Cooperative Education-Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of at least 2 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.)


AUMT 2455 (4 Credit Hours) New course added after May 28, 2013
Offered at EFC
Single-Course Delivery for EFC

Automotive Engine Machining
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: In-depth coverage of precision engine rebuilding, cylinder reconditioning, and crack repair. Instruction in machines and equipment necessary to complete an engine repair. May be taught with manufacturer specific instructions. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM 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.