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Course Number: AUMT 1281 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
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)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
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)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
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)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
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)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
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.)



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.